Grace Chan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Academic Office Location:
University of Connecticut Health Center
Department of Psychiatry
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-2103
Phone: 860-679-4489
Fax: 860-679-1316

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
Ph.D.Australian National UniversityStatistics
B.S.Flinders University of South AustraliaStatistics

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
PAP Moran PrizeAustralian National University
ANU Ph.D. ScholarshipAustralian National University
University MedalFlinders University of South Australia
Vacation ScholarshipCSIRO, Australia
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
AddictionProfessional/Scientific JournalExternalNational20132013
Archives of Internal MedicineProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalNational20112011
Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance AbuseProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalNational20112011
Psychological MedicineProfessional/Scientific JournalExternalNational20112013
Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention and PolicyProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalNational20112011
Biological PsychiatryProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalNational20102010
Drug and Alcohol DependenceProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalNational20102010
Journal of Studies on Alcohol and DrugsProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalNational20102011
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USAProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalNational20062006
ASA Iowa Chapter Professional/Scientific OrganizationSecretary and Treasurer ExternalState20052006
Journal of Computational and Graphical StatisticsProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalNational20052005
Journal of Studies on AlcoholProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalNational20042004
University of Iowa: Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences: Statistical Consulting Center Education CommitteeDirectorExternalUniversity20042006
University of Iowa: Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences: Statistical Consulting Center Education CommitteeAssociate DirectorExternalUniversity20042005
University of Iowa: Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences: Student Awards CommitteeEducation CommitteeMemberExternalUniversity20042006
University of Iowa: Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences: Student Awards Committee Education CommitteeChairExternalUniversity20042005
University of Iowa: Department of Industrial Engineering: Faculty Search CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20032005
University of Iowa: Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences: Colloquium CommitteeEducation CommitteeMemberExternalUniversity20032005
Statistical Modelling: An International JournalProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalNational20022002
University of Iowa: Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences: Computer CommitteeEducation CommitteeMemberExternalUniversity20022004
University of Iowa: Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences: Executive CommitteeEducation CommitteeMemberExternalUniversity20022003
Association for Women in Mathematics Professional/Scientific OrganizationMentorExternalNational20012006
IEEE Transactions on Signal ProcessingProfessional/Scientific JournalExternalNational20002003
Statistics and Probability LettersProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalNational20002000
Statistics and Probability LettersProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalNational20002000
University of Iowa: Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences: M.S. Exam?MinorEducation CommitteeMemberExternalUniversity20002003
University of Iowa: Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences: Social Committee Education CommitteeChairExternalUniversity20002002
Journal of Computational and Graphical StatisticsProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalNational19992000
Statistica SinicaProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalNational19991999
University of Iowa: Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences: Colloquium CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalUniversity19992000
University of Iowa: Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences: Curriculum CommitteeEducation CommitteeMemberExternalUniversity19992000
University of Iowa: Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences: Search Committee for visitorEducation CommitteeMemberExternalUniversity19992002
Statistics and ComputingProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalNational19981998
University of Iowa: Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences: Education CommitteeMemberExternalUniversity19981999
University of Iowa: Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences: Ph.D. Qualifying CommitteeEducation CommitteeMemberExternalUniversity19981999
University of New South Wales, Australia: Department of Statistics: Selection Committee for computer center manager in the School of MathematicsEducation CommitteeMemberExternalUniversity19981998
University of New South Wales, Australia: Department of Statistics: Selection Committee for two post-doctoral fellowship positions in Applied MathematicsEducation CommitteeMemberExternalUniversity19971997
Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series CProfessional/Scientific JournalMemberExternalNational19951995
American Statistical AssociationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
Research Society on AlcoholismProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
Statistical Society of AustraliaProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalInternational

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Symptoms and Course: Alcohol Dependence in Adulthood
    Hesselbrock, M.N., Chartier, K.G., Chan, G., and Hesselbrock, V.M. (2012) Encyclopedia of Addictive Behaviors
  • Stochastic Fractal Models for Multi-Processed Surfaces
    Chan, G., Constantine, A.G., and Hall, P.G. (1996) Research Developments in Probability and Statistics: Festschrift in honor of Madan L. Puri on the occasion of his 65th birthday 329-341

