Wolfgang Viechtbauer

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Curriculum Vitae

Wolfgang Viechtbauer
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology
School for Mental Health and Neuroscience
Faculty of Health, Medicine, and Life Sciences
Maastricht University, P.O. Box 616 (VIJV1)
6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands

Tel: +31 (43) 388-4170
Fax: +31 (43) 388-4122
Email: wvb (at) wvbauer (dot) com
Web: http://www.wvbauer.com

Education

2004 Ph.D. in Psychology (Quantitative Methods) University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Advisors: David Budescu and Lawrence Hubert
2003 M.S. in Statistics University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
2002 M.A. in Psychology (Quantitative Methods) University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
1998 B.S. in Psychology Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois
Summa Cum Laude, University and Departmental Honors

Employment

2016- Associate Professor Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, School for Mental Health and Neuroscience, Maastricht University.
2010- Assistant Professor Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, School for Mental Health and Neuroscience, Maastricht University.
2004-2010 Assistant Professor Department of Methodology and Statistics, School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University.
2003-2004 Research Assistant Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
1998-2003 Teaching Assistant Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Publications

Journal Articles

  1. van Bronswijk, S. C., Lemmens, L. H. J. M., Viechtbauer, W., Huibers, M. J. H., Arntz, A., & Peeters, F. P. M. L. (in press). The impact of personality disorder pathology on the effectiveness of cognitive therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy for major depressive disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders.
  2. van Rossem, C., Spigt, M., Viechtbauer, W., Lucas, A. E. M., van Schayck, O. C. P., & Kotz, D. (in press). Effectiveness of intensive practice nurse counselling versus brief general practitioner advice, both combined with varenicline, for smoking cessation: A randomised pragmatic trial in primary care. Addiction.
  3. Van Assche, E., Moons, T., Cinar, O., Viechtbauer, W., Oldehinkel, A. J., Van Leeuwen, K., Verschueren, K., Colpin, H., Lambrechts, D., Van den Noortgate, W., Goossens, L., Claes, S., & van Winkel, R. (in press). Gene-based interaction analysis shows GABA-ergic genes interacting with parenting in adolescent depressive symptoms. The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.
  4. Rutten, B. P. F., Vermetten, E., Vinkers, C. H., Ursini, G., Daskalakis, N. P., Pishva, E., de Nijs, L., Houtepen, L. C., Eijssen, L., Jaffe, A. E., Kenis, G., Viechtbauer, W., van den Hove, D., Schraut, K.-G., Lesch, K.-P., Kleinman, J. E., Hyde, T. M., Weinberger, D. R., Schalkwyk, L., Lunnon, K., Mill, J., Cohen, H., Yehuda, R., Baker, D. G., Maihofer, A. X., Nievergelt, C. M., Geuze, E., & Boks, M. P. M. (in press). Longitudinal analyses of the DNA methylome in deployed military servicemen identify susceptibility loci for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Molecular Psychiatry.
  5. Kotz, D., Viechtbauer, W., Simpson, C., van Schayck, O. C. P., West, R., & Sheikh, A. (in press). Cardiovascular and neuropsychiatric risks of varenicline and bupropion in smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A retrospective cohort study using a national general practice database. Thorax.
  6. Snippe, E., Viechtbauer, W., Geschwind, N., Klippel, A., de Jonge, P., & Wichers, M. (in press). The impact of treatments for depression on the dynamic network structure of mental states: Two randomized controlled trials. Scientific Reports.
  7. Stergiakouli, E., Davey Smith, G., Martin, J., Skuse, D. H., Viechtbauer, W., Ring, S. M., Ronald, A., Evans, D. M., Fisher, S. E., Thapar, A, & St Pourcain, B. (in press). Shared genetic influences between dimensional ASD and ADHD symptoms during child and adolescent development. Molecular Autism.
  8. Klippel, A., Viechtbauer, W., Reininghaus, U., Wigman, J., van Borkulo, C., MERGE, Myin-Germeys, I., & Wichers, M. (in press). The cascade of stress: A network approach to explore differential dynamics in populations varying in familial risk for psychosis. Schizophrenia Bulletin.
  9. de Bruin, M., Oberjé, E. J. M., Viechtbauer, W., Nobel, H.-E., Hiligsmann, M., van Nieuwkoop, C., Veenstra, J., Pijnappel, F. J., Kroon, F. P., van Zonneveld, L., Groeneveld, P. H. P., van Broekhuizen, M., Evers, S. M. A. A., & Prins, J. M. (in press). Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a nurse-delivered intervention to improve adherence to treatment for HIV: A pragmatic, multicentre, open-label, randomised clinical trial. The Lancet Infectious Diseases.
  10. van der Steen, Y., Gimpel-Drees, J., Lataster, T., Viechtbauer, W., Simons, C. J. P., Lardinois, M., Michel, T., Janssen, B., Bechdolf, A., Wagner, M., & Myin-Germeys, I. (in press). Clinical high risk for psychosis: The association between momentary stress, affective and psychotic symptoms. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica.
  11. Leibold, N. K., van den Hove, D., Viechtbauer, W., Kenis, G., Goossens, L., Lange, I., Knuts, I., Smeets, H. J., Myin-Germeys, I., Steinbusch, H. W., & Schruers, K. R. (in press). Amiloride-sensitive cation channel 2 genotype affects the response to a carbon dioxide panic challenge. Journal of Psychopharmacology.
  12. Knapp, F., Viechtbauer, W., Leonhart, R., Nitschke, K., Kaller C. P. (in press). Planning performance in schizophrenia patients: A meta-analysis of the influence of task difficulty and clinical and socio-demographic variables. Psychological Medicine.
  13. Domen, P., Peeters, S., Michielse, S., Gronenschild, E., Viechtbauer, W., Roebroeck, A., van Os, J., Marcelis, M., for Genetic Risk and Outcome of Psychosis (GROUP) Investigators (in press). Differential time course of microstructural white matter in patients with psychotic disorder and individuals at risk: A 3-year follow-up study. Schizophrenia Bulletin.
  14. van Os, J., Verhagen, S., Marsman, A., Peeters, F., Bak, M., Marcelis, M., Drukker, M., Reininghaus, U., Jacobs, N., Lataster, T., Simons, C., ESM-MERGE Investigators, Lousberg, R., Gülöksüz, S., Leue, C., Groot, P., Viechtbauer, W., & Delespaul, P. (2017). The experience sampling method as an mHealth tool to support self-monitoring, self-insight, and personalized health care in clinical practice. Depression and Anxiety, 34(6), 481–493.
  15. Mentzel, T. Q., Lieverse, R., Bloemen, O., Viechtbauer, W., van Harten, P. N., & Genetic Risk and Outcome of Psychosis (GROUP) Investigators (2017). High incidence and prevalence of drug-related movement disorders in young patients with psychotic disorders. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 37(2), 231–238.
  16. Reininghaus, U., Kempton, M. J., Valmaggia, L., Craig, T. K., Garety, P., Onyejiaka, A., Gayer-Anderson, C., So, S. H., Hubbard, K., Beards, S., Dazzan, P., Pariante, C., Mondelli, V., Fisher, H. L., Mills, J. G., Viechtbauer, W., McGuire, P., van Os, J., Murray, R. M., Wykes, T., Myin-Germeys, I., & Morgan, C. (2016). Stress sensitivity, aberrant salience, and threat anticipation in early psychosis: An experience sampling study. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 42(3), 712–722.
  17. Rickelt, J., Viechtbauer, W., Lieverse, R., Overbeek, T., van Balkom, A. J., van Oppen, P., van den Heuvel, O. A., Marcelis, M., Eikelenboom, M., Tibi, L., & Schruers, K. R. J. (2016). The relation between depressive and obsessive-compulsive symptoms in obsessive-compulsive disorder: Results from a large, naturalistic follow-up study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 203, 241–247.
