Graduate students


Nicholas Jackson

Contact Information

E-mail: nicholas.jackson@usc.edu

Education

  • B.S. The University of Arizona, 2005
  • BS Univ Arizona, 05/2005
  • M.P.H. Biostatistics, The University of Arizona, 2009
  • MPH Univ Arizona, 12/2009


Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests


  • Statistics, Computing, and Health: Utilizing statistics and statistical programming to explore non-linear and multilevel models of health and behavior. Exploring classification methods and neural-networks for identifying social components of heath behavior. Understating factors and causal pathways that influence population health through structural equation modeling, moderation, and confounding.

Research Keywords


  • Health Psychology, Epidemiology, Public Health, Social Networks, Statistics, Classification, Stata, R, mutilevel modeling, mediation

Publications

  • Journal Article
    Grandner, M. A., Jackson, N. J., Pak, V. M., Gehrman,Grandner, P. R., Jackson, N. J., Pak, V. M., Gehrman, P. R. (2012). Sleep disturbance is associated with cardiovascular and metabolic disorders. Journal of sleep research. Vol. 21 (4), pp. 427-33. PubMed Web Address
    Bell, I. R., Howerter, A., Jackson, N., Aickin, M., Bootzin, R. R., Brooks,Bell, A. J., Howerter, A., Jackson, N., Aickin, M., Bootzin, R. R., Brooks, A. J. (2012). Nonlinear dynamical systems effects of homeopathic remedies on multiscale entropy and correlation dimension of slow wave sleep EEG in young adults with histories of coffee-induced insomnia. Homeopathy : the journal of the Faculty of Homeopathy. Vol. 101 (3), pp. 182-92. PubMed Web Address
    Bell, I. R., Howerter, A., Jackson, N., Brooks, A. J., Schwartz,Bell, G. E., Howerter, A., Jackson, N., Brooks, A. J., Schwartz, G. E. (2012). Multiweek resting EEG cordance change patterns from repeated olfactory activation with two constitutionally salient homeopathic remedies in healthy young adults. Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.). Vol. 18 (5), pp. 445-53. PubMed Web Address
    Zimmerman, J. E., Chan, M. T., Jackson, N., Maislin, G., Pack,Zimmerman, A. I., Chan, M. T., Jackson, N., Maislin, G., Pack, A. I. (2012). Genetic background has a major impact on differences in sleep resulting from environmental influences in Drosophila. Sleep. Vol. 35 (4), pp. 545-57. PubMed Web Address
    Grandner, M. A., Martin, J. L., Patel, N. P., Jackson, N. J., Gehrman, P. R., Pien, G., Perlis, M. L., Xie, D., Sha, D., Weaver, T., Gooneratne,Grandner, N. S., Martin, J. L., Patel, N. P., Jackson, N. J., Gehrman, P. R., Pien, G., Perlis, M. L., Xie, D., Sha, D., Weaver, T., Gooneratne, N. S. (2012). Age and sleep disturbances among American men and women: data from the U.S. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Sleep. Vol. 35 (3), pp. 395-406. PubMed Web Address
    Grandner, M. A., Jackson, N. J., Pigeon, W. R., Gooneratne, N. S., Patel,Grandner, N. P., Jackson, N. J., Pigeon, W. R., Gooneratne, N. S., Patel, N. P. (2012). State and regional prevalence of sleep disturbance and daytime fatigue. Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Vol. 8 (1), pp. 77-86. PubMed Web Address
    Sunwoo, B. Y., Jackson, N., Maislin, G., Gurubhagavatula, I., George, C. F., Pack,Sunwoo, A. I., Jackson, N., Maislin, G., Gurubhagavatula, I., George, C. F., Pack, A. I. (2012). Reliability of a single objective measure in assessing sleepiness. Sleep. Vol. 35 (1), pp. 149-58. PubMed Web Address
    Bell, I. R., Brooks, A. J., Howerter, A., Jackson, N., Schwartz,Bell, G. E., Brooks, A. J., Howerter, A., Jackson, N., Schwartz, G. E. (2011). Short-term effects of repeated olfactory administration of homeopathic sulphur or pulsatilla on electroencephalographic alpha power in healthy young adults. Homeopathy : the journal of the Faculty of Homeopathy. Vol. 100 (4), pp. 203-11. PubMed Web Address
    Bell, I. R., Howerter, A., Jackson, N., Aickin, M., Baldwin, C. M., Bootzin, R. R. (2011). Effects of homeopathic medicines on polysomnographic sleep of young adults with histories of coffee-related insomnia. Sleep medicine. Vol. 12 (5), pp. 505-11. PubMed Web Address
    Brooks, A. J., Bell, I. R., Howerter, A., Jackson, N., Aickin, M. (2010). Effects of homeopathic medicines on mood of adults with histories of coffee-related insomnia. Forschende Komplementarmedizin (2006). Vol. 17 (5), pp. 250-7. PubMed Web Address
    Menk, L., Howerter, A., Bell, I. R., Jackson, N. (2010). Exploring measures of whole person wellness: integrative well-being and psychological flourishing. Explore (New York, N.Y.). Vol. 6 (6), pp. 364-70. PubMed Web Address
     

Service to the Profession


Professional Memberships


  • International Association for Statistical Computing, 2011-  
  • American Statistical Association, 2008-  

 

 



  • Department of Psychology
  • University of Southern California
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