Ph.D., Psychology, UCSD
M.A., Psychology, UCSD
B.A., Psychology and Sociology, minor in History, UCR


Having worked as a statistical consultant for more than 20 years, Christine is comfortable working with a wide range of data types and statistical models. She has assisted clients with all phases of the research process, including experimental design, item development, instrument development, data collection techniques, data de-identification, data cleaning, statistical analysis, testing model assumptions, graphing raw data and results, interpretation of results, written and oral presentation of the results, and responding to comments from reviewers of peer-reviewed journals.  She is comfortable working in SAS, Stata, SPSS, R, Mplus, MLwiN, HLM, SUDAAN, Wesvar, PASS, G*Power, Survey Monkey and LaTeX.

Christine's areas of particular expertise include the analysis of public-use complex survey data sets, meta-analysis, statistical disclosure control, and reading old data files into current statistical software programs. 

In addition to assisting statistical consulting clients, Christine has co-authored many articles published in peer-reviewed journals and given numerous presentations at various statistical meetings.  


Hong-Ho Yang, Tara J. Wu, Alice C. Yu, Christine R. Wells, Greg Orshansky, and Jivianne T. Lee.  (2022).  Predictors of Death, Survival, Need for Intubation, and Need for Oxygen Support Among Admitted COVID-19 Patients of the Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. Military Medicine

Justin P. McCormick, Jeffrey D. Suh, Jivianne T. Lee, Christine R. Wells, Marilene B. Wang.  Role of High-risk HPV Detected by PCR in Malignant Sinonasal Inverted Papilloma:  A Meta-analysis.  (2021).  The Laryngoscope

Christine R. Wells.  Book Review of SAS for Mixed Models: Introduction and Basic Applications.  (2021).  The American Statistician, Volume 75, Issue 2.

Christine R. Wells.  Review of Psychological Statistics and Psychometrics Using Stata.  (2021).  The Stata Journal.  Volume 21, Number 1.

Kristen R. Choi, Kathryn Hughesdon, Laura Britton, Laura Kinko, Christine R. Wells, Nicholas Giordano, Linda Sarna, MarySue V. Heilemann.  Interpersonal trauma in the lives of nurses and perceptions of nursing work.  (2021).  Western Journal of Nursing Research

Tara J. Wu, Angela Chen, Christine R. Wells, Anthony P. Heaney, Marvin Bergsneider, Marilene B. Wang. Sinonasal quality of life outcomes after endoscopic endonasal transphenoidal surgery with posterior septum free mucosal graft reconstruction. (2020). Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B: Skull Base.

Gennadiy Vengerovish, Ki Wan Park, Layla Antoury, Christine R. Wells, Jeffrey D. Suh, Jivianne T. Lee, Anthony P. Heaney, Marvin Bergsneider, and Marilene B. Wang.  (2020).  Readmissions after Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery:  Associated Risk Factors and Prevention.  International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology, 10(1).

Gennadiy Vengerovish, Kristen A. Echanique, Ki Wan Park, Christine R. Wells, Jeffrey D. Suh, Jivianne T. Lee, and Marilene B. Wang.  (2019).  Retrospective Analysis of Patients with Acute Invasive Fungal rhinosinusitis in a Single Tertiary Academic Medical Center:  A 10-Year Experience.  American Journal of Rhinology and Allergy.

Leyla Karimli, Fred M. Ssewamala, Torsten B. Neilands, Christine R. Wells, and Laura Bermudez. (2019). Poverty, economic strengthening, and mental health among AIDS orphaned children in Uganda: mediation model in a randomized clinical trial. Social Science & Medicine. 228: 17-24. 

Chris Neurath, Hardy Limeback, Bill Osmunson, Michael Connett, Val Kanter and Christine R. Wells.  (2019). Dental Fluorosis Trends in US Oral Health Surveys:  1986 to 2012.  Journal of Dental Research: Clinical and Translational Research.

Angela Corinne Incollingo Rodriguez, Megan L. White, Erin C. Standen, Traci Mann, Christine R. Wells, and A. Janet Tomiyama.  (2019).  Body Mass Index and Educational Inequality:  An Update of Crandall (1995).  Stigma and Health. Advance online publication.

Maria-Elena De Trinidad Young, Gabriela León-Pérez, Christine R. Wells and Steven P. Wallace.  (2018). More Inclusive States, Less Poverty Among Immigrants? An Examination of Poverty, Citizenship Stratification, and State Immigrant Policies. Population Research and Policy Review, 37(2), 205-228.

Maria-Elena De Trinidad Young, Gabriela Leon-Perez, Christine R. Wells and Steven P. Wallace.  (2017). Inclusive state immigrant policies and health insurance among Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander, Black, and White noncitizens in the United States. Ethnicity and Health, 1-13.

A. Janet Tomiyama, Jeffrey Hunger, Jolene Nguyen-Cuu, and Christine R. Wells. (2016). Weight and Cardiometabolic Health: New Perspectives. International Journal of Obesity, 40(5), 883-886.

Jeffrey Hunger, A. Janet Tomiyama, Jolene Nguyen-Cuu, and Christine R. Wells.  (2016).  Moving to a personalized medicine approach to promote health across the weight spectrum. International Journal of Obesity, 40(8), 1334.

A. Janet Tomiyama, Jeffrey Hunger, Jolene Nguyen-Cuu, and Christine R. Wells. (2016).  Misclassification of Cardiometabolic Health when using Body Mass Index Categories in NHANES 2005-2012. International Journal of Obesity. 40(5), 883-886.

Karen J. Saywitz, Christine R. Wells, Rakel P. Larson and Sue D. Hobbs. (2016).  Effects of Interviewer Support on Children’s Memory and Suggestibility: Systematic Review and Meta-Analyses of Experimental Research. Trauma, Violence and Abuse.  1-18.

Karen J. Saywitz, Rakel P. Larson, Sue D. Hobbs and Christine R. Wells. (2015).  Developing Rapport with Children in Forensic Interviews: Systematic Review of Experimental Research. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 33(4), 372-389.

Karen Saywitz, Rakel Larson, Sue Hobbs, and Christine R. Wells.  (2015). Listening to Children in Foster Care:  Eliciting Reliable Reports from Children:  Review of Influential Factors. A report commissioned by and submitted to the Swedish Government.