Johnson Hall 311
Mailing Address
One University Plaza, MS 6700
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Publications in Peer-reviewed Journals

Thompson, E. and Talafha, A. M. (2020). Regularization-Based Bootstrap Ranking Model: Identifying Healthcare Indicators Among All Level Income Economies. African Journal of Applied Statistics, 15(3), 2431 – 2449.

Wunderlich, K. and Thompson, E. (2018). Estimating Health care costs among fragile and conflict affected states: An elastic net-risk measures approach. International Journal of Public Health Science, 7(3), 175 – 185.

Williams, F. and Thompson, E. (2017). Health Disparities in Breast Cancer Stage at Diagnosis: Importance, Race, Poverty, and Age. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice. 10(3): 34 - 45.

Thompson, E and Ambagaspitiya, R (2016). Ruin Probability for Correlated Poisson Claim Count and Gamma (m) Risk Process. Far East Journal of Theoretical Statistics, 52(4), 269 – 288.

Williams, F. and Thompson, E. (2016). Disparity in breast cancer late stage at diagnosis in Missouri: Does rural versus urban residence matter? Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 3 (2), 233 – 239.

Conference Presentations

Thompson, E. and Talafha, A. M. (2020). Modeling and Forecasting Mortality Rates Data from Upper-Middle-Income Economies: A Machine Learning Approach. Paper presented at the American Statistical Association Conference on Statistical Practice at Sacramento, California, from February 20-22, 2020.

William, F. and Thompson, E., Liu, Y., and Joyner, A. (2018) Geographical Variations in Cancer Incidence and Treatment Patterns in Tennessee between Appalachian and non-Appalachian Counties. Paper presented at the American Public Health Association Conference on Geographic Data Variations in Chronic Disease at San Diego, Florida from November 10 – 14, 2018.