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Steven Heeringa

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Senior Research Scientist, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research.

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Steven G. Heeringa is a Senior Research Scientist at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research (ISR). He is a member of the Faculty of the University of Michigan Program in Survey Methods and the Joint Program in Survey Methodology. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association and elected member of the International Statistical Institute. He is the author of many publications on statistical design and sampling methods for research in the fields of public health and the social sciences. He is the lead author of Applied Survey Data Analysis (Chapman & Hall, 2010), a comprehensive new text on methods for the statistical analysis of complex sample survey data. Steve has over 37 years of statistical sampling experience in the development of the SRC National Sample design, as well as research designs for ISR's major longitudinal and cross-sectional survey programs. Since 1985 Steve has collaborated extensively with scientific colleagues in the design and conduct of major studies in aging, psychiatric epidemiology and physical and mental health. He has been a teacher of survey sampling and statistical methods to U.S. and international students and has served as a sample design consultant to a wide variety of international research programs based in countries such as Russia, the Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, India, Nepal, China, Egypt, Iran, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, South Africa and Chile.

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Heeringa, Steven, Brady T. West, and Patricia A. Berglund. 2010. Applied survey data analysis. Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis. Abstract.

Journal Articles

Garavan, H., Steven Heeringa, Dan Zahs, H. Bartsch, K. Conway, A. Decastro, R.Z. Goldstein, T. Jernigan, et al. Forthcoming. "Recruiting the ABCD sample: Design considerations and procedures." Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. DOI. Abstract.

Mneimneh, Zeina N., Michael R. Elliott, Roger Tourangeau, and Steven Heeringa. Forthcoming. "Cultural and Interviewer Effects on Interview Privacy: Individualism and National Wealth." Cross-Cultural Research. DOI. Abstract.

Stein, Murray B., Steven Heeringa, Ronald C. Kessler, Michael J. McCarthy, Chia-Yen Chen, Sonia Jain, Joel Gelernter, Feng He, et al. Forthcoming. "Genome-wide analysis of insomnia disorder." Molecular psychiatry. DOI. Abstract.

Lewandowski-Romps, Lisa M., Paul Schulz, Steven Heeringa, Colter Mitchell, Michael Schoenbaum, Heather Schroeder, Patricia A. Berglund, Roderick J. Little, et al. Forthcoming. "Medical-encounter mental health diagnoses, non-fatal injury and polypharmacy indicators of risk for accident death in the US Army enlisted soldiers, 2004ñ2009." Preventive Medicine. DOI. Abstract.

Ursano, Robert J., Steven Heeringa, Michael Schoenbaum, Ronald C. Kessler, Murray B. Stein, Holly B. Herberman Mash, James A. Naifeh, Carol S. Fullerton, et al. Forthcoming. "Documented family violence and risk of suicide attempt among U.S. Army soldiers." Psychiatry Research. DOI. Abstract.

Campbell-Sills, Laura, Steven Heeringa, Ronald C. Kessler, Robert J. Ursano, Xiaoying Sun, Matthew K. Nock, Nancy A. Sampson, Sonia Jain, an, et al. Forthcoming. "Prospective risk factors for post-deployment heavy drinking and alcohol or substance use disorder among US Army soldiers." Psychological medicine. DOI. Abstract.

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