Sept. 5, 2003
To: News Directors and News Editors
From: Veronika Avery, Coordinator of Media Relations, 342-5444
ULM PROFESSOR COMPLETES HARVARD PROGRAM
Dr. Lesa Waggoner Lawrence, assistant professor of Pharmacy
Administration at ULM, completed a higher education program at
Harvard University School of Public Health in Boston in August.
The program was titled "Measurement, Design and Analysis
Methods for Health Outcomes Research" and included research
involving pharmacoeconomics and measuring health and quality
of life outcomes by using psychometrics and latent variable structural
equation modeling. The program was conducted by the Department
of Biostatistics and the Center of Continuing Professional Education.
The coursework included psychometrics, structural equation
modeling, item response theory, and biostatisitics.