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Carla M. Bann

Fellow, Statistics and Psychometrics

Carla Bann, PhD, is an expert in statistics and psychometrics with more than 12 years of experience in psychometric analysis, scale and index development, program evaluation, and statistical analysis of behavioral data. Her research interests include maternal and child health and she has served as a psychometrician for several large-scale data coordinating centers focused on improving maternal and child outcomes. Dr. Bann also has participated in numerous studies focused on the areas of health-related knowledge, quality of life, and informed decision making. Her statistical skills encompass a variety of techniques, including structural equation modeling, latent growth curve analysis, item response theory, and factor analysis. She has published her research findings in several peer-reviewed journals, including Medical Care, Pediatrics, Quality of Life Research, PharmacoEconomics, Depression and Anxiety, Journal of Applied Gerontology, and Health Care for Women International.


PhD, Quantitative Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; MA, Quantitative Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; BA (summa cum laude), Mathematics, Arizona State University; BS (summa cum laude), Psychology, Arizona State University.

Latest Publications

Outcomes of extremely preterm infants following severe intracranial hemorrhage — Journal of Perinatology
Davis, A.S., Hintz, S.R., Goldstein, R.F., Ambalavanan, N., Bann, C.M., Stoll, B.J., Bell, E.F., Shankaran, S., Laptook, A.R., Walsh, M.C., Hale, E.C., Newman, N.S., Das, A., et al. (Mar 2014)
How Accurate Are Americans' Perceptions of Their Own Weight? — Journal of Health Communication
Squiers, L., Renaud, J., McCormack, L., Tzeng, J., Bann, C., & Williams, P. (Feb 2014)
Developmental Outcomes of Very Preterm Infants with Tracheostomies — Journal of Pediatrics
Demauro, S.B., D'Agostino, J.A., Bann, C., Bernbaum, J., Gerdes, M., Bell, E.F., Carlo, W.A., D'Angio, C.T., Das, A., et al. (Jan 2014)
Anxiety, Attention Problems, Hyperactivity, and the Aberrant Behavior Checklist in Fragile X Syndrome — American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part A
Wheeler, A., Raspa, M., Bann, C., Bishop, E., Hessl, D., Sacco, P., & Bailey, D.B. (Jan 2014)
Modeling Family Adaptation to Fragile X Syndrome — American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Raspa, M., Bailey, D.B., Bann, C., & Bishop, E. (Jan 2014)
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