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Paula Buchanan, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor; Associate Director of Academic Affairs
Department of Health and Clinical Outcomes Research

Director for AHEAD Consulting & Training Services

Courses Taught

ORES 5010 Introduction to Biostatistics for Health Outcomes; ORES 5150 Multivariate Analysis for Health Outcomes Research; ORES 5550 SAS Programming I; ORES 5120 Practical Applications of Statistical Methods; ORES 5300 Foundations of Outcomes Research; Research Methods


Ph.D. Health Services Research, Saint Louis University

M.P.H. Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Saint Louis University

B.A. Mathematics, Truman State University

B.S. Mathematics, Truman State University

Research Interests

Development, progression, treatment and outcomes of chronic and acute illnesses

Epidemiological and statistical modeling to examine relationships in large population-level registries and databases such as those from the VA, Medicare, and national insurance and pharmacy benefit management companies

Statistical and research methods

Database management

Pediatric medicine

Cost analysis


Publications and Media Placements

Find Paula Buchanan on ResearchGate

Professional Organizations and Associations

International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research

American Statistical Association