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Brian Neelon PhD

Brian Hugh Neelon PhD

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  • Professor
  • College of Medicine
  • Public Health Sciences
Academic Focus
  • Bayesian Methods
  • Longitudinal Data Analysis
  • Health Services Research
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I am an Associate Professor of Biostatistics in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) with a joint position at the Charleston VA Medical Center. I am also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Biostatistics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. My current work focuses on Bayesian methods for longitudinal, multivariate and spatiotemporal data. I have applied these methods to a wide range of clinical areas, including maternal and child health, cardiovascular disease, environmental heath, and health services utilization. Prior to my appointment at MUSC, I was an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at Duke University, with joint positions at the Nicholas School of the Environment and the Center for Health Services Research at the Durham VA Medical Center. I currently serve as MPI on a VA Merit Award examining spatio-temporal trends in diabetes-related outcomes. Additionally, I am MPI for a grant from the National Library of Medicine to develop Bayesian statistical methods for shared medical decision making.