  18. Leibold, N. K., van den Hove, D. L. A., Viechtbauer, W., Buchanan, G. F., Goossens, L., Lange, I., Knuts, I., Lesch, K. P., Steinbusch, H. W. M., & Schruers, K. R. J. (2016). CO2 exposure as translational cross-species experimental model for panic. Translational Psychiatry, 6(9), e885.
  19. Snippe, E., Simons, C. J. P., Hartmann, J. A., Menne-Lothmann, C., Kramer, I., Booij, S. H., Viechtbauer, W., Delespaul, P., Myin-Germeys, I., & Wichers, M. (2016). Change in daily life behaviors and depression: Within-person and between-person associations. Health Psychology, 35(5), 433–441.
  20. Veroniki, A. A., Jackson, D., Viechtbauer, W., Bender, R., Bowden, J., Knapp, G., Kuss, O., Higgins, J. P. T., Langan, D., & Salanti, G. (2016). Methods to estimate the between-study variance and its uncertainty in meta-analysis. Research Synthesis Methods, 7(1), 55–79.
  21. Law, M., Jackson, D., Turner, R., Rhodes, K., & Viechtbauer, W. (2016). Two new methods to fit models for network meta-analysis with random inconsistency effects. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 16(87).
  22. Weijers, J. G., ten Kate, C. Eurelings-Bontekoe, E., Viechtbauer, W., Rampaart, R., Bateman, A., & Selten, J.-P. (2016). Mentalization-based treatment for psychotic disorder: Protocol of a randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry, 16(191).
  23. Chaudhary, V. B., Rúa, M. A., Antoninka, A., Bever, J. D., Cannon, J., Craig, A., Duchicela, J., Frame, A., Gardes, M., Gehring, C., Ha, M., Hart, M., Hopkins, J., Ji, B., Collins Johnson, N., Kaonongbua, W., Karst, J., Koide, R. T., Lamit, L. J., Meadow, J., Milligan, B. G., Moore, J. C., Pendergast IV, T. H., Piculell, B., Ramsby, B., Simard, S., Shrestha, S., Umbanhowar, J., Viechtbauer, W., Walters, L., Wilson, G. W. T., Zee, P. C., & Hoeksema, J. D. (2016). MycoDB, a global database of plant response to mycorrhizal fungi. Scientific Data, 3(160028).
  24. de Bruin, M., Viechtbauer, W., Eisma, M. C., Hartmann-Boyce, J., West, R., Bull, E., Michie, S., & Johnston, M. (2016). Identifying effective behavioural components of Intervention and Comparison group support provided in SMOKing cEssation (IC-SMOKE) interventions: A systematic review protocol. Systematic Reviews, 5(77).
  25. van Kuijk, S. M. J., Viechtbauer, W., Peeters, L. L., & Smits, L. (2016). Bias in regression coefficient estimates when assumptions for handling missing data are violated: A simulation study. Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Public Health, 13(1), 1–8.
  26. Veroniki, A. A., Jackson, D., Viechtbauer, W., Bender, R., Knapp, G., Kuss, O., & Langan, D. (2015). Recommendations for quantifying the uncertainty in the summary intervention effect and estimating the between-study heterogeneity variance in random-effects meta-analysis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Suppl 1, 25–27.
  27. Viechtbauer, W., Smits, L., Kotz, D., Budé, L., Spigt, M., Serroyen, J., & Crutzen, R. (2015). A simple formula for the calculation of sample size in pilot studies. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 68(11), 1375–1379.
  28. Viechtbauer, W., López-López, J. A., Sánchez-Meca, J., & Marín-Martínez, F. (2015). A comparison of procedures to test for moderators in mixed-effects meta-regression models. Psychological Methods, 20(3), 360–374.
  29. Kotz, D., Viechtbauer, W., Simpson, C., van Schayck, O. C. P., West, R., & Sheikh, A. (2015). Cardiovascular and neuropsychiatric risks of varenicline: A retrospective cohort study. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 3(10), 761–768.
  30. van Winkel, M., Nicolson, N. A., Wichers, M., Viechtbauer, W., Myin-Germeys, I., & Peeters, F. (2015). Daily life stress reactivity in remitted versus non-remitted depressed individuals. European Psychiatry, 30(4), 441–447.
  31. Hernaus, D., Collip, D., Lataster, J., Viechtbauer, W., Myin, E., Ceccarini, J., van Laere, K., van Os, J., & Myin-Germeys, I. (2015). Psychotic reactivity to daily life stress and the dopamine system: A study combining experience sampling and [18F]fallypride positron emission tomography. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 124(1), 27–37.
  32. Wigman, J. T. W., van Os, J., Borsboom, D., Wardenaar, K. J., Epskamp, S., Klippel, A., MERGE, Viechtbauer, W., Myin-Germeys, I., & Wichers, M. (2015). Exploring the underlying structure of mental disorders: Cross-diagnostic differences and similarities from a network perspective using both a top-down and a bottom-up approach. Psychological Medicine, 45(11), 2375–2387.
  33. van Rossem, C., Spigt, M., Smit, E. S., Viechtbauer, W., Mijnheer, K. K., van Schayck, C.P., & Kotz, D. (2015). Combining intensive practice nurse counselling or brief general practitioner advice with varenicline for smoking cessation in primary care: Study protocol of a pragmatic randomized controlled trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 41, 298–312.
  34. Smeets, F., Lataster, T., Viechtbauer, W., Delespaul, P., & Genetic Risk and Outcome of Psychosis (GROUP) Investigators (2015). Evidence that environmental and genetic risks for psychotic disorder may operate by impacting on connections between core symptoms of perceptual alteration and delusional ideation. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 41(3), 687–697.
  35. Roggeveen, S., van Os, J., Viechtbauer, W., & Lousberg, R. (2015). EEG changes due to experimentally induced 3G mobile phone radiation. PLOS ONE, 10(6), e0129496.
  36. Hartmann, J. A., Wichers, M., Menne-Lothmann, C., Kramer, I., Viechtbauer, W., Peeters, F., Schruers, K. R. J., van Bemmel, A. L., Myin-Germeys, I., Delespaul, P., van Os, J., & Simons, C. J. P. (2015). Experience sampling-based personalized feedback and positive affect: A randomized controlled trial in depressed patients. PLOS ONE, 10(6), e0128095.
  37. van Dam, D. S., van Nierop, M., Viechtbauer, W., Velthorst, E., van Winkel, R., Genetic Risk and Outcome of Psychosis (GROUP) Investigators, Bruggeman, R., Cahn, W., de Haan, L., Kahn, R. S., Meijer, C. J., Myin-Germeys, I., van Os, J., & Wiersma, D. (2015). Childhood abuse and neglect in relation to the presence and persistence of psychotic and depressive symptomatology. Psychological Medicine, 45(7), 1363–1377.
  38. van Nierop, M., Viechtbauer, W., Gunther, N., van Zelst, C., de Graaf, R., ten Have, M., van Dorsselaer, S., Bak, M., Genetic Risk and Outcome of Psychosis (GROUP) Investigators, & van Winkel, R. (2015). Childhood trauma is associated with a specific admixture of affective, anxiety, and psychosis symptoms cutting across traditional diagnostic boundaries. Psychological Medicine, 45(6), 1277–1288.
  39. Wijnands, J. M. A., Viechtbauer, W., Thevissen, K., Arts, I. C. W., Dagnelie, P. C., Stehouwer, C. D. A., van der Linden, S., & Boonen, A. (2015). Determinants of the prevalence of gout in the general population: A systematic review and meta-regression. European Journal of Epidemiology, 30(1), 19–33.
  40. Crutzen, R., Viechtbauer, W., Spigt, M., & Kotz, D. (2015). Differential attrition in health behaviour change trials: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Psychology and Health, 30(1), 122–134.
  41. European Network of National Networks Studying Gene-Environment Interactions in Schizophrenia (EU-GEI) (2014). Identifying gene-environment interactions in schizophrenia: Contemporary challenges for integrated, large-scale investigations. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 40(4), 729–736.
