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Corette Parker

Senior Biostatistician

Corette B. Parker, DrPH, has worked at RTI from 1979 to 1991 and from 1997 to the present. Dr. Parker has considerable expertise in statistical methodology, analysis, and reporting and has published widely and collaboratively on health-related subjects in refereed journals. She has served in key coordinating center roles for large, multicenter studies of cardiovascular disease, HIV/AIDS, depression, and stillbirth, and she has directed groups of statisticians and programmers supporting such studies. Dr. Parker is involved in all aspects of the coordination of a study, including study design; development of a protocol, forms, and manuals of operations; design of enrollment and randomization systems and data collection and management components; study implementation and monitoring of data quality; interim and final data analysis and reporting; preparation of manuscripts for publication; and study closeout and documentation of the accumulated database.


DrPH, Biostatistics (Supporting Program: Epidemiology), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; MSPH, Biostatistics (Supporting Program: Epidemiology), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; BS, Mathematics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Latest Publications

Haas, D.M., Parker, C.B., Wing, D.A., Parry, S., Grobman, W.A., Mercer, B.M., Simhan, H.N., Hoffman, M.K., Silver, R.M., Wadhwa, P., Iams, J.D., Koch, M.A., et al. (2015). A description of the methods of the Nulliparous Pregnancy Outcomes Study: Monitoring mothers-to-be (nuMoM2b). American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 212 (4):539.e1-539.e24.
Facco, F.L., Parker, C.B., Reddy, U.M., Silver, R.M., Louis, J.M., Basner, R.C., Chung, J.H., Schubert, F.P., Pien, G.W., Redline, S., Mobley, D.R., Koch, M.A., et al. (2015). NuMoM2b sleep-disordered breathing study: Objectives and methods. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 212 (4):542.e1-542.e127.
Hogue, C.J.R., Parker, C.B., Willinger, M., Temple, J.R., Bann, C.M., Silver, R.M., Dudley, D.J., Moore, J.L., et al. (2015). The association of stillbirth with depressive symptoms 6–36 months post-delivery. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, 29 (2):131-143.
Silver, R.M., Parker, C.B., Goldenberg, R., Reddy, U.M., Dudley, D.J., Saade, G.R., Rowland Hogue, C.J., Coustan, D., Varner, M.W., Koch, M.A., Conway, D., Bukowski, R., Pinar, H., Stoll, B., Moore, J., et al. (2014). Bile acids in a multicenter, population-based case-control study of stillbirth. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 210 (5):460.e1-460.e9.
Bukowski, R., Hansen, N.I., Willinger, M., Reddy, U.M., Parker, C.B., Pinar, H., Silver, R.M., Dudley, D.J., Stoll, B.J., Saade, G.R., Koch, M.A., et al. (2014). Fetal growth and risk of stillbirth: A population-based case-control study. PLoS Medicine, 11 (4):e1001633.
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  • Biostatistics
  • Statistical Methodology
  • Data Analysis Methodology
  • Multisite Evaluation