Assistant Director of CASDA

MS Degree in STATISTICS from the University of Connecticut, 1999

MS Degree in MATHEMATICS from the University of Connecticut,1997


Expertise: Statistical Consulting for Dissertations, Research projects. Topics include but are not limited to Generalized and Linear mixed effect models, Structural Equation Modeling, Complex survey data analysis, Bayesian methods; SAS, SPSS, STATA, R, HLM, MPLUS, Winbugs.


Certificate of Completion for Bootstrap Methods (Using R), The Institute for Statistics Education (TISE), online, 2016

Certificate of Completion for Spatial Statistics With GIS, The Institute for Statistics Education (TISE), online, 2015

Certificate of Completion for Advanced Structural Equation Modeling course, The Institute for Statistics Education (TISE), online, 2013

AWARD for the paper “Determinants of Defined Contribution Plan Referral”  AARP Financial Services and the Older Consumer Award winners for the 2013 annual American Council for Consumer Interests conference;

Master of Science in Statistics, University of Connecticut, August, 1999.

Master of Science in Mathematics, University of Connecticut, May, 1997.

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Kiev State University, Kiev, Ukraine, June, 1991.

Recent Publications


Dr. Julie M. Kapp, MPH, PhD, FACE, NextGen Precision Health Faculty Research Lead, Population Health, University of Missouri (PI)           02/01/2021-06/30/2021, Inter-department transfer 7%FTE, Compare adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and mental health indicators in the first few months of 2020 to the first few months of 2019(BRFSS). Role: Statistical Analysis

Dr. Virginia L. Ramseyer Winter (PI)            07/01/2017-06/30/2019, MU Research Board, University of Missouri, Mobile Training for Foster Parents: An RCT Pilot Study. Role: Statistical Analysis


1. Rui Yao, Jie Ying and Lada Micheas . Determinants of Defined Contribution Plan Deferral. Family & Consumer Sciences Research Journal. Volume 42, Issue 1, pages 55–76, September 2013;

2. Magdy Giurgius, Nicole Fearing, Alexandra Weir, Lada Micheas, Archana Ramaswamy. Long-term follow-up evaluation of endoscopic sclerotherapy for dilated gastrojejunostomy after gastric bypass. Surgical Endoscopy, May 2014, Volume 28, Issue 5, pp 1454-1459;

3.Anamika Barman-Adhikari, Hsun-Ta Hsu, Lada Micheas, Samantha Brown, Olivia Haloi, and Eric Rice, Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, Jun 2020, Volume 11, Number 2pp. 185 – 209;

4. Pollock, K.E.; O'Brien, J.K.; Roth, T.L.; Proudfoot, J.; Niederlander, J.; Micheas, L.; Robeck, T.R.; Stoops, M.A., Anti-Müllerian hormone in managed African and Asian rhino species, General and Comparative Endocrinology, Volume294 (113487), August,1, 2020, Pages:1-9;

5. Ottis E, Luetkenhaus K, Micheas L, Dyer C, Assessing team communication with patients’ families: findings from utilizing the Communication Assessment Tool—Team (CAT-T) in an interprofessional error disclosure simulation, Patient Education and Counseling, Volume 104, Issue 9, September 2021, Pages 2292-2296;

6. Blake Riebe, Lada Micheas, Julia Crim, Improving detection of Hill-Sachs fractures on radiographs, Skeletal Radiology, March 25 2021;

7. Julie M. Kapp, Lada Micheas, Shannon Holmes,·Melissa Stormont, Wendy M. Reinke. Prevalence of Poor Mental Health Days and Adverse Childhood Experience Reporting in U.S. Adults Before and After COVID‑19, Community Mental Health Journal, June 9, 2022;