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Portrait of Chris Cho

Chris C. Cho, MS

  • Associate Researcher, Statistician, Office of the Dean


MS Biostatistics University of Illinois at Chicago 2005
Certificate of Business Fundamentals Business and Society York University 2002
BA Business and Society York University 2002

Interests & Expertise

Chris Cho’s area of expertise in biostatistics is in the use of advanced statistical methods for clustered and longitudinal data, with a particular emphasis on mixed-effects models. He also has extensive experience with categorical data analysis, especially with logistic regression and using this method to develop risk prediction tools. Cho has experience in the application of statistical methods to a diverse research settings, such as medical-cardiovascular, nursing, public health, behavioral health and education research, among others.

Selected Publications

Jahanian, O., Gaglio, A., Cho, C., Muqeet, V., Smith, R. O., Morrow MMB, Hsiao-Wecksler, E. T., & Slavens, B. A. (2022, September). Hand-rim biomechanics during geared manual wheelchair propulsion over different ground conditions in individuals with spinal cord injury. Journal of biomechanics, 142, 111235.
Steeves, J. A., Bassett, D., Fitzhugh, E., Raynor, H., Cho, C., & Thompson, D. L. (2016). Physical activity with and without TV viewing: Effects on enjoyment of physical activity and TV, exercise self-efficacy, and barriers to being active in overweight adults. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 13(4), 385-391.
Luo, J., Eldredge, C., Cho, C., & Cisler, R. A. (2016, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Population Analysis of Adverse Events in Different Age Groups Using Big Clinical Trials Data. JMIR Medical Informatics, 4(4), e30.
Agarwal, A., Yousefzai, R., Jan, M. F., Cho, C., Shetabi, K., Bush, M., Khandheria, B. K., Paterick, T. E., Treiber, S., Sra, J., Werner, P., Allaqaband, S., Bajwa, T., & Tajik, A. J. (2015). Clinical Application of WHF-MOGE(S) Classification for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Global Heart, 10(3), 209-219.
Ayers, A. M., Cho, C., Shearer, R., Jan, M., & Gupta, A. (2015). Stent Thrombosis: Regional Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Outcomes. 2, 208-209.
Finlayson, M., Preissner, K. K., & Cho, C. (2013). An exploratory investigation of the impact of co-morbidity on Fatigue Management Intervention outcomes among people with multiple sclerosis. 15, 21-26.
Mirza, M., Shen, W. K., Tran, C., Jahangir, A., Sultan, S., Khan, U., Vigar, M., Cho, C., & Jahangir, A. (2013). Frequent periodic leg movement is an unrecognized risk factor for progression of atrial fibrillation. PloS One, 8(10), e78359.
Finlayson, M., Preissner, K., & Cho, C. (2012). Outcome moderators of a fatigue management program for people with multiple sclerosis. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 66(2), 187-197.
Plow, M., Finlayson, M., & Cho, C. (2012). Correlates of nutritional behavior in individuals with multiple sclerosis. Disability and Health Journal, 5(4), 284-291.
Finlayson, M., & Cho, C. (2011). A profile of support group use and need among middle-aged and older adults with multiple sclerosis. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 54(5), 475-493.
Plow, M., Finlayson, M., & Cho, C. (2011). Correlates of stages of change for physical activity in adults with multiple sclerosis. Research in Nursing & Health, 34(5), 5378-5388.
Finlayson, M., Preissner, K., Cho, C., & Plow, M. (2010). Randomized trial of a teleconference- delivered fatigue management program for people with multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis, 17(9), 1130-1140.
Finlayson, M., Cho, C., & Plow, M. (2010). Use of physical therapy services among people aging with multiple sclerosis. Journal of the American Physical Therapy Association, 90(11), 1607-1618.
Plow, M., Finlayson, M., & Cho, C. (2010). Utilization of health promotion and wellness services among middle-aged and older adults with multiple sclerosis. Health Promotion International, 25(3), 318-330.
Finlayson, M., Peterson, E., & Cho, C. (2009). Findings of a pilot study exploring the potential of a fall risk management program for middle aged and older adults with MS. Neurorehabilitation, 25(2), 107-115.