Richard F. Ittenbach, PhD

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-3310

Fax 513-636-1254


Scale development; statistical consulting; study design.

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Dr. Ittenbach has authored or co-authored more than 90 peer-reviewed publications in the behavioral and biomedical sciences. He has been funded as a co-investigator and biostatistician on a number of NIH / CDC grants. He currently serves on the editorial board of four journals and reviews for several others. Dr. Ittenbach is a certified professional statistician (PStat) through the American Statistical Association and remains active in the American Statistical Association’s Section on Statistical Consulting. Areas of current professional interest include measure and scale development, mixed methods designs, as well as empirical bioethics.

PhD: University of Alabama, 1989.

Postdoctoral Fellowship: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 1989-1991

MHS: Johns Hopkins University, 2001.

MED: Auburn University, 1984.

BS: Butler University, 1980.

Standridge S, Faist R, Pestian J, Glauser T, Ittenbach RF. The reliability of an epilepsy treatment clinical decision support system. J Med Syst. 2014 Oct;38(10):119.

Maglo KN, Rubinstein J, Huang B, Ittenbach RF. BiDil in the clinic: An interdisciplinary investigation of physicians’ prescription patterns of a genomics-free race-based therapyAJOB Empir Bioeth. 2014 Oct 2;5(4):37-52.

Ittenbach RF, Baker CL, Corsmo JJ. A tiered quality assurance review process for clinical data management standard operating procedures in an academic health center. Acad Med. 2014 May;89(5):745-48.

Gaynor JW, Ittenbach RF, Gerdes M, Bernbaum J, Clancy RR, McDonald-McGinn DM, Zackai EJ, Wernovsky G, Nicolson SC, Spray TL. Neurodevelopmental outcomes in preschool survivors of the Fontan procedures. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Apr;147(4):1276-82.

Drotar D, Ittenbach R, Rohan JM, Gupta R, Pendley JS, Delameter A. Diabetes management and glycemic control in youth with type 1 diabetes: Test of a predictive model. J Behav Med. 2013 Jun;36(3): 234-45.

Ittenbach RF, Cassedy AE, Rohan JM, Hood KK, Harris MA, Delamater A, Pendley J, Drotar D. Diabetes Self-Management Profile Short Form: A Preliminary report. J Clin Psychol Med Settings. 2013 Mar;20(1):107-13.

Gupta R, Marino BS, Cnota JF, Ittenbach RF. Finding the right distribution for highly skewed zero-inflated data.  Biomedical Statistics and Clinical epidemiology. Epidemiol, Biostatistics and Pub Health. 2013;10(1): e87321-e8732-10.

Quatman-Yates CC, Gupta R, Paterno MV, Schmitt LC, Quatman CE, Ittenbach RF. Internal consistency and validity of the QuickDASH instrument for upper extremity injuries in older children. J Pediatr Orthop. 2013 Dec;33(8):838-42.

Ittenbach RF, DeAngelis FD, Altaye M. Communicating with investigators about financial compensation in statistical collaboration. Res Management Rev. 2013;19(2),1-9.

Ittenbach RF, DeAngelis F. Percent effort vs. Fee-for-service: A Comparison of models for statistical collaboration. Res Management Rev. 2012;19(1):24-41.

Tele-health Enhancement of Adherence to Medication.  Co-Investigator (K. Hommel, PI).   National Institutes of Health.  December 2010 – Nov 2015.