Levi Waldron

Assistant Professor of Biostatistics

Ph.D Wood Science
University of Toronto

M.S Physics
University of Waterloo

B.S Physics
University of British Columbia

levi.waldron@sph.cuny.edu

Dr. Waldron is active in public health data science, combining statistics and computation to address data-intensive public health problems, particularly in the field of translational cancer research. He is a technical advisor to the Bioconductor project for computational biology and the author of multiple software and data packages for genomic analysis and analysis of the human microbiome.

Prior to his work at CUNY ISPH, Dr. Waldron completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University Health Network in Toronto, and at the Harvard School of Public Health and Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

Dr. Waldron’s implementation science expertise focuses on assessing the effectiveness of novel HIV patient care, and the clinical translation of molecular subtypes of cancer.

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Recent Publications: 

Gao J, Perlman A, Kalache S, Berman N, Seshan S, Salvatore S, Smith L, Wehrli N, Waldron L, Kodali H, Chevalier J. Multi-parametric Quantitative Ultrasound Imaging in Assessment of Chronic Kidney Disease. J Ultrasound Med. 2017 Apr 13.

Pasolli E, Schiffer L, Manghi P, Renson A, Obenchain V, Truong DT, Beghini F, Malik F, Ramos M, Dowd JB, Huttenhower C, Morgan M, Segata N, Waldron L. Accessible, curated metagenomic data through ExperimentHub. Nat. Methods 2017, 14:1023–1024.

Ramos M, Schiffer L, Re A, Azhar R, Basunia A, Rodriguez C, Chan T, Chapman P, Davis SR, Gomez-Cabrero D, Culhane AC, Haibe-Kains B, Hansen KD, Kodali H, Louis MS, Mer AS, Riester M, Morgan M, Carey V, Waldron L. Software for the Integration of Multiomics Experiments in Bioconductor. Cancer Res. 2017, 77:e39–e42.

Raimann JG, Waldron L, Koh E, Miller GA, Sor MH, Gray RJ, Kotanko P. Meta-analysis and commentary: Preemptive correction of arteriovenous access stenosis. Hemodial. Int. 2017.

Gao J, Zheng X, Zheng YY, Zuo GQ, Ran HT, Auh YH, Waldron L, Chan T, Wang ZG. Shear Wave Elastography of the Spleen for Monitoring Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Function: A Pilot Study. Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. 2016;35(5):951-8.