Johns Hopkins Medicine

Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

Karen Bandeen-Roche, Ph.D.

Dr. Bandeen-Roche Photo

Data Management and Statistics Core Leader

Dr. Bandeen-Roche is Professor and Chair of Biostatistics in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is Co-Director of the Older Americans Independence Center (Pepper Center). Her primary research area is statistical modeling as it applies to issues related to aging, particularly physical frailty and cognitive dysfunction. Her methodological research includes latent variable models, longitudinal data analysis, and multivariate survival analysis.


  • Kim J, Bandeen-Roche K. Parametric assumptions of association in bivariate failure-time data subject to competing risks: Sensitivity to underlying assumptions. Lifetime Data Anal. 2018 [Epub ahead of print]
  • Gross AL, Power MC, Albert MS, Deal JA, Gottesman RF, Griswold M, Wruck LM, Mosley TH Jr, Coresh J, Sharrett AR, Bandeen-Roche K. Application of latent variable methods to the study of cognitive decline when tests change over time. Epidemiology 2015; 26: 878-887.
  • Varadhan R, Xue QL, Bandeen-Roche K. Semicompeting risks in aging research: Methods, issues and needs. Lifetime Data Anal 2014; 20: 538-562.
  • Ning J, Bandeen-Roche K. Estimation of time-dependent association for bivariate failure times in the presence of a competing risk. Biometrics. 2014; 70: 10-20.
  • Cohen AA, Milot E, Yong J, Seplaki CL, Fulop T, Bandeen-Roche K, Fried LP. A novel statistical approach shows evidence for multi-system physiological dysregulation during aging. Mech Ageing Dev. 2013; 134: 110-117.


Primary Appointment in Biostatistics