Sean L. Simpson, Ph.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Sean L. Simpson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Biostatistical Sciences

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-8369 | Department: 336-716-2011


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Education & Training

  • B.A., Harvard University , 2002
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill , 2008


  • Am Statistical Assoc
  • Biometric Society
Sean L. Simpson, Ph.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Sean L. Simpson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Biostatistical Sciences
Translational Science Institute
Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
Translational Science Institute

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-8369 | Department: 336-716-2011


Recent Publications

Simpson SL, Edwards LJ. A circular LEAR correlation structure for cyclical longitudinal data. Stat Methods Med Res. 2013;22(3):296-306.

Bruce MA, Beech BM, Crook ED, Sims M, Griffith DM, Simpson SL, Ard J, Norris KC. Sex, weight status, and chronic kidney disease among African Americans: the Jackson Heart Study. J Investig Med. 2013;61(4):701-707.

Simpson SL, Lyday RG, Hayasaka S, Marsh AP, Laurienti PJ. A permutation testing framework to compare groups of brain networks. Front Comput Neurosci. 2013;7():171.

Vaughan L, Leng I, Dagenbach D, Resnick SM, Rapp SR, Jennings JM, Brunner RL, Simpson SL, Beavers DP, Coker LH, Gaussoin SA, Sink KM, Espeland MA. Intraindividual variability in domain-specific cognition and risk of mild cognitive impairment and dementia. Curr Gerontol Geriatr Res. 2013;():495793.

McCrory M, Gower E, Morris P, Simpson S. Off-hours admission and mortality in pediatric intensive care [abstract]. Crit Care Med. 2013;41(12 Suppl 1):A135.

Webb BC, Simpson SL, Hairston KG. From politics to parity: using a health disparities index to guide legislative efforts for health equity. Am J Public Health. 2011;101(3):554-560.

Simpson SL, Hayasaka S, Laurienti PJ. Exponential random graph modeling for complex brain networks. PLoS ONE. 2011;6(5):e20039.

Telesford QK, Simpson SL, Burdette JH, Hayasaka S, Laurienti PJ. The brain as a complex system: using network science as a tool for understanding the brain. Brain Connect. 2011;1(4):295-308.

Simpson SL, Edwards LJ, Muller KE, Sen PK, Styner MA. A linear exponent AR1 family of correlation structures. Stat Med. 2010;29(17):1825-1838.

Slager RE, Simpson SL, LeVan TD, Poole JA, Sandler DP, Hopping JA. Rhinitis associated with pesticide use among private pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study. J Toxicol Environ Health A. 2010;73(20):1382-1393.

Telesford QK, Morgan AR, Hayasaka S, Simpson SL, Barret W, Kraft RA, Mozolic JL, Laurienti PJ. Reproducibility of graph metrics in fMRI networks. Front Neuroinform. 2010;4():117.

Johnson JL, Muller KE, Slaughter JC, Gurka MJ, Gribbin MJ, Simpson SL. POWERLIB: SAS/IML software for computing power in multivariate linear models. J Stat Softw. 2009;30(5):1-27.

All Publications

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Assistant Professor, Biostatistical Sciences

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