H. N. (Raj) Nagaraja, PhD

H. N. (Raj) Nagaraja, PhD
Professor Emeritus
Biostatistics
400-C Cunz Hall
1841 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH, 43210
Email: nagaraja.1@osu.edu
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Research Interests

Order and Record Statistics, Measuring Agreement, Stochastic Modeling of Biomedical Data, Biostatistical Applications.

Education

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

Awards/Honors

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)

Sroka C and Nagaraja HN (2018). Odds ratios from logistic, geometric, Poisson, and negative binomial regression models. BMC Medical Research Methodology. 2018 Oct 20;18(1):112. doi: 10.1186/s12874-018-0568-9

Nagaraja CH and Nagaraja HN (2019). Distribution-free approximate methods for constructing confidence intervals for quantiles. International Statistical Review. (doi:10:1111/insr.12338).

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.

Hinton A, Nagaraja HN, Cooper S, Wewers ME. Tobacco product transition patterns in rural and urban cohorts: Where do dual users go? (2018).  Prev Med Rep. 2018 Oct 22;12:241-244. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2018.10.015. eCollection 2018 Dec. PMID: 30377574

Sweet L, Brasky T, Cooper S, Doogan N, Hinton A, Klein E, Nagaraja H, Quisenberry A, Xi W, Wewers M. (2019). Quitting Behaviors among Dual Cigarette/E-cigarette Users and Cigarette Smokers Enrolled in the Tobacco User Adult Cohort.  Nicotine & Tobacco Research, Feb 18;21(3):278-284. doi: 10.1093/ntr/nty222. PMID:30346585

Klepek H, Nagaraja H, Goutman SA, Quick A, Kolb SJ, Roggenbuck J (2019). Lack of consensus on the offer of ALS genetic testing practices and divergent views between ALS clinicians and patients. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration.  May;20(3-4):216-221.doi: 10.1080/21678421.2019. PMID: 30931630

Cardona A, Trovato V, Nagaraja HN, Raman SV, Harfi HT (2019). Left atrial volume quantification using coronary calcium score scan: Feasibility, reliability and reproducibility analysis of a standardized approach. Int. J. Cardiology Heart & Vasculature. Mar 30;23:100351. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcha.2019.100351. eCollection 2019 Jun. PMID:30976656

Savelli SL, Roubey RAS, Kitzmiller KJ, Zhou D, Nagaraja HN, Mulvihill E, Barbar-Smiley F, Ardoin SP, Wu YL, Yu C-Y (2019). Opposite Profiles of Complement in Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) among Patients with Antiphospholipid Antibodies. Frontiers in Immunology. May 7;10:885. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2019.00885. PMID:31134052

Mulvihill E, Ardoin SP, Thompson S, Zhou B, Yu GR, King E, Singer N, Levy D, Brunner HI, Wu YL, Nagaraja HN, Schanberg LE, Yu C-Y (2019). Elevated Serum Complement Levels and Higher Gene Copy Number of Complement C4B Are Associated with Hypertension and Effective Response to Statin Therapy in Childhood Onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE). Lupus Science & Medicine.  2019 Jul 31;6(1):e000333. doi: 10.1136/lupus-2019-000333. eCollection 2019

Cassol CA, Bott C, Nadasdy GM, Alberton V, Malvar A, Nagaraja HN, Nadasdy T, Rovin BH, Satoskar AA (2019). Immunostaining for glactose-deficient immunoglobulin A is not specific for primary immunoglobulin A nephropathy. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 2019 Aug 1. pii: gfz152. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfz152. [Epub ahead of print]