Beverly M. Snively, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Beverly M. Snively, Ph.D.


Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-0030 | Department: 336-713-0030


Education & Training

  • A.B., Colby College, 1980
  • M.S., Medical College of Va., VCU, 1987
  • Ph.D., Sch Hyg & PH;Johns Hopkins U, 1997


  • Am Soc of Human Genetics
  • Am Statistical Assn
  • Institute Of Mathematical Stat
  • Intl Biometric Soc, ENAR
Beverly M. Snively, Ph.D.

Beverly M. Snively, Ph.D.

Professor, Biostatistical Sciences
Translational Science Institute

Research Interests

cross(mult/tnslat/inter)discip, genomics and proteomics, nutrition, statistics/mathematics

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-0030 | Department: 336-713-0030


Recent Publications

Peters TR, Snively BM, Suerken CK, Bischoff W, Vannoy L, Blakeney E, Bischoff T, Palavecino E, Sherertz R, Poehling KA. Estimating the burden of pandemic infectious disease: the case of the second wave of pandemic influenza H1N1 in Forsyth County, North Carolina. N C Med J. 2016;77(1):15-22.

Crandall CJ, LaMonte MJ, Snively BM, LeBoff MS, Cauley JA, Lewis CE, Wallace R, Li W, Chen Z, Robbins JA, Wactawski-Wende J. Physical functioning among women aged 80 years and older with previous fracture. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2016;71(Suppl 1):S31-S41.

Naughton MJ, Brunner RL, Hogan PE, Danhauer SC, Brenes GA, Bowen DJ, Snively BM, Goveas JS, Saquib N, Zaslavsky O, Shumaker SA. Global quality of life among WHI women aged 80 years and older. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2016;71(Suppl 1):S72-S78.

Vaughan L, Redline S, Stone K, Ulanski J, Rueschman M, Dailey H, Rapp SR, Snively BM, Baker LD, Shumaker SA. Feasibility of self-administered sleep assessment in older women in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI). Sleep Breath. 2016;():.

Sweadner KJ, Toro C, Whitlow CT, Snively BM, Cook JF, Ozelius LJ, Markello TC, Brashear A. ATP1A3 mutation in adult rapid-onset ataxia. PLoS One. 2016;11(3):e0151429.

Dunn EC, Wiste A, Radmanesh F, Almli LM, Gogarten SM, Sofer T, Faul JD, Kardia SL, Smith JA, Weir DR, Zhao W, Soare TW, Mirza SS, Hek K, Tiemeier H, Goveas JS, Sarto GE, Snively BM, Cornelis M, Koenen KC, Kraft P, Purcell S, Ressler KJ, Rosand J,. Genome-wide association study (GWAS) and genome-wide by environment interaction study (GWEIS) of depressive symptoms in African American and Hispanic/Latina women. Depress Anxiety. 2016;33(4):265-280.

Washburn LK, Brosnihan KB, Chappell MC, Diz DI, Gwathmey TM, Nixon PA, Russell GB, Snively BM, O'Shea TM. The renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system in adolescent offspring born prematurely to mothers with preeclampsia. J Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone Syst. 2015;16(3):529-538.

Palmer ND, Goodarzi MO, Langefeld CD, Wang N, Guo X, Taylor KD, Fingerlin TE, Norris JM, Buchanan TA, Xiang AH , Haritunians T, Ziegler JT, Williams AH, Stefansovski D, Cui J, Mackay AW, Henkin LF, Bergman RN, Gao X, Gauderman J, Varma R, Hanis CL,. Genetic variants associated with quantitative glucose homeostasis traits translate to type 2 diabetes in Mexican Americans: the GUARDIAN (Genetics Underlying Diabetes in Hispanics) Consortium. Diabetes. 2015;64(5):1853-1866.

Guo D, Li KC, Peters TR, Snively BM, Poehling KA, Zhou X. Multi-scale modeling for the transmission of influenza and the evaluation of interventions toward it. Sci Rep. 2015;5():8980.

Washburn LK, Nixon PA, Russell GB, Snively BM, O'Shea TM. Preterm birth is associated with higher uric acid levels in adolescents. J Pediatr. 2015;167(1):76-80.

