Suzanne Hudson, PhD

Suzanne Hudson

Associate Professor
Department of Biostatistics
College of Allied Health Sciences
East Carolina University

2435AB Health Sciences Building
Phone: 252-744-6043


  • 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

Lakshmi Kollara, Jamie L. Perry, and Suzanne Hudson, "Racial Variations in Velopharyngeal and Craniometric Morphology In Children:  An Imaging Study", Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 59, 27-38 (2016)

William E. Novotny, Glenn D. Harris, Irma Fiordalisi, Suzanne Hudson, and Ronald M. Perkin, "The Impact of Mannitol Administration in Pediatric DKA: A 22 Year Experience", Journal of Pediatric Critical Care, 2, 37-44 (2015)

Robert F. James, Kristin J. Wainwright, Hilal A. Kanaan, Suzanne Hudson, Mark E. Wainwright, Jerome H. Hightower, John J. Delaney, "Analysis of Occupational Radiation Exposure During Angiography Utilizing a New Real Time Radiation Dose Monitoring System", Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery, Online First, 7, 503-508 (2015)

Hema D. Brazell, C. Sage Claydon, Janet Li, Carol Moore, Nina Dereska, Suzanne Hudson, Steven Swift, "Does Neuromuscular Blockade Affect the Assessment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse?", International Urogynecology Journal, 23, 1599-1603 (2012)

Paul P. Cook, Shemra Rizzo, Michael Gooch, Michelle Jordan, Xiangming Fang and Suzanne Hudson, "Sustained Reduction in Antimicrobial Use and Decrease in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Clostridium difficile Infections Following Implementation of an Electronic Medical Record at a Tertiary-Care Teaching Hospital", Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 66, 205-209 (2011)

Mary K. Crozier, Sherra McMillan, Suzanne Hudson, and Stephanie Jones, "The Eastern North Carolina Opioid Prescribers Project: A Model Continuing Medical Education Workshop", Journal of Opioid Management, 6, 359-364 (2010)

Aphroditi Gouvousis, John Heilmann, Jeanne Golden, Joseph Kalinowski, Suzanne Hudson and Monica Strauss Hough, "Examining the Attitudes and Physiological Responses Preservice Learners Have Towards Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders", Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 4, 450-456 (2010)

Rachel A. Deal, Monica Strauss Hough, Marianna Walker, Michael Rastatter, Suzanne Hudson, and Kristin A. King, "Post Traumatic Amnesia Duration after Traumatic Brain Injury: Relationship to Outcome of Pragmatic Skills During Chronic Phases of Recovery, Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 17, 35-57 (2010)

Mary K. Crozier, Amy E. Blevins, Serra McMillan and Suzanne Hudson, "The Role of an Embedded Librarian in Substance Abuse Counseling Courses: a Pilot Study", Rehabilitation Counselors & Educators Journal, 3, 63-70 (2009)

Jane Painter, Sharon Elliott and Suzanne Hudson, "Falls in Community-Dwelling Adults 50 Years and Older: Prevalence and Contributing Factors", J. Allied Health, 38, 201-207 (2009)

Sharon Elliott, Jane Painter and Suzanne Hudson, "Living Alone and Fall Risk Factors in Community-Dwelling Middle Age and Older Adults", J. Community Health, 34, 301-310 (2009)

Janel Cosby, Deborah Culbertson, Suzanne Hudson, Deborah Bengala, and Rhonda Joyner, "Pediatric Cochlear Implants, Knowledge and Skills of Speech-Language Pathologists", The ASHA Leader, 14, 6-7, 18 (2009)

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).