Faculty Accomplishments

Professional Activity for the Department of Statistics

Published Papers

Gabrosek J. (2006). Designing, Promoting and Implementing a Statistics Poster Competition for Pre-College Students.  ICOTS7 Proceedings, Salvador, Brazil.

Gabrosek J. and Anderson K. (2006). Why Sports Analysts Get it Wrong - Regression to the mean.  Interchange, 12, No. 6, p. 4.

Jinn J.H., C.T. Cheng, C.C. Song (2006). Bayesian Optimization of Second-Phase Sub-Sample Size of a Fish Population.  Journal of Statistics and Application, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2006, Page 73-90

Otieno S, Anderson-Cook C (2006).  Measures of Preferred Direction for Circular Data for Experimental and Ecological Data.  Journal of Environmental and Ecological Sciences.

Hong S, Curtiss P, Stephenson P, Anderson K, Otieno S (2006).  500 Show up for Statistics Career Day.  AMSTAT NEWS; Issue 343, pp. 16-17. 

Gabrosek J (2006).  The Educated Sports Fan: Using Statistics to Analyze Sports Data.  Unpublished text utilized in the instruction of STA 345.

Jones, J.S., Alexander, C., Davis, A.T., Reischman, D (April 2006).  Common Statistical Errors Found in Biomedical Research Proposals, a poster presentation given by Jones at Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center’s (GRMERC’s) Community Health Research Day.

N.E. Hassan, MD, J.W. Winters, MD, K.M. Winterhalter, MD, D. Reischman, PhD (May 2006). Role of Blood Conservation in the Management of Pediatric Parapneumonic Effusion, poster presentation by Hassan at the ATS (American Thorasic Society) International Conference in San Diego, California. Abstract appears in Transfusion Supplement Vol. 47, 2007.

Nabil E. Hassan, MD, Kim Winterhalter, MD, Hasser El-Borai, MD, John Winters, MD, Diann Reischman, PhD (September 2006).  Blood Conservation & Transfusion Risk in Children with Parapneumonic Effusion; a poster presentation by Hassan at the annual meeting of SABM (Society for the Advancement of Blood Management) in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Nabil E. Hassan, MB, BCh, Kim Winterhalter, MD, Yasser El-Borai, MB, BCh, John Winters, MD and Diann Reischman, PhD (October 2006), Anemia, Transfusions, and Blood Conservation in Pediatric Parapneumonic Effusion; a poster presentation by Hassan at CHEST 2006: Annual Scientific Assembly of the American College of Chest Physicians. Abstract appears in Chest Supplement 2006 130: 239S. 

Richardson M, Rogness N, Gajewski B (2005).  4 out of 5 Students Surveyed Would Recommend this Activity (Comparing Chewing Gum Flavor Durations).  Journal of Statistics Education; Vol. 13, No. 3.

Stephenson P (2005). The Problem with Probability.  Interchange; January 2005.

Otieno S, Anderson-Cook C (2005).  Effect of Position of an Outlier on the Influence Curve of the Measures of Preferred Direction for Circular Data.  Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods; Vol. 4, No. 1.

Shoultz G (2005). Three Measures of Urban Form and Heart Disease: A Bayesian Spatial Analysis.  ASA Proceedings of the Section on Bayesian Statistical Science.

Anderson K (2005). TI-83 Graphing Calculator Manual to supplement Agresti/Franklin's Statistics: The Art and Science of Learning from Data.

Reischman, D (November 2005).  Multiple Hypothesis Tests: Controlling Type I Error and False Discovery Rate, a presentation to the Department of Statistics at Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan.

Richardson M, Gabrosek J, Reischman D, Curtiss P (2004). Morse Code, Scrabble, and the Alphabet.  Journal of Statistics Education; Vol. 12, No. 3.

Richardson M, Basu AP (2004).  Inferences on the Parameters and System Reliability for a Failure-Truncated Power Law Process:  A Bayesian Approach Using a Change-point.  Proceedings for the JSM of the ASA.

Gabrosek J, Richardson M (2004).  Sowing the Seeds: A Statistical Exploration.  Joint Statistical Meetings Proceedings; American Statistical Association, Alexandria, VA.

VanderWal, M., Pippenger, C.E., Boyd, S., McDaniel, H., Reischman, D (September 2004). A Retrospective Survey in a Cystic Fibrosis Population Voluntarily Supplementing their Diet with Glyconutritional; Clinical Symptom Changes, Presented by VanderWal at the 7th Jenner Glycobiology and Medicine Symposium, Oxford, England.