  42. Hoogsteder, P. H., Kotz, D., van Spiegel, P. I., Viechtbauer, W., & van Schayck, O. C. P. (2014). Efficacy of the nicotine vaccine 3'-AmNic-rEPA (NicVAX) co-administered with varenicline and counselling for smoking cessation: A randomized placebo-controlled trial. Addiction, 109(8), 1252–1259.
  43. Jackson, D., Turner, R., Rhodes, K., & Viechtbauer, W. (2014). Methods for calculating confidence and credible intervals for the residual between-study variance in random effects meta-regression models. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 14(103).
  44. Kotz, D., Simpson, C., Viechtbauer, W., van Schayck, O. C. P., West, R., & Sheikh, A. (2014). Cardiovascular and neuropsychiatric safety of varenicline and bupropion compared with nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation: Study protocol of a retrospective cohort study using the QResearch general practice database. BMJ Open, 4(8), e005281.
  45. Viechtbauer, W., Kotz, D., Spigt, M., Arts, I. C., & Crutzen, R. (2014). Response to Keriel-Gascou et al.: Higher efficiency and other alleged advantages are not inherent to the stepped wedge design. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 67(7), 834–836.
  46. zur Wiesch, P. A., Kouyos, R., Abel, S., Viechtbauer, W., & Bonhoeffer, S. (2014). Cycling empirical antibiotic therapy in hospitals: Meta-analysis and models. PLOS Pathogens, 10(6), e1004225.
  47. Kotz, D., Simpson, C. R., Viechtbauer, W., van Schayck, O. C. P., & Sheikh, A. (2014). Development and validation of a model to predict the 10-year risk of general practitioner-recorded COPD. NPJ Primary Care Respiratory Medicine, 24(14011).
  48. Kramer, I., Simons, C. J. P., Hartmann, J., Menne-Lothmann, C., Viechtbauer, W., Peeters, F., Schreuers, K., van Bemmel, A. L., Myin-Germeys, I., Delespaul, P., van Os, J., & Wichers, M. (2014). A therapeutic application of the experience sampling method in the treatment of depression: A randomized controlled trial. World Psychiatry, 13(1), 68–77.
  49. Wichers, M., Borsboom, D., Tuerlinckx, F., Kuppens, P., Viechtbauer, W., van de Leemput, I. A., Kendler, K. S., & Scheffer, M. (2014). Reply to Bos and De Jonge: Between-subject data do provide first empirical support for critical slowing down in depression. PNAS, 111(10), E879.
  50. van de Leemput, I. A., Wichers, M., Cramer, A. O. J., Borsboom, D., Tuerlinckx, F., Kuppens, P., van Nes, E. H., Viechtbauer, W., Giltay, E. J., Aggen, S. H., Derom, C., Jacobs, N., Kendler, K. S., van der Maas, H. L. J., Neale, M. C., Peeters, F., Thiery, E., Zachar, P., & Scheffer, M. (2014). Critical slowing down as early warning for the onset and termination of depression. PNAS, 111(1), 87–92.
  51. van Nierop, M., Lataster, T., Smeets, F., Gunther, N., van Zelst, C., de Graaf, R., ten Have, M., van Dorsselaer, S., Bak, M., Myin-Germeys, I., Viechtbauer, W., van Os, J., & van Winkel, R. (2014). Psychopathological mechanisms linking childhood traumatic experiences to risk of psychotic symptoms: Analysis of a large, representative population-based sample. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 40(S2), S123–S130.
  52. Bakker, J. M., Lieverse, R., Menne-Lothmann, C., Viechtbauer, W., Pishva, E., Kenis, G., Geschwind, N., Peeters, F., van Os, J., & Wichers, M. (2014). Therapygenetics in mindfulness-based cognitive therapy: Do genes have an impact on therapy-induced change in real-life positive affective experiences? Translational Psychiatry, 4(e384).
  53. Kleijkers, S. H. M., van Montfoort, A. P. A., Smits, L. J. M., Viechtbauer, W., Roseboom, T. J., Nelissen, E. C. M., Coonen, E., Derhaag, J. G., Bastings, L., Schreurs, I. E. L., Evers, J. L. H., & Dumoulin, J. C. M. (2014). VF culture medium affects post-natal weight in humans during the first 2 years of life. Human Reproduction, 20(4), 661–669.
  54. Moons, T., De Hert, M., Kennis, G., Viechtbauer, W., van Os, J., Gohlke, H., Claes, S., & van Winkel, R. (2014). No association between genetic or epigenetic variation in insulin growth factors and antipsychotic-induced metabolic disturbances in a cross-sectional sample. Pharmacogenomics, 15(7), 951–962.
  55. Menne-Lothmann, C., Viechtbauer, W., Höhn, P., Kasanova, Z., Haller, S. P., Drukker, M., van Os, J., Wichers, M., & Lau, J. Y. (2014). How to boost positive interpretations? A meta-analysis of the effectiveness of cognitive bias modification for interpretation. PLOS ONE, 9(6), e100925.
  56. Pishva, E., Drukker, M., Viechtbauer, W., Decoster, J., Collip, D., van Winkel, R., Wichers, M., Jacobs, N., Thiery, E., Derom, C., Geschwind, N., van den Hove, D., Lataster, T., Myin-Germeys, I., van Os, J., Rutten, B. P., & Kenis, G. (2014). Epigenetic genes and emotional reactivity to daily life events: A multi-step gene-environment interaction study. PLOS ONE, 9(6), e100935.
  57. López-López, J. A., Marín-Martínez, F., Sánchez-Meca, J., Van den Noortgate, W., & Viechtbauer, W. (2014). Estimation of the predictive power of the model in mixed-effects meta-regression: A simulation study. British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 67(1), 30–48.
  58. Lataster, T., Verweij, K., Viechtbauer, W., & GROUP (2014). Effect of illness expression and liability on familial associations of clinical and subclinical psychosis phenotypes. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 129(1), 44–53.
  59. Kotz, D., Spigt, M., Arts, I. C., Crutzen, R., & Viechtbauer, W. (2013). The stepped wedge design does not inherently have more power than a cluster randomized controlled trial. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 66(9), 1059.
  60. Leibold, N. K., Viechtbauer, W., Goossens, L., De Cort, K., Griez, E. J., Myin-Germeys, I., Steinbusch, H. W., van den Hove, D. L., & Schruers, K. R. (2013). Carbon dioxide inhalation as a human experimental model of panic: The relationship between emotions and cardiovascular physiology. Biological Psychology, 94(2), 331–340.
  61. Crutzen, R., Viechtbauer, W., Kotz, D., & Spigt, M. (2013). No differential attrition was found in randomized controlled trials published in general medical journals: A meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 66(9), 948–954.
  62. Oberjé, E., de Bruin, M., Evers, S., Viechtbauer, W., Nobel, H.-E., Schaalma, H., McCambridge, J., Gras, L., Tousset, E., & Prins, J. (2013). Cost-effectiveness of a nurse-based intervention (AIMS) to improve adherence among HIV-infected patients: Design of a multi-centre randomised controlled trial. BMC Health Services Research, 13(274).
  63. Steffgen, G., Recchia, S., & Viechtbauer, W. (2013). The link between school climate and violence in school: A meta-analytic review. Aggresion and Violent Behavior, 18(2), 300–309.
  64. de Bruin, M., & Viechtbauer, W. (2012). The meaning of adherence when behavioral risk patterns vary: Obscured use- and method-effectiveness in HIV-prevention trials. PLOS ONE, 7(8), e44029.
  65. de Korte-de Boer, D., Kotz, D., Viechtbauer, W., van Haren, E., Grommen, D., de Munter, M., Coenen, H., Gorgels, A. P. M., & van Schayck, O. C. P. (2012). Effect of smoke-free legislation on the incidence of sudden circulatory arrest in the Netherlands. Heart, 98(13), 995–999.
  66. Decoster, J., de Hert, M., Viechtbauer, W., Nagels, G., Myin-Germeys, I., Peuskens, J., van Os, J., & van Winkel, R. (2012). Genetic association study of the P300 endophenotype in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 141(1), 54–59.
  67. Ernest, P. J. G., Viechtbauer, W., Schouten, J. S. A. G., Beckers, H. J. M., Hendrikse, F., Prins, M. H., & Webers, C. A. B. (2012). The influence of the assessment method on the incidence of visual field progression in glaucoma: A network meta-analysis. Acta Ophthalmologica, 90(1), 10–19.