Notes

  • In reply
    Sen S., Kranzler H.R., Krystal J.H., Speller H., Chan G., Gelernter J., Guille C. (2010) Archives of General Psychiatry 6 (67) 568-569
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Temporal Sequence and Prevalence of Comorbid Disorders in AlcoholismTalkAnnual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society of Alcoholism2013Orlando, Florida
The Social Ecology of Alcohol Use: Theories, Models, Methods and ApplicationsTalk36th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society of Alcoholism2013Orlando, Florida
Risk Management Rounds Series: The Electronic Medical Record and Inter-Provider CommunicationTalkUniversity of Connecticut Health Center2013Farmington, Connecticut
Effective Verbal and Non Verbal CommunicationTalkUniversity of Connecticut Health Center2013Farmington, Connecticut
Medical Scholarship: Writing for PublicationTalkUniversity of Connecticut Health Center2013Farmington, Connecticut
Alcohol Use Behaviors from Adolescence to Young Adulthood: An Application of the Deviance Proneness ModelTalkAnnual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society of Alcoholism2012San Francisco, California
Alcohol Use Behaviors from Adolescence to Young Adulthood: An Application of Structural Equation ModelingTalkModern Modeling Methods Conference2012Storrs, Connecticut
Publication EthicsTalkUniversity of Connecticut Health Center2012Farmington, Connecticut
Managing Up: Conversations with Those with PowerTalkUniversity of Connecticut Health Center2012Farmington, Connecticut
New NIH Conflict of Interest PolicyTalkUniversity of Connecticut Health Center Compliance Office2012Farmington, Connecticut
8th Annual Satellite Session: Mechanisms of Behavior Change—What we Know, How we Know it, and What’s Next?TalkAnnual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society of Alcoholism2012San Francisco, California
An Introduction to Multiple ImputationTalkUniversity of Connecticut2012Storrs, Connecticut
Cautiously Adding Dynamics to Longitudinal AnalysesTalkModern Modeling Methods Conference, University of Connecticut2012Storrs, Connecticut
Family history, childhood risk factors and development of alcohol use disorder in young adults: Prospective studyPoster34th Annual Scientific Meeting of RSA2011Atlanta, GA
Comparative analyses of alcoholic typologiesPoster34th Annual Scientific Meeting of RSA2011Atlanta, GA
The serotonin Transporter Gene SLC6A4, environmental adversity, and heavy alcohol consumptionPoster34th Annual Scientific Meeting of RSA2011Atlanta, GA
Suicide attempts during adolescence and emerging adulthood: Analysis of COGA dataPoster34th Annual Scientific Meeting of RSA2011Atlant, GA
How latent class and transition analyses can help us study behavioral patternsTalkDepartment of Psychiatry Research Bonanza2011UCHC
Predictors for emerging and persisting alcohol dependence in adulthoodTalkAlcohol Research Center Meeting2011UCHC
Predictors for emerging and persisting alcohol dependence in adulthoodPoster34th Annual Scientific Meeting of RSA2011Atlanta, GA
Predictors for Emerging and Persisting Alcohol Dependence in AdulthoodTalkAnnual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society of Alcoholism2011Atlanta, Georgia
Domestic Violence Prevention TrainingTalkUniversity of Connecticut Health Center2011Farmington, Connecticut
Etiology of Substance Use Disorders: Genetic, Neurobiological, Behavioral, and Culture InfluencesTalkCenter for Alcohol & Addiction Studies, Brown University2011
Mandated Reporter TrainingTalkUniversity of Connecticut Health Center2011Farmington, Connecticut
Treatment for Adolescent Opiate and Prescription Drug AddictionTalkUniversity of Connecticut Health Center2011Farmington, Connecticut
Getting the Most out of Your Mentoring Relationships: A Workshop for Assistant ProfessorsTalkUniversity of Connecticut Health Center2011Farmington, Connecticut
Affective disorder and persistence of alcohol dependencePoster33rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the RSA2010San Antonio, TX
