Adam Davey is a professor and founding chair in Temple University’s Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics within the College of Public Health and holds a secondary appointment in the Center for Data Analytics and Biomedical Informatics in Temple’s College of Science and Technology. In addition to his substantive work, Davey also brings more than 20 years of experience with data management and analysis including latent variable mixture models and bioinformatics. He successfully headed the Data Management and Analysis Core of “A Population-Based Study of Centenarians” (P01 AG017553), the Statistics Core of “Prevention Programs for Rural African-American Families” (P20 MH068666), and served as Project Statistician for the Maine-Syracuse Longitudinal Study (R01 HL081290, Elias, PI) among many other projects and clinical trials.
Joseph Glutting is a quantitative psychologist and a professor in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Delaware. He obtained his doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania in clinical child/school psychology. Dr. Glutting is a former project director of clinical and industrial measurement for The Psychological Corporation (now Pearson Assessment). He is a certified school psychologist with five years, full-time experience in the public schools. He has taught classes in intelligence testing, child psychopathology, child personality assessment, univariate statistics, and multivariate statistics. For over 15 years, Dr. Glutting was the consulting biostatistician at duPont Children’s Hospital. Dr. Glutting specializes in applied multivariate statistics and test construction. He developed six, nationally-standardized measures of intelligence, occupational interest and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Recent measures include the Wide Range Intelligence Test (WRIT), Wide Range Interest and Occupation Test – Second Edition (WRIOT-2) and College ADHD Response Evaluation (CARE). His research has been supported by the Institutes of Education Sciences and the National Institute of Health. He has published over 125 juried-journal articles and book chapters.
Jeremy Yorgason is an Associate Professor in the School of Family Life and Director of the Family Studies Center at Brigham Young University. He received his PhD from Virginia Tech in human development, with an emphasis in marriage and family therapy, and then completed post-doctoral training at Penn State University. His research interests focus on later life family relationships, with an emphasis on marriage and health, grandparent/grandchild relationships, and preparing for retirement. Much of his work has focused on longitudinal research with couples, providing him with many opportunities to examine trajectories, longitudinal patterns, and nesting of data within couples and across time. He has led a workshop on longitudinal data with multiple family members for the past two years, and regularly teaches a class on structural equation modeling. He also facilitates bi-weekly methods workshop presentations within his department (see familycenter.byu.edu). He appreciates the hard work and results that come with complex and sophisticated analyses, and enjoys trying to understand and help others understand such complexities.