Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion
Maria Mor, PhD
CHERP COIN Investigator
Co-Director, Biostatistics, Informatics, and Computing Core (BICC), Pittsburgh CHERP
Research Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh
Maria K. Mor, PhD, is Co-Director of the Biostatistics, Informatics, and Computing Core (BICC) for the Pittsburgh site of the VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion (CHERP). As a collaborative statistician at CHERP, she works with investigators on a variety of health services research projects focused on understanding and improving the quality and equity of health and health care for vulnerable populations of Veterans, including racial and ethnic minorities, women, and Veterans with chronic renal function and comorbid mental health conditions.
Dr. Mor has statistical expertise in the analysis of clustered and multilevel data and have conducted research on methodology for the analysis of missing data, and is also well-versed in the data management and manipulation of the VA clinical and administrative databases. As Co-Director of the BICC, she oversees the statistical and programming aspects of CHERP research and actively facilitates the sharing of programs, methods, and ideas to address the statistical analyses and database management between research projects. She is Co-Investigator on VA studies including Examining contraceptive use and unmet need among Women Veterans and Variation in use of glucose Test Strips among Older Veterans with Diabetes.
Published ResearchDeintensification of Diabetes Medications among Veterans at the End of Life in VA Nursing Homes. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (2020)
Racial/Ethnic Differences in the Medical Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders Within the VA Healthcare System Following Non-Fatal Opioid Overdose. J Gen Intern Med (2020)
Incidence and Predictors of Aspirin Discontinuation in Older Adult Veteran Nursing Home Residents at End of Life. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (2020)
Racial and ethnic disparities in contraceptive knowledge among women veterans in the ECUUN study. Contraception (2017)
Racial/ethnic differences in contraceptive preferences, beliefs, and self-efficacy among women veterans. Am J Obstet Gynecol (2017)
Brand-name prescription drug use among diabetes patients in the VA and Medicare Part D. Ann Intern Med (2013)