H. N. (Raj) Nagaraja, PhD

H. N. (Raj) Nagaraja, PhD
Professor Emeritus
Center of Excellence in Regulatory Tobacco Science
Email: nagaraja.1@osu.edu
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400-C Cunz Hall
1841 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH, 43210


Ph.D., Statistics, Iowa State University, 1980
M.Sc., Statistics, University of Mysore, India, 1974
B.Sc., Mathematics, Statistics, University of Mysore, 1972


Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science; Fellow, American Statistical Association; Elected member, International Statistical Institute; President, International Indian Statistical Association, 2010-2011

Selected Publications:

Choudhary PK and Nagaraja HN (2017). Measuring Agreement: Models, Methods, and Applications. John Wiley. 360pp.

Ahmadi J and Nagaraja HN (2018). Conditional properties of  a random sample  given  an order statistic. Statistical Papers.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s00362-018-1016-y (Accepted June 2018)

Birmingham DJ, Merchant M, Waikar SS, Nagaraja HN, Rovin BH.  Biomarkers of lupus nephritis histology and flare: Deciphering the relevant amidst the noise.  Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation (2017) 32: i71–i79 doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfw300 PMID: 28391335

Wagner KN, Nagaraja H, Allain DC, Quick A, Kolb S, Roggenbuck J. (2016). Patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis have high interest in and limited access to genetic testing. Journal of Genetic Counseling. 2017 Jun; 26(3):604-611. doi: 10.1007/s10897-016-0034-y. Epub 2016 Oct 20. PMID: 27761850

Boudoulas KD, Bittenbender PM, Nagaraja HN, Kahaly O, Dickerson JA, Raman SV, Mazzaferri Jr EL, Bush CA. Factors Determining Left Main Coronary Artery Luminal Area. Journal of Invasive Cardiology 2017 Jul;29(7):246-249. Epub 2017 Feb 15. PMID: 28208116

Healy SJ, Nagaraja HN, Alwan D, Dungan KM.  Prevalence, predictors, and outcomes of steroid-induced hyperglycemia in hospitalized patients with hematologic malignancies.  Endocrine. 2017 Apr; 56(1):90-97. Epub 2017 Jan 6. doi: 10.1007/s12020-016-1220-2. PMID: 28058528

Flanigan DC, Carey JL, Brophy RH, Graham WC, DiBartola AC, Hamilton D, Nagaraja HN, Lattermann C. (2017). Interrater and intrarater reliability of arthroscopic measurements of articular cartilage defects in the knee. The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.  American Volume: 21 June 2017 - Volume 99 - Issue 12, 979–988 doi: 10.2106/JBJS.16.01132, PMID: 28632586

Ganesan SM, Joshi V, Fellows M, Dabdoub SM, Nagaraja HN, O’Donnell B, Deshpande NR, Kumar P (2017). A tale of two risks: Smoking, diabetes and the subgingival microbiome. The ISME (International Society for Microbial Ecology) Journal, Nature Publishing Group. 2017 Sep;11(9):2075-2089. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2017.73. Epub 2017 May 23. PMID: 28534880

Scharre DW, Chang S-I, Nagaraja HN, Vrettos NE, Bornstein RA. Digitally translated Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination (eSAGE): Relationship with its validated paper version, neuropsychological evaluations, and clinical assessments. Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 Jun 27;9(1):44 doi: 10.1186/s13195-017-0269-3, PMID: 28655351

Brasky TM, Hinton A, Doogan NJ, Cooper SE, Nagaraja HN, Xi W, Shields PG, Wewers ME. (2018). Characteristics of the Tobacco User Adult Cohort in Urban and Rural Ohio. Tobacco Regulatory Science, 4(1), 614-630. doi: 10.18001/TRS.4.1.8. PMID:29862311

Wagner KN, Nagaraja, HN, Allain DC, Quick A, Kolb S, Roggenbuck J. (2018). Patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis have high interest in and limited access to genetic testing. Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine 2018 Mar;6(2):224-229. doi: 10.1002/mgg3.360, PMID:29266834

Cardona A, Zareba KM, Nagaraja HN, Schaal SF, Simonetti OP, Ambrosio G, Raman SV (2018). T-Wave abnormality as electrocardiographic signature of myocardial edema in NST-elevation acute coronary syndromes.  JAHA:Journal of the American Heart Association 2018 Jan 26;7(3). pii: e007118. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.117.007118. PMID: 29432131

Doogan NJ, Cooper S, Quisenberry AJ, Brasky TM, Browning CR, Klein EG, Hinton A, Nagaraja HN,  Xi W, Wewers ME (2018). The role of travel distance and price promotions in tobacco product purchase quantity. Health & Place, 51, 151-157. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2018.03.009. PMID: 29625358

Kopp BT, Hinton A, Lu, R., Cooper S, Nagaraja H, Wewers ME (2018). Impact of presence of children on indoor tobacco restrictions in households of urban and rural adult tobacco users. Academic Pediatrics 2018 Apr 10. pii: S1876-2859(18)30165-7. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2018.04.002. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29653256

De Rosa, M, Azzato F, Toblli, De Rosa G, Fuentes F, Nagaraja HN, Nash R, Rovin BH (2018). Kidney Biopsy findings of lupus nephritis patients in remission and renal flare after withdrawal of maintenance therapy -A prospective observational cohort study.  Kidney International, 2018 Jul 20. pii: S0085-2538(18)30395-8. doi: 10.1016/j.kint.2018.05.021. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30045812

Quisenberry A, Klein E, Hinton A, Doogan N, Brasky T, Xi W, Cooper S, Nagaraja H, Wewers M. The association of e-cigarette use motivations and combustible tobacco use over time among exclusive and dual e-cigarette users. Tobacco Regulatory Science, 4(4), July 2018, pp. 63-72; https://doi.org/10.18001/TRS.4.4.7.