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College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Biostatistics


Suzanne Hudson, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Biostatistics
College of Allied Health Sciences
East Carolina University
2435AB Health Sciences Building
Phone: 252-744-6043

Education:  B.S. in Mathematics, Michigan State University; M.S. in Physical Chemistry, California Institute of Technology; Ph.D. in Theoretical Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.S. in Mathematics, University of Oregon; Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Oregon specializing in statistics

Research Interests

Exact tests and confidence intervals for discrete distributions, Fisher information for marginal and conditional distributions, Bootstrap and permutation tests and confidence intervals, Applications of biostatistical methods

Published Papers


Paul W. Vos and Suzanne Hudson, “Problems with Binomial Two-sided Tests and the Associated Confidence Intervals”, Australian & New Zealand Journal of Statistics, 50, 81-89 (2008).


Paul Vos and Suzanne Hudson, “Evaluation Criteria for Discrete Confidence Intervals: Beyond Coverage and Length”, The American Statistician, 59, 137-142 (2005).


J. Cray, R. Allen, A. Stuart, S. Hudson, E. Layman and G. Givens, “ Telephone Usage Among Cochlear Implant Recipients”, The Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 13, 200-212 (2004).


Deborah S. Culbertson, Marcella Griggs and Suzanne Hudson, “Ear and Hearing Status in a Multi-Level Retirement Facility”, Geriatric Nursing. 25, 93-98 (2004).


Paul David Bell, Suzanne Hudson and Michelle Heinan, “Effect of Teaching/Learning Methodology on Effectiveness of a Web Based Medical Terminology Course?”,  International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning. 1, 51-60 (2004).


Paul W. Vos and Suzanne Hudson, “Simulation Study of Conditional, Bootstrap, and t Confidence Intervals in Linear Regression”, Communications in Statistics – Simulation and Computation, 32, 697-715 (2003).


Stephen J. Vore, William A. Wooden, John F. Bradfield, E. Dale Aycock, Patty L. Vore, Janice F. Lalikos, and Suzanne S. Hudson, “Comparative Healing of Surgical Incisions Created by a Standard “Bovie”, The Utah Medical Epitome® Scalpel, and a Bard Parker® Cold Scalpel Blade in a Porcine Model: A Pilot Study, Annals of Plastic Surgery, 49, 635-645 (2002).


Sharon Mangan, Pamela Larsen and Suzanne Hudson, “Overweight Teens at Increased Risk for Weight Gain While Using Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate”, Journal of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology,  15, 79-82 (2002).


Suzanne Hudson, “New Results for a Class of Univariate Distributions”, Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 31, 239-247 (2002).


Paul Bell, Suzanne Hudson and Michelle Heinan, “Learning Medical Terminology in a Traditional Classroom Versus the World Wide Web: Is There a Difference in PA Student Performance?”, Perspective on Physician Assistant Education, 12, 232-235 (2001).


Paul Bell and Suzanne Hudson, “Equity in the Diagnosis of Chest Pain: Age, Gender, Race, Comorbidity”,  The American Journal of Health Behavior 25, 60-71 (2001).


Suzanne Hudson and Paul W. Vos, “Marginal Information for Expectation Parameters”, The Canadian Journal of  Statistics. 28, 875-866 (2000).


R. D. Ludesher, L. Peting, S. Hudson and B. Hudson, “Time-resolved Fluorescence Anisotropy for Systems with Lifetime and Dynamic Heterogeneity”, Biophysical Chemistry 28, 59-75 (1987).


Suzanne Hudson and Robert M. Mazo, “The Effects of Aluminum-Silicon Ordering on Phase Separation for a Two-Dimensional Model of Alkali Feldspars”, Phys. Chem. of Minerals 9, 9-13 (1983).


Suzanne Hudson and Hans C. Andersen, “The Glass Transition of Atomic Glasses”, J. Chem. Phys. 69, 2323-2331 (1978).


Suzanne Hudson and John Ross, “Nonequilibrium Kinetics:  Exact and Approximate Solutions”, J. Chem. Stat. Phys. 14, 469-481 (1976).


S. Hudson and H. C. Andersen, “Optimized Cluster Expansions for Classical Fluids. IV. Primitive Model

Electrolyte Solutions”, J. Chem. Phys. 60, 2188 (1974).


J. M. Deutch, S. Hudson, P. J. Orteleva and J. Ross, “Light Scattering from Systems with Chemical Oscillations  and Dissipative Structures”, J. Chem. Phys. 57, 4327-4332 (1972).


Raymond Kapral, Suzanne Hudson and John Ross, “Nonequilibrium Kinetics: Explicit Time Dependence of Perturbed Distribution Functions and Autocorrelation Expressions”, J. Chem. Phys. 53, 4387-4393 (1970).