Raymond G Hoffman, PhD

Investigator, Children's Research Institute
Professor and associate director, Quantitative Health Sciences, the Medical College of Wisconsin

Office Locations

8915 W. Connell Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-7634
(414) 955-6331


  • Quantitative Health Sciences

Research interests

  • Clinical effectiveness and outcomes
  • Genetic diseases/genomics

Study interests

  • Statistical methods for fMRI
  • Spatial data analysis
  • Statistical methods for epidemiology
  • Longitudinal data analysis
  • Genetic data analysis


  • BSEE, Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Master of science, Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Doctorate, Johns Hopkins University Traineeship in Biostatistics

Education & Awards

  • Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honor Society)
  • Eta Kappa Nu (Electrical Engineering Honor Society)

Research & Publications


Representative publications/presentations

  • Kotchen TA, Lindquist T, Miller-Sostek A, Hoffmann RG, Malik K, Stanfield B. Outcomes of NIH Peer Review of Clinical Grant Applications. Journal of Investigative Medicine. 2006
  • Rowe DB, Hoffmann RG. Multivariate Statistical Analysis in fMRI. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine. 2006; 25(2):60-4
  • Rowe DB, Meller CP, Hoffmann RG. Characterizing Phase-only fMRI Data with an Angular Regression Model. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 161(2):331-41. 2007
  • Jadcherla SR, Hoffmann RG, Shaker R. Effect of maturation of the magnitude of mechanosensitive and chemosensitive reflexes in the premature human esophagus. Journal of Pediatrics. 149(1):77-32. 2006
  • Brousseau DC, Hoffmann RG, Nattinger AB, Flores G, Zhang Y, Gorelick M. Quality of Primary Care and Subsequent Pediatric Emergency Department Utilization. Pediatrics. 119(6):1131-8. 2007
  • Zimbelman JL, Paulsen JS, Mikros A, Reynolds NC, Hoffmann RG and Rao SM. fMRI Detection of Early Neural Dysfunction in Preclinical Huntington's Disease. Journal Int. Neuropsychological Society. 2007. 13, 758-769
  • Okunsen C, Pajewski NM, McGinley EL, Hoffmann RG. Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Self-Reported Pediatric Orthodontic Visits in the United States. Journal of Public Health Dentistry. 67(4):217-23. 2007
  • Phillips SA, Jurva JS, Syed AQ, Kulinski JP, Pleuss J, Hoffmann RG, Gutterman DD. Beneit of Low-Fat over Low-Carbohydrate Diet on Endothelial Health in Obesity. Hypertension. 51(2):376-82. Feb. 2008