Kerrie Nelson, PhD
Research Associate Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Biostatistics

PhD, University of Washington
MSc, University of Washington



Kerrie Nelson is a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Biostatistics at Boston University. She is from New Zealand originally, and after her undergraduate studies at the University of Auckland, worked as a Research Fellow in Christchurch, New Zealand. She completed her PhD in Statistics at the University of Washington where her research focused on correlated data and generalized linear mixed models. She currently spends her time on both methodological research and applied projects focusing on developing statistical methods for assessing agreement in screening and diagnostic tests and has worked in a collaborative role with several groups at Boston Medical Center including Emergency Medicine, Diabetes and Nutrition, and Women's Health. She often enjoys teaching BS704 Introduction to Biostatistics.


Model Agreement in Cancer Diagnostic Tests
01/01/2014 - 12/31/2017 (PI)
NIH/National Cancer Institute
5R01CA172463-04



Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Lin X, Chen H, Edwards D, Nelson KP. Modeling rater diagnostic skills in binary classification processes. Stat Med. 2018 Feb 20; 37(4):557-571. PMID: 29094378.
  2. Mitani AA, Freer PE, Nelson KP. Summary measures of agreement and association between many raters'' ordinal classifications. Ann Epidemiol. 2017 Oct; 27(10):677-685.e4. PMID: 29029991.
  3. Linden JA, Grimmnitz B, Hagopian L, Breaud AH, Langlois BK, Nelson KP, Hart LL, Feldman JA, Brown J, Reid M, Desormeau E, Mitchell PM. Is the Pelvic Examination Still Crucial in Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department With Vaginal Bleeding or Abdominal Pain When an Intrauterine Pregnancy Is Identified on Ultrasonography? A Randomized Controlled Trial. Ann Emerg Med. 2017 Dec; 70(6):825-834.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28935285.
  4. Zachariah JP, Quiroz R, Nelson KP, Teng Z, Keaney JF, Sullivan LM, Vasan RS. Prospective Relation of Circulating Adipokines to Incident Metabolic Syndrome: The Framingham Heart Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Jul 16; 6(7).View Related Profiles. PMID: 28713076.
  5. Gunn CM, Parker VA, Bak SM, Ko N, Nelson KP, Battaglia TA. Social Network Structures of Breast Cancer Patients and the Contributing Role of Patient Navigators. Oncologist. 2017 Aug; 22(8):918-924.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28559408.
  6. Leo MM, Langlois BK, Pare JR, Mitchell P, Linden J, Nelson KP, Amanti C, Carmody KA. Ultrasound vs. Computed Tomography for Severity of Hydronephrosis and Its Importance in Renal Colic. West J Emerg Med. 2017 Jun; 18(4):559-568.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28611874.
  7. Ko NY, Battaglia TA, Gupta-Lawrence R, Schiller J, Gunn C, Festa K, Nelson K, Flacks J, Morton SJ, Rosen JE. Burden of socio-legal concerns among vulnerable patients seeking cancer care services at an urban safety-net hospital: a cross-sectional survey. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 Jun 14; 16:196.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27296566; PMCID: PMC4906581; DOI: 10.1186/s12913-016-1443-1;.
  8. Nelson KP, Edwards D. A measure of association for ordered categorical data in population-based studies. Stat Methods Med Res. 2016 May 16. PMID: 27184590.
  9. Dahn CM, Manasco AT, Breaud AH, Kim S, Rumas N, Moin O, Mitchell PM, Nelson KP, Baker W, Feldman JA. A critical analysis of unplanned ICU transfer within 48 hours from ED admission as a quality measure. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Aug; 34(8):1505-10.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27241571; DOI: 10.1016/j.ajem.2016.05.009;.
  10. Park TW, Saitz R, Nelson KP, Xuan Z, Liebschutz JM, Lasser KE. The association between benzodiazepine prescription and aberrant drug-related behaviors in primary care patients receiving opioids for chronic pain. Subst Abus. 2016 Oct-Dec; 37(4):516-520.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27092738.
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