Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Azuero's focus is on the design, management, and analysis of clinical trials and health interventions, and the use of statistical and machine learning techniques for modeling personalized treatment response and observational data. He specializes in a broad spectrum of classical statistical and machine learning techniques. He collaborates in several research projects within and outside UAB.
  • Research Overview

  • Multivariate models: general and generalized linear models, linear and generalized linear mixed models, recursive partitioning and ensemble models, dimension reduction techniques, cluster analysis, structural equation models, large scale testing, and power and sample size estimation
  • Investigator On

  • Acute Use of Alcohol and Attentional Bias Towards Suicide: An Experimental Test of the Attention-Allocation Model  awarded by National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism/NIH/DHHS
  • An Evaluation of the US Army Nurse Corps Patient Caring Touch System  awarded by GENEVA FOUNDATION
  • An Optimization Trial to Prepare Advanced Cancer Family Caregivers for Decision Partnering using the Multiphase Optimization Strategy (MUST)  awarded by National Palliative Care Research Center
  • An RCT of Speed of Processing Training in Middle-Aged and Older Adults with HIV  awarded by National Institute of Mental Health/NIH/DHHS
  • An Upstream Palliative Care Intervention for Rural Family Caregivers  awarded by National Institute of Nursing Research/NIH/DHHS
  • Biological and Environmental Factors Driving Behavioral Symptoms in Alzheimer's Disease  awarded by National Institute of Mental Health/NIH/DHHS
  • CITY Health II - The Center for the Study of Community Health  awarded by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promo./CDC/DHHS
  • Cost Effectiveness of the Rural Breast Cancer Survivor Intervention Package  awarded by National Institute of Nursing Research/NIH/DHHS
  • Decision Support Training for Advanced Cancer Family Caregivers: The CASCADE Factorial Trial  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS
  • Distress Prediction in Advanced Cancer Family Caregivers and their Care Recipients using Digital Phenotyping  awarded by CAMBIA HEALTH FOUNDATION
  • ENABLE: CHF-PC (Comprehensive Heartcare for Patients and Caregivers)  awarded by National Palliative Care Research Center
  • ENABLE: CHF-PC (Comprehensive Heartcare for Patients and Caregivers)  awarded by National Institute of Nursing Research/NIH/DHHS
  • Enhancing Access and Acceptability of Palliative Care Services for Underserved Persons with Advanced Cancer in the Deep South  awarded by National Palliative Care Research Center
  • Evaluating Adoption and Outcomes of Early Stage Breast Cancer Clinical Trials Results in Underrepresented and Unrepresented Populations  awarded by Johnson (Robert Wood) Foundation
  • Evaluating Shared Decision Making in Cancer  awarded by CANCERCARE
  • Evaluating the Implementation and Impact of Navigator-delivered ePRO Home Symptom Monitoring and Management  awarded by National Institute of Nursing Research/NIH/DHHS
  • Implementing Palliative Care: Learning Collaborative vs. Technical Assistance  awarded by DARTMOUTH-HITCHCOCK CLINIC
  • Implementing Palliative Care: Learning Collaborative vs. Technical Assistance  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS
  • In Vivo Experience with NRT to Increase Adherence and Smoking Abstinence  awarded by National Institute on Drug Abuse/NIH/DHHS
  • Individualized-Targeted Cognitive Training in Older Adults with HAND  awarded by National Institute of Nursing Research/NIH/DHHS
  • Influence of Race, Gender, Rurality, and Dyadic Health on Symptom Trajectories in Persons with Advanced Heart Failure  awarded by National Institute of Nursing Research/NIH/DHHS
  • Lay Coach-led Early Palliative Care for Underserved Advanced Cancer Caregivers  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS
  • Memorandum of Understanding with BCBSAL - Evaluating the Implementation and Impact of Navigator-delivered ePRO Home Symptom Monitoring and Management  awarded by BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD OF ALABAMA
  • Microbiome Based Approach to Identify the Progression Potential of CIN 2 Lesions  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS
  • Optimizing Functional Recovery of Breast Cancer Survivors  awarded by DARTMOUTH-HITCHCOCK CLINIC
  • Optimizing Functional Recovery of Breast Cancer Survivors  awarded by DARTMOUTH-HITCHCOCK CLINIC
  • Outliers - Extreme Long-term Survivors with Metastatic Breast Cancer  awarded by University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • PrEP Demonstration Project among Women at Risk for HIV Infection  awarded by National Institute of Mental Health/NIH/DHHS
  • Private Grant  awarded by Genentech
  • Private Grant  awarded by Genentech
  • Private Grant  awarded by Pfizer Pharmaceuticals
  • Reducing Care-Resistant Behaviors During Oral Hygiene in Persons with Dementia  awarded by National Institute of Nursing Research/NIH/DHHS
  • Reducing Disparities in Rural Advanced Cancer Patients and Caregivers  awarded by American Cancer Society, Inc.
  • Rural Breast Cancer Survivors Intervention  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS
  • Safety Net Program Survey: Launched 07/05/2017  awarded by PATIENT ADVOCATE FOUNDATION
  • Telemedicine to Improve Depression and Adherence in HIV+ Women in the Rural South  awarded by National Institute of Mental Health/NIH/DHHS
  • Testing Dementia Caregiver TeleCoaching to Reduce Episodes of Abuse and Neglect by Recognizing and Managing Care-Resistant Behaviors  awarded by National Institute on Aging/NIH/DHHS
  • Teaching Activities

  • NST780 - Stat Mod II-Top Multiv Analys (Summer Term 2021) 2021
  • NST780 - Stat Mod II-Top Multiv Analys (Summer Term 2021) 2021
  • NST780 - Stat Mod II-Top Multiv Analys (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • NST780 - Stat Mod II-Top Multiv Analys (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • NST779 - Stat Modeling 1-Linear Models (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NST779 - Stat Modeling 1-Linear Models (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NST780 - Stat Mod II-Top Multiv Analys (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NST780 - Stat Mod II-Top Multiv Analys (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NST779 - Stat Modeling 1-Linear Models (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NST780 - Stat Mod II-Top Multiv Analys (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NST779 - Stat Modeling 1-Linear Models (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NST780 - Stat Mod II-Top Multiv Analys (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NST779 - Stat Modeling 1-Linear Models (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NST780 - Stat Mod II-Top Multiv Analys (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NST779 - Stat Modeling 1-Linear Models (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR756 - Applied Statistical Analysis (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NST777 - Multivariate Methods/Nrs Res (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NST776 - Linear Models for Clin Nrs Res (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NST777 - Multivariate Methods/Nrs Res (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR732 - Design Stat Methods Adv Prac (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NST777 - Multivariate Methods/Nrs Res (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NST777 - Multivariate Methods/Nrs Res (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR600 - Res and Stats for Adv Practice (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NST777 - Multivariate Methods/Nrs Res (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR600 - Res and Stats for Adv Practice (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR732 - Design Stat Methods Adv Prac (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NST777 - Multivariate Methods/Nrs Res (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR600 - Res and Stats for Adv Practice (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR600 - Res and Stats for Adv Practice (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2008
  • Master of Business Administration in Business Administration and Management, Louisiana State University System : Baton Rouge 2000
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Industrial Engineering, 1997
  • Full Name

  • Andres Azuero