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Monica Jackson

Associate Professor Department of Mathematics and Statistics

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Partnerships & Affiliations

  • Regional Advisory Board for the Eastern North American Region of the International Biometrics Society.

    Member

  • American Statistical Association

    Member

  • Caucus for Women in Statistics

    Member

  • Institute of Mathematical Statistics

    Member

  • National Association of Mathematicians

    Member

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Research Interests

Dr. Jackson main research areas of interest are in spatial statistics and disease surveillance.

Professional Presentations

       
  • National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Health. “Comparison of tests for global clustering and local cluster detection on data with global clustering pattern and outliers”. Bethesda, MD 03/08
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  • US Census Bureau. “Exploring Goodness-of-Fit and Spatial Correlation Using Components of Tango’s Index of Spatial Clustering”. Hyattsville, MD 03/07  
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  • National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Health. “Exploring Goodness-of-Fit and Spatial Correlation Using Components of Tango’s Index of Spatial Clustering”. Bethesda, MD 02/07
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  • Spelman College, Department of Mathematics seminar, “Statistical issues in disease clustering and surveillance”, Atlanta, GA 10/04 
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  • Eastern North American Region of the International Biometrics Society. Invited roundtable discussion leader, “Integrating the SAS certification into the Academic Teaching Environment”.  Washington, DC, 03/08
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  • University of Maryland, College Park, SPIRAL Program.  “Disease Clustering”.  College Park, MD  5/05
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  • Clark Atlanta University Fall Conference. “Building Careers: The legacy of Clark Atlanta University’s Mathematics Department. Atlanta, GA 10/08.
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  • Pomona College, Department of Mathematics seminar, “Statistical issues in disease clustering and surveillance”,  Claremont, CA 1/05
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  • Rochester Institute of Technology, Department of Mathematics and Statistics seminar, “Exploring goodness-of-fit and spatial correlation using components of Tango’s index of spatial clustering”. Rochester, NY 8/04
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  • Morehouse College, Department of Mathematics seminar “Applied Mathematics and its application to public health and disease surveillance”. Atlanta , GA , 3/04

Grants and Sponsored Research

       
  • National Institute of Health, National Cancer Institute.  Contract for project titled: “Comparison of Spatial Test for Global Clustering and Cluster Detection on data with varying Spatial Correlation Structure and Geographic Units.”  05/07-08/07

Selected Publications

Note: Order of co-authors is as published and prioritized by contribution, as is customary in the field.   Except for last author which signifies senior author.  
  •  De Mendoza, A., Jackson, M. C., and Sheppard, V. (2016). "The role of knowledge on genetic counseling and testing for BRCA ½ in black breast cancer survivors at increased risk of carrying a mutation." Journal of Genetic Counseling, (Accepted)
 
  • LaBove, G, Davison, S.P., Jackson, M. (2016). “Compliance of Perioperative Antibiotic Dosing and Surgical Site Infection Rate in Office-Based Elective Surgery,” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery—Global Open, (4)5: e710. doi: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000000704.
 
  • Perrin, E., Sellers, T., Maxwell, L.H., Morgan, M., Davis, S-M, Cook, C., Jackson, M.C., Sellers, K.F. (2015). “A Statistical Analysis of Weight Gain During the Freshman Year of College”, Journal of Student Research, 4(1): 144-151.
 
  • Jackson, M. C., (2014). Testbank for use with the Introduction to the Practice of Statistics, 8th edition (W.H. Freeman) 
 
  • Arab, A., Jackson, M. C., and Kongli, C. (2014). "Modelling the effects of weather and climate on malaria distributions in West Africa," Malaria Journal, 23(126). (DOI:10.1186/1475-2875-13-126)
 
  • Veach, E., Xique, I., Johnson, J., Lyle, J., Almodovar, I., Sellers, K.F., Moore, C.T., and Jackson, M.C. (2014). “Race matters: analyzing the relationship between colorectal cancer mortality rates and various factors within respective racial groups”, Frontiers in Public Health, 2(239). (DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2014.00239)
 
  • Jackson, M. C., Trotman, A., Stephens, M., and Sellers, K. F. (2012). "The Effect of Latency Variables on Repeated Measures Inference Applied to the Measurement of Risk-taking as a function of Psychopathy," Quality and Quantity (DOI:10.1007/s11135-011-9475-4)
 
  • Jackson, M. C., and Macpherson, B. (2011). Testbank for use with the Introduction to the Practice of Statistics, 7th edition (W.H. Freeman) 
 
  • Thompson, W., McGinnis, S., McDaniel, D., Sexton, J., Petit, R., Anderson, S., Sellers, K., and  M. Jackson, M. C. (2011). "A Geographical and Statistical Analysis of Childhood Leukemia Deaths Relating to the Locations of Nuclear Power Plants," Advances and Applications in Statistical Science, 6(5).
 
  • Jackson, M. C., Gray, M. W., Lu, J., and Solana, H. (2011). "The Integration of the SAS Certificate Program into the Classroom Teaching Environment," International Mathematical Forum, 6(50)
 
  • Shavers, V. L., Jackson, M. C., Sheppard, V. B. (2010).“Racial/ethnic patterns of uptake of colorectal screening,”Journal of the National Medical Association,102(7), 621–636
 
  • Jackson, M. C., Huang, L., Xie, Q., Tiwari, R. (2010). “A Modified Version of Moran's I,”International Journal of Health Geographics, 9(33)
 
  • Jackson, M. C., Colson, A., Johansen, L., Furlong, C., Sellers, K. F. (2010). “Modelling the effect of climate change on the prevalence of Malaria in Western Africa,”Statistica Neerlandica, 64(4), 388-400
 
  • Jackson, M. C. (2010). “A comparison of estimation methods for conditionally-specified spatial data,”International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, 58(2), 169–184
 
  • Jackson, M. C., Huang, L., Luo, J., Hackey, M., Feuer, E. (2009).“Comparison of tests for spatial heterogeneity on data with global clustering patterns and outliers,”International Journal of Health Geographics, 8(55)
 
  • Jackson, M. C., Davis, W., Waldron, W., McNeel, T., Pfeiffer, R., Breen, N. (2009).“Impact of geography on mammography use in California,” Cancer Causes and Control, 20(8)
 
  • Shavers, V., Harlan, L., Jackson, M. C., Robinson, J. (2009).“Racial/ethnic patterns of care for pancreatic cancer,” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 12(7), 623–630
 
  • Jackson, M. C., Sellers, K. F. (2008). “Simulating discrete spatially correlated Poisson data on a lattice,” International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, 37(4), 137 –154
 
  • Jackson, M. C., Waller, L. A. (2005). “Exploring goodness-of-fit and spatial correlation using components of Tango’s index of spatial clustering,” Geographical Analysis, 37(4), 371–382
 
  • Russek-Cohen, E., Jackson, M. C. (2002).“Permutation Tests,“ Encyclopedia of Environmetrics, pp. 1547 – 1549, London: Wiley
 
  • Jackson, M. C. (2001). “Spatial data analysis for discrete data on a lattice,” Contemporary Mathematics, 4, 53–58
 

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