Christine Mauro, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at CUMC
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Christine Mauro's research interests include the analysis of clinical trials, longitudinal data analysis, statistical learning techniques, and the application of statistics to problems in mental health research. Dr. Mauro is also very interested in teaching Biostatistics in the health sciences, specifically to a non-mathematically trained audience.

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Biostatistician, The Center for Complicated Grief
  • Affiliated Member, Mental Health Data Science

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • BS, 2008 Fairfield University
  • MS, 2009 Columbia University
  • PhD, 2014 Columbia University

Editorial Boards

Statistical Editor - The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Honors & Awards

The College on Problems of Drug Dependence Early Career Investigator Award, 2018


Research Interests

  • Biostatistical Methods
  • Mental Health
  • Substance Use

Selected Publications

Mauro C, Reynolds CF, Maercker A, Skritskaya N, Simon N, Zisook S, Lebowitz B, Cozza S, Shear MK. (2018). Prolonged Grief Disorder: Clinical Utility of ICD-11 Diagnostic Guidelines. Psychological Medicine.

Mauro CM, Newswanger P, Santaella-Tenorio J, Mauro PM, Carliner H, Martins S. (2017). Impact of Medical Marijuana Laws on State-Level Marijuana Use by Age and Gender, 2004-2013. Prevention Science. 1-10

Mauro C, Shear MK, Reynolds CF, Simon N, Zisook S, Skritskaya N, Wang Y, Lebowitz B, Duan N, First M, Ghesquiere A, Gribbin C, Glickman K. (2017). Performance characteristics and clinical utility of diagnostic criteria proposals in bereaved treatment-seeking patients. Psychological Medicine. 47(4), 608-615 DOI: