64378-Pabon-Rodriguez, Felix

Felix Pabon-Rodriguez, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biostatistics & Health Data Science

HITS 3069
Indianapolis, IN


Felix Pabon-Rodriguez is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Health Data Science at Indiana University School of Medicine.

His biomedical research focuses on Bayesian approaches for within- and between-host modeling of infectious disease processes. Some of his research work includes the estimation of epidemiological parameters for the Zika virus, the study of immune system dynamics concerning Visceral Leishmaniasis and Lyme Disease, and the impact of co-infections via a Bayesian joint model of longitudinal and survival data In addition, he is interested in addressing health disparities, with a focus on communicable and non-communicable diseases.

Some of his nonbiomedical research interests revolve around promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM education. He is dedicated to addressing the underrepresentation of minority students in STEM disciplines and improving statistics education. Additionally, he explores and implements strategies to enhance the recruitment, enrollment, and retention of students from diverse backgrounds.

Website: https://sites.google.com/view/felixpabonrodriguez

Email: fpabonr@iu.edu

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Biostatistics & Health Data Science
  • Education
    2024 Other Indiana University
    2023 PhD University of Iowa
    2018 MS University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus
    2015 BS University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus
  • Research

    Methodological Research Interests

    • Bayesian Statistics
    • Joint Longitudinal-Survival Models
    • Models of Within and Between Dynamic Processes
    • Survival Mediation Analysis

    Applied Interdisciplinary Research Interests

    • Infectious Diseases
    • Ecological Models
    • Immunological Models
    • Epidemiology
    • STEM Education
    • Health Disparities
  • Professional Organizations
    American Mathematical Society
    American Statistical Association
    Indiana University Indianapolis - Community-Engaged Research to Impact Health Equity Consortium
    International Society for Infectious Diseases
    National Alliance for Doctoral Studies in the Mathematical Sciences
    Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science
  • Awards
    Org: Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM) 2024
    Desc: Best Presentation at NAM Haynes-Granville-Browne Session of Presentations by Recent Doctoral Recipients
    Scope: National
    Date: 2024-01-04
    Org: Department of Biostatistics, The University of Iowa
    Desc: Leon F. Burmeister Memorial Scholarship
    Scope: Department
    Date: 2022-05-27
    Org: Department of Biostatistics, The University of Iowa
    Desc: Kathryn Chaloner Memorial Scholarship
    Scope: Department
    Date: 2020-12-11
    Org: The University of Iowa College of Public Health
    Desc: Advancing Graduate Student Success Award
    Scope: Campus
    Date: 2020-02-05

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