Douglas Simpson


  • Title: Professor
  • Group: Computational Imaging
  • Status: Beckman Affiliate Faculty
  • Home: Statistics


  • 4251 Beckman Institute
  • 405 North Mathews Avenue
  • Urbana, Illinois 61801


• Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics
• Fellow, American Statistical Association


  • 2016
    • Nolan, R. M.; Adie, S. G.; Marjanovic, M.; Chaney, E. J.; South, F. A.; Monroy, G. L.; Shemonski, N. D.; Erickson-Bhatt, S. J.; Shelton, R. L.; Bower, A. J.; Simpson3, D. G.; Cradock, K. A.; Liu, Z. G.; Ray3, P. S.; Boppart3, S. A., Intraoperative Optical Coherence Tomography for Assessing Human Lymph Nodes for Metastatic Cancer. BMC Cancer 2016, 16, 144, DOI:ARTN 144 10.1186/s12885-016-2194-4.
  • 2015
    • McFarlin, B. L.; Kumar, V.; Bigelow, T. A.; Simpson3, D. G.; White-Traut, R. C.; Abramowicz, J. S.; O’Brien3, W. D., Beyond Cervical Length: A Pilot Study of Ultrasonic Attenuation for Early Detection of Preterm Birth Risk. Ultrasound in Medicine 2015, 41(11), 3023-3029.
    • Smith, B. W.; Simpson3, D. G.; Miller, R. J.; Erdman3, J. W.; O’Brien3, W. D., Contrast Ultrasound Imaging Does Not Affect Heat Shock Protein 70 Expression in Cholesterol-Fed Rabbit Aorta. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine 2015, 34, (7), 1209-1216, DOI:10.7863/ultra.34.7.1209.
    • Wirtzfeld, L. A.; Ghoshal, G.; Rosado-Mendez, I. M.; Nam, K.; Park, Y.; Pawlicki, A. D.; Miller, R. J.; Simpson3, D. G.; Zagzebski, J. A.; Oelze3, M. L.; Hall, T. J.; O’Brien3, W. D., Quantitative Ultrasound Comparison of MAT and 4T1 Mammary Tumors in Mice and Rats across Multiple Imaging Systems. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine 2015, 34, (8), 1373-1383, DOI:10.7863/ultra.34.8.1373.
    • Smith, B. W.; Simpson, D. G.; Sarwate, S.; Miller, R. J.; Erdman, J. W.; O’Brien, W. D., Contrast Ultrasound Imaging of the Aorta Does Not Affect Progression of Atherosclerosis or Cardiovascular Biomarkers in Apoe-/- Mice. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine 2015, 34, 1115-1122.

  • 2014
    • Han, A. G.; Erdman, J. W.; Simpson, D. G.; Andre, M. P.; O'Brien, W. D., Early Detection of Fatty Liver Disease in Mice via Quantitative Ultrasound. 2014 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (Ius) 2014 2363-2366, DOI:10.1109/Ultsym.2014.0589.

  • 2013
    • Wirtzfeld, L. A.; Nam, K.; Labyed, Y.; Ghoshal, G.; Haak, A.; Sen-Gupta, E.; He, Z.; Hirtz, N. R.; Miller, R. J.; Sarwate, S.; Simpson3, D. G.; Zagzebski, J. A.; Bigelow, T. A.; Oelze3, M. L.; Hall, T. J.; O’Brien3, W. D., Techniques and Evaluation from a Cross-Platform Imaging Comparison of Quantitative Ultrasound Parameters in an in vivo Rodent Fibroadenoma Model. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control 2013, 60, (7), 1386-1400, DOI:10.1109/tuffc.2013.2711.
  • 2012
    • Simpson, D.G., Categorical Exposure-Response Regression Analysis of Toxicology Experiments. Case Studies in Environmental Statistics 2012, 132, 121.
    • Yang, Y. and Simpson, D. G., Conditional Decomposition Diagnostics for Regression Analysis of zero-inflated and left-censored data. Statistical Methods in Medical Research 2012, 21(4), 393-408.
  • 2009
    • O'Brien, W. D.; Yang, Y.; Simpson, D. G., Threshold Estimation and Superthreshold Behavior of Ultrasound-Induced Lung Hemorrhage in Rats: Role of Age Dependency. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology 2009, 35, (1), 129-135.


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