Pippenger, C.E., VanderWal, M., Kurlandsky, L., Boyd, S., McDaniel, H., Reischman, D., and Todem, D(September 2004). Evaluation of the Potential Efficacy of Glyconutrient and Phytonutrient Supllementation in the Clinical Management of Asthma,. Presented by VanderWal at the 7th Jenner Glycobiology and Medicine Symposium, Oxford, England.

Richardson M, Gabrosek J (2004). A-B-C, 1-2-3.  Mathematics Teacher; Issue 97, pp. 270-282.

Jinn JH (2004). The Presidents Problem.  Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods; Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 476-484.

Reischman D, Richardson M (2004).  Cumulative Number of Reported Probable Cases of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).  Mathematics Teacher; September.

Beckmann C, Wells P, Gabrosek J, Billings E, Aboufadel E, Curtiss P, Dickinson W, Austin D, Champion A (2004).  Enhancing the Mathematical Understanding of Prospective Teachers Using Standards-Based, Grades K-12 Activities.  Perspectives on the Teaching of Mathematics, 66th Yearbook, NCTM, Rubenstein and Bright, eds.; Reston, VA, pp. 151-163.

Phillips JH, Gabrosek J, Rediske R, O'Keefe J (2003).  Supplement to Determination of Interlaboratory Detection and Quantification Levels for Polychlorinated Biphenyls.  Michigan Manufacturers Association; Lansing, MI.

Richardson M (2003).  An Unusual Episode.  The Statistics Teaching and Resource (STAR) Library; March 17.

Jinn JH (2002).  SPSS Windows version 11.0 instructions for the sixth edition of the textbook Statistics for Management and Economics.

Jeffrey Whittall MD, Catrina Funk MD, Barbara Bradley MD, John O’Donnell MD, Diann Reischman PhD (April 2002) Patient Knowledge of Pap Smears in a Residency Clinic; a presentation by Whittall MD at the 35th Annual Medical Education and Research Center Research Day, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Phillips JH, Gabrosek J, Rediske R, O'Keefe J (2002).  Determination of Interlaboratory Detection and Quantification Levels for Polychlorinated Biphenyls.  Michigan Manufacturers Association Report; Lansing, MI.

Gabrosek J, Cressie N (2002).  The Effect on Attribute Prediction of Location Uncertainty in Spatial Data.  Geographical Analysis.

Huang HC, Cressie N, Gabrosek J (2002).  Fast Spatial Prediction of Global Processes from Satellite Data.  Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics.

Richardson M, Curtiss P, Gabrosek J (2002).  What is the Significance of a Kiss?  The Statistics Teaching and Resource (STAR) Library; June 6.

Richardson M, Curtiss P, Gabrosek J, Reischman D (2002).  Rectangularity.  The Statistics Teaching and Resource (STAR) Library; September 9.

Rediske R, Gabrosek J, Thompson C, Bertin C, Blunt J (2001).  Preliminary Investigation of the Extent of Sediment Contamination in Manistee Lake.  AWRI Publication #TM-2001-7; Allendale, MI.

Hong S (2001).  SAS for Windows, Third Edition.  Stipes Publishing L.L.C.; Champaign, IL.

Christina Kane PA-S, Holly Sherry PA-S, Diann Reischman PhD, Patrick Droste MD, C.E. Pippenger PhD (April 2001). The Role of Blood Transfusions in the Etiology of Retinopathy of Prematurity;; a presentation given by Kane at the 34th Annual Medical Education and Research Center Research Day, Grand Rapids.

Gabrosek J, Schuckers ME (2001).  Breaking the Code - A Graphical Exploration Using Bar Charts.  The Statistics Teaching and Resource (STAR) Library; October 25.

 

Presentations

Stephenson P, Richardson M, Gabrosek J (August 8, 2006).  How Low Can You Go?  Joint Statistical Meetings of the American Statistical Association; Seattle, WA.

Malone C, Gabrosek J (August 8, 2006).  Sequencing of Topics in an Introductory Course: Does Order Make a Difference?  Joint Statistical Meetings of the American Statistical Association; Seattle, WA.

Gabrosek J (July 5, 2006).  Designing, Promoting, and Implementing a Statistics Poster Competition for Pre-college Students.  The 7th International Conference on Teaching Statistics; Salvador de Bahia, Brazil.

