Collaborative Support Faculty

Christopher Lacke

Associate Professor, Mathematics


BA (Mathematics and Economics), Bowdoin College
MS (Statistics), University of Southern Maine
PhD (Operations Research), North Carolina State University

Research Expertise

Medical Decision Making | Statistics in Medicine & Health | Statistical Education

My primary research involves the applications of decision analysis, operations research, and applied statistics, primarily in medicine, health, and exercise science. I am currently involved in projects with members of the Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine (SOM), the Rowan University Department of Health and Exercise Science, and students at SOM.


Institute of Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

Recent Publications

  1. Mastrangelo, MA, Chaloupka, EC, Kang, J, Lacke, CJ, Angelucci, J, Martz, WP, and Biren, GB, "Using linear regression to predict maximal anaerobic power in adolescent males." Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 2004, 18(1), 72-76. Fall 2015.
  2. Cleary, DB, Riddell, WT and Lacke, CJ, “Effect of Washer Placement on Performance of Direct Tension Indicators with Curved Protrusions”, AISC Engineering Journal, 2012, 49(2), 55- 64.

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