Timothy C. Heeren, PhD

Professor, Biostatistics
Timothy Heeren
617-358-2646tch@bu.edu
Crosstown Center – 309
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Biography

Timothy Heeren, Ph.D., Professor of Biostatistics earned his Ph.D. in Mathematics (Statistics) from Boston University, and has been on the faculty of the School of Public Health since 1981. Dr. Heeren has developed and taught both introductory and advanced applied biostatistics methods courses at the School of Public Health. Currently, he alternates between teaching the core biostatistics course and the more advanced Statistical Methods in Epidemiology. Dr Heeren also teaches a graduate level applied statistical methods course through the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Dr. Heeren’s research interests are in applied biostatistics, observational studies, behavioral trials, regression models and complex survey design. His current applied research includes serving as biostatistician on a clinical trial of extended caffeine treatment for premature infants, a trial of a text-message oral health program for children, a prospective study of cognitive development in children born prematurely, and a prospective study of the impact of substance use in HIV positive patients.

Other Positions

  • Professor, Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health
  • Professor, Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Boston Medical Center

Education

  • Boston University, PhD
  • Carleton College, BA

Classes Taught

  • SPHBS740
  • SPHBS852
  • SPHBS940
  • SPHPH845

Publications

  • Published on 3/25/2019

    Bernstein J, Lee-Parritz A, Quinn E, Ameli O, Craig M, Heeren T, Iverson R, Jack B, McCloskey L. After Gestational Diabetes: Impact of Pregnancy Interval on Recurrence and Type 2 Diabetes. Biores Open Access. 2019; 8(1):59-64. PMID: 30923644.

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  • Published on 3/16/2019

    Zundel CG, Krengel MH, Heeren T, Yee MK, Grasso CM, Janulewicz Lloyd PA, Coughlin SS, Sullivan K. Rates of Chronic Medical Conditions in 1991 Gulf War Veterans Compared to the General Population. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 Mar 16; 16(6). PMID: 30884809.

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  • Published on 1/1/2019

    Barthelemy OJ, Richardson MA, Heeren TC, Chen CA, Liebschutz JM, Forman LS, Cabral HJ, Frank DA, Rose-Jacobs R. Do Differences in Learning Performance Precede or Follow Initiation of Marijuana Use? J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2019 Jan; 80(1):5-14. PMID: 30807269.

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  • Published on 11/21/2018

    Logan JW, Allred EN, Msall ME, Joseph RM, Michael O'Shea TT, Heeren T, Leviton A, Kuban KCK. Neurocognitive function of 10-year-old multiples born less than 28 weeks of gestational age. J Perinatol. 2019 Feb; 39(2):237-247. PMID: 30464222.

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  • Published on 11/15/2018

    Brooks DR, Burtner JL, Borrelli B, Heeren TC, Evans T, Davine JA, Greenbaum J, Scarpaci M, Kane J, Rees VW, Geller AC. Twelve-Month Outcomes of a Group-Randomized Community Health Advocate-Led Smoking Cessation Intervention in Public Housing. Nicotine Tob Res. 2018 Nov 15; 20(12):1434-1441. PMID: 29145626.

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  • Published on 11/13/2018

    Janulewicz P, Krengel M, Quinn E, Heeren T, Toomey R, Killiany R, Zundel C, Ajama J, O'Callaghan J, Steele L, Klimas N, Sullivan K. The Multiple Hit Hypothesis for Gulf War Illness: Self-Reported Chemical/Biological Weapons Exposure and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Brain Sci. 2018 Nov 13; 8(11). PMID: 30428552.

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  • Published on 9/3/2018

    Sandel M, Sheward R, Ettinger de Cuba S, Coleman S, Heeren T, Black MM, Casey PH, Chilton M, Cook J, Cutts DB, Rose-Jacobs R, Frank DA. Timing and Duration of Pre- and Postnatal Homelessness and the Health of Young Children. Pediatrics. 2018 Oct; 142(4). PMID: 30177513.

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  • Published on 8/1/2018

    Rothman EF, Stuart GL, Temple JR, Heeren T. Alcohol, Marijuana, and Dating Abuse Perpetration by Young Adults: Results of a Daily Call Study. Violence Against Women. 2018 08; 24(10):1187-1206. PMID: 30037318.

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  • Published on 7/18/2018

    Kuban KCK, Heeren T, O'Shea TM, Joseph RM, Fichorova RN, Douglass L, Jara H, Frazier JA, Hirtz D, Taylor HG, Rollins JV, Paneth N. Among Children Born Extremely Preterm a Higher Level of Circulating Neurotrophins Is Associated with Lower Risk of Cognitive Impairment at School Age. J Pediatr. 2018 10; 201:40-48.e4. PMID: 30029870.

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  • Published on 7/17/2018

    Saitz R, Heeren TC, Zha W, Hingson R. Transitions To and From At-Risk Alcohol Use in Adults in the United States. J Subst Use. 2019; 24(1):41-46. PMID: 30559602.

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