Christine E Chaisson, MPH

Research Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
Christine Chaisson
Crosstown Center – CT341
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Christine Chaisson is Director of the Data Coordinating Center (DCC) and an assistant research professor of biostatistics in the Department of Biostatistics at Boston University School of Public Health. She also leads the Data Management and Statistics Core for the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center and directs data management efforts for the Boston University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute. Her research interests include study design, clinical trials, data management methodology, and electronic data capture methodologies. She has a particular interest in incorporating new technologies into the research setting.

Other Positions:

  • Data Coordinating Center, Boston University School of Public Health
  • Boston Medical Center


  • Boston University School of Public Health, MPH
  • University of Massachusetts, BA


  • Published on 10/12/2015

    Mez J, Solomon TM, Daneshvar DH, Murphy L, Kiernan PT, Montenigro PH, Kriegel J, Abdolmohammadi B, Fry B, Babcock KJ, Adams JW, Bourlas AP, Papadopoulos Z, McHale L, Ardaugh BM, Martin BR, Dixon D, Nowinski CJ, Chaisson C, Alvarez VE, Tripodis Y, Stein TD, Goldstein LE, Katz DI, Kowall NW, Cantu RC, Stern RA, McKee AC. Assessing clinicopathological correlation in chronic traumatic encephalopathy: rationale and methods for the UNITE study. Alzheimers Res Ther. 2015; 7(1):62.

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  • Published on 9/23/2015

    Stamm JM, Koerte IK, Muehlmann M, Pasternak O, Bourlas AP, Baugh CM, Giwerc MY, Zhu A, Coleman MJ, Bouix S, Fritts NG, Martin BM, Chaisson C, McClean MD, Lin AP, Cantu RC, Tripodis Y, Stern RA, Shenton ME. Age at First Exposure to Football Is Associated with Altered Corpus Callosum White Matter Microstructure in Former Professional Football Players. J Neurotrauma. 2015 Nov 15; 32(22):1768-76.

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  • Published on 7/21/2015

    Walley AY, Palmisano J, Sorensen-Alawad A, Chaisson C, Raj A, Samet JH, Drainoni ML. Engagement and substance dependence in a primary care-based addiction treatment program for people infected with HIV and people at high-risk for HIV infection. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2015 Jul 21.

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  • Published on 2/1/2015

    Choi HK, Niu J, Neogi T, Chen CA, Chaisson C, Hunter D, Zhang Y. Nocturnal risk of gout attacks. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2015 Feb; 67(2):555-62.

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  • Published on 10/16/2014

    Samet JH, Raj A, Cheng DM, Blokhina E, Bridden C, Chaisson CE, Walley AY, Palfai TP, Quinn EK, Zvartau E, Lioznov D, Krupitsky E. HERMITAGE-a randomized controlled trial to reduce sexually transmitted infections and HIV risk behaviors among HIV-infected Russian drinkers. Addiction. 2015 Jan; 110(1):80-90.

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  • Published on 8/6/2014

    Saitz R, Palfai TP, Cheng DM, Alford DP, Bernstein JA, Lloyd-Travaglini CA, Meli SM, Chaisson CE, Samet JH. Screening and brief intervention for drug use in primary care: the ASPIRE randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2014 Aug 6; 312(5):502-13.

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  • Published on 7/3/2014

    Neogi T, Chen C, Niu J, Chaisson C, Hunter DJ, Choi H, Zhang Y. Relation of temperature and humidity to the risk of recurrent gout attacks. Am J Epidemiol. 2014 Aug 15; 180(4):372-7.

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  • Published on 1/17/2014

    Neogi T, Chen C, Niu J, Chaisson C, Hunter DJ, Zhang Y. Alcohol quantity and type on risk of recurrent gout attacks: an internet-based case-crossover study. Am J Med. 2014 Apr; 127(4):311-8.

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  • Published on 1/15/2014

    Drainoni ML, Farrell C, Sorensen-Alawad A, Palmisano JN, Chaisson C, Walley AY. Patient perspectives of an integrated program of medical care and substance use treatment. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2014 Feb; 28(2):71-81.

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  • Published on 1/2/2014

    Walley AY, Cheng DM, Coleman SM, Krupitsky E, Raj A, Blokhina E, Bridden C, Chaisson CE, Lira MC, Samet JH. Risk factors for recent nonfatal overdose among HIV-infected Russians who inject drugs. AIDS Care. 2014; 26(8):1013-8.

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