## Sam Mc Daniel

### Research interests

Developing methods for analysing survival data; Semi- and Non-parametric estimation; Non-parametric regression; Developing statistical methods for analysing large (genomic) datasets; High dimensional data analysis.

**List of publications**

### Conferences and Talks

### Teaching (since 1991)

- Multivariate Statistics, Operations Research, Linear Programming, Applied Algebra, Statistical Inference, Probability Theory, Abstract Algebra, Real Anlysis, Matrix Algebra, Calculus and Analytic Geometry, Discrete Mathematics, Pre-Calculus Mathematics, Introductory Mathematics, Probability and Statistics, Calculus I and Calculus II.

### Past and present students

I was M.Sc. Biostatistics co-advisor of the following students

**Ms. Christine Walters**(2001)*A comparison of the relationship to risk factors and mortality determined with self-reported and with measured BMI*.**Ms. Lesa Rickets**(2002)*The examination of Age as a determinant in the relationship between blood pressure and BMI.***Ms. Kadene Clarke**(2002)*The Relationship between Diabetes and Obesity in different age groups.*

### Biography

**Qualifications**

B.Sc. (First Class-Mathematics, Accounts, Physics), UWI, Mona, Jamaica (1988)

M.Phil (Statistics), UWI, Mona, Jamaica (1993)

M.A. (Biostatistics), Harvard University, Cambridge, USA (2006)

Ph.D. (Biostatistics and Inf. Disease Epidemology), Harvard University,

Cambridge, USA (2007)

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**Career / Employment**

1991 – present:

Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, UWI, Mona, Jamaica and P/T Lecturer at the Economics Department, UWI, Mona, Jamaica;

2005 - 2006:

Theaching Assistant, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA;

2003 – 2005:

Biostatistician, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA;

Jan 2001 - Aug 2001:

Research Assistant, Medical University of South Carolina

### Awards and Honors

*Research Assistant*, Harvard School of Public Health, 2003 - 2007;*Merck Research Scholar*, Harvard School of Public Health, 2006 - 2007;*Cabot Scholarship Awardee,*Harvard School of Public Health, 2003 - 2005;*Lilly Foundation Fellow,*Harvard School of Public Health, 2003 - 2005;

**Other Involvements**

*Invited Guest Lecturer, Economics*, 1995 - 1997,

Anguilla, participated in the UWIDEC programme;*Examiner, 2001 - 2003,*

Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination, C.A.P.E. (Mathematics);*IRB certified*, 2003