Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research

LemeshowStanleyProfessor in the Division of Biostatistics

Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research, Wexner Medical Center

1841 Neil Ave
Columbus, OH 43210


Selected Publications:

Johannesdottir SA, Schmidt M, Phillips G, Glaser R, Yang EV, Blumenfeld M, Lemeshow S. Use of ?-blockers and mortality following ovarian cancer diagnosis: a population-based cohort study. BMC Cancer. 2013 Feb 22;13(1):85.

Schmidt M, Johannesdottir SA, Lemeshow S, Lash TL, Ulrichsen SP, Botker HE, Sorensen HT. Obesity in young men, and individual and combined risks of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular morbidity and death before 55 years of age: a Danish 33-year follow-up study. BMJ Open 2013;3:e002698. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-002698.

Hosmer D, Lemeshow S, Sturdivant, RX (2013). Applied Logistic Regression, 3rd Ed. A Wiley-Interscience Publication, John Wiley & Sons Inc., New York, NY, 500 pages.

Anderson S, Gooze R, Lemeshow S, Whitaker R. Quality of Early Maternal-Child Relationship and Risk of Adolescent Obesity. Pediatrics, 2012 Jan;129(1):132-40.

Marion JW, Lee J, Wilkins JR 3rd, Lemeshow S, Lee C, Waletzko EJ, Buckley TJ. In Vivo Phycocyanin Flourometry as a Potential Rapid Screening Tool for Predicting Elevated Microcystin Concentrations at Eutrophic Lakes. Environ Sci Technol. 2012 Apr 17;46(8):4523-31.

O'Brien JM Jr, Philips GS, Ali NA, Aberegg SK, Marsh CB, Lemeshow S. The association between body mass index, processes of care, and outcomes from mechanical ventilation: A prospective cohort study. Crit Care Med. 2012 May;40(5):1456-63.

Casserly B, Gerlach H, Phillips GS, Marshall JC, Lemeshow S, Levy MM. Evaluating the use of recombinant human activated protein C in adult severe sepsis: Results of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign. Crit Care Med. 2012 May; 40(5):1417-1426.

Paul P, Pennell ML, Lemeshow S. Standardizing the power of the Hosmer-Lemeshow goodness of fit test in large data sets. Stat Med. 2012 Jul 26.

Sullivan D, Pinsonneault JK, Papp AC, Zhu H, Lemeshow S, Mash DC and Sadee W. Dopamine transporter DAT and receptor DRD2 variants affect risk of lethal cocaine abuse: a gene-gene-environment interaction. Translational Psychiatry (2013) 3, e222; doi:10.1038/tp.2012.146 ?Published online 22 January 2013

Christensen S, Johansen MB, Christensen CF, Jensen R, Lemeshow S. Comparison of Charlson comorbidity index with SAPS and APACHE scores for prediction of mortality following intensive care. Clinical Epidemiology 2011:3 1-9.

Katz ML, Ferketich AK, Paskett ED, Harley A*, Reiter PL*, Lemeshow S, Westman JA, Clinton SK, Bloomfield CD. Cancer screening practices among Amish and non-Amish adults living in Ohio Appalachia. J Rural Health 2011;27:302-309.

Lemeshow S, Sorensen HT, Phillips G, Yang E, Antonsen S, Riis AH, Lesinski GB, Jackson R, Glaser R. Beta Blockers and Survival among Danish Patients with Malignant Melanoma: A Population-based Cohort Study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2011 Oct;20(10):2273-9.

Popovich PG, Lemeshow S, Gensel JC, Tovar CA. Independent evaluation of the effects of glibenclamide on reducing progressive hemorrhagic necrosis after cervical spinal cord injury. Exp Neurol. 2010 Dec 9.

O'Brien JM Jr, Aberegg SK, Ali NA, Diette GB, Lemeshow S. Results from the national spsis practice survey: predictions about mortality and morbidity and recommendations for limitation of care orders. Crit Care. 13(3): 2009. R96.

Westman JA, Ferketich AK, Kauffman RM, MacEachern SN, Wilkins III JR, Wilcox PP, Pilarski TR, Nagy R, Lemeshow S, de la Chapelle A, Bloomfield CD. Low cancer incidence rates in Ohio Amish. Cancer Causes & Control. Sept. 25, 2009.

Levy PS, Lemeshow S (2008). Sampling of Populations: Methods and Applications, Fourth Edition A Wiley-Interscience Publication, John Wiley & Sons Inc., New York, NY, 576 pages.

Hosmer D, Lemeshow S, May S (2008). Applied Survival Analysis: Regression Modeling of Time To Event Data, Second Edition. A Wiley-Interscience Publication, John Wiley & Sons Inc., New York, NY, 392 pages.

Grainger EM, Kim HS, Monk JP, Lemeshow SA, Gong MC, Bahnson RR, Clinton SK (2008). Consumption of Dietary Supplements, Over-the-Counter (OTC) and Prescription Medications in Men Participating in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT) at an Academic Center. Urologic Oncology; 26:125-132.

