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Winthrop University Hospital

Rose Saint Fleur-Calixte, PhD

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Winthrop University Hospital, 101 Mineola Blvd, Suite 3-041, Mineola, NY 11501






Brief Resume

Dr. Calixte provides statistical consultation and performs data analysis, including power and sample size calculations in collaborations with Winthrop faculty and researchers. Dr. Calixte previously worked as a statistician and data manager in the Pediatrics Department at Stony Brook University Medical. While working at Stony Brook, she has developed an interest in identifying factors influencing child’s health outcome. She has collaborated with health outcome researchers from Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, the Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania, and the Children’s National Medical Center. Prior to working at Stony Brook, Dr. Calixte received her postdoctoral training in Biostatistics from the School of Public Health at Yale University. Dr. Calixte is a graduate of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics at Stony Brook University. She is fluent in French and Creole.

Description of Research Interests/Activities

Dr. Calixte main interest is in maternal and child health outcomes. Other interest includes health disparities, longitudinal data analysis, growth curve modeling, complex survey analysis, and learning curve analysis. Previously, she was involved in different projects dealing with child's health and how psychosocial risk factors influenced oucomes. One of her focus is to develop new methods for the analysis of longitudinal data with a direct application to pediatrics research and women's health. She is also interested in new methodology for learning curve analysis. She is currently collaborating with multiple faculty investigators at Winthrop University Hospital particularly in Pediatrics and Ob/Gyn.

Areas of Experience

Women's Health
Pediatrics Health Outcomes


Selected Publications

1. Lindsay A Martin, MD, Rose Calixte, PhD, Peter Finamore, MA, MD. 2015. Reoperation Following Robotic and Vaginal Mesh Reconstructive Surgery: a Retrospective Cohort Study (Accepted by The Journal of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery)

2. Tracy Adams, Timothy Rafael, Nadia Kunzier, Rose Calixte, Anthony Vintzileos. 2015. Does cervical cerclage decrease preterm birth in twin pregnancies with a short cervix? American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 212 (1): S74-S75

3. Kumkum S. Patel, MD, Rose Calixte, Ph.D., Rani J. Modayil, MD , David Friedel, MD, Collin E. Brathwaite, MD, Stavros N. Stavropoulos, MD. 2015. The light at the end of the tunnel: a single-operator learning curve analysis for per oral endoscopic myotomy. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. doi:10.1016/j.gie.2014.10.002

4. Josette Bianchi-Hayes, MD, Rose Calixte, PhD, Jiayu Huang, MS, Rosa Cataldo, DO, MPH, Angie Wong, MHS, Susmita Pati, MD, MPH. 2015. Healthcare Utilization by Obese and Overweight Children. The Journal of Pediatrics. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.11.044

5. Susmita Pati, MD, MPH; Angie T Wong, MHS; Rose E Calixte, PhD; Justin Ludwig, MA; Ashley Zeigler, BA; A. Russell Localio, PhD; JeanHee Moon, PhD, MPH; Jeffrey H Silber, MD, PhD. 2014. Medicaid and CHIP retention among children in 12 states. Academic Pediatrics. doi:10.1016/j.acap.2014.09.012

6. Pati, Susmita, Elizabeth Siewert, Angie T. Wong, Suraj K. Bhatt, Rose E. Calixte, Avital Cnaan. 2014. The Influence of Maternal Health Literacy and Child’s Age on Participation in Social Welfare Programs. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 18(5):1176-1189

7. Park, H., Finamore, P., Calixte, R., Efem, R., Garbus, J. Functional Outcomes of Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Mesh Sacrocolpopexy (RASC) and Mesh Rectopexy for Combined Vaginal and Rectal Prolapse. Supplement to the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology 21 (2014) S48–S49

8. Sharma, S., Finamore, P.S., Calixte, R., Ahmed, A. 2014. Establishing the Learning Curve of Robotic Sacral Colpopexy in a Start-Up Robotics Program. Supplement to the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology 21 (2014) S72

9. Gary Rothberger, Sonya Gadhvi, David Sionit, Amit Kumar, Nickolaos Michelakis, Rose Calixte, Neil Bonelli, Lawrence Shapiro. 2014. Non-Thyroidal Illness Syndrome and Outcomes in Patients Hospitalized With Congestive Heart Failure. Thyroid 21(S1): A37

10. Sairah Sharif, Srijan Shrestha, Mallika Pradhan, Sudhanshu Jain, Rose Calixte, Jeffrey D. Wallach. 2014. A 7 Year Analysis of Inflammatory and Nutrition Markers Predicting Cardiovascular (CV) Events in Predominantly African-American (AA) Patients with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) on Hemodialysis (HD). Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 25 (Abstract supplement): PUB620

11. Yuan Jiang, Jennifer S. Brennan, Rose Calixte, Yunxiao He, Epiphanie Nyirabahizi, Heping Zhang. 2011. A Novel Tree-Based Method to Generate Markers from Rare Variant Data. BMC Proceedings, 5(Suppl 9):S102

12. Jennifer S. Brennan, Yunxiao He, Rose Calixte, Epiphanie Nyirabahizi, Yuan Jiang, Heping Zhang. 2011. A Lasso-based Approach to Analyzing Rare Variants in Genetic Association Studies. BMC Proceedings, 5(Suppl 9):S100

13. Chengrui Huang, Ke Li, Rose Saint Fleur, Su-Wei Chang, Seung Hoan Choi, Tong Shen, So Youn Shin, Stephen J. Finch, Nancy R. Mendell. 2009. Family Based Analysis of a Myocardial Infarction Endophenotype: Comparison of sampling designs. BMC Proceedings, 3(suppl 7):120

14. Su-Wei Chang, Seung Hoan Choi, Ke Li, Rose Saint Fleur, Chengrui Huang, Tong Shen, Kwangmi Ahn, Derek Gordon, Wonkuk Kim, Rongling Wu, Nancy R. Mendell, Stephen J. Finch. 2009. Growth Mixture Modeling as an Exploratory Analysis Tool in Longitudinal QTL Analysis. BMC Proceedings, 3(Suppl 7):S112

15. Kwangmi Ahn, Chad Haynes, Wonkuk Kim, Rose St Fleur, Derek Gordon, and Stephen J. Finch. 2007. The Effects of SNP Genotyping Errors on the Power and the Cochran-Armitage Linear Trend Test for Case/Control Association Studies. Annals of Human Genetics, 71(2):249-261
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