Jane Meza, PhD

Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Global and Student Support, Senior Associate Dean, Professor of Biostatistics

Department of Biostatistics
Senior Associate Dean, Professor and Chair, Department of Biostatistics
University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Public Health

Dr. Meza is Co-Director of the Biostatistics Shared Resource for the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center and Director of the Biostatistics Core for the Cancer Center‘s Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) in pancreatic cancer. Dr. Meza’s methodological research focuses on statistical issues related to clinical trials and small-area estimation. These methods have been extended to disease mapping applications and combining national and state data to estimate the probability of a rare event.  The interdisciplinary nature of Dr. Meza’s work has resulted in research in a wide variety of public health-related topics, including rhabdomyosarcoma, breast cancer, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer, lymphoma, smoking, COPD, health insurance and medication errors. Dr. Meza serves on the NCI Clinical Oncology Study Section.

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My methodological research focuses on statistical issues related to small-area estimation. These methods have been extended to disease mapping applications and combining national and state data to estimate the probability of a rare event.

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