  68. Hoogsteder, P. H. J., Kotz, D., van Spiegel, P. I., Viechtbauer, W., Brauer, R., Kessler, P. D., Kalnik, M. W., Fahim, R. E. F., & van Schayck, O. (2012). The efficacy and safety of a nicotine conjugate vaccine (NicVAX®) or placebo co-administered with varenicline (Champix®) for smoking cessation: Study protocol of a phase IIb, double blind, randomized, placebo controlled trial. BMC Public Health, 12(1051).
  69. Kotz, D., Spigt, M., Arts, I. C., Crutzen, R., & Viechtbauer, W. (2012). Use of the stepped wedge design cannot be recommended: A critical appraisal and comparison with the classic cluster randomized controlled trial design. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 65(12), 1249–1252.
  70. Kotz, D., Spigt, M., Arts, I. C., Crutzen, R., & Viechtbauer, W. (2012). Researchers should convince policy makers to perform a classic cluster randomized controlled trial instead of a stepped wedge design when an intervention is rolled out. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 65(12), 1255–1256.
  71. Kruidenier, L. M., Viechtbauer, W., Nicolaï, S. P., Büller H., Prins M. H., & Teijink J. A. (2012). Treatment for intermittent claudication and the effects on walking distance and quality of life. Vascular, 20(1), 20–35.
  72. Linmans, J. J., Viechtbauer, W., Koppenaal, T., Spigt, M. G., & Knottnerus, J. A. (2012). Using electronic medical records analysis to investigate the effectiveness of lifestyle programs in real-world primary care is challenging: A case study in diabetes mellitus. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 65(7), 785–792.
  73. Schutters, S., Viechtbauer, W., Knuts, I. J., Griez, E. J. L., & Schruers, K. R. J. (2012). 35% CO2 sensitivity in social anxiety disorder. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 26(4), 479–486.
  74. Szerencsi, K., van Amelsvoort, L., Viechtbauer, W., Mohren, D., Prins, M., & Kant, IJ. (2012). The association between study characteristics and outcome in the relation between job stress and cardiovascular disease: A multilevel meta-regression analysis. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health, 38(6), 489–502.
  75. Varese, F., Smeets, F., Drukker, M., Lieverse, R., Lataster, T., Viechtbauer, W., Read, J., van Os, J., & Bentall, R. P. (2012). Childhood adversities increase the risk of psychosis: A meta-analysis of patient-control, prospective- and cross-sectional cohort studies. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 38(4), 661–671.
  76. Elias-Sonnenschein, L. S., Viechtbauer, W., Ramakers, I. H. G. B., Verhey, F. R. J., & Visser, P. J. (2011). Predictive value of APOE-e4 allele for progression from MCI to AD-type dementia: A meta-analysis. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, & Psychiatry, 82(10), 1149–1156.
  77. Fett, A.-K. J., Viechtbauer, W., Domínguez, M. G., Penn, D. L., van Os, J., & Krabbendam, L. (2011). The relationship between neurocognition and social cognition with functional outcomes in schizophrenia: A meta-analysis. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 35(3), 573–588.
  78. Hursel, R., Viechtbauer, W., Dullo, A. G., Tremblay, A., Tappy, L., Rumpler, W., & Westerterp-Plantenga, M. S. (2011). The effects of catechins and caffeine on energy expenditure and fat oxidation: A meta-analysis. Obesity Reviews, 12(7), 573–581.
  79. Jansen, M. J., Viechtbauer, W., Lenssen, A. F., Hendriks, E. J. M., & de Bie, R. A. (2011). Strength training alone, exercise therapy alone, and exercise therapy with passive manual mobilisation each reduce pain and disability in people with knee osteoarthritis: A systematic review. Journal of Physiotherapy, 57(1), 11–20.
  80. de Bruin, M., Viechtbauer, W., Schaalma, H. P., Kok, G., Abraham, C., & Hospers, H. J. (2010). Standard care impacts intervention effects in HAART adherence RCTs: A meta-analysis. Archives of Internal Medicine, 170(3), 240–250.
  81. Viechtbauer, W. (2010). Learning from the past: Refining the way we study treatments. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 63(9), 980–982.
  82. Viechtbauer, W., & Cheung, M. W.-L. (2010). Outlier and influence diagnostics for meta-analysis. Research Synthesis Methods, 1(2), 112–125.
  83. Viechtbauer, W. (2010). Conducting meta-analyses in R with the metafor package. Journal of Statistical Software, 36(3), 1–48. URL: http://www.jstatsoft.org/v36/i03/.
  84. Bosnjak, M., & Viechtbauer, W. (2009). Die Methode der Meta-Analyse zur Evidenz-basierung von Gesundheitsrisiken: Beiträge der Sozial-, Verhaltens- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften [The meta-analytic method for establishing the evidence base of health risks: Contributions from the social, behavioral, and economic sciences]. Zentralblatt für Arbeitsmedizin, Arbeitsschutz und Ergonomie, 59(11), 322–333.
  85. de Bruin, M., Viechtbauer, W., Hospers, H. J., Schaalma, H. P., & Kok, G. (2009). Standard care quality determines treatment outcomes in control groups of HAART-adherence intervention studies: Implications for the interpretation and comparison of intervention effects. Health Psychology, 28(6), 668–674.
  86. Dominguez, M., Viechtbauer, W., Simons, C. J. P., van Os, J., & Krabbendam, L. (2009). Are psychotic psychopathology and neurocognition orthogonal? A systematic review of their associations. Psychological Bulletin, 135(1), 157–171.
  87. Hursel, R., Viechtbauer, W., & Westerterp-Plantenga, M. S. (2009). The effects of green tea on weight loss and weight maintenance: A meta-analysis. International Journal of Obesity, 33(9), 956–961.
  88. Nicolaï, S. P. A., Viechtbauer, W., Kruidenier, L. M., Candel, M. J. J. M., Prins, M. H., & Teijink, J. A. W. (2009). Reliability of treadmill testing in peripheral arterial disease: A meta-regression analysis. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 50(2), 322–329.
  89. van Amelsvoort, L. G. P. M., Viechtbauer, W., & Spigt, M. (2009). Spuriously precise results from meta-analysis: Is better statistical correction or a more critical methodological assessment warranted? Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 62(2), 123–125.
  90. Helmhout, P. H., Harts, C. C., Viechtbauer, W., Staal, J. B., & de Bie, R. A. (2008). Isolated lumbar extensor strengthening versus regular physical therapy in an army working population with nonacute low back pain: A randomized controlled trial. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 89(9), 1675–1685.
  91. Viechtbauer, W. (2007). Approximate confidence intervals for standardized effect sizes in the two-independent and two-dependent samples design. Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 32(1), 39–60.
  92. Viechtbauer, W. (2007). Accounting for heterogeneity via random-effects models and moderator analyses in meta-analysis. Zeitschrift für Psychologie (Journal of Psychology), 215(2), 104–121.
  93. Viechtbauer, W. (2007). Confidence intervals for the amount of heterogeneity in meta-analysis. Statistics in Medicine, 26(1), 37–52.
  94. Viechtbauer, W. (2007). Hypothesis tests for population heterogeneity in meta-analysis. British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 60(1), 29–60.
  95. Roberts, B. W., Walton, K., & Viechtbauer, W. (2006). Patterns of mean-level change in personality traits across the life course: A meta-analysis of longitudinal studies. Psychological Bulletin, 132(1), 1–25.
  96. Roberts, B. W., Walton, K., & Viechtbauer, W. (2006). Personality traits change in adulthood: Reply to Costa & McCrae (2006). Psychological Bulletin, 132(1), 29–32.
  97. Viechtbauer, W. (2005). Bias and efficiency of meta-analytic variance estimators in the random-effects model. Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 30(3), 261–293.
  98. Farmer-Dougan, V., Viechtbauer, W., & French, T. (1999). Peer-prompted social skills: The role of teacher consultation in student success. Educational Psychology, 19(2), 207–219.

