Thomas Louis

Professor Emeritus

1971 …2019
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Research Output 1971 2019

2019

Comment: Bayes, oracle Bayes, and empirical Bayes

Louis, T. A., May 1 2019, In : Statistical Science. 34, 2, p. 202-205 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Discussion of “Randomization: The forgotten component of the randomized clinical trial”

Louis, T., Jan 15 2019, In : Statistics in Medicine. 38, 1, p. 19-22 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Randomized Clinical Trial
Random Allocation
Randomisation
Randomized Controlled Trials

Introduction

Reid, N., Louis, T. & Stigler, S., Mar 7 2019, In : Annual Review of Statistics and Its Application. 6, p. i

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
Open Access
Bayes Theorem
Contraceptive Agents
Health Services
Public Health
Health

The Role of Expert Judgment in Statistical Inference and Evidence-Based Decision-Making

Brownstein, N. C., Louis, T., O’Hagan, A. & Pendergast, J., Mar 29 2019, In : American Statistician. 73, sup1, p. 56-68 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Expert Judgment
Statistical Inference
Decision Making
Expert Opinion
Greenhouse Gases
2018
Adaptive Design
Fertilization
Clinical Trials
Monitoring
monitoring
Graphical User Interface
Treatment Effects
Bayesian Analysis
Graphical user interfaces
Health care

Introduction

Reid, N., Louis, T. & Stigler, S., Mar 7 2018, In : Annual Review of Statistics and Its Application. 5, p. i

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Web-based
Randomized Trial
Sample Survey
Observational Study
Coverage
2017

Perfluoroalkyl chemicals, menstrual cycle length, and fecundity

Lum, K. J., Sundaram, R., Barr, D. B., Louis, T. & Buck Louis, G. M., Jan 1 2017, In : Epidemiology. 28, 1, p. 90-98 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Menstrual Cycle
Fertility
perfluorooctanoic acid
Odds Ratio
Pregnancy Tests
2016

A Bayesian joint model of menstrual cycle length and fecundity

Lum, K. J., Sundaram, R., Buck Louis, G. M. & Louis, T., Mar 1 2016, In : Biometrics. 72, 1, p. 193-203 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Joint Model
menstrual cycle
Cycle Length
Pregnancy
Bayesian Model

Bayesian analysis of heterogeneous treatment effects for patient-centered outcomes research

Henderson, N. C., Louis, T., Wang, C. & Varadhan, R., Sep 20 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology. p. 1-21 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Outcome Assessment
Bayes Theorem
Precision Medicine
Therapeutics
Software

Cataract Surgery Outcomes in Uveitis: The Multicenter Uveitis Steroid Treatment Trial

Sen, H. N., Abreu, F. M., Louis, T., Sugar, E., Altaweel, M. M., Elner, S. G., Holbrook, J. T., Jabs, D., Kim, R. Y. & Kempen, J. H., Jan 1 2016, In : Ophthalmology. 123, 1, p. 183-190 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uveitis
Cataract
Steroids
Visual Acuity
Fluocinolone Acetonide

Comment

Louis, T. & Keiding, N., Jan 2 2016, In : Journal of the American Statistical Association. 111, 513, p. 123-124 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

League Tables for Hospital Comparisons

Normand, S. L. T., Ash, A. S., Fienberg, S. E., Stukel, T. A., Utts, J. & Louis, T., Jun 1 2016, In : Annual Review of Statistics and Its Application. 3, p. 21-50 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Tables
Homogeneous Groups
Mortality Rate
Logistic Regression Model
Hierarchical Model
Epidemiology
epidemiology
statistician
survey research
Web-based
2015

Accounting for length-bias and selection effects in estimating the distribution of menstrual cycle length

Lum, K. J., Sundaram, R. & Louis, T., Jan 1 2015, In : Biostatistics. 16, 1, p. 113-128 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cycle Length
Selection Bias
Menstrual Cycle
Cycle
Recurrence

Expand the Toolkit!

