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Robert Weiss, PhD

Core Scientist, Methods Core


Robert E. Weiss, PhD, is Professor with tenure in the Department of Biostatistics in the UCLA School of Public Health and an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association.  His biostatistical research areas include (i) development of hierarchical regression models for discrete and continuous outcomes, (ii) modeling of discrete and continuous univariate and multivariate longitudinal data, (iii) Bayesian methodology and (iv) diagnostics and graphics.  He specializes in analysis of data on human behavior, particularly sex and drug behaviors and for HIV+ and HIV-at risk populations and is author of a textbook Modeling Longitudinal Data (2005) published by Springer-Verlag.  He teaches courses in longitudinal data, multivariate data analysis, Bayesian data analysis and statistical graphics.