Book Chapters

  1. Viechtbauer, W. (2010). Meta-analyse. In H. Holling & B. Schmitz (Eds.), Handbuch Statistik, Methoden und Evaluation (pp. 743–756). Göttingen, Germany: Hogrefe.
  2. Viechtbauer, W. (2009). Bayesian analysis of clinical trials. In D. Kotz, M. G. Spigt, & J. W. L. Cals (Eds.), A delicate taste of science: Discussions and dinners from the Journal Club Mesch (pp. 83–85). Maastricht, School for Public Health and Primary Care.
  3. Viechtbauer, W. (2008). Analysis of moderator effects in meta-analysis. In J. Osborne (Ed.), Best practices in quantitative methods (pp. 471–487). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  4. Roberts, B. W., Kuncel, N. R., Viechtbauer, W., & Bogg, T. (2007). Meta-analysis in personality psychology: A primer. In R. W. Robins, R. C. Fraley, & R. F. Krueger (Eds.), Handbook of research methods in personality psychology (pp. 652–672). New York: Guilford Press.
  5. Viechtbauer, W., & Budescu, D. (2005). A model selection approach to testing dependent ICCs. In F. Dansereau & F. Yammarino (Eds.), Multi-level issues in strategy and research methods: Vol. 4. Research in multi-level issues (pp. 433–454). Amsterdam: JAI Press/Elsevier.

Book Reviews

  1. Viechtbauer, W. (2011). Review of 'Graphics for Statistics and Data Analysis with R' by Kevin J. Keen. Statistics in Medicine, 30(22), 2765–2766.
  2. Viechtbauer, W. (2007). Review of 'Publication bias in meta-analysis: Prevention, assessment and adjustment' by Hannah R. Rothstein, Alexander J. Sutton, and Michael Borenstein (Eds). Psychometrika, 72(2), 269–271.