Louis, T., Apr 3 2015, In : American Journal of Bioethics. 15, 4, p. 40-42 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
Therapeutic Human Experimentation
Research Design

Factors Predicting Visual Acuity Outcome in Intermediate, Posterior, and Panuveitis: The Multicenter Uveitis Steroid Treatment (MUST) Trial

Kempen, J. H., Van Natta, M. L., Altaweel, M. M., Dunn, J. P., Jabs, D. A., Lightman, S. L., Thorne, J. E., Holbrook, J. T., Jaffe, G. J., Branchaud, B., Hahn, P., Koreen, L., Lad, E. M., Lin, P., Martel, J. N., Serrano, N., Skalak, C., Vajzovic, L., Baer, C., Bryant, J. & 469 others, Chavala, S., Cusick, M., Day, S., Dayani, P., Ehlers, J., Kesen, M., Lee, A., Melamud, A., Qureshi, J. A., Scott, A. W., See, R. F., Shuler, R. K., Wood, M., Yeh, S., Fernandes, A., Gibbs, D., Leef, D., Martin, D. F., Srivastava, S., Begum, H., Boring, J., Brotherson, K. L., Burkholder, B., Butler, N. J., Cain, D., Cook, M. A., Emmert, D., Graul, J. R., Herring, M., Laing, A., Leung, T. G., Mahon, M. C., Moradi, A., Nwankwo, A., Ostheimer, T. L., Reed, T., Arnold, E., Barnabie, P. M., Belair, M. L., Bolton, S. G., Brodine, J. B., Brown, D. M., Brune, L. M., Galor, A., Gan, T., Jacobowitz, A., Kapoor, M., Kedhar, S., Kim, S., Leder, H. A., Livingston, A. G., Morton, Y., Nolan, K., Peters, G. B., Soto, P., Stevenson, R., Tarver-Carr, M., Wang, Y., Foster, C. S., Anesi, S. D., Bruner, L., Ceron, O., Hinkle, D. M., Persons, N., Wentworth, B., Acevedo, S., Anzaar, F., Cesca, T., Contero, A., Fitzpatrick, K., Goronga, F., Johnson, J., Lebron, K. Q., Marvell, D., Morgan, C., Patel, N., Pinto, J., Siddique, S. S., Sprague, J., Yilmaz, T., Sen, H. N., Bono, M., Cunningham, D., Hayes, D., Koutsandreas, D., Nussenblatt, R. B., Sherry, P. R., Short, G. L., Smith, W., Temple, A., Bamji, A., Coleman, H., Davuluri, G., Faia, L., Gottlieb, C., Jirawuthiworavong, G. V., Lew, J. C., Mercer, R., Obiyor, D., Perry, C. H., Potapova, N., Weichel, E., Wroblewski, K. J., Latkany, P. A., Coonan, C., Honda, A., Lorenzo-Latkany, M., Masini, R., Morell, S., Nguyen, A., Badamo, J., Boyd, K. M., Enos, M., Gallardo, J., Jarczynski, J., Lee, J. Y., McGrosky, M., Nour, A., Sanchez, M., Steinberg, K., Stawell, R. J., Breayley, L., D'Sylva, C., Glatz, E., Hodgson, L., Lim, L., Ling, C., McIntosh, R., Morrison, J., Newton, A., Sanmugasundram, S., Smallwood, R., Zamir, E., Hunt, N., Jones, L., Koukouras, I., Williams, S., Merrill, P. T., Carns, D., Richine, L., Voskuil-Marre, D. L., Woo, K., Gaynes, B., Giannoulis, C., Hulvey, P., Kernbauer, E., Khan, H. S., Levine, S. J., Toennessen, S., Tonner, E., Wang, R. C., Aguado, H., Arceneaux, S., Duignan, K., Fish, G. E., Hesse, N., Jaramillo, D., Mackens, M., Arnwine, J., Callanan, D., Cummings, K., Gray, K., Howden, S., Mutz, K., Sanchez, B., Ismetova, F., Prytherch, A., Seguin-Greenstein, S., Tomkins, O., Bar, A., Edwards, K., Joshi, L., Moraji, J., Samy, A., Stubbs, T., Taylor, S., Towler, H., Tronnberg, R., Holland, G. N., Almanzor, R. D., Castellanos, J., Hubschman, J. P., Johiro, A. K., Kukuyev, A., Levinson, R. D., McCannel, C. A., Ransome, S. S., Gonzales, C. R., Gupta, A., Kalyani, P. S., Kapamajian, M. A., Kappel, P. J., Arcinue, C., Chuang, J., Barteselli, G., Currie, G., Mendoza, V., Powell, D., Clark, T., Cochran, D. E., Freeman, W. R., Hedaya, J., Kemper, T., Kozak, I., Lemoine, J. M., Loughran, M. E., Magana, L., Mojana, F., Morrison, V., Nguyen, V., Oster, S. F., Acharya, N., Clay, D., Lee, S., Lew, M., Margolis, T. P., Stewart, J., Wong, I. G., Brown, D., Khouri, C. M., Goldstein, D. A., Birnbaum, A., Degillio, A., Rosa, G. D. L., Ramirez, C., Simjanowski, E., Skelly, M., Castro-Malek, A. L., Crooke, C. E., Huntley, M., Nash, K., Niec, M., Pyatetsky, D., Ramirez, M., Rozenbajgier, Z., Tessler, H. H., Davis, J. L., Albini, T. A., Chin, M., Castaño, D., Elizondo, A., Ho, M., Kovach, J. L., Lin, R. C. S., Mandelcorn, E., Nguyen, J. K. D., Pacini, A., Pineda, S., Pinto, D. A., Rebimbas, J., Stepien, K. E., Teran, C., Elner, S. G., Bernard, H., Fournier, L., Godsey, L., Goings, L., Hackel, R., Hesselgrave, M., Jayasundera, K. T., Prusak, R., Titus, P., Bergeron, M., Blosser, R., Brown, R., Chrisman-Mcclure, C., Gothrup, J. R., Saxe, S. J., Sizemore, D., Berger, J., Drossner, S., Dupont, J. C., Maguire, A. M., Petner, J., Engelhard, S., Hopkins, T., Lo, J., McCall, D., McRay, M., Salvo, R., Will, D., Xu, W., Windsor, E., Weeney, L., Pavan, P. R., Albritton, K., Leto, J., Madow, B., Mayor, L., Pautler, S. E., Saxon, W., Soto, J., Goldstein, B., Klukoff, A., Lambright, L., McDonald, K., Ortiz, M., Scymanky, S., Szalay, D. D., Rao, N., Davis, T., Douglass, J., Linton, J., Padilla, M., Ramos, S., Rao, N. A., Aguirre, A., Chong, L., Cisneros, L., Corona, E., Eliott, D., Fawzi, A., Garcia, J., Khurana, R., Lim, J., Mead, R., Tsai, J. H., Vitale, A., Bernstein, P. S., Carlstrom, B., Gilman, J., Hanseen, S., Morris, P., Ramirez, D., Wegner, K., Sheppard, J. D., Anthony, B., Casper, A., Felix-Kent, L., Fernandez, J., Johnson, T., Scoper, S. V., Cole, R. D., Crawford, N., Franklin, L., Hamelin, K., Martin, J., Marx, R., Schultz, G., Webb, J., Yeager, P., Kim, R. Y., Benz, M. S., Brown, D. M., Chen, E., Fish, R. H., Kegley, E., Shawver, L., Wong, T. P., De La Garza, R., Friday, S., Rao, P. K., Adcock, E., Apte, R. S., Baladenski, A., Curtis, R., Gould, S., Hebden, A., Kambarian, J., Meyer, C., Pistorius, S., Quinn, M., Rathert, G., Blinder, K. J., Hartz, A., Light, P., Shah, G. K., Vangelder, R., Kurinij, N., Prusakowski, N., Hubbard, L., Wittes, J., Barlow, W. E., Hochberg, M., Lyon, A. T., Palestine, A. G., Simon, L. S., Rosenbaum, J. T., Smith, H., Acharya, N. R., Boring, J. A., Alexander, J., Friedman, D. S., Adler, A., Burke, A., Katz, J., Reed, S., Ansari, H., Cohen, N., Modak, S., Ng, W. P., Sugar, E. A., Burke, A. E., Drye, L. T., Frick, K., Louis, T. A., Shade, D., Pascual, K., Slutsky-Sanon, J. S., Allen, A., Glomp, C., Hilal, Y., Nieves, M. A., Stevens, M., Abreu, F., Casper, A. S., Ewing, C., Hart, A., Lears, A., Li, S., Meinert, J., Morrison, V., Nowakowski, D., Reyes, G., Shade, D. M., Smith, J., Steuernagle, K., Venugopal, V., Yu, T., Chen, P., Collins, K., Dodge, J., Frick, K. D., Jackson, R., Jimenez, C., Landers, A., Livingston, H., Meinert, C. L., Rayapudi, S., Shen, W., Shiflett, C., Smith, R., Tieman, A., Tonascia, J. A., Zheng, R., Allan, J., Benz, W. K., Domalpally, A., Johnson, K. A., Myers, D. J., Won Pak, J., Reimers, J. L., Chambers, G., Christianson, D. J., Fleischli, M. A., Freund, J., Gama, V., Gangaputra, S., Glander, K. E., Goulding, A., Hafford, D., Harris, S. E., Hubbard, L. D., Joyce, J. M., Kruse, C. N., Nagle, L., Padden-Lechten, G. E., Pohlman, A., Remm, A., Shaw, R. A., Sivesind, P., Thayer, D., Treichel, E., Warren, K. J., Watson, S. M., Webster, M. K., White, J. K., Wilhelmson, T. & Zhang, G., 2015, In : American Journal of Ophthalmology. 160, 6, p. 1133-1141.e9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Panuveitis
Uveitis
Visual Acuity
Steroids
Retinal Detachment
Weight Reduction Programs
Life Style
Weight Loss
Body Mass Index
Interviews
2014

