Michele D. Poe, PhD

Michele Poe, PhD

Research Manager, Neurodevelopment in Rare Disorders
Research Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine


Graduate School:
2000 PhD, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
1996 MA, Anthropology, University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo.
1991, BS, Geology, Western Illinois University, Macomb, Ill.

Research Interests

  • Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) in Infants With Krabbe Disease
  • The Natural History of Krabbe Disease
  • The Natural History Study of Giant Axonal Neuropathy
  • ALD
  • NDRD Medical Home
  • Krabbe Translational Research Network
  • Longitudinal data analysis
  • Statistics of developmental assessment
  • Small population statistics
  • Rare Disease analysis
  • Bayesian statistics
  • Neuroimaging

View Dr. Poe's full list of publications from PubMed.

Biography Summary

A statistician at FPG Child Development Institute at the University of North Carolina since 2001, Dr. Poe has been the primary statistician for the NFRD since 2003. Dr. Poe is the NDRD research manager. Dr. Poe's research interests include the analysis of longitudinal neurodevelopmental data, finite population statistics, and the analysis of neuroimaging data. Dr. Poe is also a member of the statistical core of the UNC Neurodevelopmental Research Center (NIH P30HD03110).