Deanna Isaman, Ph.D.

Deanna Isaman

Research Assistant Professor
Department of Systems, Populations and Leadership
Room 4336 (400 NIB)

University of Michigan School of Nursing
400 North Ingalls Building
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5482


  • Chronic Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Simulation Modeling
  • Data Synthesis
  • Effects of attrition on outcomes

Dr. Isaman’s expertise lies in simulation modeling of type 2 diabetes, its complications, and comorbidities. She also specializes in data synthesis of observational studies and the effect of attrition on reported outcomes.


Dr. Isaman focuses on mentoring students and faculty in applications of biostatistics.  She instructs on study design and justification, chosing appropriate statistical analyses, and leveraging available data for best effect.

Affiliations / Service

  • Member, American Statistical Association, since 2003

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