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 John Lefante    

John Lefante, PhD
Associate Dean for Information Technology
Professor and Chair for the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2001
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 988-5164
Fax: (504) 988-1706
lefante@tulane.edu

 



Research Interests:

Statistical data interpretation, sample size, lung disease, air pollutants, occupational and program evaluation, health care quality, access, and evaluation


Professional Achievements:

  • 1976 Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics Award
  • 1992 Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 1993 Delta-Omega National Public Health Honor Society
  • 1994 Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 1997 Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Department of Health Systems Management: Masters of Medical Management Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2001 Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2002 Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Department of Health Systems Management: Executive Masters of Health Administration Excellence in Teaching Award.
  • 2004 Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2004 Finalist- Tulane Senior Vice Presidents' Teaching Scholar Award
  • 2005 Finalist- Tulane Senior Vice Presidents' Teaching Scholar Award

Educational Background:

  • PhD, biostatistics, University of Alabama in Birmingham, Birmingham, 1981
  • MS, mathematics, University of New Orleans, LA, 1976
  • BS, math education, University of New Orleans, LA, 1974

Publications:

 

Review Dr. Lefante's publications at his NCBI profile page.

 

Personal Statement:

I have over thirty years experience collaborating on a variety of research studies including data maintenance and analyses for long-term studies of health effects of workers in a variety of industries. I was principal investigator on a five year grant through the Rapides Foundation that provided an evaluation of the level of success and ongoing progress of a community based pharmaceutical care program for residents of Central Louisiana and I was also principle investigators on a National Science Foundation collaborative proposal to determine social measures of the Katrina aftermath. I serve as a consultant with numerous investigators in both the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and in the Tulane School of Medicine on a variety of statistical issues. 

 

Level of Instruction:

graduate  

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Department of Biostatistics, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 2001, New Orleans, LA 70112, 504-988-5164 kbranley@tulane.edu