Rebecca J. Gore, P.h.D., a graduate of the University of New Mexico, is an applied statistician on staff in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. She has experience in regression modeling of various types including robust regression, regression smoothing and mixed and multilevel models. Other areas of interest are causal inference and Bayesian modeling. Gore handles database design, data management, data validation and statistical programming functions for various occupational health studies and exposure assessment projects as well as teaching statistical programming and biostatistics. She has collaborated on numerous studies of occupational health outcomes including musculoskeletal disorders, cancers, mental health, asthma, and acute injury.