Christina Kelsey Zigler
Assistant Professor in Population Health Sciences

Dr. Zigler is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Population Health Sciences at Duke University School of Medicine. A psychometrician and statistician by training, she uses rigorous, patient-centered methods to develop and evaluate clinical outcome measures. Specifically, her primary interest is in designing high quality, meaningful tools for individuals with rare diseases so that their voices and the voices of their families can be prioritized in research.

Dr. Zigler received her PhD in Research Methodology from the University of Pittsburgh and her MSEd in Counseling Psychology from the University of Miami. She has been involved in research since 2006 and has published applied work in rheumatology, pediatrics, human engineering, veterans’ affairs, and rehabilitation science. Her other methodological interests include multilevel modeling, structural equation modeling, small sample size statistical methods, and anchoring vignettes.

Areas of Expertise: Health Measurement, Health Behavior, and Health Services Research

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