Dental Informatics and Dental Research   Conference, June 12-13, 2003: Making the Connection
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Conference Attendee - Details

Stuart A. Gansky, MS, DrPH

Assistant Professor
Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences
University of California San Francisco

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Research Interests:
  • Biostatistics
  • Public health
  • Data mining
  • Predictive modeling
  • Risk assessment
  • Cross-validation
  • Correlated data
  • Longitudinal data
  • Categorical data
  • Multiple comparison adjustments
  • Evidence-based dentistry
  • Web-based data collection
  • Educational technology
  • Clustered/group randomization
Current Projects:



Fibromyalgia and TMD in Young Women – A Multiracial Study (R01 DE13487)Caries Management by Risk Assessment (R01 DE12455).

Selected Publications:

Gansky SA, Ellison JA, Hilton JF, Kavanaugh C, Walsh MM: Oral screening and brief spit tobacco cessation counseling: A review and original two-year findings. J Dent Ed 2002;66:1088-1098.

Huynh QN, Wang S, Tafolla E, Gansky SA, Kapila S, Armitage GC, Kapila YL: Specific Fibronectin fragments as diagnostic markers of periodontal disease status. J Periodontol 2002; 73:1101-1110.

Shiboski CH, Gansky SA, Ramos-Gomez F, Ngo L, Isman R, Pollick H: The association of early childhood caries and race/ethnicity among California preschool children. J Pub Health Dent (accepted)

Gerbert B, Gansky S, Tang JW, McPhee SJ, Carlton R, Herzig K, Danley D: How do physicians’ beliefs and behaviors regarding domestic violence compare with tobacco, alcohol and HIV/STD risks? Amer J Prev Health 2002;23:82-90.

Ramos-Gomez FJ, Weintraub JA, Gansky SA, Hoover CI, Featherstone JDB: Bacterial, behavioral, and environmental factors associated with early childhood caries. J Clin Pediatr Dent 26(2): 165-173, 2002.

Marshall GW, Balooch M, Gallager R, Gansky SA, Marshall S: Mechanical properties of the dentinoenamel junction. J Biomed Mater Res 54:87-95, 2001.

Gansky SA, Koch GG: Assessing bias of multicenter trials with incomplete treatment allocation. J Statist Plan Inf 96(1): 83-107, 2001.

Caplan DJ, Slade GD, Gansky SA: Complex sampling: Implications for data analysis. J Pub Health Dent 59: 52-59, 1999.

Koch GG, Gansky SA: Statistical considerations for multiplicity in confirmatory protocols. Drug Info J 30:523 534, 1996.

Gansky SA, Koch GG, Wilson J: Statistical evaluation of relationships between analgesic dose and ordered ratings of pain relief over an eight hour period. J Biopharm Stat 4(2): 233 264, 1994.