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Karen Bandeen-Roche, Ph.D.

Data Management and Statistics Core Leader
E-mail: [email protected]

Dr. Bandeen-Roche is Professor 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.


  • Roth D, Bentley J, Mukaz D, Haley W, Walston J, Bandeen-Roche K. Transitions in family caregiving and latent variables of systemic inflammation over time. Res Aging, 2023; 45: 173-184.
  • Ip E, Chen S-H, Rejeski W, Bandeen-Roche K, Hayden K, Hugenscmidt C, Pierce J, Miller M, Speiser J, Krichevsky S, Houston D, Newton R, Rapp S, Kitzman D. Gradient and acceleration of decline in physical and cognitive functions in older adults: a disparity analysis.  J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, 2022; 77: 1603-1611.
  • Griswold ME, Talluri R, Zhu X, Su D, Tingle J, Gottesman RF, Deal J, Rawlings AM, Mosley TH, Windham BG, Bandeen-Roche K. Reflection on modern methods: shared-parameters models for longitudinal studies with missing data. Int J Epidemiol. 2021; 50:1384-1393.
  • 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. 2019; 25: 259-279.
  • Jackson H, Engelman M, Bandeen-Roche K. Robust respondents and lost limitations: The implications of nonrandom missingness for the estimation of health trajectories. J Aging Health 2019; 31: 685-708.


Primary Appointment in Biostatistics