John A Dawson

John A Dawson
Biostatistician, Texas Tech University, USA


John A. Dawson is a biostatistician who specializes in obesity and nutrition-related research. An avid collaborator within and outside of his home institution of Texas Tech University, he has published research and experiments involving the measurement of nutritional outcomes, mRNA and sequence analysis, statistical modeling and randomized controlled trials; his work has appeared in Obesity, the International Journal of Obesity, and the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Dr. Dawson consults on statistical and design issues and provides his expertise as a peer reviewer for roughly a dozen journals. Dr. Dawson received a Bachelor of Science in mathematics from the University of Iowa and his doctorate in statistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After receiving his doctorate, he undertook a postdoctoral fellowship in the Office of Energetics and the Section on Statistical Genetics within the Department of Biostatistics at UAB in Birmingham, AL. Dr. Dawson?s current foci include elucidating methodological and analytical errors in obesity research, the design of valid experiments, and wiping self-reported dietary measures from the face of the earth.

Research Interest

obesity and nutrition-related research