Miller MR, Peters TR, Suerken CK, Snively BM, Poehling KA. Predictors of influenza diagnosis among patients with laboratory-confirmed influenza. J Infect Dis. 2015;212(10):1604-1612.

Vaughan L, Hogan PE, Rapp SR, Dugan E, Marottoli RA, Snively BM, Shumaker SA, Sink KM. Driving with mild cognitive impairment or dementia: cognitive test performance and proxy report of daily life function in older women. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015;63(9):1774-1782.

Phipps AI, Bhatti P, Neuhouser ML, Chen C, Crane T, Kroenke CH, Ochs-Balcom H, Rissling M, Snively BM, Stefanick M, Treggiari M, Watson NF. Impact of sleep duration and quality on cancer survival [abstract]. Sleep. 2015;38(Abstract Suppl):A293.

Jorgensen MJ, Lambert KR, Breaux SD, Baker KC, Snively BM, Weed JL. Pair housing of vervets/African green monkeys for biomedical research. Am J Primatol. 2015;():.

Cook JF, Hill DF, Snively BM, Boggs N, Suerken CK, Haq I, Stacy M, McCall WV, Ozelius LJ, Sweadner KJ, Brashear A. Cognitive impairment in rapid-onset dystonia-parkinsonism. Mov Disord. 2014;29(Suppl 3):344-350.

Gordon AS, Tabor HK, Johnson AD, Snively BM, Assimes TL, Auer PL, Ioannidis JP, Peters U, Robinson JG, Sucheston LE, Wang D, Sotoodehnia N, Rotter JI, Psaty BM, Jackson RD, Herrington DM, O'Donnell CJ, Reiner AP, Rich SS, Rieder MJ,. Quantifying rare, deleterious variation in 12 human cytochrome P450 drug-metabolism genes in a large-scale exome dataset. Hum Mol Genet. 2014;23(8):1957-1963.

Ng MC, Shriner D, Chen BH, Li J, Chen WM, Guo X, Liu J, Bielinski SJ, Yanek LR, Nalls MA, Comeau ME, Rasmussen-Torvik LJ, Jensen RA, Evans DS, Sun YV, An P, Patel SR, Lu Y, Long J, Armstrong LL, Wagenknecht L, Yang L, Snively BM, Palmer ND, Mudgal P,. Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies in African Americans provides insights into the genetic architecture of type 2 diabetes. PLoS Genet. 2014;10(8):e1004517.

Peters TR, Snively BM, Suerken CK, Blakeney E, Vannoy L, Poehling KA. Relative timing of influenza disease by age group. Vaccine. 2014;32(48):6451-6456.

Driscoll I, Snively BM, Espeland MA, Shumaker SA, Rapp SR, Goveas JS, Casanova R, Wactawski-Wende J, Manson JE, Rossom RC, Brooks J, Hernandez DG, Singleton AB, Resnick SM. A candidate gene study of genetic risk for dementia and mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in women aged greater than 65 years: results from the Women's Health Initiative Memory Study (WHIMS) [abstract]. Alzheimers Dement. 2014;10(4 Suppl):P787-P788.

Poehling KA, Edwards KM, Griffin MR, Szilagyi PG, Staat MA, Iwane MK, Snively BM, Suerken CK, Hall CB, Weinberg GA, Chaves SS, Zhu Y, McNeal MM, Bridges CB. The burden of influenza in young children, 2004-2009. Pediatrics. 2013;131(2):207-216.

Washburn L, Nixon P, Russell G, Snively BM, O'Shea TM. Adiposity in adolescent offspring born prematurely to mothers with preeclampsia. J Pediatr. 2013;162(5):912-917.

Tate J, Brashear A, Whitlow C, Snively B, Ozelius L, Sweadner K, Stacy M, Haq I. Rapid-onset dystonia-Parkinsonism presenting as tremor-dominant Parkinson's disease (PO4.161) [abstract]. Neurology. 2013;80(1 Meeting Abstracts):P04.

Vaughan L, Espeland MA, Snively B, Shumaker SA, Rapp SR, Shupe J, Robinson JG, Sarto GE, Resnick SM. The rationale, design, and baseline characteristics of the Women's Health Initiative Memory Study of Younger Women (WHIMS-Y). Brain Res. 2013;1514():3-11.

