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Lucy Robinson, PhD

Associate Teaching Professor of Biostatistics
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
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PhD, Statistics, Columbia University
MA, Statistics, Columbia University
BA, Mathematics-Statistics, Barnard College


Lucy Robinson received her BA in Mathematics-Statistics from Barnard College, and a PhD in Statistics from Columbia University. Before joining the Drexel faculty, she was an Assistant Research Professor in the department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics at Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Robinson's research has focused on modeling and inference techniques for functional MRI (fMRI) data, and on change point detection in network data.

Dr. Robinson is program director of Drexel Dornsife's Bachelor of Science in Health Data Analytics.

Research Interests

  • Neuroimaging
  • Functional Data Analysis
  • Environmental Health


Kim, E., Robinson, L., Isozaki, I., Robertson, N., Cairns, C. B., Tripathi, S., & Seyfert-Margolis, V. (2023, December). A Coronavirus Cohort Case Study-Dataset Trends using Machine Learning Methods. In 2023 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM) (pp. 4213-4219). IEEE.

Harhay MN, Kim Y, Milliron BJ, Robinson LF; CRIC Study Investigators. Obesity Weight Loss Phenotypes in CKD: Findings From the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study. Kidney Int Rep. 2023 May 2;8(7):1352-1362. doi: 10.1016/j.ekir.2023.04.022. PMID: 37441488; PMCID: PMC10334404.

Wong, A., Robinson, L., Soroush, S., Suresh, A., Yang, D., Madu, K., ... & Pourrezaei, K. (2021). Assessment of cerebral oxygenation response to hemodialysis using near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS): Challenges and solutions. Journal of innovative optical health sciences, 14(06), 2150016.

Robinson LF, He X, Barnett P, Doucet GE, Sperling MR, Sharan A, Tracy JI. The Temporal Instability of Resting State Network Connectivity in Intractable Epilepsy. Hum Brain Mapp. 2017 Jan;38(1):528-540. doi: 10.1002/hbm.23400. Epub 2016 Sep 15. PMID: 27628031; PMCID: PMC6867155.

Robinson LF, Atlas LY, Wager TD. Dynamic functional connectivity using state-based dynamic community structure: method and application to opioid analgesia. Neuroimage. 2015 Mar;108:274-91. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.12.034. Epub 2014 Dec 20. PMID: 25534114.

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