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Tom Short

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West Chester, PA 19383

Phone: 610-436-2440 
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Tom Short

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Associate Professor

Office: UNA 111
Phone: 610-436-2369
Fax: 610-738-0578




  • Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon University
  • M.S. Carnegie Mellon University
  • B.S. John Carroll University

Research Interests

  • Statistical consulting and collaboration
  • Statistics education

Professional Experience

  • 2008 to 2016 Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, John Carroll University
  • 2002 to 2008 Mathematics Department, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • 1991 to 2002 Department of Mathematical Sciences, Villanova University

Selected Publications

  • Moriarty, H., Winter, L., Robinson, K., True, G., Piersol, C., Vause-Earland, T., Blazer Iacovone, D., Holbert, L., Newhart, B., Fishman, D., and Short, T. H. (2015), “Exploration of Family and Individual Factors Related to Community Reintegration in Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury,” Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Volume 21, Number 3, pp. 195-211.
  • McKinley, L., Moriarty, H., Short, T., Hagle, M., Ranum, A., Valentine, S. and Safdar, N. (2014), "Regional Differences in vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus colonization rates in critically ill veterans," American Journal of Infection Control, Volume 42, pp. 1226-8.
  • Bradstreet, T. E., Nessly, M. L. and Short, T. H. (2013), “A course in constructing effective displays of data for pharmaceutical research personnel,” Pharmaceutical Statistics, doi: 10.1002/pst.1563.

Selected Talks

  • "The World Needs Statisticians: What Path Will You Take?
    Kansas-Western Missouri Chapter of the American Statistical Association Career Day, University of Kansas Edwards Campus, Overland Park, Kansas, November 11, 2016.
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