Joseph E Lucas

Joseph E. Lucas

Associate Research Professor in the Social Science Research Institute

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Associate Research Professor in the Social Science Research Institute
  • Assistant Professor - Track V of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 2400 Pratt St., Room 0311, Terrace Level, Np 4582, Durham, NC 27705
  • Office Phone: (919) 668-4675
  • Email Address:


  • Ph.D. Duke University, 2006

Representative Publications

  • Peterson, CT; Lucas, J; John-Williams, LS; Thompson, JW; Moseley, MA; Patel, S; Peterson, SN; Porter, V; Schadt, EE; Mills, PJ; Tanzi, RE; Doraiswamy, PM; Chopra, D, Identification of Altered Metabolomic Profiles Following a Panchakarma-based Ayurvedic Intervention in Healthy Subjects: The Self-Directed Biological Transformation Initiative (SBTI)., Scientific Reports, vol 6 (2016) [10.1038/srep32609] [abs].
  • Henao, R; Lu, JT; Lucas, JE; Ferranti, J; Carin, L, Electronic health record analysis via deep poisson factor models, Journal of machine learning research : JMLR, vol 17 (2016) [abs].
  • Tsalik, EL; Henao, R; Nichols, M; Burke, T; Ko, ER; McClain, MT; Hudson, LL; Mazur, A; Freeman, DH; Veldman, T; Langley, RJ; Quackenbush, EB; Glickman, SW; Cairns, CB; Jaehne, AK; Rivers, EP; Otero, RM; Zaas, AK; Kingsmore, SF; Lucas, J; Fowler, VG; Carin, L; Ginsburg, GS; Woods, CW, Host gene expression classifiers diagnose acute respiratory illness etiology., Science Translational Medicine, vol 8 no. 322 (2016) [10.1126/scitranslmed.aad6873] [abs].
  • Futoma, J; Morris, J; Lucas, J, A comparison of models for predicting early hospital readmissions., Journal of Biomedical Informatics, vol 56 (2015), pp. 229-238 [10.1016/j.jbi.2015.05.016] [abs].
  • Lucas, JE; Sapiro, G, Cancer: What's luck got to do with it?, Significance, vol 12 no. 2 (2015), pp. 40-42 [10.1111/j.1740-9713.2015.00816.x] [abs].