Kyle T. Turner

Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Curriculum Vitae

Epidemiology & Biostatistics


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



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