Gabrosek J (May 17, 2006).  Methodology: Environmental Statistics.  Pierce Cedar Creek Institute; Hastings, MI.

Curtiss P, Gabrosek J (February 23, 2006).  Predictions and Correlations for Sports Nuts.  Mathematics in Action; Grand Rapids, MI.

Gabrosek J, Stephenson P, Richardson M (February 23, 2006).  Using Tabletop Sports Games to Teach Probability Concepts.  Mathematics in Action; Grand Rapids, MI.

Richardson M, Stephenson P (October 15, 2005).  Using Computer Applets to Illustrate Statistical Concepts.  Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference; Grand Rapids, MI.

Stephenson P, Richardson M (October 15, 2005).  Statistics in Sports.  Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference; Grand Rapids, MI.

Gabrosek J, Kennedy T (October 10, 2005).  Statistical Analysis of Baseball.  Mathematics Club; St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY.

Vander Wal M, Reischman D, et al. (October 8, 2005). Glyconutritional Supplementation Clinical Implications.  Fundamentals of Glycomics Conference; Houston, TX.

Gabrosek J, Kennedy T (October 5, 2005).  Statistical Analysis and Baseball.  Department of Statistics; University of Akron, Akron, OH.

Jones J, Alexander C, Davis A, Reischman D (September 27, 2005). Common Statistical Errors Found in Biomedical Research Proposals Submitted for Institutional Review.  American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Research Forum; Washington, D.C.

Stephenson P (September 9, 2005). Utilizing the Number Needed to Treat (or Harm) to Evaluate Health Procedures.  Priority Health Assessment Committee Meeting; Grand Rapids, MI.

Richardson M, Coffey D (August 10, 2005).  What is the Probability of "Pigging Out?"  Joint Statistical Meetings of the American Statistical Association; Minneapolis, MN.

Zeitler D, Stephenson P (August 9, 2005).   Phased Project Sequences to Reinforce DOE & Statistical Quality Methods.  Joint Statistical Meetings of the American Statistical Association; Minneapolis, MN.

Otieno S (August 9, 2005).  A Hodges-Lehmann Estimator of Preferred Direction for Circular Data.  Joint Statistical Meetings of the American Statistical Association; Minneapolis, MN.

Zeitler D (May 20, 2005).  Decision Bonzai.  United States Conference on Teaching Statistics; Columbus, OH.

Curtiss P, Gabrosek J (May 20, 2005).  Making Stronger Connections between K-12 and Undergraduate Statistics.  United States Conference on Teaching Statistics; Columbus, OH.

Kennedy T, Gabrosek J (April 29, 2005).  Statistical Models for Baseball.  Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America; Alma, MI.

Kennedy T, Gabrosek J (February 17, 2005).  Statistical Models for Baseball.  Department of Mathematics Seminar; Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI.

Richardson M, Otieno S (October 30, 2004).  Pringles, Pigs, and ESP.  Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference; Detroit, MI.

Richardson M, Otieno S (October 30, 2004).  Statistical Games.  Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference; Detroit, MI.

Curtiss P, Gabrosek J (October 29, 2004).  Exploring Data Analysis, Probability and Statistics.  Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics; Detroit, MI.

Rogness N, Bryant S (October 2004).  Advising is More Than Academic: Assisting LGBTA Students to be Successful.  National Academic Advising Association National Conference; Cincinnati, OH.

Richardson M (Fall 2004).  Statistics Education: What Are We Doing? What Needs To Be Done?  Southwest Michigan Chapter of the American Statistical Association Meeting.

Beckman C, Boelkins M, Coffey D, Gabrosek J (August 16-17, 2004).  Enhancing the Core: A Mathematics Faculty Works on Mathematics Content Courses for Teachers. Networking Project for the Improvement of Mathematics Education (NPRIME); Alverno College, Milwaukee, WI.

Gabrosek J, Curtiss P (March 20, 2004).  Integrating K-12 Mathematics Curricula into a Probability and Statistics Course.  Conversations Among Colleagues; Grand Rapids, MI.

Jinn JH (March 11, 2004).  An Introduction to the use of WINBUGS.  Department of Statistics Seminar; GVSU, Grand Rapids, MI.

Richardson M, Reischman D (February 26, 2004).  The Price is Right.  Math in Action Conference; GVSU, Grand Rapids, MI.

Coffey D, Richardson M (February 26, 2004).  How Long Until We Pig Out?  Math in Action Conference; GVSU, Grand Rapids, MI.