Presentations

  1. Viechtbauer, W. (2017). Some applications of multivariate multilevel models in the context of ESM/EMA studies. ESM Working Group (Center of Contextual Psychiatry and the Research Group of Quantitative Psychology and Individual Differences), KU Leuven, Belgium. slides.
  2. Viechtbauer, W. (2017). Reliability of ESM assessments of mood and mood sensitivity. 5th Biennial Conference of the Society for Ambulatory Assessment, University of Luxembourg. slides.
  3. Viechtbauer, W. (2016). From Pearson to phylogenetic meta-analysis: An overview of 110 years of developments in research synthesis methodology. Seminar talk at the Department of Biology, University of Mississippi.
  4. Viechtbauer, W. (2016). An introduction to meta-analysis: History, methods, misconceptions, and recent developments. Colloquium talk at the Department of Psychology, University of Basel, Switzerland. slides
  5. Viechtbauer, W. (2016). Alternative weighting schemes in the random-effects model to reduce the impact of publication bias. Annual Meeting of the Society for Research Synthesis Methodology, Florence, Italy. slides
  6. Viechtbauer, W. (2016). Estimating and interpreting heterogeneity and summary effects. Cochrane Statistical Methods Group Training Event, Birmingham, UK. slides
  7. Viechtbauer, W. (2016). Multilevel, multivariate, and network meta-analytical models for complex evidence synthesis. Department of Methodology and Statistics, Maastricht University, The Netherlands.
  8. Viechtbauer, W. (2016). Multilevel, multivariate, and network meta-analysis with the metafor package in R. Department of Medical Statistics, University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany. slides
  9. Viechtbauer, W. (2016). Meta-analysis with R: The metafor package. GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Mannheim, Germany. slides
  10. Viechtbauer, W. (2015). Statistics with free and open-source software. School for Mental Health and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, The Netherlands. slides
  11. Viechtbauer, W. (2015). Methods for random‐effects model meta-analyses with inclusion of small studies. Meeting of the Statistical Methods Group, Cochrane Colloquium, Vienna, Austria.
  12. Viechtbauer, W. (2015). Permutation testing in the context of mixed-effects models. Interdisciplinary Center Psychopathology and Emotion Regulation, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.
  13. Viechtbauer, W. (2015). Beyond standard meta-analysis: Multilevel, multivariate, and network meta-analytical models for complex evidence synthesis. Department of Biological Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  14. Viechtbauer, W. (2015). Meta‐analysis with correlation coefficients when one or both variables have been artificially dichotomized. Annual Meeting of the Society for Research Synthesis Methodology, Nashville, Tennessee.
  15. Viechtbauer, W. (2014). Meta-analysis of product-moment, tetrachoric, and biserial correlations. European Congress of Methodology, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
  16. Viechtbauer, W. (2014). Multilevel, multivariate, and network meta-analysis with R. Annual Meeting of the Society for Research Synthesis Methodology, York, UK.
  17. Viechtbauer, W. (2014). Multivariate, multilevel, and network meta-analysis with R. Second Workshop on Synthesizing Complex Statistical Models, Institute for Sociology and Social Psychology, University of Cologne, Germany.
  18. Viechtbauer, W. (2013). Tales from the ward: Methodological and statistical challenges in psychiatric research. Department of Methodology and Statistics, Maastricht University, The Netherlands.
  19. Viechtbauer, W. (2012). The arm-based model as an alternative to the standard (contrast-based) approach when meta-analyzing treatment and intervention effects. European Congress of Methodology, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
  20. Viechtbauer, W. (2012). Many roads lead to Rome: The standard, the multilevel, and the bivariate meta-analysis model. Annual Meeting of the Society for Research Synthesis Methodology, Aix-en-Provence, France.
  21. Viechtbauer, W. (2012). Erweiterungen der Standard-Meta-Analyse: Meta-Regression, Multilevel-Modelle, multivariate Verfahren und Netzwerk-Meta-Analysen. Institute of Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics (IMBEI), University Medical Center, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany.
  22. Viechtbauer, W. (2011). An introduction to longitudinal data analysis via mixed-effects models. Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong.
  23. Viechtbauer, W. (2010). Conducting meta-analyses and meta-regression with R. Annual Meeting of the German Association for Medical Informatics, Biometry, and Epidemiology, Mannheim, Germany.
  24. Viechtbauer, W. (2010). Conducting meta-analyses in R with the metafor package. Annual Meeting of the Society for Research Synthesis Methodology, Cartagena, Spain.
  25. Viechtbauer, W. (2009). Outlier and influential case diagnostics for meta-analysis. Annual Meeting of the Society for Research Synthesis Methodology, Seattle, Washington.
  26. Viechtbauer, W. (2009). A brief introduction to meta-analysis with emphasis on understanding and interpreting the results. School of Economics and Management, Free University of Bozen - Bolzano, Italy.
  27. Viechtbauer, W. (2009). Understanding and interpreting the results from meta-analyses. Department of Psychology, National University of Singapore.
  28. Viechtbauer, W. (2008). A second look at fixed- and random-effects models in meta-analysis: Does the fixed-effects model really assume homogeneous effect sizes? Annual Meeting of the Society for Research Synthesis Methodology, Corfu, Greece.
  29. Viechtbauer, W. (2008). A comparison of fixed-, random-, and mixed-effects models in meta-analysis. Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Francisco.
  30. Viechtbauer, W. (2008). Conditional and unconditional inferences in meta-analysis. Department of Methodology and Statistics, Tilburg University, The Netherlands.
  31. Viechtbauer, W. (2008). Exact confidence intervals for measures of heterogeneity in meta-analysis. Seminar on Measuring Heterogeneity in Meta-Analysis, sponsored by the Quantitative Biology and Applied Statistics Section and the Royal Statistical Society, Reading Local Group, University of Reading, UK.
  32. Viechtbauer, W. (2008). No tolerance for credibility intervals in meta-analysis: Only tolerance intervals are credible. Department of Medical Statistics and Bioinformatics, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands.
  33. Viechtbauer, W. (2007). Tolerance intervals for random-effects models with application to meta-analysis. Annual Meeting of the Psychometric Society, Tokyo, Japan.
  34. Viechtbauer, W. (2007). Outlier detection in meta-analysis via studentized deleted residuals. Annual Campbell Colloquium, London, UK.
  35. Viechtbauer, W. (2007). Improved estimation of the sampling variances in meta-analysis via iterative model fitting. Congress on Methodology in the Health and Social Sciences, Barcelona, Spain.
  36. Viechtbauer, W. (2007). Examining and testing categorical moderators in meta-analysis: A comparison of procedures. Interdisciplinary Workshop on Meta-Analysis, Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany.
  37. Viechtbauer, W. (2006). A new conceptualization of moderator tests in meta-analysis and its implications. Annual Meeting of the Psychometric Society, Montreal, Canada.
  38. Viechtbauer, W. (2006). Publication bias and meta-analysis. Annual Meeting of the Care and Public Health Research Institute (CAPHRI), Maastricht University, The Netherlands.
  39. Viechtbauer, W. (2006). An introduction to meta-analysis and the publication bias problem. Department of Statistics, University of Dortmund, Germany.
  40. Viechtbauer, W. (2005). Testing changes in the intra-class correlation coefficient over time or conditions. Conference of the Methods and Evaluation Section of the German Psychological Society, Münster, Germany.
  41. Viechtbauer, W. (2005). A call for moderator analysis via the mixed-effects model in meta-analysis. Joint Statistical Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  42. Viechtbauer, W. (2005). Confidence intervals for the amount of heterogeneity in meta-analytic random- and mixed-effects models. Annual Meeting of the Psychometric Society, Tilburg, The Netherlands.
  43. Viechtbauer, W. (2005). Estimating, testing, and obtaining confidence intervals for (the amount of) heterogeneity in meta-analysis. Spanish Conference on Biometrics, Oviedo, Spain.
  44. Viechtbauer, W. (2004). Model selection in meta-analysis. Department of Methodology and Statistics, Maastricht University, The Netherlands.
  45. Viechtbauer, W. (2004). Choosing between the fixed-, random-, and mixed-effects model in meta-analysis. Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany.
  46. Viechtbauer, W. (2003). Empirical coverage probabilities of approximate confidence intervals for the standardized mean difference. Quantitative Division Seminar, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
  47. Viechtbauer, W. (2002). Bias of certain variance estimators in meta-analysis. Quantitative Division Seminar, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Grants and Funding

