Dr John Ferguson

B.A.,M.Sc.,PhD

Contact Details

SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW
E: JOHN.FERGUSON@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher
 

Biography

I attained a PhD. in statistics at Yale University (2009).  After my PhD, I worked at George Washington University and University of Limerick before taking up my current role at NUI Galway in 2015.   My research interests include decision theory, Empirical Bayes methods, record linkage and statistical techniques in medicine and epidemiology.  I'm the current holder of an Emerging Investigator award for work on causal inference in population health.

Research Interests

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2019) 'An Empirical Bayesian ranking method, with applications to high throughput biology'
Ferguson J;Chang J; (2019) 'An Empirical Bayesian ranking method, with applications to high throughput biology'. Bioinformatics (Oxford, England), [DOI] [Details]
(2019) 'Graphical comparisons of relative disease burden across multiple risk factors'
Ferguson, J;O'Leary, N;Maturo, F;Yusuf, S;O'Donnell, M (2019) 'Graphical comparisons of relative disease burden across multiple risk factors'. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 19 [DOI] [Details]
(2018) 'A new computationally efficient algorithm for record linkage with field dependency and missing data imputation'
Ferguson, J,Hannigan, A,Stack, A (2018) 'A new computationally efficient algorithm for record linkage with field dependency and missing data imputation'. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 109 :70-75 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'Joint incorporation of randomised and observational evidence in estimating treatment effects'
Ferguson, J,Alvarez-Iglesias, A,Newell, J,Hinde, J,O'Donnell, M (2017) 'Joint incorporation of randomised and observational evidence in estimating treatment effects'. Statistical Methods In Medical Research, 28 :235-247 [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'Estimating average attributable fractions with confidence intervals for cohort and case-control studies'
Ferguson, J,Alvarez-Iglesias, A,Newell, J,Hinde, J,O'Donnell, M (2016) 'Estimating average attributable fractions with confidence intervals for cohort and case-control studies'. Statistical Methods In Medical Research, 27 :1141-1152 [DOI] [Details]