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Stephen J. Ruberg

Stephen J. Ruberg
  • Adjunct Professor of Statistics
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  • Fax: 765-494-0558

Research Interests

  • Bayesian
  • Bayesian statistics for clinical trials and drug development
  • Clinical Drug Development
  • Clinical trials design and analysis - adaptive trials, dose response trials
  • Data Mining
  • Data Science
  • Estimands, causal inference and missing data in clinical trials
  • Global Clinical Drug Development - strategy and execution
  • Medical informatics [Data standards, Electronic Medical Records, Electronic Data Interchange]
  • Multiple Comparisons
  • Personalized/Targeted Medicine (Subgroup Identification, Multiplicity, Enrichment trials)
  • Statistical consulting/collaboration


  • B.A., Thomas More College, Mathematics, 1978
  • M.S., Miami University (Ohio), Statistics, 1980
  • Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, Biostatistics, 1984


  • Elected Member, 2018
  • Outstanding Educator Award, 2014
  • Career Achievement Award, 2012
  • Practice Award Finalist for best applied research paper, Decision Analysis Society, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, 2005
  • President’s Award, Lilly Research Laboratories, 2002
  • Distinguished Graduate Alumni Award, Miami University, Ohio, 2000
  • Meritorious Service Award, Midwest Biopharmaceutical Statistics Workshop, 1997
  • Fellow of the American Statistical Association, 1994
  • FDA Commissioner’s Special Citation for CANDA Guidance Task Force, Awarded by Commissioner David Kessler, MD, 1993
  • Outstanding Member of the Cincinnati Chapter of the ASA, presented by the ASA Council of Chapters, 1989
  • Special Citation for Contributions to the American Statistical Association, presented by the ASA Board of Directors, 1989
  • Comer Award for the outstanding graduate student in Statistics at University of Cincinnati (awarded by the ASA local chapter), 1984
  • Comer Award for the outstanding graduate student in Statistics at Miami University (awarded by the ASA local chapter), 1980
  • Breinich Award for leadership and scholarship at Thomas More College, 1978

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