Carmen D. Tekwe, Ph.D.

Carmen D. Tekwe, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Epidemiology & Biostatstics
212 Adriance Lab Rd
1266 TAMU
College Station, TX   77843-1266

Phone: 979-436-9397
cdtekwe@sph.tamhsc.edu

Research Interests

  • Cancer Research
  • Nutritional Epidemiology
  • Radiation Epidemiology
  • Gerontology
  • Health Disparities
  • Bioinformatics and Proteomics
  • Measurement Error Models
  • Longitudinal Data Analysis, Survival Analysis, and Functional Data Analysis
  • Applications of Generalized Linear Models
  • Neurostatistics
  • Mixed Effects Models

Education and Training

Ph.D., Biostatistics, University at Buffalo, 2010

M.Sc., Statistics, University of Florida, 2002

B.Sc., Statistics, University of Florida, 1999



Teaching Interests

  • Longitudinal Data Analysis
  • Generalized Linear Models
  • Categorical Data Analysis
  • Topics in Measurement Error Models
  • Special Topics in Latent Variable Models

Selected Publications

Tekwe, C.D., Carter, R.L., et al. “An Empirical Comparison of Statistical Models for Value-Added Assessment of School Performance.”  Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics. 29(1), Spring 2004.

Carlson, M.C., Fried, L.P., Xue, Q.L., Tekwe, C.D., and Brandt, J. “Validation of the Hopkins Medication Schedule to Identify Difficulties in Taking Medications.” Journals of Gerontology A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences.  60(2), 2005.

Schwingel, J.M., Edwards, K.J., Cox, A.D., Masoud, H., Richards, J.C, St. Michael, F., Tekwe, C.D., Sethi, S., Murphy, T.F., and Campagnari, A.A.  “The Use of Moraxella catarrhalis Lipooligosaccharide Mutants to Identify Specific Oligosaccharide Epitopes Recognized by Human Serum Antibodies.”  Journal of Infection and Immunology.  77(10), 2009.

Tan, B., Li, X., Yin, Y., Yao, K., Xion, X., Wu, Z., Liu, C., Tekwe, C.D., and Wu, G.  “Regulatory Roles for L-arginine in Reducing White Adipose Tissue.”  Frontiers in Bioscience. 17, 2237-2246, 2012.

Tekwe, C.D., Carroll, R.J., Dabney, A.R. “Application of Survival Analysis  Methodology to the Quantitative Analysis of LC-MS Proteomics Data.”  Accepted. Bioinformatics. May, 2012.

Rezaei, R., Knabe, D., Tekwe, C.D., Ficken, M., Fielder, S., Eide, S., Lovering, S., Wu, G.  “Dietary Supplementation with Monosodium Glutamate is Safe and Improves Growth Performance in Postweaning Pigs.”  Accepted, Amino Acids., October, 2012.

Bazer, F.W., Kim, J., Song, G., Ka, H., Tekwe, C.D., Wu, G. “Select Nutrients, Progesterone and Interferon Tau affect Conceptus Metabolism and Development.” Accepted, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.  October, 2012.

Zivadinov, R., Tekwe, C.D., Bergsland, N., Dolezal, O., Havrdova, E., Krasensky, J., Dwyer, M., Seidl, Z., Ramasamy, D., Vaneckova, M., Horakova, D. “Bi-monthly Evolution of Cortical Atrophy in Early Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Over 2 years.  A Longitudinal Study.”  Accepted, Multiple Sclerosis International.  January, 2013. 

Tekwe, C.D., Carter, R.L., Cullings, H., Carroll, RJ. “Multiple Indicators, Multiple Causes Measurement Error Models” Under Review.  Statistics in Medicine.  December, 2012.

Tekwe, C.D., Carter, R.L., Cullings, H. “Generalized Multiple Indicators, Multiple Causes Models Measurement Error Models.”  Under Review.  December, 2012.

Tekwe, C.D., Lei, J., Yao, K., Li, X, Rezaei, R., Dahanakaya, S., Meininger, C., Carroll, R.J., Meininger, C., Bazer, F., Wu, G. “Oral Administration of Interferon τ Reduces Adiposity in Zucker Diabetic Fatty Rats.” Under Review.  December, 2012.