• 975 Citations
20022024
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Research Interests

Dr. Welty's research interests include the application of biostatistics to psychiatry and environmental research and the development of software tools for reproducible research. She leads the development team for StatTag (stattag.org) - free, open-source software connecting Microsoft Word to R, SAS and Stata. She is also the lead biostatistician for the Northwestern Juvenile Project, a large-scale longitudinal study of psychiatric disorders and risky behaviors in delinquent youth, as well as NJP: NextGen, a study of the children of the original Northwestern Juvenile Project participants. She directs the Biostatistics Collaboration Center, Feinberg's core biostatistics resource for non-cancer research.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Chicago

… → 2003

Research interests

  • Biostatistics
  • Environmental Health
  • Epidemiology
  • HIV Infection
  • Health Disparities
  • Psychiatry

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Grants 2005 2024

Psychomotor Agitation
Major Depressive Disorder
Research
Depression
Actigraphy
parents
adolescent
violence
juvenile offender
victimization

Research Output 2002 2019

  • 975 Citations
  • 38 Article
  • 3 Comment/debate
  • 2 Letter
  • 2 Review article

Antibiotic prophylaxis after urethroplasty may offer no benefit

Manjunath, A., Chen, L., Welty, L. J., Wong, V. J., Amarasekera, C., Gonzalez, C. M. & Hofer, M. D., Jan 1 2019, In : World journal of urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antibiotic Prophylaxis
Pathologic Constriction
Urine
Recurrence
Wounds and Injuries

Approval-adjusted recall rates of high-risk medical devices from 2002-2016 across food and drug administration device categories

Ghobadi, C. W., Janetos, T. M., Tsai, S., Welty, L. J., Walter, J. R. & Xu, S., Mar 1 2019, In : Issues in law & medicine. 34, 1, p. 77-92 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

United States Food and Drug Administration
Equipment and Supplies
General Hospitals
Anesthesiology
Device Approval
Surgical Specialties
Internship and Residency
Social Media
Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
Cross-Sectional Studies

Moderators of treatment outcomes in a partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient program for eating disorders

Hayes, N. A., Welty, L. J., Slesinger, N. & Washburn, J. J., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Eating Disorders.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Day Care
Outpatients
Quality of Life
Depression
Therapeutics

Social support networks among delinquent youth: An 8-year follow-up study

Zwecker, N. A., Harrison, A. J., Welty, L. J., Teplin, L. A. & Abram, K. M., Oct 3 2018, In : Journal of Offender Rehabilitation. 57, 7, p. 459-480 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Support
social support
adulthood
social network
human being