A photo of Eileen King.

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



Biography & Affiliation


Dr. King provides leadership to administrative and data coordinating centers in the areas of congenital heart disease and pediatric obesity. Dr. King is highly involved in multi-institutional and multi-disciplinary clinical research studies and provides biostatistical leadership in the design, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of research results . She has industry experience in drug discovery, early and late stage drug development, commercialization, and market support for pharmaceutical products and has provided statistical leadership for regulatory interactions and submissions.

Dr. King is a fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA) and has served on the board of directors. She has held leadership positions for the Council of Sections Governing Board and the Advisory Committee for Continuing Education in the ASA. She served as associate editor for the Journal of Statistical Education and statistical reviewer for scientific journals. Dr. King mentors junior faculty, staff and students in DBE and the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Heart Institute. She is the primary instructor of “Statistical Principles for Clinical Research Studies” in the UC College of Pharmacy.

Research Interests

Clinical trials; data coordinating centers; data management; cardiac; pediatric obesity; gastrointestinal; health learning networks

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Biostatistics and Epidemiology


BS: Regis College, Weston, MA, 1976.

MS: University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, 1980.

PhD: Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 1988.


Aceves SS, King E, Collins MH, Yang G-Y, Capocelli KE, Abonia JP, Furuta GT. Alignment of parent- and child-reported outcomes and histology in eosinophilic esophagitis across multiple CEGIR sites. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2018;142(1):130-+.

Kaplan HC, King E, White BE, Ford SE, Fuller S, Krew MA, Lannon CM. Statewide Quality Improvement Initiative to Reduce Early Elective Deliveries and Improve Birth Registry Accuracy. Obstet Gynecol. 2018;131(4):688-695.

Alloway RR, Vinks AA, Fukuda T, Mizuno T, King EC, Zou Y, Jiang W, Woodle ES, Tremblay S, Klawitter J, Klawitter J, Christians U. Bioequivalence between innovator and generic tacrolimus in liver and kidney transplant recipients: A randomized, crossover clinical trial. PLOS Biology & PLOS Medicine. 2017 Nov 14.

Kirk S, Armstrong S, King E, Trapp C, Grow M, Tucker J, Joseph M, Liu L, Weedn A, Sweeney B, Fox C, Fathima S, Williams R, Kim R, Stratbucker W. Establishment of the Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry: A National Research Collaborative for Identifying the Optimal Assessment and Treatment of Pediatric Obesity. Childhood Obesity. 2017 Feb;13(1):9-17.

Brown DW, Mangeot C, Anderson JB, Peterson LE, King EC, Lihn SL, Neish SR, Fleishman C, Phelps C, Hanke S, Beekman RH, Lannon CM. Digoxin Use Is Associated With Reduced Interstage Mortality in Patients With No History of Arrhythmia After Stage I Palliation for Single Ventricle Hearth Disease. Journal of American Heart Association. 2016 Jan 11;5(1).

Jasik CB, King EC, Rhodes E, Sweeney B, Mietus-Snyder M, Grow HM, Kirk S. Characteristics of Youth Presenting for Weight Management: Retrospective National Data from the POWER Study Group. Childhood Obesity. 2015;11(5):630-637.

Butz BK, Wen T, Gleich GJ, Furuta GT, Spergel J, King EC, Kramer RE, Collins MH, Stucke E, Mangeot C, Jackson WD, O'Gorman M, Abonia JP, Pentiuk S, Putnam PE, Rothenberg ME. Efficacy, Dose Reduction, and Resistance to High-dose Fluticasone in Patients with Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Gastroenterology. 2014 Apr 22;S0016-5085(14)00545-9.

Uzark K, King EC, Cripe L, Spicer R, Sage J, Kinnett K, Wong B, Pratt J, Varni J. Health-Related Quality of Life in children and Adolescents with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Pediatrics. 2012;130(6):e1559-1556.

Crandall WV, Margolis PA, Kappelman MD, King EC, Pratt JM, Boyle BM,Colletti RB. Improved Outcomes in a Quality Improvement Collaborative for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Pediatrics. 2012.

King EC, Hart JD, Wehrly TE. Testing the Equality of Two Regression Curves Using Linear Smoothers. Statistics and Probability Letters. 1991;12:239-247.