Valerie Shostrom, MS

Statistical Coordinator

Department of Biostatistics
University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Public Health

Professional Summary

  • 2005-present, Statistical Coordinator, Department of Biostatistics, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • 2004-2005, SAS Data Analyst, MDS Pharma Services, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 2002, Research Instructor, Department of Preventative and Societal Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center
  • 1995-2002, Research Scientist III, Pfizer, Lee’s Summit, Missouri


  • 1994, MS Biometry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • 1990, BS Mathematics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Selected Publications

  • Jawa RS, Young DH, Stothert JC, et al. 2013.  Farm machinery injuries: the 15-year experience at an urban joint trauma center system in a rural state.  Journal of Agromedicine, Mar;18(2):98-106
  • Simorov A, Shaligram A, Shostrom V, et al 2012.  Laparoscopic colon resection trends in utilization and rate of conversion to open procedure: a national database review of academic medical centers.  Annals of Surgery, Sep;256(3):462-8
  • Talmon G, El Behery R, Radio S, et al. 2012.  Crypt apoptotic count reproducibility in small bowel allograft biopsies.  International Journal of Surgical Pathology, Jun;21(3):257-60
  • Davis ME, Lisowyj MP, Zhou L, et al. 2012.  Induction of colonic aberrant crypts in mice by feeding apparent N-nitroso compounds derived from hot dogs.  Nutrition and Cancer, Jan; 64(2):342-9
  • Jawa RS, Young DH, Wagner M, et al. 2012.  Two hospitals with 1 trauma system: a joint approach to the care of the injured patient.  The American Journal of Surgery, Apr;203(4):454-60
  • Adhikari S, Blaivas M, Frrokaj I, et al. 2011.  Meeting abstracts to published manuscripts: how does emergency ultrasound compare?  Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, Sep;30(9):1275-9
  • Adhikari S, Zeger W, Schmier C, et al. 2011.  Pilot study to determine the utility of point-of-care ultrasound in the assessment of difficult laryngoscopy.  Academic Emergency Medicine, Jun;18(7):754-758
  • Jawa RS, Warren K, Young D, et al. 2011.  Venous thromboembolic disease in trauma and surveillance ultrasonography.  Journal of Surgical Research, May;167(1):24-31
  • Frantzides CT, Carlson MA, Shostrom VK, et al. 2011.  A Survey of Dumping Symptomatology after Gastric Bypass With or Without Lesser Omental Transection. Obesity Surgery, Feb; 21(2):186-193
  • Kyvelidou A, Harbourne RT, Shostrom VK, et al. 2010.  Reliability of center of pressure measures for assessing the development of sitting postural control in infants with or at risk of cerebral palsy.  Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Oct; 91(10):1593-1601

contact valerie shostrom
984375 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4375
Phone: (402)559-4597
Fax: (402) 559-7259