Peters TR, Suerken CK, Snively BM, Winslow JE, Nadkarni MD, Kribbs SB, Poehling KA. Influenza testing, diagnosis, and treatment in the emergency department in 2009-2010 and 2010-2011. Acad Emerg Med. 2013;20(8):786-794.

Poehling KA, Vannoy L, Light LS, Suerken CK, Snively BM, Guitierrez A, Peters TR. Assessment of parental report for 2009-2010 seasonal and monovalent H1N1 influenza vaccines among children in the emergency department or hospital. Acad Pediatr. 2012;12(1):36-42.

Halvorson EE, Peters TR, Snively BM, Poehling KA. Potential impact of accelerating the primary dose of rotavirus vaccine in infants. Vaccine. 2012;30(17):2738-2741.

Qayyum R, Snively BM, Ziv E, Nalls MA, Liu Y, Tang W, Yanek LR, Lange L, Evans MK, Ganesh S, Austin MA, Lettre G, Becker DM, Zonderman AB, Singleton AB, Harris TB, Mohler ER, Logsdon BA, Kooperberg C, Folsom AR, Wilson JG, Becker LC, Reiner AP. A meta-analysis and genome-wide association study of platelet count and mean platelet volume in African Americans. PLoS Genet. 2012;8(3):e1002491.

Brashear A, Cook J, Amponsah A, Hill D, Snively B, Light L, Suerken C, McCall WV, Boggs N, Stacy M, Ozelius L, Sweadner K. Psychiatric and neurocognitive morbidity in rapid-onset dystonia Parkinsonism [abstract]. Neurology. 2012;78(Suppl 1):P01.225.

McLaren CE, McLachlan S, Garner CP, Vulpe CD, Gordeuk VR, Eckfeldt JH, Adams PC, Acton RT, Murray JA, Leiendecker-Foster C, Snively BM, Barcellos LF, Cook JD, McLaren GD. Associations between single nucleotide polymorphisms in iron-related genes and iron status in multiethnic populations. PLoS ONE. 2012;7(6):e38339.

David SP, Hamidovic A, Chen GK, Bergen AW, Wessel J, Kasberger JL, Brown WM, Petruzella S, Thacker EL, Kim Y, Nalls MA, Tranah GJ, Sung YJ, Ambrosone CB, Arnett D, Bandera EV, Becker DM, Becker L, Berndt SI, Bernstein L,. Genome-wide meta-analyses of smoking behaviors in African Americans. Transl Psychiatry. 2012;2():e119.

Barbano RL, Hill DF, Snively BM, Light LS, Boggs N, McCall WV, Stacy M, Ozelius L, Sweadner KJ, Brashear A. New triggers and non-motor findings in a family with rapid-onset dystonia-parkinsonism. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2012;18(6):737-741.

Peters TR, Banks GC, Snively BM, Poehling KA. Potential impact of parental Tdap immunization on infant pertussis hospitalizations. Vaccine. 2012;30(37):5527-5532.

Brashear A, Cook JF, Hill DF, Amponsah A, Snively BM, Light L, Boggs N, Suerken CK, Stacy M, Ozelius L, Sweadner KJ, McCall WV. Psychiatric disorders in rapid-onset dystonia-parkinsonism. Neurology. 2012;79(11):1168-1173.

Brashear A, Mink JW, Hill DF, Boggs N, McCall WV, Stacy MA, Snively B, Light LS, Sweadner KJ, Ozelius LJ, Morrison L. ATP1A3 mutations in infants: a new rapid-onset dystonia-Parkinsonism phenotype characterized by motor delay and ataxia. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2012;54(11):1065-1067.

McLaren CE, Garner CP, Constantine CC, McLachlan S, Vulpe CD, Snively BM, Gordeuk VR, Nickerson DA, Cook JD, Leiendecker-Foster C, at al. Genome-wide association study identifies genetic loci associated with iron deficiency. PLoS ONE. 2011;6(3):e17390.

Brashear A, Hill DF, Boggs N, Ozelius L, Sweadner KJ, Light L, Stacy M, Snively BM, McCall WV. Psychosis: part of the rapid-onset dystonia-Parkinsonism (RDP) phenotype? [abstract]. Neurology. 2011;76(9 Suppl 4):A640.

