Alfred A. Rimm, PhD

Professor Emeritus
Department of Population & Quantitative Health Sciences

Teaching Information

Courses Taught

EPBI 450: Clinical Trials and Intervention Studies
EPBI 490: Epidemiology: Introduction to Theory/Methods
EPBI 501: Student Seminar

Research Information

Research Interests

Ecological studies of cancer incidence; effectiveness studies in Medicare patients; black-white disparity in quality and access to health care; studies of obesity in women; utilization of large databases to study the U.S. health care system.


  1. Smith, MA, Bowen, RL, Nguyen, RQ, Perry, G, Atwood, CS, Rimm, AA. Putative Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Agonist Therapy and Dementia: An Application of Medicare Hospitalization Claims Data. J. Alzheimers Dis. 2018; 63 (4): 1269-1277. PubMed PMID:29782310 .
  2. Nakku-Joloba, E, Kambugu, F, Wasubire, J, Kimeze, J, Salata, R, Albert, JM, Rimm, A, Whalen, C. Sero-prevalence of herpes simplex type 2 virus (HSV-2) and HIV infection in Kampala, Uganda. Afr Health Sci 2014; 14 (4): 782-9. PubMed PMID:25834483 PubMed Central PMC4370054.
  3. Xu, F, Rimm, AA, Fu, P, Krishnamurthi, SS, Cooper, GS. The impact of delayed chemotherapy on its completion and survival outcomes in stage II colon cancer patients. PLoS ONE 2014; 9 (9): e107993. PubMed PMID:25238395 PubMed Central PMC4169603.
  4. Rimm, A. Prevalence of obesity in the United States. JAMA 2014; 312 (2): 189. PubMed PMID:25005660 .
  5. Rimm, AA, Katayama, AC, Katayama, KP. A meta-analysis of the impact of IVF and ICSI on major malformations after adjusting for the effect of subfertility. J. Assist. Reprod. Genet. 2011; 28 (8): 699-705. PubMed PMID:21625967 PubMed Central PMC3170110.
  6. Szczotka-Flynn, L, Benetz, BA, Lass, J, Albright, M, Gillespie, B, Kuo, J, Fonn, D, Sethi, A, Rimm, A. The association between mucin balls and corneal infiltrative events during extended contact lens wear. Cornea 2011; 30 (5): 535-42. PubMed PMID:21173699 PubMed Central PMC3596007.
  7. Dolansky, MA, Xu, F, Zullo, M, Shishehbor, M, Moore, SM, Rimm, AA. Post-acute care services received by older adults following a cardiac event: a population-based analysis. J Cardiovasc Nurs ; 25 (4): 342-9. PubMed PMID:20539168 PubMed Central PMC2885047.
  8. Szczotka-Flynn, L, Lass, JH, Sethi, A, Debanne, S, Benetz, BA, Albright, M, Gillespie, B, Kuo, J, Jacobs, MR, Rimm, A. Risk factors for corneal infiltrative events during continuous wear of silicone hydrogel contact lenses. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2010; 51 (11): 5421-30. PubMed PMID:20538985 PubMed Central PMC3061493.
  9. Szczotka-Flynn, LB, Bajaksouzian, S, Jacobs, MR, Rimm, A. Risk factors for contact lens bacterial contamination during continuous wear. Optom Vis Sci 2009; 86 (11): 1216-26. PubMed PMID:19786927 PubMed Central PMC2783769.
  10. Zhou, EH, Ellis, RJ, Cherullo, E, Colussi, V, Xu, F, Chen, WD, Gupta, S, Whalen, CC, Bodner, D, Resnick, MI, Rimm, AA, Koroukian, SM. Radiotherapy and survival in prostate cancer patients: a population-based study. Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2009; 73 (1): 15-23. PubMed PMID:18538495 PubMed Central PMC2742208.


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