Faculty Associates

George P. McCabe

Contact Information
Email: mccabe |at| purdue.edu
Office: MATH 932 Map
Phone: (765) 496-8378
Fax: (765) 494-1736
Homepage: Homepage
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Science
Professor of Statistics

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B.S. Providence College Mathematics 1966
Ph.D. Columbia University Mathematical Statistics 1970

Research Interests

Design, analysis and interpretation of results from studies that use statistical methods

Teaching Interests

Applied Statistics


National Institutes of Health
United States Department of Agriculture


Palacios, C., Wigertz, K., Braun M., Martin, B. R., McCabe, G. P., McCabe, L., Pratt, J. H., Peacock, M., & Weaver, C. M. (2013). Magnesium retention from metabolic balance studies in female adolescents: impact of race, dietary salt and calcium. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 97, 1014-1049.

Hill, K. M., Martin, B. R., Wastney, M. E., McCabe, G. P., Moe, S. M., Weaver, C. M., & Peacock, M. (2012). Oral calcium carbonate affects calcium but not phosphorus balance in stage 3-4 chronic kidney disease. Kidney International, 83(5), 59-66.

Moore, David S., McCabe, George P., Alwan, Layth C., Craig, Bruce, and Duckworth, William M. (2011) The Practice of Statistics for Business and Economics (3rd Edition), W. H. Freeman.

Lee, WH, McCabe, GP, Martin, BR, Weaver, CM. (2011). Validation of a simple isotope method for estimating true fractional absorption in adolescents. Osteoporosis International, 22:159-166.

Gunaratna, N.S., De Groote, H., Nestel, P. Pixley, K.V., and McCabe, G.P. (2010). A meta-analysis of community-based studies on quality protein maize. Food Policy, 35:202-210.

Sellaro, TL, Ranade A, Faulk D, McCabe GP, Dorko K, Badylak SF, and Strom, SC. (2010) Maintenance of human hepatocyte function in vitro by liver derived extracellular matrix gels. Tissue Engineering: Part A 16(3): 1075-1082.

Thurnham DI, McCabe LD, Haldar S, Wieringa FT, Northrop-Clewes CA, and McCabe GP. (2010). Adjusting plasma ferritin concentrations to remove effects of subclinical inflammation in the assessment of iron deficiency: a meta-analysis. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 92:546-555.

Wu L, Martin BR, Wastney ME, McCabe GP, McCabe LD, DiMeglio LA, Peacock M, and Weaver, CM. (2010). Calcium requirements and metabolism in Chinese American boys and girls. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 25(8):1842-1849.

Hill KM, McCabe GP, McCabe LD, Gordon CM, Abrams SA, and Weaver CM. (2010) The relationship of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and parathyroid hormone from multi-site pooled data in children and adolescents. Journal of Nutrition, 140:1983-1988.

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