Multiple-Domain Approach to Determine General and Sex-Specific Influencing Factors in the Development of Alcohol Dependence in AdulthoodTalkAnnual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society of Alcoholism2010San Antonio, Texas
Responsible and Ethical Conduct of Research with Ethnocultural PopulationsTalkUniversity of Connecticut Health Center2010Farmington, Connecticut
NIAAA-Supported Research: A Grandsmanship WorkshopTalkScientific Meeting of the Research Society of Alcoholism2010San Antonio, Texas
8th Annual ASA CT Chapter Mini-Conference: The Analysis of Incomplete Data—from past to futureTalkUniversity of Connecticut2010Storrs, Connecticut
Adverse Childhood Events as Risk Factors for Alcohol and Drug DependenceTalkAnnual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society of Alcoholism2009San Diego, California
Introduction to Clinical ResearchTalkUniversity of Connecticut Health Center2009Farmington, Connecticut
RSA Grantsmanship Satellite WorkshopTalkAnnual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society of Alcoholism2009San Diego, California
DATIC Summer Workshop: Hierarchical Linear ModelingTalkUniversity of Connecticut2009Storrs, Connecticut
Multiple Imputation of Missing DataTalkUniversity of Pennsylvania2008
Application of Multiple Correspondence Analysis and Cluster Analysis in Phenotypically Subtyping Medical and Psychiatric DisordersTalkJoint Statistical Meetings, Section on Biometrics2008Colorado
Design and Analysis of Epidemiologic Studies of Gene-Environment InteractionsTalkNational Cancer Institute, Continuing Education Program2008
S-Plus Graphical Analysis of Clinical Data: Exploratory and Production EnvironmentsTalkS-PLUS User Conference Workshop2005
Analysis of Clinical Trials: Theory and ApplicationsTalkContinuing Education Program, 2005 Joint Statistical Meeting2005
Longitudinal and Incomplete DataTalkJoint Statistical Meeting2004
Meta-analysis: Statistical Methods for Combining the Results of Independent StudiesTalkJoint Statistical Meeting2004
Human Participants Protection Education for Research Teams onlines courseLecture2004
Increment-Based Fractal Dimension Estimators for a Class of Non-Guassian Stationary FieldsTalkAustralian Statistical Society Conference2002Canberra, Australia
SiZer for Simple, Direct Inference in Exploratory Data AnalysisTalkJoint Statistical Meeting2001
Parallel Programming Workshop, Session I?MPITalkAdvanced Research Computing Services, University of Iowa2001
How to Communicate ExpectationsTalkCenter for Teaching, University of Iowa2001
How to Communicate ExpectationsTalkCenter for Teaching, University of Iowa2001
Web-Based Approaches to InstructionTalkCenter for Teaching, University of Iowa2001
Analyzing Nonlinear Experimental Time Series DataTalkJoint Statistical Meetings, Section on Biometrics2001Atlanta, Georgia
Documenting your TeachingTalkCenter for Teaching, University of Iowa2000
Analyzing Nonlinear Experimental Time Series DataTalkAustralian Statistical Society Conference2000Adelaide, Australia
Pathways to the Future WorkshopTalk1999Baltimore, Maryland
Teaching Contemporary Statistics with Active Learning CourseTalkASA LearnSTAT Course1999Boston, Massachusetts
Teaching Introductory Statistics with Simulation/Resample CourseTalkASA LearnSTAT Course1999Boston, Massachusetts
An Effective Method for Simulating Gaussian Random FieldsTalkJoint Statistical Meetings, Section on Statistical Computing, Baltimore1999
Non-Integer Dimension Objects: From Modeling to Statistical InferenceTalkJoint Meetings of the Iowa MAA, ASA and IMATYC1999Iowa City, Iowa
Simulation of Multifractional Brownian MotionTalkConference of the International Association for Statistical Computing1998Bristol, England
Estimating Fractal Dimensions of a Processed Surface Via SemiperiodogramTalkAustralian Statistical Society Conference1994Melbourne, Australia
Simulation of Stationary Gaussian Processes in [0,1]dTalkStatistics’ 93 (STATCOMP’93)1993Wollongong, Australia
Sampling Design for Estimating Fractal Dimensions via PeriodogramsTalkYoung Statisticians’ Professional Development Workshop1992Newcastle, Australia