Ryan Pohlig

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Ryan Pohlig, PhD

Director of the Biostatistics Core, Assistant Professor
 302-831-8384

Office Location:
Tower at STAR

Ryan Pohlig is the Director of the Biostatistics Core and an assistant professor in the Epidemiology Program. Previously, he was a Biostatistician in the Biostatistics Core for the University of Delaware’s College of Health Sciences. His primary research focus is on Structural Equation Modeling, Mediation and Moderation, Mixed Models, and Study Design. He has over 80 coauthored publications and has been funded on a number of NIH studies ranging from multi-site Clinical Trials to being the lead statistician on University of Delaware’s COBRE in Cardiovascular Health.  Dr. Pohlig received his PhD and Masters in Research Methodology from the University of Pittsburgh and his BS from University of Scranton.

Hiscox, L. V., McGarry, M. D.J., Schwarb, H., Van Houten, E. E., Pohlig, R.T., Roberts, N., Huesmann, G. R., Burzynska, A. Z., Sutton, B.P., Hillman, C. H., Kramer, A. F., Cohen, N. J., Barbey, A. K., Paulsen, K. D., & Johnson, C. L. (in press). Standard-space atlas of the viscoelastic properties of the human brain. Human Brain Mapping.

Miller, A., Pohlig, R.T., Reisman, D. S. (in press). Social and physical environmental factors in daily stepping activity in those with chronic stroke. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. doi: 10.1080/10749357.2020.1803571

Huesmann, G. R., Schwarb, H., Smith, D. R., Pohlig, R.T., Anderson, A. T., McGarry, M. D. J., Paulsen, K. D., Wszalek, T. M., Sutton, B. P., & Johnson, C. L. (in press). Hippocampal stiffness in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy measured with MR elastography: Preliminary comparison with healthy participants. NeuroImage: Clinical. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2020.102313

Mennella, J. A., Reiter, A., Brewer, B., Pohlig, R.T., Stallings, V. A., Trabulsi, J. C. (in press). Early weight gain forecasts accelerated eruption of deciduous teeth and later overweight status during infancy. Journal of Pediatrics. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.06.019

Smiljanec, K, Mbakwe, A., Ramos-Gonzalez, M., Pohlig, R.T., Lennon, S. (in press). Antioxidant cocktail following acute high sodium meal improves endothelial function in young, healthy males. Nutrition Research. doi: 10.1016/j.nutres.2020.05.011

Goodkind, S. Shook, J.J., Kolivoski, K., Pohlig, R.T., Little, A., & Kim, K. (2020). From child welfare to the criminal justice system: Mediating effects of juvenile justice and other system involvement. Child Maltreatment 25, 410-421. doi: 10.1177/1077559520904144

Sprague, A. L., Awokuse, D., Pohlig, R.T., Cortes, D. H., Silbernagel, K. G. (2020). Relationship Between Mechanical Properties (Shear Modulus and Viscosity), Age, and Sex in Uninjured Achilles Tendons. Translational Sports Medicine, 3(4) 321-327. doi: 10.1002/tsm2.148