June 21, 2017

Songthip Ounpraseuth, PhD

Associate Professor


2006 – Ph.D. (Statistics), Baylor University
2000 – MS (Statistics), University of Arkansas
1998 – BS (Mathematics), University of Arkansas

Research Interest

Computational statistics, prediction error estimation, dimension reduction & classification, selection bias

Current Research Projects

  • Evaluation of the ANGELS High Risk Pregnancy Program (ADH, Lowry C, PI)
  • Reducing Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Rural African-American Cocaine Users (NIH/NIDA, Stewart K,PI)
  • Early Events in Alzheimer Pathogenesis (NIH, Griffin S, PI)
  • UAMS Translational Research Institute (NIH, Lowery C, PI)
  • Arkansas Women’s Waiver Evaluation (DHS/CMS, Eudy R, PI)

Courses Taught

PBHL 5033 Biostatistics III
PBHL 5233 Statistical Methods for Clinical Trials

Recent Publications

Ounpraseuth S, Gauss CH, Bronstein J, Lowery C, Nugent R, Hall R. Evaluating the effect of hospital and insurance type on the risk of 1-year mortality of very low birth weight infants: controlling for selection bias. Med Care. 2012 Apr; 50(4):353-60.

Ragland D, Payakachat N, Ounpraseuth S, Pate A, Harrod SE, Ott RE. Emergency contraception counseling: an opportunity for pharmacists. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2011 Nov-Dec; 51(6):756-61.

Magann EF, Sandlin AT, Ounpraseuth ST. Amniotic fluid and the clinical relevance of the sonographically estimated amniotic fluid volume: oligohydramnios. J Ultrasound Med. 2011 Nov; 30(11):1573-85.

Payakachat N, Ounpraseuth S, Ragland D, Murawski MM. Job and career satisfaction among pharmacy preceptors. Am J Pharm Educ. 2011 Oct 10; 75(8):153.

Curran GM, Ounpraseuth ST, Allee E, Small J, Booth BM. Trajectories in use of substance abuse and mental health services among stimulant users in rural areas. Psychiatr Serv. 2011 Oct; 62(10):1230-2.

Bronstein JM, Ounpraseuth S, Jonkman J, Lowery CL, Fletcher D, Nugent RR, Hall RW. Improving perinatal regionalization for preterm deliveries in a Medicaid covered population: initial impact of the Arkansas ANGELS intervention. Health Serv Res. 2011 Aug; 46(4):1082-103.