Research & Data Analysis Advising Group

Ruth Best, MBA, Ed.D.
School: Graduate School of Education, Manhattan Main Campus
Areas for Consultation: I can provide assistance with research design, data analysis, and manuscript writing.

Laurie Bobley, Ed.D.
School: Graduate School of Education, Manhattan Main Campus
Areas for Consultation: I can give consultation in teaching and learning in blended and online environments, faculty development, technology for teaching and learning, curriculum development, leadership and change, and research design.

Marcella Bullmaster-Day, Ed.D.
School: Graduate School of Education, Manhattan Main Campus
Areas for Consultation: I can give consultation in the areas of qualitative research design.

Velma L. Cobb, Ed.D., CPCC, ACC
School: Graduate School of Education, 320 West 31st Street
Areas for Consultation: I can give consultation on qualitative research in the areas of educational equity, social justice, social and emotional learning and emotional intelligence, leadership, parent and community engagement, and mindfulness and other contemplative practices.

Susan Courey, Ph.D.
School: Graduate School of Education, Manhattan Main Campus
Areas for Consultation: I can give consultation in the areas of teaching and learning, Universal Design for Learning, disability, and mathematics instruction.

Ralph K. Garcia, MPT, Ph.D.
School: School of Health Sciences, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, Manhattan Main Campus
Areas for Consultation: I can give consultation in the following areas: a) research design, b) SPSS, c) basic statistical analysis/interpretation, and d) manuscript review.

Frances Hannan, Ph.D.
School: Graduate School of Education, Valhalla Campus, NY
Areas for Consultation: I can give consultation in the areas of research design, research methodology, data analysis, and scientific writing.

Joseph Indelicato, MSW, Ph.D.
School: School of Health Sciences, Bay Shore, NY
Areas for Consultation: I can give consultation in the areas of univariate and multivariate statistical analysis, research design, measurement construction, and SPSS.

Leon Kaganovskiy, Ph.D.
School: Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY
Areas for Consultation: I can give consultation in the various areas of Applied and Mathematical Statistics using R and SPSS software packages. I would be delighted to run workshops in a number of different areas of statistics and research design using those packages.

Elina Lampert-Hepel, Ed.D.
School: Graduate School of Education, Manhattan Main Campus
Areas for Consultation: I am familiar with a variety of qualitative and mixed study research methods. I can assist with research study design, alignment of the research study’s purpose, research questions, research methodology, data analysis, and findings. I have experience supervising doctoral dissertations with qualitative and mixed methods design methodology.

Michael Miller, Ph.D.
School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, Anatomical Sciences, Middletown, NY
Areas for Consultation: I can help people interested in performing anatomical studies, both qualitative and quantitative, morphometrics, and consult on global and specific molecular biology projects. I am prepared to help faculty with experimental design, statistical analyses, and drawing conclusions, as well as writing manuscripts and grant applications.

Meira L. Orentlicher, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA
School: Touro College Occupational Therapy Dept., School of Health Sciences, Manhattan Main Campus & Bay Shore
Areas for Consultation: I can give consultation in everything related to naturalistic/qualitative research design and analysis, N’Vivo, and case-study designs. I can also teach workshops and classes on these topics.

Louis H. Primavera, Ph.D.
School: Touro College School of Health Sciences, Bay Shore, NY
Areas for Consultation: I can give consultation in the areas of univariate and multivariate statistical analysis, power analysis, meta-analysis, research design, measurement construction, and SPSS. I am also willing to run workshops in a number of different areas of statistics and research design.

Steven Tzvi Pirutinsky, Ph.D.
School: Graduate School of Social Work, Manhattan Main Campus
Areas for Consultation: I am familiar with a variety of research methods and statistical analyses including mediation/moderation, non-linear modeling, factor analysis, structural equation modeling, multilevel modeling, growth curve modeling, imputation, and experimental designs. Computing platforms include R Statistical Computing, SPSS, and MPLUS.

Cheryl H. Vanier, Ph.D.
School: Touro University Nevada, Henderson, NV
Areas for Consultation: My strongest area is in translating research ideas into strong experimental designs. I have broad experience working with many areas of statistics and can provide assistance with experimental design and power analysis, data entry and cleaning advice, descriptive statistics, linear models (ANOVA, regression), mixed and hierarchical models, generalized linear and non-linear models, high dimensionality data analysis, machine learning, resampling methods, some Bayesian techniques, etc. I’m also familiar with data archiving, which is required by many entities which fund or publish research. I’m most comfortable using R software, but I’m also very familiar with Excel and SAS, and somewhat comfortable in JASP and SPSS.

Laura Yavitz, Ph.D.
School: Touro University Nevada, Henderson, NV
Areas for Consultation: I can offer consultation in the areas of research design, database design and analysis (especially Access and Excel), outcomes assessment and assessment scholarship, survey design and research, and writing.

David P. Yens, Ph.D.
School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, Middletown, NY
Areas for Consultation: Research design, parametric and nonparametric statistics up to and including factor and principle components analysis, and power analysis. I primarily use SPSS but have access to STATA and SigmaPlot/SigmaStat. I can do presentations and workshops on all of the above, and have available a sequence of presentations on using EXCEL for data analysis. I can usually provide consultation via e-mail and telephone.