Catherine Crespi

Catherine Crespi, PhD

Professor, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Department of Biostatistics



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Scientific Interests

Dr. Catherine Crespi's research focuses on statistical methods for randomized trial design and analysis. She collaborates widely on experimental and observational research involving cancer prevention, cancer screening, cancer epidemiology, health disparities, obesity, tobacco use and cancer survivorship. Crespi also conducts research in Bayesian data analysis and cluster randomized trials.

Highlighted Publications

Ganz PA, Petersen L, Bower JE, Crespi CM. Impact of Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy on Quality of Life and Symptoms: Observational Data Over 12 Months From the Mind-Body Study. J Clin Oncol. 2016 Mar 10;34(8):816-24. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2015.64.3866. Epub 2016 Jan 19.

Stanton AL, Wiley JF, Krull JL, Crespi CM, Hammen C, Allen JJ, Barron ML, Jorge A, Weihs KL. Depressive episodes, symptoms, and trajectories in women recently diagnosed with breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2015 Nov;154(1):105-15. doi: 10.1007/s10549-015-3563-4. Epub 2015 Sep 29.

Maxwell AE, Danao LD, Cayetano RT, Crespi CM, Bastani R. Implementation of an evidence-based intervention to promote colorectal cancer screening in community organizations: A cluster randomized trial. Translational Behavioral Medicine: Practice, Policy and Research. Epub Oct 2015, doi:10.1007/s13142-015-0349-5

Bastani R, Glenn BA, Maxwell AE, Jo AM, Herrmann AK, Crespi CM, Wong WK, Chang LC, Stewart SL, Nguyen TT, Chen MS Jr, Taylor VM. Cluster-Randomized Trial to Increase Hepatitis B Testing among Koreans in Los Angeles. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015 Sep;24(9):1341-9. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-14-1396. Epub 2015 Jun 23.

Bastani R, Glenn BA, Maxwell AE, Ganz PA, Mojica CM, Alber S, Crespi CM, Chang LC. Randomized trial to increase colorectal cancer screening in an ethnically diverse sample of first-degree relatives. Cancer. 2015 Sep 1;121(17):2951-9. doi: 10.1002/cncr.29403. Epub 2015 May 6.