Heidi J Sucharew, PhD

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-803-1920


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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.

Education and Training

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


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

Medication Continuity in Children Treated for ADHD. Biostatistician. National Institute of Mental Health. Jan 2010–Nov 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.