Cost-effectiveness of fluocinolone acetonide implant versus systemic therapy for noninfectious intermediate, posterior, and panuveitis writing committee

The Multicenter Uveitis Steroid Treatment (MUST) Trial Research Group, Oct 1 2014, In : Ophthalmology. 121, 10, p. 1855-1862 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluocinolone Acetonide
Panuveitis
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Quality-Adjusted Life Years
Costs and Cost Analysis

Eliminating central line-associated bloodstream infections: A national patient safety imperative

Berenholtz, S., Lubomski, L., Weeks, K., Goeschel, C. A., Marsteller, J. A., Pham, J. C., Sawyer, M. D., Thompson, D., Winters, B. D., Cosgrove, S., Yang, T., Louis, T., Lucas, B. M., George, C. T., Watson, S. R., Albert-Lesher, M. I., Andre, J. R. S., Combes, J. R., Bohr, D., Hines, S. C. & 2 others, Battles, J. B. & Pronovost, P. J., Jan 2014, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35, 1, p. 56-62 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Safety
Infection
Intensive Care Units
Catheters
Puerto Rico
Matched pairs
Randomized Trial
Treatment Effects
Design of experiments
Covariates

Evaluating local vegetation cover as a risk factor for malaria transmission: A new analytical approach using ImageJ

Ricotta, E. E., Frese, S. A., Choobwe, C., Louis, T. & Shiff, C. J., Mar 13 2014, In : Malaria Journal. 13, 1, 94.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Malaria
Culicidae
Satellite Imagery
Zambia
District Hospitals

Expanding the role of synthetic data at the U.S. Census Bureau

Jarmin, R. S., Louis, T. & Miranda, J., 2014, In : Statistical Journal of the IAOS. 30, 2, p. 117-121 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Census
Synthetic Data
Statistics
Official Statistics
Confidentiality
Weights and Measures
Weight Loss
Ambulatory Care
Power (Psychology)
Self Report
2013
Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
Quality Improvement
Intensive Care Units
Mechanical Ventilators

Efficient simulation of epistatic interactions in case-parent trios

Li, Q., Schwender, H., Louis, T., Fallin, D. D. & Ruczinski, I., May 2013, In : Human Heredity. 75, 1, p. 12-22 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Gene-Environment Interaction
Genetic Association Studies
Haplotypes
Datasets

Health and school outcomes during children's transition into adolescence

Forrest, C. B., Bevans, K. B., Riley, A. W., Crespo, R. & Louis, T., Feb 2013, In : Journal of Adolescent Health. 52, 2, p. 186-194 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

School Health Services
Health
Bullying
Buffers
Crime Victims

On multi-marker tests for association in case-control studies

Taub, M. A., Schwender, H. R., Younkin, S. G., Louis, T. & Ruczinski, I., 2013, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 4, DEC, 00252.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linkage Disequilibrium
Case-Control Studies
Benchmarking
Genome-Wide Association Study
Normal Distribution

Patient-reported outcomes in the practice-based opportunities for weight reduction (POWER) trial

Rubin, R. R., Peyrot, M., Wang, N. Y., Coughlin, J., Jerome, G. J., Fitzpatrick, S. L., Bennett, W., Dalcin, A., Daumit, G. L., Durkin, N., Chang, Y. T., Yeh, H. C., Louis, T. & Appel, L., Nov 2013, In : Quality of Life Research. 22, 9, p. 2389-2398 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weight Loss
Quality of Life
Depression
Random Allocation
Visual Analog Scale
2012

Association Tests that Accommodate Genotyping Uncertainty

Louis, T., Carvalho, B. S., Fallin, D. D., Irizarryi, R. A., Li, Q., Ruczinski, I., Dukić, V. & Rice, K., Jan 19 2012, Bayesian Statistics 9. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Genotype
Uncertainty
Single nucleotide Polymorphism
Ranking
P-rank

Biometrics. Report of the editors--2011.