  • Making results of smoking cessation trials more useful to policy and practice: Identifying the effective behavioural components of smoking cessation support provided to intervention and control groups by applying innovative methods for evidence syntheses. Co-Investigator (PI: Marijn de Bruin), Cancer Research UK, €318,000.
  • Development of mHealth Tools in Health Care. Co-Investigator (PI: Jim van Os), Province of Limburg, €93,000.
  • NWO Graduate School grant. Co-Investigator (PI: Jim van Os), NWO (Graduate Programme), €800,000.
  • Improving the efficiency of routines for multilevel/multivariate meta-analyses in the metafor package. PI, Vanderbilt University, $10,000.
  • Collaborative research: ABI Development: Making advanced statistical tools accessible for quantitative research synthesis and discovery in ecology and evolutionary biology. Co-Investigator (PI: Byron Wallace), NSF, $255,934.
  • A phase 2B, multi-center, randomized, double-blinded, parallel-arm, study to assess efficacy and safety of 3'-AmNic-rEPA (NicVAX®) or placebo co-administered with varenicline (Champix®) as an aid in smoking cessation. Co-Investigator (PI: Onno van Schayck), Nabi Biopharmaceuticals and ZonMw, €775,000.
  • Determining the cost-effectiveness of an effective intervention to improve adherence among treatment-experienced HIV-infected patients in the Netherlands. Co-Investigator (PI: Marijn de Bruin), ZonMw, €428,095.
  • Helping more smokers to quit by COmbining VArenicline with COunselling for smoking cessation: The COVACO randomized controlled trial. Co-Investigator (PI: Daniel Kotz), Pfizer and Stichting Gezondheidscentra Eindhoven (SGE), €300,000.

Software Development

  • Viechtbauer, W. (2009). The metafor package: A meta-analysis package for R. More information about the package can be found on the package website.
  • Viechtbauer, W. (2006). The mima function: An S-Plus/R function to fit meta-analytic mixed-, random-, and fixed-effects models.

Consulting/Collaborations

  • Statistical/methodological consultant and joint research with Marijn de Bruin (University of Aberdeen) on various applied and methodological topics related to the design, evaluation, and synthesis of interventions to support a healthy lifestyle, 2013-present.
  • Joint research with Marcel van Assen (Tilburg University), Perke Jacobs (Max Planck Institute for Human Development), and Robbie van Aert (Tilburg University) on statistical methods for meta-analysis, 2013-present.
  • Joint research with Julio Sánchez-Meca (University of Murcia), Fulgencio Marín-Martínez (University of Murcia), José López-López (University of Bristol), and Wim Van Den Noortgarte (University of Leuven) on statistical methods for meta-analysis, 2009-present.
  • Statistical/methodological consultant on numerous projects for various departments throughout Maastricht University (systematic reviews, meta-analyses, cohort studies, randomized clinical trials), 2006-present.
  • Part of a multidisciplinary research team consisting of computer scientists, clinical researchers, and biostatisticians based at the Center for Evidence Based Medicine at Brown University, to implement advanced statistical methods for meta-analysis in open source software, 2012-2015.
  • Part of the working group "Solving problems in model selection and phylogeny in mixed multi-factor meta-analysis" led by Jason Hoeksema (University of Mississippi) at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent), 2012-2015.
  • Statistical consultant for Georges Steffgen (University of Luxembourg) and Sophie Reccia on a meta-analysis examining the relationship between school climate and school violence, 2011-2012.
  • Research collaboration with Michael Bosnjak (University of Mannheim) and several graduate students on a meta-analysis examining the relationship between workplace exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and lung cancer risk, 2007-2008.
  • Statistical consultant for Neil Cohen (University of Illinois): Analysis of data from repeated-measures experiments using a variety of techniques, including repeated-measures ANOVA, MANOVA, and mixed-effects models, 2003-2004.
  • Statistical consultant for the Association for the Advancement of Mental Patients and the Mentally Disabled, Aachen, Germany: Determination of prognostic factors for a positive therapy outcome for clients in a rehabilitation facility and an out-patient clinic, 1996.
  • Research assistant at Illinois State University for Salvatore Catanzaro, Connie Horton, John Pryor, and Valeri Farmer-Dougan: Data collection, data analysis, and literature reviews, 1995-1998.