Ferketich AK, Katz ML, Kauffman RM, Paskett ED, Lemeshow S, Westman JA, Clinton SK, Bloomfield CD, and Wewers, ME (2008). Tobacco use among the Amish in Holmes County, Ohio. Journal of Rural Health 24(1): 84-90.

Waldman WJ, Williams MV Jr., Lemeshow S, Binkley P, Guttridge D, Kiecolt-Glaser JK, Knight DA, Ladner KJ and Glaser R (2008). Epstein-Barr virus-encoded dUTPase enhances proinflammatory cytokine production by macrophages in contact with endothelial cells: Evidence for depression-induced atherosclerotic risk. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity; 22(2):215-223.

Kiecolt-Glaser JK, Graham JE, Malarkey WB, Porter K, Lemeshow S, Glaser R. Olfactory influences on mood and autonomic, endocrine, and immune function. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2008 Apr;33(3):328-39.

Moradi T, Gridley G, Bjork J, Dosemeci M, Ji BT, Berkel HJ, Lemeshow S. Occupational physical activity and risk for cancer of the colon and rectum in Sweden among men and women by anatomic subsite. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2008 Jun;17(3):201-8.

Ali NA, O'Brien Jr JM, Hoffmann SP, Phillips G, Garland A, Finley JC, Almoosa K, Hejal R, Wolf KM, Lemeshow S, Connors Jr AF, Marsh CB. Acquired Weakness, Handgrip Strength and Mortality in Critically Ill Patients. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2008 May 29

Levy MM, Rapoport J, Lemeshow S, Chalfin DB, Phillips G, Danis M. Association between critical care physician management and patient mortality in the intensive care unit. Ann Intern Med. 2008 Jun 3;148(11):801-9

Levy PS, Lemeshow S (2008). Sampling of Populations: Methods and Applications, Fourth Edition. A Wiley-Interscience Publication, John Wiley & Sons Inc., New York, NY, 576 pages.

Hosmer D, Lemeshow S, May S (2008). Applied Survival Analysis: Regression Modeling of Time To Event Data, Second Edition. A Wiley-Interscience Publication, John Wiley & Sons Inc., New York, NY, 392 pages.

Archer KJ, Lemeshow S, Hosmer DW (2007). Goodness-of-fit Tests for Logistic Regression Models when Data are Collected using a Complex Sampling Design. Accepted for publication in Computational Statistics and Data Analysis; 51(9):4450-4464.

Kiecolt-Glaser JK, Belury M, Porter K, Beversdorf D, Lemeshow S, Glaser R (2007). Depressive Symptoms, omega-6:omega-3 Fatty Acids, and Inflammation in Older Adults. Psychosom Med; 69(3):217-24.

O'Brien JM Jr, Lu B, Ali NA, Martin GS, Aberegg SK, Marsh CB, Lemeshow S, Douglas IS (2007). Alcohol dependence is independently associated with sepsis, septic shock, and hospital mortality among adult intensive care unit patients. Crit Care Med; 35(2):345-50.

Ali NA, O;Brien JM Jr, Blum W, Byrd JC, Klisovic RB, Marcucci G, Phillips G, Marsh CB, Lemeshow S, Grever MR (2007). Hyperglycemia in patients with acute myeloid leukemia is associated with increased hospital mortality. Cancer. Jul 1;110(1):96-102.

PubMed articles


PhD: Biostatistics, University of California, Los Angeles
MSPH: Biostatistics, University of North Carolina

Editorial Activities:

  • 1994-1999  Statistics in Medicine
  • 2000-2004  Journal of Biopharmaceutical Sciences
  • 2001-present  The Stata Journal
  • 2005-present  Preventive Medicine


  • American Statistical Association
  • Society for Epidemiologic Research
  • American Public Health Association
  • Biometric Society
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science


  • 1969  Martin Wollman Memorial Medal
  • 1969  American Statistical Association Award
  • 1974  Winner of Student Paper contest, S. California Chapter of American Statistical Association
  • 1982  Tenure, University of Massachusetts
  • 1983  Secretary, American Statistical Association
  • 1986  Chair, American Statistical Association
  • 1991  Chair, American Public Health Association
  • 1992  Delta Omega-Rho Chapter, National Public Health Honor Society
  • 1993  Phi Kappa Honor Society, Phi Kappa Honor Society
  • 1995  School of Public Health Outstanding Teacher Award (Nominated)
  • 1995  Fellow of the American Statistical Association, American Statistical Association
  • 1995  Statistics Section Award, American Public Health Association
  • 1996-1997  INSERM Fellowship (Poste Orange), French Institut National de la Sante et de la Reserche Medicale
  • 1998  Featured Speaker at Statistical Science Awards, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • 1998  Distinguished Teacher Award, University of Massachusetts
  • 1998  School of Public Health Outstanding Teacher Award (Nominated)
  • 2000  Presenter, American Statistical Association
  • 2003  Wiley Lifetime Award
  • 2003  Full Member, Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research
  • 2003  Investigator Status, Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute
  • 2003  Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • 2003  Distinguished Graduate Alumnus, University of North Carolina Graduate School Centennial
  • 2003  AAAS Fellow
  • 2006  Public Health Alumni Hall of Fame, University of California - Los Angeles
  • 2008  Lowell Reed Lecture, APHA

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