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Rafael E Diaz Escamilla

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Contact Information

Title: Associate Professor

M: 11 - Noon

T: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

W: 1 - 2 PM

(916) 278-6221

California Sate Univeristy Sacramento
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6051


Papers and Publications

  1. Gong, C., Mera R., Bravo J.C., Ruiz B., Diaz-Escamilla R., Fontham, E. T. H., Correa, P., and Hunt, J.D., Kras Predict Progression of Pneoplastic Gastric Lesions, Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, 8 (1999), pp. 167-171.

  2. Mann, N., Diaz, R., Analysis of Classified Advertisements for Gastroenterology in NEJM, American Journal of Gastroenterology 2005, 100: S93 (Abstract).

  3. Mann, N., Diaz, R., The Evaluation of Classified Advertisements for Gastroenterology in NEJM International Medical Journal, 13 (4) (2006), pp. 243-247.

  4. Diaz, R., Comparison of PQL and Laplace 6 estimates of hierarchical linear models when comparing groups of small incident rates in cluster-randomized trials. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis , 51 (6) (2007), pp. 2871–2888.

  5. Diaz, R., Comparison of Adaptive Gaussian Quadrature, PQL and Laplace 6 estimates of hierarchical linear models when comparing groups of small incident rates in cluster-randomized trials, 2007 Joint Statistical Meeting Proceedings, American Statistical Association.

  6. Wirojanan, J., Jaquemont, S., Diaz, R., et al, The Efficiency of Melatonin for Sleep Problems in Children with Autism and Fragile X Syndrome. Journal of Cinical Sleep Medicine, 5 (2) (2009), pp. 145-150.

  7. Baker, D. L., Dang, M.T., Ying Ly, M., Diaz, R., et al, Perceptions of Barriers to Immunizations among Parents of Hmong Origin in California, American Journal of Public Health, 100 (5) (2010), pp. 839-845.

  8. Baker, D. L., Melnikow, J. Ying Ly, M., Shoultz, J., Niederhauser, V., Diaz-Escamilla, R., Translation of Health Survey using Mixed Methods, Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 42 (4) (2010), pp. 430-438.

  9. Parks, S., Diaz, R., Molinaro, M., Did I trapped the Median? STatistics Education Web (STEW), n. d., n. pag. Available at http://www.amstat.org/education/stew/.
    (First Prize Competion for Best STatitics Education Web/Census at School Lesson Rules and Guidance, December 2013).

Research Projects/Interests

  • Estimation Techniques of Hierarchical Generalized Linear Models
  • Statistical Techniques in Cluster Randomized Trials with Dichotomous Outcomes
  • Statistics in Education
  • Statistical Data Analysis in Collaborative Research

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Professional Associations

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Last updated: 07/01/2014