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
  • SPHBS803
  • SPHBS857
  • SPHBS901
  • SPHBS910


  • Published on 5/26/2022

    Wexler MG, McGean M, Tripodis Y, Tolliver D, Messmer E, Brochier A, Garg A. The Association between Racial Discrimination, Race, and Social Class with Health Among US Children: Discrimination, race and social class with child health. Acad Pediatr. 2022 May 26. PMID: 35644370.

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  • Published on 5/13/2022

    Morrison MS, Aparicio HJ, Blennow K, Zetterberg H, Ashton NJ, Karikari TK, Tripodis Y, Martin B, Palmisano JN, Sugarman MA, Frank B, Steinberg EG, Turk KW, Budson AE, Au R, Goldstein LE, Jun GR, Kowall NW, Killiany R, Qiu WQ, Stern RA, Mez J, McKee AC, Stein TD, Alosco ML. Antemortem plasma phosphorylated tau (181) predicts Alzheimer's disease neuropathology and regional tau at autopsy. Brain. 2022 May 13. PMID: 35554506.

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  • Published on 5/1/2022

    Davis-Plourde KL, Mayeda ER, Lodi S, Filshtein T, Beiser A, Gross AL, Seshadri S, Glymour MM, Tripodis Y. Joint Models for Estimating Determinants of Cognitive Decline in the Presence of Survival Bias. Epidemiology. 2022 May 01; 33(3):362-371. PMID: 35383644.

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  • Published on 4/20/2022

    Frank B, Ally M, Tripodis Y, Puzo C, Labriolo C, Hurley L, Martin B, Palmisano J, Chan L, Steinberg E, Turk K, Budson A, O'Connor M, Au R, Qiu WQ, Goldstein L, Kukull W, Kowall N, Killiany R, Stern R, Stein T, McKee A, Mez J, Alosco M. Trajectories of Cognitive Decline in Brain Donors With Autopsy-Confirmed Alzheimer Disease and Cerebrovascular Disease. Neurology. 2022 Jun 14; 98(24):e2454-e2464. PMID: 35444054.

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  • Published on 4/16/2022

    LeClair J, Weuve J, Fox MP, Mez J, Alosco ML, Nowinski C, McKee A, Tripodis Y. Selection Bias Analysis Supports Dose-Response Relationship between Level of American Football Play and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Diagnosis. Am J Epidemiol. 2022 Apr 16. PMID: 35434739.

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  • Published on 4/1/2022

    Phelps A, Alosco ML, Baucom Z, Hartlage K, Palmisano JN, Weuve J, Mez J, Tripodis Y, Stern RA. Association of Playing College American Football With Long-term Health Outcomes and Mortality. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Apr 01; 5(4):e228775. PMID: 35442450.

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  • Published on 3/24/2022

    Rogers S, Garg A, Tripodis Y, Brochier A, Messmer E, Gordon Wexler M, Peltz A. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participation and health care expenditures in children. BMC Pediatr. 2022 03 24; 22(1):155. PMID: 35331170.

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  • Published on 2/15/2022

    Byhoff E, Guardado R, Xiao N, Nokes K, Garg A, Tripodis Y. Association of Unmet Social Needs with Chronic Illness: A Cross-Sectional Study. Popul Health Manag. 2022 Apr; 25(2):157-163. PMID: 35171031.

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  • Published on 2/9/2022

    Turk KW, Geada A, Alvarez VE, Xia W, Cherry JD, Nicks R, Meng G, Daley S, Tripodis Y, Huber BR, Budson AE, Dwyer B, Kowall NW, Cantu RC, Goldstein LE, Katz DI, Stern RA, Alosco ML, Mez J, McKee AC, Stein TD. A comparison between tau and amyloid-ß cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers in chronic traumatic encephalopathy and Alzheimer disease. Alzheimers Res Ther. 2022 02 09; 14(1):28. PMID: 35139894.

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  • Published on 1/1/2022

    Foley ÉM, Tripodis Y, Yhang E, Koerte IK, Martin BM, Palmisano J, Makris N, Schultz V, Lepage C, Muehlmann M, Wróbel PP, Guenette JP, Cantu RC, Lin AP, Coleman M, Mez J, Bouix S, Shenton ME, Stern RA, Alosco ML. Quantifying and Examining Reserve in Symptomatic Former National Football League Players. J Alzheimers Dis. 2022; 85(2):675-689. PMID: 34864657.

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