W. Douglas Thompson

Professor of Epidemiology, USM Department of Applied Medical Science; Senior Research Associate
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177 Science Building

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Phone: 207-780-4682

Professor Thompson teaches Applied Biostatistical Analysis and Epidemiologic Research in the Muskie School's Graduate Program in Public Health (MPH).

Education: Yale University, BA, 1970; PhD, 1980.

Research Interests: His expertise is in the areas of risk factors for breast cancer, evaluation of the efficacy of screening for cancer, statistical analysis in epidemiology, and evaluation of gene-environment interactions.

Dr. Thompson is currently working on studies of genetic markers in breast cancer. He is widely published, including a textbook entitled Methods in Observational Epidemiology and articles in the American Journal of Epidemiology, New England Journal of Medicine, and Journal of the National Cancer Institute. He has served as a member of various special review committees for the National Institute of Health and on its Epidemiology and Disease Control study section.

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"Profile of Rural Residential Care Facilities: A Chartbook" (authors: Jennifer Lenardson, Eileen Griffin, Zach Croll, Erika Ziller, and Andrew Coburn)

"Integrated Care Management in Rural Communities" (authors: Eileen Griffin and Andrew Coburn)

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