Gabrosek J, Curtiss P (February 26, 2004).  Cookies and Coke: A Balanced Statistical Meal.  Math in Action Conference; GVSU, Grand Rapids, MI.

Gabrosek J, Kennedy T (November 20, 2003).  OSU-UM Rivalry.  Mathematics and Statistics Club; GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Otieno S (November 4, 2003).  Measures of Preferred Direction for Environmental and Ecological Circular Data.  Department of Statistics Seminar; GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Stephenson P (November 13, 2003).  Utilizing Odds Ratios in Epidemiology.  Department of Statistics Colloquium; GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Reischman D (October 2003).  Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center (MERC), and the use of nQuery for Calculating Sample Size.  Department of Statistics Seminar; GVSU, Grand Rapids, MI.

Otieno S (October 30, 2003).  Measures of Preferred Direction for Environmental and Ecological Circular Data.  The Seventh Great Lakes Statistical Symposium; Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. 

Gabrosek J, Curtiss P (October 17, 2003).  Hands-on Activities for Probability and Statistics.  Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference; Lansing, MI.

Richardson M, Coffey D (October 17, 2003).  Tossing Kisses and Spitting Seeds.  Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference; Lansing, MI.

Arendsen C, Richardson M (October 17, 2003).  Central Limit Theorem in Statistics -- Use and Abuse.  Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference; Lansing, MI.

Hong S (September 28, 2003).  Studies on Time Series Analysis and Forecasting.  Science and Mathematics Division Colloquium; GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Gabrosek J, Richardson M (Aug. 5, 2003).  Sowing the Seeds: A Statistical Exploration.  Joint Statistical Meetings of the American Statistical Association; San Francisco, CA.

Curtiss P, Gabrosek J (Aug. 5, 2003).  Two Group Activities for Teaching Probability to Prospective Teachers.  Joint Statistical Meetings of the American Statistical Association; San Francisco, CA.

Richardson M, Rogness N, Gajewski B (August 5, 2003).  4 out of 5 Students Surveyed Would Recommend This Activity.  Joint Statistical Meetings of the American Statistical Association; San Francisco, CA.

Gabrosek J, Richardson M, Curtiss P (April 17, 2003).  A Six-Pack of Interactive Activities.  Department of Statistics; GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Curtiss P, Gabrosek J (April 11, 2003).  Enhancing the Mathematical Understanding of Prospective Teachers Integrating K-12 Activities.  Northern Michigan University; Marquette, MI.

Curtiss P, Gabrosek J (April 10, 2003).  Using Group Activities for Teaching Probability and Statistics to Prospective Teachers.  Northern Michigan University; Marquette, MI.

Hong S (April 10, 2003).  My Sabbatical Report: Studies in Time Series Analysis and Forecasting.  Department of Statistics Seminar; GVSU, Allendale, MI

Richardson M, Curtiss P, Gabrosek J (February 27, 2003).  How Loud Is It?  How Do You Spell It?  And, How Much Does It Weigh?  Math in Action Conference; Grand Rapids, MI.

Richardson M, Curtiss P, Gabrosek J (February 27, 2003).  Helmets, Bones, and Sunflower Seeds.  Math in Action Conference; Grand Rapids, MI.

Richardson M (January 23, 2003).  Pringles, Pigs, and ESP.  Department of Statistics Seminar; GVSU, Allendale, MI

Hong S (January 16, 2003).  The Chi-Squared Test Statistic: Behind the Scene.  Department of Statistics Seminar; GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Slynkova K, Wilt J, Johnson RF, O'Donnell JB, Reischman D, (November 2002).  Pneumonia and Organ System Dysfunction in Burn Patients.  68th Annual Scientific Assembly of the American College of Chest Physicians; San Diego, CA.

Jinn JH (November 14, 2002).  Two Folklores: Confidence Intervals From One Observation and The Rule of Three.  Department of Statistics Seminar; GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Gabrosek J, Richardson M (October 9, October 23, November 6, and November 20, 2002).  Understanding Data Analysis, Probability & Statistics for Teachers of Grades 7-12.  Regional Math and Science Center Statistics Content Workshop; GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Veazey R, Rogness N (October 7, 2002).  Web-Based Testing:  A Comparative Study of Performance, International Business and Economics.  Research Conference; Reno, NV.

