Frank Castronova, Ph.D.

Frank Castronova, Ph.D.

Part-time Faculty

Frank Castronova, Ph.D.

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Frank Castronova currently holds the position of Health Care Management Biostatistician at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan responsible for statistical issues relating to provider compliance audits and utilization review. His work history spans over four decades in the areas of research and statistical analysis.

For the past 39 years, Castronova has been teaching part-time in the areas of statistical analysis and research methodology at various Michigan universities. He currently holds part-time associate graduate faculty status in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences at Wayne State University and in the School of Social Work, also at Wayne State.

Degrees and Certifications

  • B.A., Economics, minor in mathematics
  • M.A., Economics
  • Graduate studies in Urban Planning
  • Ph.D., Evaluation and Research, minor in community medicine

Teaching Interests

Statistics and research

Areas of Expertise

  • Statistical analysis
  • Research design
  • Survey design
  • Sampling methodology

Research Interests

  • Statistical analyses
  • Data mining
  • Predictive modeling
  • Business analytics.

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