Poehling KA, Szilagyi PG, Staat MA, Snively BM, Payne DC, Bridges CB, Chu SY, Light LS, Prill MM, Finelli L, et al. Impact of maternal immunization on influenza hospitalizations in infants. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011;204(6 Suppl 1):S141-S148.

Reiner AP, Lettre G, Nalls MA, Ganesh SK, Mathias R, Austin MA, Lohman K, Yang L, Liu Y, Snively BM, et al. Genome-wide association study of white blood cell count in 16,388 African Americans: the Continental Origins and Genetic Epidemiology Network (COGENT). PLoS Genet. 2011;7(6):e1002108.

McLaren CE, McLachlan S, Garner CP, Vulpe CD, Gordeuk VR, Eckfeldt JH, Adams PC, Acton RT, Murray JA, Leiendecker-Foster C, Snively BM, Barcellos LF, Cook JD, McLaren GD. Associations between single nucleotide polymorphisms in iron-related genes and iron status in multiethnic populations [abstract]. Blood. 2011;118(21):922.

Bell RA, Andrews JS, Arcury TA, Snively BM, Golden SL, Quandt SA. Depressive symptoms and diabetes self-management among rural older adults. Am J Health Behav. 2010;34(1):36-44.

McLaren CE, Barton JC, Eckfledt JH, McLaren GD, Acton RT, Adams PC, Henkin LF, Gordeuk VR, Vulpe CD, Snively BM, et al. Heritability of serum iron measures in the Hemochromatosis and Iron Overload Screening (HEIRS) family study. Am J Hematol. 2010;85(2):101-105.

Poehling KA, Light LS, Rhodes M, Snively BM, Halasa NB, Mitchel E, Schaffner W, Craig AS, Griffin MR. Sickle cell trait, hemoglobin C trait, and invasive pneumococcal disease. Epidemiology. 2010;21(3):340-346.

Urbina EM, Wadwa RP, Davis C, Snively BM, Dolan LM, Daniels SR, Hamman RF, Dabelea D. Prevalence of increased arterial stiffness in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus differs by measurement site and sex: the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study. J Pediatr. 2010;156(5):731-737.

Brashear A, Hill D, Snively BM, Sweadner KJ, Ozelius L. De novo and recurrent mutations in ATP1A3 are common in rapid-onset dystonia-Parkinsonism [abstract]. Neurology. 2010;74(9 Suppl 2):A204.

Brashear A, Hill DF, Snively B, Sweadner KJ, Ozelius L. Now triggers in rapid-onset dystonia-Parkinsonism (RDP) [abstract]. Neurology. 2010;74(9 Suppl 2):A205.

Rodriguez BL, Dabelea D, Liese AD, Fujimoto W, Waitzfelder B, Liu L, Bell R, Talton J, Snively BM, Kershnar A, et al. Prevalence and correlates of elevated blood pressure in youth with diabetes mellitus: the SEARCH for diabetes in youth study. J Pediatr. 2010;157(2):245-251.

Washburn L, Nixon P, Snively B, Tennyson A, O'Shea TM. Weight gain in infancy and early childhood is associated with school age body mass index but not intelligence and blood pressure in very low birth weight children. J Dev Orig Health Dis. 2010;1(5):338-346.

Quandt SA, Bell RA, Snively BM, Vitolins MZ, Wetmore-Arkader LK, Arcury TA. Dietary fat reduction behaviors among African American, American Indian, and white older adults with diabetes. J Nutr Elder. 2009;28(2):143-157.

Arcury TA, Marin A, Snively BM, Hernandez-Pelletier M, Quandt SA. Reducing farmworker residential pesticide exposure: evaluation of a lay health advisor intervention. Health Promot Pract. 2009;10(3):447-455.

Adams PC, Barton JC, McLaren GD, Acton RT, Speechley M, McLaren CE, Reboussin DM, Leiendecker-Foster C, Harris EL, Snively BM, et al. Screening for iron overload: lessons from the Hemochromatosis and Iron Overload Screening (HEIRS) Study. Can J Gastroenterol. 2009;23(11):769-772.

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Beverly M. Snively, Ph.D.

Beverly M. Snively, Ph.D.

Professor, Biostatistical Sciences
Translational Science Institute

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