Curtiss P (September 5, 2002).  Using Blackboard.  Department of Statistics Seminar; GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Richardson M, Haller S, Curtiss P, Gabrosek J (August 11-15, 2002).  Using Kisses to Illustrate Confidence Interval and Hypothesis Testing Concepts.  Joint Statistical Meetings of the American Statistical Association; New York City, NY.

Curtiss P, Champion A, Gabrosek J (August 11-15, 2002).  Teaching Probability and Statistics to Prospective Teachers.  Joint Statistical Meetings of the American Statistical Association; New York City, NY.

Gabrosek J, Curtiss P, Champion A (August 11-15, 2002).  Activities Integrating K-12 Probability & Statistics Reform Curricula Into Pre-Service Teacher Education.  Joint Statistical Meetings of the American Statistical Association; New York City, NY.

Boomer K, Jersky B, Piccinin A, Rogness N (August 11 - 15, 2002).  Statistical Consulting Courses for Undergraduates:  Fortune or Folly?  Joint Statistical Meetings of the American Statistical Association; New York City, NY.

Jinn JH (April 19, 2002).  Introduction to Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC).  Department of Statistics Seminar; GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Gabrosek J (April 19, 2002).  Setting Detection and Quantitation Limits for Pollutants in Water.  Dean's Research Colloquium; GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Richardson M, Coffey D (April 11, 2002).  Is It Really Fair?  Joint Mathematics and Statistics Seminar; GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Stephenson P (March 28, 2002).  Applications of Analysis of Means.  Department of Statistics Seminar; GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Richardson M, Curtiss P (February 27, 2002).  Archaeological Sampling Strategies:  Where to Dig?  Mathematics in Action Conference; GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Richardson M, Curtiss P (February 27, 2002).  What is the Probability of a Kiss?  Mathematics in Action Conference; GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Jinn JH (November 27, 2001).  A Class Activity of Using Randomized Response Technique.  Department of Statistics Seminar; GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Stephenson P (November 16, 2001).  Utilizing Data from a Real-World Production Facility in a Statistical Process Control (SPC) Course.  Deans Research Colloquium; GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Jinn, J. H. (November 14, 2001).  Simulate the Tag-Recapture Technique for Animal Populations.  Fall Science Update Seminar; GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Stephenson P (November 6, 2001).  Analysis of Means: An Alternative to Analysis of Variance.  Department of Statistics Seminar; GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Gabrosek J (October 26, 2001).  Spatial Data Analysis in the Presence of Location Uncertainty.  Department of Geography; Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

Richardson M (October 23, 2001).  Some Interactive Activities for Teaching Statistical Concepts.  Department of Statistics Seminar; GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Richardson M (October 16, 2001).  A Kiss: What is it Good For?  Department of Statistics Seminar; GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Rogness N (October 16, 2001).  The Quest for a University-based Statistical Consulting Center Model.  Department of Statistics, Invited seminar; West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.

Gabrosek J, Beckmann C, Curtiss P (October 11-13, 2001).  The Wall of Infamy.  Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting; Grand Rapids, MI.

Veazey R, Rogness N (October 8-12, 2001).  Things Your Parents Never Taught You About Cost Accounting.  International Business and Economics Research Conference; Reno, NV.

Curtiss P, Gabrosek J (October 9, 2001).  Enhancing the Mathematical Core: Integrating K-12 Reform Curricula into STA 312.  Joint Mathematics and Statistics Seminar; GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Hong S (September 25, 2001).  An Index for Quantifying Deviations from Normal Gait.  Department of Statistics Seminar; GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Richardson M (September 5, 2001).  What is the Probability of a Kiss?  Dr. David Coffeys MATH 323 class (Probability and Statistics for Elementary Teachers); GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Gabrosek J, Cressie N (August 13-17, 2001).  Modeling Locational Uncertainty in Spatial Data.  The International Environmetrics Society Conference 2001: Environmetrics for Decision Making; Portland, OR.

Schuckers M, Gabrosek J (August 5-9, 2001).  Breaking the Code -- A hands-on Approach to Teaching Bar Charts.  Contributed poster at the Joint Statistical Meetings of the American Statistical Association; Atlanta, GA.

Hong S (June 15, 2001).  Calculation of the Normalcy Index as a Measure of Gait using Principal Components Analysis.  PT Faculty and Students; GVSU, Allendale, MI.

Rediske R, Gabrosek J (May 22, 2001).  Presentation of Interlaboratory Study Results.  Invited paper at Statistical Tools for the Environmental Laboratory; Lansing, MI.

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