- PhD, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 2008
- MS, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 2005
- BS, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 2003
Pyles, L. A., Lilly, C., Mullett, C., Polak, E., Elliott, E., & Neal, W. (In press, 2017) LDL cholesterol level in fifth grade school children associates with stature. Journal of Lipid Research. PMID: 28870972
Woods, S. & Lilly, C. (Accepted, 2017). Pinch testing positions among certified hand therapists: A cross-sectional survey. Open Journal of Occupational Therapy.
Cho,* K., Jones, E., Lilly, C., Bulger, S., Braga, L., & Elliott, E. (2017) Relationship between adherence to individual goals within the 5-2-1-0 guidelines for obesity prevention and number of PACER laps in adolescents. Journal of School Health. 87, 769-775. PMID: 28876479
Cottrell, L., Lilly, C., Metzger, A., Cottrell, S., Epperly, A., Rishel, C., Wang, B., & Stanton, B. (2017). Constructing tailored parental monitoring strategy profiles to predict adolescent disclosure and risk involvement. Preventive Medicine Reports. 7, 147-151. PMID: 28660123
Feinberg,* T., Lilly, C., & Innes, K. (2017). Nonvitamin, nonmineral dietary supplement use among adults with Fibromyalgia: United States, 2007-2012. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 6751856, 1-13. PMID: 28811828
West Virginia University Office of Research and Graduate Education Outstanding Mentor Award,
Honorable Mention, 2016
Faculty, Delta Omega Society, Gamma Mu chapter, 2015
American Heart Association Fellow, Epidemiology and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, 2008
Vanderbilt University Susan Gray Award, Most Outstanding First-authored Publication by a Graduating Student, 2008
Vanderbilt University Graduate Fellowship, 2003-2008
Vanderbilt University Graduate School Travel Awards, 2005-2008
Vanderbilt University Peabody College Travel Awards, 2005-2008
Vanderbilt University Department of Psychology and Human Development Travel Award, 2004
Vanderbilt University, graduated Cum Laude, 2003
About Christa Lilly
Christa Lilly is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biostatistics in the School of Public Health at West Virginia University. Previously, Dr. Lilly was a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics in the School of Medicine, also at WVU, where she worked as the biostatistician of the Coronary Artery Risk Detection in Appalachian Communities (CARDIAC) project.
Dr. Lilly received her PhD in Psychology with emphasis in both Developmental and Quantitative Psychology from Vanderbilt University. She has experience working with parent-child interactions as they relate to child achievement and health outcomes, and has applied statistical interests in factor analysis, structural equation modeling, and psychometrics.
Dr. Lilly maintains a strong record of scholarship resulting in many conference presentations to date. She has co-authored published articles in Pediatrics, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, and Archives of Internal Medicine, in addition to first author publications in other pediatric, obesity, and psychology and education journals.
Dr. Lilly enjoys teaching introductory biostatistics and multivariate analysis.