Heidi J Sucharew, PhD

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-1920

Email Heidi.Sucharew@cchmc.org

structural equation modeling, latent profile analysis, and latent variable modeling

Dr. Sucharew is a biostatistician with research interests in structural equation modeling, latent profile analysis, and latent variable modeling.  Her recent areas of application include infant neurobehavior and stroke severity.  Areas of applied research interest include infant neurobehavioral outcomes, stroke severity, and environmental exposures.  To date, she has authored over 35 publications and has presented her research at numerous national and international conferences. Dr. Sucharew has been very active as a teacher.  She contributes to the biostatistics and epidemiology modules of the Pediatrics Fellowship Core curriculum.  She has also developed and is the primary instructor of "Introduction to Biostatistics" online course and has served as an invited lecturer in "Design and Management of Field Studies in Epidemiology" in the graduate program in biostatistics and epidemiology in the Department of Environmental Health.

BA: Statistics, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, 2000

MS: Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2002

PhD: Biostatistics, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2009

Sucharew H, Khoury J, Moomaw CH, Alwell K, Kissela BM, Belagaje S, Adeoye O, Khatri P, Woo D, Flaherty ML, Ferioli S, Heitsch L, Broderick JP, Kleindorfer D. Profiles of the National Institutes of Health stroke scale items as a predictor of patient outcome. Stroke. 44(9):2381-7. 2013.

Sucharew H, Khoury JC, Rao MB, Succop P, Bernstein D, Ryan PH, LeMasters G. Predicting allergic disease at age four using an atopy predisposition score at age two: the application of Item Response Theory. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 23(2):195-201. 2012.

Sucharew H, Khoury JC, Xu Y, Succop P, Yolton K. NICU Network Neurobehavioral Scale profiles predict developmental outcomes in a low-risk sample. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 26(4):344-52. 2012.

VanDyke R, Ren Y, Sucharew H, Miodovnik M, Rosenn B, Khoury JC. Characterizing maternal glycemic control: a more informative approach using semiparametric regression. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med, 25(1):15-9. 2012.

Mackey J, Kleindorfer DO, Sucharew H, Moomaw CJ, Kissela BM, Alwell K, Flaherty ML, Woo D, Khatri P, Adeoye O, Ferioli S, Khoury JC, Hornung R, Broderick JP. Population-based study of wake-up strokes. Neurology. 76(19):1662-7. 2011.

Sucharew H, Ryan PH, Bernstein D, Succop P, Khurana Hershey GK, Lockey J, Villareal M, Reponen T, Grinshpun S, LeMasters G. Exposure to traffic exhaust and night cough during early childhood: the CCAAPS birth cohort. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 21(2): 253-9. 2010.

Lerner S, Tangen C, Sucharew H, Wood D, Crawford ED. Failure to achieve a complete response to induction BCG therapy is associated with increased risk of disease worsening and death in patients with high risk non-muscle invasive bladder cancer. Urol Oncol. 27(2), 155-159. 2009.

Lerner S, Tangen C, Sucharew H, Wood D, Crawford ED. Patterns of recurrence and outcomes following bacillus calmette-guerin for high risk TA, T1 bladder cancer. J Urol. 177(5), 1727-1731. 2007.

Sucharew H, Goss CH, Millard SP, Ramsey B. Respiratory adverse event profiles in placebo subjects in short and long-term inhaled therapy trials. Contemp Clin Trials. 27(6), 561-70. 2006.

Brody AS, Sucharew H, Campbell JD, Millard SP, Molina PL, Klein JS, Quan J. Computed tomography correlates with pulmonary exacerbations in children with cystic fibrosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 172(9), 1128-32. 2005.

Hemorrhagic and Ischemic Stroke Among Blacks and Whites. Biostatistician. National Institute of Health / National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. July 2009–Dec 2014.

Improving post-discharge outcomes by facilitating family-centered transitions from hospital to home. Biostatistician. Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. July 2014–June 2017.

Evaluating Huddle Effectiveness Biostatistician. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Sept 2011–Aug 2015.

Multiple Risk Factors and Neurodevelopment Deficits Biostatistician. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. July 2012–June 2015.