Kimberly Ann Dukes, PhD
Research Associate Professor
Boston University School of Public Health

PhD, Boston University
MA, Boston University
BS, Boston University

Professor Dukes has been a member of the Boston University community since 1982 and an Research Associate Professor of Biostatistics at SPH since 2018. After earning her bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in mathematics/statistics, Professor Dukes held positions as a statistical analyst, data manager and statistical programmer at Boston Medical Center, Quintiles, New England Research Institute, and New England Medical Center. Building on these experiences, she founded DM-STAT, a full-service contract research organization serving government-, academic-, foundation-, and industry-sponsored programs, projects and contracts.

Professor Dukes served as President and CEO of DM-STAT for 21 years. In these roles, she was responsible for all aspects of making the business successful: business development, operations, financial and personnel management, and setting and achieving strategic goals. Additionally, she has extensive experience serving as lead biostatistician for projects with an array of study designs, including randomized clinical trials (Phase I-IV, device, behavioral), prospective longitudinal cohort, opportunistic, observational, surveillance, and retrospective studies and clinical evaluations.

Executive Director
Boston University School of Public Health
Biostatistics and Epidemiology Data Analytics Center


Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2019 Logistics Coordinating Core 5U54HD047891-15-8548 15
2018 Logistics Coordinating Core 5U54HD047891-14-8548 15
2017 Prenatal Alcohol in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Stillbirth (PASS) Network 3U01HD055154-13S1 22
2017 Logistics Coordinating Core 5U54HD047891-13-8548 15
2016 Logistics Coordinating Core 5U54HD047891-12-8548 15
2015 Prenatal Alcohol in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Stillbirth (PASS) Network 5U01HD055154-13 22
2015 Logistics Coordinating Core 2U54HD047891-11-8548 15
2014 Prenatal Alcohol in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Stillbirgh (PASS) Network 5U01HD055154-12 22
2013 Prenatal Alcohol in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Stillbirgh (PASS) Network 5U01HD055154-11 22
2013 Safe PASSage Study Administrative Supplement - Effects of Overnight Maternal Slee 3U01HD055154-11S1 22
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  1. Spangler KR, Brochu P, Nori-Sarma A, Milechin D, Rickles M, Davis B, Dukes KA, Lane KJ. Calculating access to parks and other polygonal resources: A description of open-source methodologies. Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol. 2023 Nov; 47:100606.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38042531; DOI: 10.1016/j.sste.2023.100606;
  2. Petersen JM, Parker SE, Dukes KA, Hutcheon JA, Ahrens KA, Werler MM. Machine learning-based placental clusters and their associations with adverse pregnancy outcomes. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2023 May; 37(4):350-361.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36441121; PMCID: PMC10175084; DOI: 10.1111/ppe.12938;
  3. Nori-Sarma A, Spangler KR, Wang B, Cesare N, Dukes KA, Lane KJ. Impacts of the choice of distance measurement method on estimates of access to point-based resources. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2023 Mar; 33(2):237-243.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35145207
  4. Spartano NL, Himali JJ, Trinquart L, Yang Q, Weinstein G, Satizabal CL, Dukes KA, Beiser AS, Murabito JM, Vasan RS, Seshadri S. Accelerometer-Measured, Habitual Physical Activity and Circulating Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor: A Cross-Sectional Study. J Alzheimers Dis. 2022; 85(2):805-814.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34864673; DOI: 10.3233/JAD-215109;
  5. Romero-Rodríguez E, Chen CA, Dukes KA, Hartlage K, Palfai TP, Magane KM, Samet JH, Saitz R. Cannabis and cocaine use, drinking outcomes, and quality of life in general hospital inpatients with alcohol use disorder. Subst Abus. 2022; 43(1):1225-1230.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35670771
  6. Odendaal H, Dukes KA, Elliott AJ, Willinger M, Sullivan LM, Tripp T, Groenewald C, Myers MM, Fifer WP, Angal J, Boyd TK, Burd L, Cotton JB, Folkerth RD, Hankins G, Haynes RL, Hoffman HJ, Jacobs PK, Petersen J, Pini N, Randall BB, Roberts DJ, Robinson F, Sens MA, Van Eerden P, Wright C, Holm IA, Kinney HC. Association of Prenatal Exposure to Maternal Drinking and Smoking With the Risk of Stillbirth. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 08 02; 4(8):e2121726.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34424306; PMCID: PMC8383134; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.21726;
  7. Sampson L, Ettman CK, Abdalla SM, Colyer E, Dukes K, Lane KJ, Galea S. Financial hardship and health risk behavior during COVID-19 in a large US national sample of women. SSM Popul Health. 2021 Mar; 13:100734.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33521228; PMCID: PMC7823049; DOI: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2021.100734;
  8. Elliott AJ, Kinney HC, Haynes RL, Dempers JD, Wright C, Fifer WP, Angal J, Boyd TK, Burd L, Burger E, Folkerth RD, Groenewald C, Hankins G, Hereld D, Hoffman HJ, Holm IA, Myers MM, Nelsen LL, Odendaal HJ, Petersen J, Randall BB, Roberts DJ, Robinson F, Schubert P, Sens MA, Sullivan LM, Tripp T, Van Eerden P, Wadee S, Willinger M, Zaharie D, Dukes KA. Concurrent prenatal drinking and smoking increases risk for SIDS: Safe Passage Study report. EClinicalMedicine. 2020 Feb; 19:100247.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32140668; PMCID: PMC7046523; DOI: 10.1016/j.eclinm.2019.100247;
  9. Spartano NL, Demissie S, Himali JJ, Dukes KA, Murabito JM, Vasan RS, Beiser AS, Seshadri S. Accelerometer-determined physical activity and cognitive function in middle-aged and older adults from two generations of the Framingham Heart Study. Alzheimers Dement (N Y). 2019; 5:618-626.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31660424; PMCID: PMC6807299; DOI: 10.1016/j.trci.2019.08.007;
  10. Dukes K, Tripp T, Willinger M, Odendaal H, Elliott AJ, Kinney HC, Robinson F, Petersen JM, Raffo C, Hereld D, Groenewald C, Angal J, Hankins G, Burd L, Fifer WP, Myers MM, Hoffman HJ, Sullivan L. Drinking and smoking patterns during pregnancy: Development of group-based trajectories in the Safe Passage Study. Alcohol. 2017 Aug; 62:49-60.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28755751; PMCID: PMC5604849; DOI: 10.1016/j.alcohol.2017.03.001;
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