- Professor Emeritus of Biostatistics
Credentials & Experience
Education & Training
- PhD, 1974 Harvard University
Committees, Societies, Councils
Fellow, American Statistical Association
APHA Statistics Section Award Winner
Member, International Biometrics Society, ENAR
Member, Institute of Mathematical Statistics
Honors & Awards
Statistics Section Award, American Public Health Association, 2008
Fellow, American Statistical Association, 2001
Summa Cum Laude, Columbia College, 1968
Phi Beta Kappa, Columbia College, 1968
- Biostatistical Methods
- Chronic disease
- Infectious diseases
- Maternal and Reproductive Health
Michael O. Finkelstein and Bruce Levin Statistics for Lawyers, 3rd Edition. Springer-Verlag New York, NY 2015
Fleiss, J.L., Levin, B., and Paik, M.C. Statistical Methods for Rates and Proportions, 3rd Edition. Wiley New York, NY 2003
Levy, G. and Levin, B. (2014). The Biostatistics of Aging: From Gompertzian Mortality to an Index of Aging-Relatedness. New York: Wiley.
Levin, B. and C.-S. Leu. On an Inequality That Implies the Lower Bound Formula for the Probability of Correct Selection in the Levin-Robbins-Leu Family of Sequential Binomial Subset Selection Procedures. Sequential Analysis 32 404-427 2013
Caplan, A., Plunkett, C., and Levin, B. (2015). Selecting the Right Tool for the Job (invited paper). American Journal of Bioethics 15(4):4-10 (with open peer commentaries, pp. 33-50).
Caplan, A., Plunkett, C., and Levin, B. (2015). The Perfect Must Not Overwhelm the Good: Response to Open Peer Commentaries on ""Selecting the Right Tool For the Job"". American Journal of Bioethics 15(4):W8-W10.
Levin, B., Thompson, J.L.P., Chakraborty, B., Levy, G., MacArthur, R.B., Haley, E.C. (2011). Statistical Aspects of the TNK-S2B Trial of Tenecteplase versus Alteplase in Acute Ischemic Stroke: An Efficient, Dose-Adaptive, Seamless Phase II/III Design. Clinical Trials 8:398-407.
Bruce Levin The Saddlepoint Correction in Conditional Logistic Likelihood Analysis. Biometrika 77 275-285 1990
Finkelstein, M.O. and Levin, B. Bush v. Gore: Two Neglected Lessons from a Statistical Perspective. Jurimetrics 2004
M.O. Finkelstein and B. Levin On the Probative Value of Evidence from a Screening Search. Jurimetrics 43 265-290 2003
Urban Health Activities
Statistics, Epidemiology and Data Management (SED) Core of the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies: This multidisciplinary AIDS Research Center focuses on behavioral strategies for prevention of HIV infection and coping with HIV/AIDS in neglected populations. Dr. Levin is director of the SED Core, which is responsible for statistical design and analysis, data management, and epidemiologic considerations for the Center?s funded randomized behavioral intervention trials.
Warfarin vs. Aspirin in Reduced Cardiac Ejection Fraction-STAT: This is the Statistical Analysis and Anticoagulation Data Management Center for a multi-center double blind randomized clinical trial to determine whether warfarin or aspirin is better at preventing stroke and death in patients with reduced cardiac ejection fraction. Dr. Levin is the senior statistical consultant.