Joni Ricks-Oddie, PhD (UCLA, 2012) is the Director of the UCI Center for Statistical Consulting. Dr. Ricks-Oddie oversees general operations and strategic planning for the Center and its consulting activities. She facilitates connections between campus researchers in need of consulting services and the Statistics faculty with the expertise to assist them. Dr. Ricks-Oddie’s current affiliations also include the UC Irvine Institute for Clinical and Translational Science where she serves as the Director of the Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) Unit.
As Assistant Director of BERD, Dr. Hoang provides statistical support for study design, data analyses, publications, grant proposals, and IRB applications to researchers in the school of medicine and affiliated medical institutions including CHOC, Veteran Affairs, Memorial care, and Chapman University. She has served as a member of the scientific review committee, a co-investigator, and a co-author for many basic science studies, clinical trials, and quality improvement studies.
Marissa Ericson, PhD (USC 2011) is a Principal Statistician at BERD. With an extensive background in a wide range of psychophysiological biomarkers, clinical, behavioral, and psychosocial outcomes, Dr. Ericson provides statistical support for grants, manuscripts, and projects of all levels of data analytic complexity. From working with faculty and administrative staff to undergraduate, master's, and doctoral level projects, Dr. Ericson enjoys assisting others with all aspects of study design and statistical support.