Yorghos Tripodis

Yorghos Tripodis, PhD

Professor, Biostatistics - Boston University School of Public Health



Yorghos Tripodis is a Professor of Biostatistics. He has spent much of his career as an applied statistician collaborating with researchers in medicine and public health to address scientific questions with appropriate statistical methods. He has particular expertise in the analysis of longitudinal data. He serves as the Director for the Data Management and Biostatistics Core of the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease and CTE Center (BU ADCTEC). Additionally, he directs the statistical analyses in multiple studies with researchers in medicine and public health to address issues of health disparities, especially among children.

Other Positions

  • - Boston Medical Center


  • London School of Economics and Political Science, PhD Field of Study: Statistics
  • London School of Economics and Political Science, MSc Field of Study: Statistics
  • University of Cambridge, MPhil Field of Study: Economics
  • University of Athens, BSc Field of Study: Economics

Classes Taught

  • SPHBS800
  • SPHBS857
  • SPHBS901
  • SPHBS910
  • SPHBS980


  • Published on 2/9/2024

    van Amerongen S, Pulukuri SV, Tuz-Zahra F, Tripodis Y, Cherry JD, Bernick C, Geda YE, Wethe JV, Katz DI, Alosco ML, Adler CH, Balcer LJ, Ashton NJ, Blennow K, Zetterberg H, Daneshvar DH, Colasurdo EA, Iliff JJ, Li G, Peskind ER, Shenton ME, Reiman EM, Cummings JL, Stern RA. Inflammatory biomarkers for neurobehavioral dysregulation in former American football players: findings from the DIAGNOSE CTE Research Project. J Neuroinflammation. 2024 Feb 09; 21(1):46. PMID: 38336728.

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  • Published on 2/6/2024

    Alosco ML, White M, Bell C, Faheem F, Tripodis Y, Yhang E, Baucom Z, Martin B, Palmisano J, Dams-O'Connor K, Crary JF, Goldstein LE, Katz DI, Dwyer B, Daneshvar DH, Nowinski C, Cantu RC, Kowall NW, Stern RA, Alvarez VE, Huber BR, Stein TD, McKee AC, Mez J. Cognitive, functional, and neuropsychiatric correlates of regional tau pathology in autopsy-confirmed chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Mol Neurodegener. 2024 Feb 06; 19(1):10. PMID: 38317248.

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  • Published on 1/9/2024

    Brochier A, Torres A, Tyrrell H, Paz KB, Wexler MG, Griffith M, Joiner T, Magardino A, Messmer E, Rogers S, Scheindlin B, Serwint JR, Sharif I, Shone LP, Stockwell MS, Tripodis Y, Garg A, Drainoni ML. Addressing adverse social determinants of health in pediatric primary care: Study protocol for a hybrid type 2 effectiveness-implementation randomized controlled trial in two national pediatric practice-based research networks. Contemp Clin Trials. 2024 Mar; 138:107436. PMID: 38199577.

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  • Published on 12/30/2023

    Montoliu-Gaya L, Alosco ML, Yhang E, Tripodis Y, Sconzo D, Ally M, Grötschel L, Ashton NJ, Lantero-Rodriguez J, Sauer M, Gomes B, Nilsson J, Brinkmalm G, Sugarman MA, Aparicio HJ, Martin B, Palmisano JN, Steinberg EG, Simkin I, Turk KW, Budson AE, Au R, Farrer L, Jun GR, Kowall NW, Stern RA, Goldstein LE, Qiu WQ, Mez J, Huber BR, Alvarez VE, McKee AC, Zetterberg H, Gobom J, Stein TD, Blennow K. Optimal blood tau species for the detection of Alzheimer's disease neuropathology: an immunoprecipitation mass spectrometry and autopsy study. Acta Neuropathol. 2023 Dec 30; 147(1):5. PMID: 38159140.

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  • Published on 12/22/2023

    Su Y, Protas H, Luo J, Chen K, Alosco ML, Adler CH, Balcer LJ, Bernick C, Au R, Banks SJ, Barr WB, Coleman MJ, Dodick DW, Katz DI, Marek KL, McClean MD, McKee AC, Mez J, Daneshvar DH, Palmisano JN, Peskind ER, Turner RW, Wethe JV, Rabinovici G, Johnson K, Tripodis Y, Cummings JL, Shenton ME, Stern RA, Reiman EM. Flortaucipir tau PET findings from former professional and college American football players in the DIAGNOSE CTE research project. Alzheimers Dement. 2023 Dec 22. PMID: 38134231.

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  • Published on 12/20/2023

    Ly MT, Tuz-Zahra F, Tripodis Y, Adler CH, Balcer LJ, Bernick C, Zetterberg H, Blennow K, Peskind ER, Au R, Banks SJ, Barr WB, Wethe JV, Bondi MW, Delano-Wood LM, Cantu RC, Coleman MJ, Dodick DW, McClean MD, Mez JB, Palmisano J, Martin B, Hartlage K, Lin AP, Koerte IK, Cummings JL, Reiman EM, Shenton ME, Stern RA, Bouix S, Alosco ML. Association of Vascular Risk Factors and CSF and Imaging Biomarkers With White Matter Hyperintensities in Former American Football Players. Neurology. 2024 Jan 23; 102(2):e208030. PMID: 38165330.

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  • Published on 12/1/2023

    Allore HG, Tripodis Y, Inouye SK. Introducing the Guide to Statistics and Methods: A New Series for JAMA Internal Medicine. JAMA Intern Med. 2023 Dec 01; 183(12):1289-1290. PMID: 37843841.

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  • Published on 11/27/2023

    Groechel RC, Alosco ML, Dixon D, Tripodis Y, Mez J, Goldstein L, Budson AE, Qiu WQ, Killiany RJ. Associations between white matter integrity of the cingulum bundle, surrounding gray matter regions, and cognition across the dementia continuum. J Comp Neurol. 2023 Dec; 531(18):2162-2171. PMID: 38010204.

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  • Published on 11/21/2023

    Saltiel N, Tripodis Y, Menzin T, Olaniyan A, Baucom Z, Yhang E, Palmisano JN, Martin B, Uretsky M, Nair E, Abdolmohammadi B, Shah A, Nicks R, Nowinski C, Cantu RC, Daneshvar DH, Dwyer B, Katz DI, Stern RA, Alvarez VE, Huber B, Boyle PA, Schneider JA, Mez J, McKee AC, Alosco ML, Stein TD. Relative Contributions of Mixed Pathologies to Cognitive and Functional Symptoms in Brain Donors Exposed to Repetitive Head Impacts. Ann Neurol. 2024 Feb; 95(2):314-324. PMID: 37921042.

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  • Published on 11/14/2023

    Alosco ML, Adler CH, Dodick DW, Tripodis Y, Balcer LJ, Bernick C, Banks SJ, Barr WB, Wethe JV, Palmisano JN, Martin B, Hartlage K, Cantu RC, Geda YE, Katz DI, Mez J, Cummings JL, Shenton ME, Reiman EM, Stern RA. Examination of parkinsonism in former elite American football players. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2024 Mar; 120:105903. PMID: 37981539.

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