People of the Injury Prevention Center
Jason Goldstick, PhD
Director, Statistics and Methods Section, Research Core, University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center
Professor, Emergency Medicine, U-M Medical School
Dr. Goldstick is a Professor in the U-M Department of Emergency Medicine, and the Director of the Statistics and Methods Section of the Research Core of the U-M Injury Prevention Center. He has extensive experience with the design and implementation of statistical analysis plans for public health and injury-related research in a variety of settings.
Dr. Goldstick specializes in spatial and longitudinal data analysis and predictive analytics. His primary substantive interests are public health applications involving substance use and violence, and clinical risk prediction for outcomes like violent injury, stroke, and drug overdose.
Recent projects Dr. Goldstick has led include:
• NIDA R03 funded to develop methods to determine age-dependence in the predictors of violence, substance use and its comorbidities
• IPC Core Project on spatial variation in the effectiveness of Michigan’s graduated driver licensing law
• NIAAA R03 funded to study predictors of alcohol use transitions, and how those transitions coalesce with transitions in other health behaviors, including prescription drug overdose risk