Samiran Ghosh, PhD

Samiran Ghosh, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics,
Charles H. Gershenson Distinguished Faculty Fellow
Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics
and of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences
Director of Biostatistics in BERD, Wayne State University 
Elliman Building, Rm 2148
421 E. Canfield Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201


University of Connecticut, PhD, 2006

Research Focus

Dr. Ghosh's methodological research focuses on Intervention/Clinical Trials Design and Analysis. He is also interetsed in survival analysis, generalized linear model, multilevel model, model selection in high dimensional data, machine learning and Bayesian paradigm. Especially issues related to missing data, sample size and bias in longitudinal clinical trial are his recent research focus. On the application side his major focus is on health services, outcomes research and mental health.

Recent Publications

Sentürk D, Ghosh S, Nguyen DV. Exploratory time varying lagged regression: modeling association of cognitive and functional trajectories with expected clinic visits in older adults. Comput Stat Data Anal. 2014 May 1;73:1-15. PubMed PMID: 24436504; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3890149.

Pickett YR, Ghosh S, Rohs A, Kennedy GJ, Bruce ML, Lyness JM. Healthcare use among older primary care patients with minor depression. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2014 Feb;22(2):207-10. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2012.08.018. Epub 2013 Apr 9. PubMed PMID: 23582748; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3714375.

Boutros NN, Ghosh S, Khan A, Bowyer SM, Galloway MP. Anticonvulsant medications for panic disorder: a review and synthesis of the evidence. Int J Psychiatry Clin Pract. 2014 Jan;18(1):2-10. doi: 10.3109/13651501.2013.873053. Epub 2014 Jan 30. PubMed PMID: 24313739.

Arnetz BB, Broadbridge CL, Ghosh S. Longitudinal determinants of energy levels in knowledge workers. J Occup Environ Med. 2014 Jan;56(1):79-85. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000029. PubMed PMID: 24351892.

Alexopoulos GS, Kiosses DN, Sirey JA, Kanellopoulos D, Seirup JK, Novitch RS, Ghosh S, Banerjee S, Raue PJ. Untangling Therapeutic Ingredients of a Personalized Intervention for Patients with Depression and Severe COPD. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2013 Aug 13. pii: S1064-7481(13)00245-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2013.05.006. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23954038; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3923856.

Shirazian S, Schanler M, Shastry S, Dwivedi S, Kumar M, Rice K, Miyawaki N, Ghosh S, Fishbane S. The effect of ergocalciferol on uremic pruritus severity: a randomized controlled trial. J Ren Nutr. 2013 Jul;23(4):308-14. doi: 10.1053/j.jrn.2012.12.007. Epub 2013 Feb 27. PubMed PMID: 23453391.