Chad Cross

( University of Nevada, Las Vegas )


(702) 895-5366
  • Institution:University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Departments: Community Health Sciences
  • Research Fields: Biological Sciences, Medicine, Psychology
  • Disciplines: Biostatistics, Epidemiology
  • Location:Clark County
  • Funding:DHHS - Department of Health and Human Services, HRSA - Health Resources & Services Administration, NIH - National Institutes of Health


I have mentored students and faculty for nearly 20 years. I have been the advisor, co-advisor, or committee member for over 80 theses and dissertations.


Dr. Cross is trained as a multidisciplinary scientist and holds advanced degrees in statistics, the life sciences, and the social sciences. He works professionally as a statistician and data scientist, and have particular interest in applied biostatistics, nonparametric methods, multivariate methods, research design and sampling methodology, analysis of messy data, complex analysis of big data, pattern recognition, data science, statistical genetics, computer programming, and mathematics/statistics education. His research consistently has focused on working with multidisciplinary research teams to bring statistical and analytical expertise to novel and interesting research questions. He applies his quantitative work broadly in the biological sciences, medicine, and psychology.