Leann Myers, Faculty Co-Investigator

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Contact: myersl@tulane.edu

Leann Myers, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and is the biostatistician for the Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC).
She works on the center’s core project (2014-2019 and 2009-2014 grant cycles) and has an interest in longitudinal data analysis, Monte Carlo methods, categorical data analysis, and goodness of fit issues. Content areas include aging, cardiovascular health and disease, reproductive health and disease, and general clinical research.
Dr. Myers holds two biostatistics degrees from Tulane University (PhD and MS) and a degree in psychology from Colorado College (BA). She joined the staff at Tulane in 1992 as a statistician with the Bogalusa Heart Study before being appointed to the faculty in 1995.
Dr. Myers has over 160 publications on a variety of medical and public health topics, as well as methodological development. In addition to the PRC, she is part of the Center for Aging and with the LaCATS clinical and translational group.
She is a member of the American Statistical Association, International Biometric Society, Caucus for Women in Statistics, Sigma Xi Society for Scientific Research, and Delta Omega National Public Health Honor Society.

Other Team Members


Analysis Methods


Hierarchical modeling and other spatial analyses in prostate cancer incidence data


Physical Activity


Data to action: using formative research to develop intervention programs to increase physical activity in adolescent girls.

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Rebuilding a Healthier New Orleans




What Do New Orleans Residents Want in Their Neighborhoods?

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