Louis, T., Millar, R., Taylor, J. M. G., Verbeke, G. & Davidian, M., Mar 2012, In : Biometrics. 68, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Biometry
Leadership
leadership
Biometrics
biometry

Comparing treatments via the propensity score: Stratification or modeling?

Myers, J. A. & Louis, T., Mar 2012, In : Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology. 12, 1, p. 29-43 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Propensity Score
Social Adjustment
Insurance
Observational Studies
Asthma
Comparative Effectiveness Research
Weight Reduction Programs
Program Evaluation
Weight Loss
Primary Health Care
Gene-Environment Interaction
Uncertainty
Genotype
Gene Frequency
Population

Modification of the association between ambient air pollution and lung function by frailty status among older adults in the cardiovascular health study

Eckel, S. P., Louis, T. A., Chaves, P. H. M., Fried, L. P. & Margolis, A. H. G., Aug 2012, In : American Journal of Epidemiology. 176, 3, p. 214-223 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ozone
Vital Capacity
Air Pollution
Confidence Intervals
Lung
Parasitemia
parasitemia
cohort studies
malaria
Malaria

Why Statistics?

Davidian, M. & Louis, T., Apr 6 2012, In : Science. 335, 6077, p. 12 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Biostatistics
Graduate Education
Statistical Data Interpretation
2011

A stochastic simulator of a blood product donation environment with demand spikes and supply shocks

An, M. W., Reich, N. G., Crawford, S. O., Brookmeyer, R., Louis, T. & Nelson, K. E., 2011, In : PLoS One. 6, 7, e21752.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blood Donors
Shock
Blood
Simulators
blood

Comparative effectiveness of weight-loss interventions in clinical practice

Appel, L., Clark, J., Yeh, H. C., Wang, N. Y., Coughlin, J., Daumit, G. L., Miller, E. R., Dalcin, A., Jerome, G. J., Geller, S., Noronha, G., Pozefsky, T., Charleston, J. B., Reynolds, J. B., Durkin, N., Rubin, R. R., Louis, T. & Brancati, F. L., Nov 24 2011, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 365, 21, p. 1959-1968 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weight Loss
Weights and Measures
Control Groups
Primary Health Care
Postal Service

Exponential tilt models for two-group comparison with censored data

Wang, C., Tan, Z. & Louis, T., Mar 2011, In : Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. 141, 3, p. 1102-1117 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Censored Data
Tilt
Proportional Hazards Model
Hazards
Model

Modeling Liquid Association

Ho, Y. Y., Parmigiani, G., Louis, T. & Cope, L., Mar 2011, In : Biometrics. 67, 1, p. 133-141 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trivariate
Association reactions
Liquid
liquids
Liquids

Parallel Bayesian MCMC imputation for multiple distributed lag models: A case study in environmental epidemiology

Caffo, B. S., Peng, R., Dominici, F., Louis, T. & Zeger, S., May 10 2011, Handbook of Markov Chain Monte Carlo. CRC Press, p. 493-512 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Environmental Epidemiology
Imputation
Markov Chain Monte Carlo
Model
Empirical Distribution Function
Percentile
Healthcare
Performance Evaluation
Estimate
Fluocinolone Acetonide
Panuveitis
Uveitis
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Steroids

Report of the Editors-2010

Louis, T., Millar, R., Verbeke, G., Zucker, D. & Davidian, M., Mar 2011, In : Biometrics. 67, 1, p. 7-9 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

School outcomes of children with special health care needs

Forrest, C. B., Bevans, K. B., Riley, A. W., Crespo, R. & Louis, T., Aug 2011, In : Pediatrics. 128, 2, p. 303-312 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delivery of Health Care
Parents
Bullying
School Health Services
Prescriptions

Surrogate screening models for the low physical activity criterion of frailty

Eckel, S. P., Bandeen-Roche, K., Chaves, P. H. M., Fried, L. P. & Louis, T. A., Jun 2011, In : Aging clinical and experimental research. 23, 3, p. 209-216 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exercise
Logistic Models
Women's Health
Walking
Health
2010

A smoothing approach for masking spatial data

Zhou, Y., Dominici, F. & Louis, T., Sep 2010, In : Annals of Applied Statistics. 4, 3, p. 1451-1475 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Masking
Spatial Data
Mean square error
Smoothing
Health