Kristopher L. Arheart, EdD

 

  • MORG Role: Co-Investigator

 

 

  • Research Interests:

    • Biostatistics

    • Occupational health

 

  • Training: 

    • 1993, EdD Research Methods/Statistics – University of Memphis

    • 1978, MS Statistics – Kansas State University

    • 1973, MS Computer Science – Kansas State University

    • 1970, BS Computer Science – Kansas State University

 

  • Biography:

    • Dr. Arheart is a collaborative biostatistician in the Department of Public Health Sciences Division of Biostatistics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.  Dr. Arheart has been providing expert statistical and computing services for the UM occupational research group for 10 years and also serves as an ad hoc member of the NIOSH study section after having been a full member for his 4-year term.

 

  • Relevant Selected Publications:

    • Ocasio MA, Fleming LE, Hollenbeck J, Fernandez CA, LeBlanc WG Lin J, Olano, HA, Caban AJ, Clarke TC, Kachan D, Christ SL, McCollister KE, Arheart KL, Sestito JP Lee DJ. The Health of Young US Workers.  In Press: JOEM.

    • McClure LA, Fernandez CA, Clarke TC, Leblanc WG, Arheart KL, Fleming LE, Lee DJ. Risky drinking in the older population: a comparison of Florida to the rest of the US. Addict Behav. 2013 Apr;38(4):1894-7.   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23380494

    • McClure LA, Arheart KL, Lee DJ, Sly DF, Dietz NA. Young Adult Former Ever Smokers: The Role of Type of Smoker, Quit Aids, Attitudes/Beliefs, and Demographics.  Preventive Medicine, 2013 57(5): 690-5. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24021991

    • Tannenbaum SL, Kachan D, Fernandez CA, McClure LA, Leblanc WG, Arheart KL, Lee DJ. State variations of chronic disease risk factors in older Americans.  Prev Chronic Dis. 2012 Dec;9:E177. 

    • McCollister KE, Zheng DD, Fernandez CA, Lee DJ, Lam BL, Arheart KL, Galor A, Ocasio M, Muennig P. Racial disparities in quality-adjusted life-years associated with diabetes and visual impairment. Diabetes Care. 2012 Aug;35(8):1692-4. 

    • Lee DJ, Fleming LE, LeBlanc WG, Arheart KL, Ferraro KF, Pitt-Catsouphes M, Muntaner C, Fernandez CA, Caban-Martinez AJ, Davila EP, Bandiera FC, Lewis JE, Kachan D. Health Status and Risk Indicator Trends of the Aging U.S. Healthcare Workforce. J Occup Environ Med. 2012 Mar 22. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22446575

    • Kachan D, Lewis JE, Davila EP, Arheart KL, LeBlanc WG, Fleming LE, Caban-Martinez AJ, Lee DJ. Nutrient intake and adherence to dietary recommendations among US workers. J Occup Environ Med. 2012 Jan;54(1):101-5.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2219311

    • Clarke TC, Soler-Vila H, Lee DJ, Arheart KL, Ocasio MA, LeBlanc WG, Fleming LE.  Working with Cancer: Health and disability disparities among employed cancer survivors in the U.S. Prev Med. 2011 Oct;53(4-5):331-4. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21884724

    • Lewis JE, Clark JD 3rd, LeBlanc WG, Fleming LE, Caban-Martinez AJ, Arheart KL, Tannenbaum SL, Ocasio MA, Davila EP, Kachan D, McCollister KE, Dietz N, Bandiera FC, Clarke TC, Lee DJ.  Cardiovascular Fitness Levels among American Workers.  J Occup Environ Med. 2011 Oct;53(10):1115-21. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21915067

    • Dietz NA, Lee DJ, Fleming LE, LeBlanc WG, McCollister KE, Arheart KL, Davila EP, Caban-Martinez AJ.  Trends in Smokeless Tobacco Use in the US Workforce: 1987-2005.  Tob Induc Dis. 2011 Jun 1;9(1):6. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21631951

    • Arheart KL, Fleming LE, Lee DJ, LeBlanc WG, Caban-Martinez AJ, Ocasio MA, McCollister KE, Christ SL, Clarke T, Kachan D, Davila EP, Fernandez CA. Occupational vs Industry Sector Classification of the US workforce: Which approach is more strongly associated with worker health outcomes? Am J Ind Med. 2011 Oct;54(10):748-57. 

    • Kachan D, Lewis JE, Davila EP, Arheart KL, LeBlanc WG, Fleming LE, Caban-Martinez AJ, Lee DJ. Nutrient intake and adherence to dietary recommendations among US workers. J Occup Environ Med. 2012 Jan;54(1):101-5.

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The MORG is a NIOSH-funded (R01-OH003915) research team in the Department of Public Health Sciences, at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

Last Updated:   July 27, 2018

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