Teaching Experience

    • Contents: Graduate level course on methods for meta-analysis. Topics covered include: Steps of a systematic review, extracting/calculating effect sizes and outcome measures for meta-analyses, equal/fixed/random/mixed-effects models, moderator analyses (meta-regression and subgrouping), model diagnostics (identifying outliers and influential studies) and sensitivity analyses, publication bias, multilevel/multivariate/network meta-analysis models (for handling dependent/correlated outcomes), missing data, and meta-analytic techniques for individual participant data.
    • Roles: Course Coordinator, Lecturer, Tutorial Instructor.
    • Taught: Freie Universität Berlin 2014, Tilburg University 2012-2017, University of Bern 2013/2017, Experimental Psychopathology (EPP) Post-Graduate School 2013, Cologne International Summer University 2013, Graduate School for Production Ecology & Resource Conservation (PE&RC) 2012, IMPRS Uncertainty Summer School 2011, Maastricht University 2009, University of Mannheim 2008, European Association of Personality Psychology (EAPP) Summer School 2009, Interuniversity Graduate School of Psychometrics and Sociometrics (IOPS) 2006/2008/2011/2014/2016, University of Basel 2017, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2017.
    • Contents: Graduate level course on advanced methods for meta-analysis. Topics covered include: Multilevel and multivariate models for meta-analysis, methods for dealing with dependent/correlated outcomes, network meta-analysis (multiple/mixed treatment comparisons), models with crossed random effects, and phylogenetic meta-analysis.
    • Roles: Course Coordinator, Lecturer, Tutorial Instructor.
    • Taught: Vanderbilt University 2015.
    • Contents: Graduate level course on methods for analyzing intensive longitudinal data as collected in studies using experience sampling methodology. Topics covered include: A brief introduction to ESM and related methods, data checking/preparation/cleaning, mixed-effects models for analyzing multilevel data (random intercepts and slopes models), models allowing for remaining correlation in the residuals (serial/autocorrelation), models with more than two levels, checking model assumptions, model selection/comparison/testing, models for other types of outcomes (e.g., dichotomous, multinomial, ordinal), psychometrics (reliability, validity, factor analysis with multilevel data), power analysis, and various advanced topics.
    • Roles: Course Coordinator, Lecturer, Tutorial Instructor.
    • Taught: Maastricht University 2014/2015, University of Leuven 2017.
    • Contents: Graduate level course on R, a programming language and software environment for carrying out computations, manipulating and analyzing data, and graphing. Topics covered include: History of R, basic data structures and functions for computations and data manipulation, importing/exporting data, inspecting data, obtaining summary statistics, graphing/plotting data, statistical methods for continuous, categorical, and time-to-event data, finding and installing additional packages, programming structures, and writing functions.
    • Roles: Course Coordinator, Lecturer, Tutorial Instructor.
    • Taught: Maastricht University 2012/2014/2015/2016.
  • Stat Lunch
    • Contents: An on-going semi-regular series of lectures (in the spirit of a brown bag seminar) provided to members of the Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology and the School for Mental Health and Neuroscience. Topics include a wide variety of statistical and methodological issues.
    • Role: Lecturer.
    • Taught: Maastricht University 2013-2015.
  • ESM Course
    • Contents: Two-day workshop providing an introduction to the methodological and practical aspects of conducting research using the experience sampling method (ESM) in psychopathology research and other areas. Topics covered include: Background on the experience sampling method, techniques used in collecting such intensive longitudinal data, questionnaires development and structure, statistical methods used for analyzing ESM data, and practical aspects of implementing ESM studies.
    • Role: Lecturer.
    • Maastricht University 2014-2017.
  • Psychiatric Epidemiology
    • Contents: Graduate level seminar providing an introduction to the methods and analytical strategies of epidemiology as applied to mental health outcomes. The principles and practice of various study types (e.g., cohort, case-control, RCT) are described, with emphasis on interpreting associations and possible causality thereof. Consideration is given to such issues as confounding, bias, and effect modification. Further topics covered include the use and interpretation of diagnostic studies, the basic principles of analyzing dichotomous, count, and time-to-event outcomes (i.e., logistic regression, Poisson regression, survival analysis), and the use of systematic reviews and meta-analysis for building cumulative knowledge.
    • Roles: Course Coordinator, Lecturer.
    • Taught: Maastricht University 2013-2016.
  • Psychometrics Practicum
    • Contents: Graduate level seminar that provides a thorough overview of the basic principles of psychological measurement (i.e., psychometrics). Topics that are covered include: Classical test theory, reliability analysis (e.g., test-retest, parallel forms, split-half, Cronbach's alpha), validity (e.g., content, criterion, construct), principal component analysis, factor analysis (exploratory and confirmatory), and item response theory.
    • Role: Course Coordinator, Lecturer.
    • Taught: Maastricht University 2012-2016.
  • Research Methods I and II & Research Proposal Writing
    • Contents: Three course sequence providing an introduction to research methods in the social and health sciences. Topics covered include: The scientific method and conceptual foundations of research, correlational, experimental, and quasi-experimental research, experimental design, measurement, sampling, survey research, questionnaire construction, data preparation and analysis, research ethics, and research proposal writing.
    • Roles: Course Coordinator, Lecturer, Tutorial Instructor.
    • Taught: Maastricht University 2005-2010.
  • Factor Analysis and Multilevel Data Analysis
    • Contents: Graduate level course for students in various Master level programs. Topics covered include: Principal component analysis, exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis, and hierarchical linear modeling for multilevel and repeated measures designs.
    • Roles: Planning Group Member, Lecturer, Tutorial Instructor.
    • Taught: Maastricht University 2007-2010.
  • Statistical Methods 3.2B
    • Contents: Methods and techniques for evaluation research, analysis of variance and multiple regression with dummy-coded variables, analysis of covariance, analysis of repeated measurements with ANOVA and multivariate methods, sample size calculations, systematic reviews, and meta-analysis.
    • Role: Tutorial Instructor.
    • Taught: Maastricht University 2007-2008.
  • Statistical Methods 2.1B
    • Contents: Experimental design in epidemiological research, methods for qualitative research, classical test theory and test development, multiple linear regression, and logistic regression.
    • Role: Tutorial Instructor.
    • Taught: Maastricht University 2006-2010.
  • Statistical Methods 1.3
    • Contents: Introduction to research methods in the health sciences; research design, qualitative research, descriptive statistics, correlation, and simple linear regression.
    • Role: Tutorial Instructor.
    • Taught: Maastricht University 2008-2009.
  • Statistical Methods II
    • Contents: Graduate level course covering complex experimental designs with emphasis on the general linear model, including Latin Squares, factorial, nested and split-plot designs, analysis of covariance, repeated-measures designs, random- and mixed-effects models, nonparametric methods, and categorical data analysis.
    • Role: Teaching Assistant.
    • Taught: University of Illinois 2000-2003.
  • Statistical Methods I
    • Contents: Graduate level course covering various techniques in applied statistics used in psychological research, including linear regression, partial and multiple correlation, thorough review of statistical estimation and significance testing, experimental design, ANOVA, and statistical computing.
    • Role: Teaching Assistant.
    • Taught: University of Illinois 2000-2003.
  • Introduction to Statistics
    • Contents: Development of skill and understanding of statistical methods in psychological research. Topics covered include: descriptive statistics, basic probability theory and distributions, point and interval estimation, and hypothesis testing.
    • Role: Teaching Assistant.
    • Taught: University of Illinois 1998-1999.

Committees

Honors and Awards

  • Paper of the Year award (as co-author), Journal of Physiotherapy, 2011
  • Visiting appointment, National University of Singapore, Isaac Manasseh Meyer Fellowship, 2009
  • Elected Member of the Society for Research Synthesis Methodology, 2009
  • Best Article by a Junior Scientist, European Association of Methodology, 2006
  • Honorable Mention, Robert Bohrer Workshop in Statistics, University of Illinois, 2003
  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Students, University of Illinois, 2001
  • Top Ten Senior Reception, Psychology Department, Illinois State University, 1998
  • Mortar Board (Senior Academic Honor Society), Illinois State University, 1997-1998
  • Bone Student Scholar Award, highest academic designation at Illinois State University, 1997
  • Certificate of Recognition for Scholarly Contributions, International Honor Society in Psychology, 1997
  • Honors Office Scholarship, Illinois State University, 1997
  • International Office Academic Scholarship, Illinois State University, 1997
  • Honors Mentorship Award, Illinois State University, 1997
  • International Honor Society in Psychology, vice-president, Illinois State University chapter, 1996-1998
  • Golden Key Honor Society, Illinois State University, 1996-1998
  • University Deans List, Illinois State University, 1994-1998

Research Interests

  • Meta-analysis
  • Mixed-effects models
  • Longitudinal data analysis
  • Multilevel models
  • Computational statistics

Computer Interests

  • Operating Systems: Windows, GNU/Linux
  • Statistical Software: R, S-Plus, Stata, SAS, SPSS, SYSTAT, Amos, MPlus, LISREL, BUGS, JAGS
  • Markup Languages: LaTeX, knitr, (R)markdown, pandoc, HTML/CSS
  • Statistical Programming: R package development, Monte Carlo simulations, resampling methods, high performance (parallel) computing, numerical optimization techniques (e.g., for ML/REML estimation)

Editorial Work

Memberships

Personal

  • Citizenship: German
  • Languages: English, German, Dutch, French (some)
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