Kyle T. Turner

Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Curriculum Vitae

Epidemiology & Biostatistics

  • Education

    PhD in Progress, Educational Psychology – Quantitative Methodology, The University of Georgia, Expected 2018

    MPH, Biostatistics, University of Georgia, 2011

    BS, Mathematics, North Georgia College and State University, 2008

  • Areas of Expertise

    Research: Rasch Measurement Theory, functional data analysis

    Teaching: elementary biostatistcs, intermediate biostatistics


    applied statistics, statistics education, psychometrics, measurement

  • Affiliations

    AERA, Member

    NCME, Member

  • Course Instruction

    Mr. Turner teaches undergraduate elementary (BIOS 2010) and intermediate (BIOS 3000) biostatistics courses.

  • Research Interests

    Mr. Turner is currently investigating using a functional data analysis (FDA) framework to solve problems in psychometrics and educational measurement. Specifically, he is trying to use FDA to model person response functions and explore person fit.

  • Selected Publications

    Segolodi, T. M., Henderson, F. L., Rose, C. E., Turner, K. T., Zeh, C., Fonjungo, P. N., . . . Paxton, L. A. (2014). Normal Laboratory Reference Intervals among Healthy Adults Screened for a HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Clinical Trial in Botswana. PLoS ONE, 9(4). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0093034

    Kasonde, M., Niska, R. W., Rose, C., Henderson, F. L., Segolodi, T. M., Turner, K., … and Paxton, L. A. (2014). Bone mineral density changes among HIV-uninfected young adults in a randomised trial of pre-exposure prophylaxis with tenofovir-emtricitabine or placebo in Botswana. PLoS One, 9(3), e90111.

    Mdodo, R., Gust, D., Otieno, F. O., Mclellan-Lemal, E., Chen, R. T., Lebaron, C., Turner, K.,. . . Mills, L. A. (2013). Investigation of HIV Incidence Rates in a High-Risk, High-Prevalence Kenyan Population: Potential Lessons for Intervention Trials and Programmatic Strategies. Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (JIAPAC), 15(1), 42-50. doi:10.1177/2325957413511667