About Us

Richard N. Jones, Sc.D.

The LVM Workshop director is Rich Jones, Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University. He is director of the Quantitative Science Program serving the Brown Psychiatry and Neurology. His research interests include cognitive aging and dementia. Dr. Jones is an assistant editor for biostatistics at the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society and biostatistics editor at Alzheimer's & Dementia. He developed this workshop, along with his colleague Dr. Frances M. Yang and others, to provided basic, nuts-and-bolts orientation and introduction to data analysis problems using latent variables and Mplus software.