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Biostatistician, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Biography & Affiliation


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, and environmental exposures. She has more than 10 years of research and consulting experience and has provided statistical support for numerous observational and intervention studies. To date, she has authored over 80 publications and has presented her research at national and international conferences. She has served as a co-investigator and biostatistician on a number of NIH grants, and currently serves as Statistical Editor for the Journal of Hospital Medicine.

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics




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.


Noncontrast CT versus Perfusion-Based Core Estimation in Large Vessel Occlusion: The Blood Pressure after Endovascular Stroke Therapy Study. Siegler, JE; Messé, SR; Sucharew, H; Kasner, SE; Mehta, T; Arora, N; Starosciak, AK; De Los Rios La Rosa, F; Barnhill, NR; Mistry, AM; et al. Journal of Neuroimaging. 2020; 30:219-226.

Thrombectomy in DAWN- and DEFUSE-3-Ineligible Patients: A Subgroup Analysis from the BEST Prospective Cohort Study. Siegler, JE; Messé, SR; Sucharew, H; Kasner, SE; Mehta, T; Arora, N; Starosciak, AK; De Los Rios La Rosa, F; Barnhill, NR; Mistry, AM; et al. Neurosurgery. 2020; 86:E156-E163.

Effect of Recombinant Activated Coagulation Factor VII on Hemorrhage Expansion among Patients with Spot Sign-Positive Acute Intracerebral Hemorrhage: The SPOTLIGHT and STOP-IT Randomized Clinical Trials. Gladstone, DJ; Aviv, RI; Demchuk, AM; Hill, MD; Thorpe, KE; Khoury, JC; Sucharew, HJ; Al-Ajlan, F; Butcher, K; Dowlatshahi, D; et al. JAMA Neurology. 2019; 76:1493-1501.

Blood pressure after endovascular therapy for ischemic stroke (BEST) a multicenter prospective cohort study. Mistry, EA; Sucharew, H; Mistry, AM; Mehta, T; Arora, N; Starosciak, AK; De Los Rios La Rosa, F; Siegler, JE; Barnhill, NR; Patel, K; et al. Stroke. 2019; 50:3449-3455.

Dynamic Changes in Natural Killer Cell Subset Frequencies in the Absence of Cytomegalovirus Infection. Gyurova, IE; Schlums, H; Sucharew, H; Ambroggio, L; Ochayon, DE; Win, HT; Bryceson, YT; Bernsteins, DI; Waggoner, SN. Frontiers in Immunology. 2019; 10.

Stroke Center Certification Is Associated With Improved Guideline Concordance. Jasne, AS; Sucharew, H; Alwell, K; Moomaw, CJ; Flaherty, ML; Adeoye, O; Woo, D; Mackey, J; Ferioli, S; Martini, S; et al. American Journal of Medical Quality. 2019; 34:585-589.

Comparison of Parent Report with Administrative Data to Identify Pediatric Reutilization Following Hospital Discharge. Statile, AM; White, CM; Sucharew, HJ; Moore, M; Tubbs-Cooley, HL; Simmons, JM; Shah, SS; Auger, KA; Bachus, J; Beck, AF; et al. Journal of hospital medicine (Online). 2019; 14:411-414.

Methods for research evidence synthesis: The scoping review approach. Sucharew, H; Macaluso, M. Journal of hospital medicine (Online). 2019; 14:416-418.

Metal concentrations in pregnant women and neonates from informal electronic waste recycling. Kim, S; Xu, X; Zhang, Y; Zheng, X; Liu, R; Dietrich, K; Reponen, T; Ho, SM; Xie, C; Sucharew, H; et al. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. 2019; 29:406-415.

Early infant attention as a predictor of social and communicative behavior in childhood. Bowers, K; Khoury, J; Sucharew, H; Xu, Y; Chen, A; Lanphear, B; Yolton, K. International Journal of Behavioral Development. 2019; 43:204-211.