Faculty Associates

George P. McCabe

Contact Information
Email: mccabe@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

Selected Publications

Bidassie B, Barany JW, McCabe, GP, Duffy VG, and Witz, SM. Occupational and lifestyle risk factors for low back injury in a Midwest university. (2016) Theoretical Issues in Ergonomic Science, 17:3, 239-266.

Jacobi JL, Yang B, Li, X, Menze AK, Lachcik P,McCain R, Laurentz SM, Janle EM, Ferruzzi MG, McCabeGP, Chapple C, Kirchmaier AL. Impacts on Sirtuin Function and Bioavailability of the Dietary Factor Dihydrocoumarin. (2016) PLOS ONE 11(2): e0149207. Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0149207.

Martin BR, McCabe GP, McCabe L, Jackson GS, Horcajada MN, Offord-Cavin E, Peacock M, and Weaver CM. Effect of hesperidin with and without a calcium (Calcilock«) supplement on bone health in postmenopausal women. (2016) Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 101(3):923-927.

Ferira AJ, Laing EM, Hausman DB, Hall DB, McCabe GP, Martin BM, Hill Gallant KM, Warden SJ, Weaver CM, Peacock M, and Lewis RD. Vitamin D supplementation does not impact insulin resistance in black and white children. (2016) Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 101(4):1710-1718.

Hoza B, Smith AL, Shoulberg EK, Linnea KS, Dorsch TE, Blazo JA, Alerding C, and McCabe GP. A randomized trial examining the effects of aerobic physical activity on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms in young children. (2015) Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 43:655-667.

Weaver CM, Lawlor M, and McCabe GP. Predicting calcium requirements in children. Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on Nutritional Aspects of Osteoporosis, 2015.

Pawlowski JW, Martin BR, McCabe GP, McCabe L, Jackson GS, Peacock M, Barnes S, and Weaver CM. Impact of equol producing capacity and soy isoflavone profiles of supplements on bone calcium retention in postmenopausal women. (2015) American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 102:695-703.

Ysselstein D, Joshi M, Mishra V, Griggs AM,, McCabe GP, Post C, and Rochet J-C. Effects of impaired membrane interactions on alpha-synuclein aggregation and neurotoxicity. (2015) Neurobiology of Disease, 79:150-163.

Kranz S and McCabe GP. Examination opf the five comparable component scores of the diet quality indixes HEU-2005 and RD-DQI isomg a nationally representative sample of 2-18 year old children: NHANES 2003-2006, (2014) Journal of Obesity 2014 ID 376314.

Griggs A, Agim ZS. Mishra V, Tambe M, Director-Myska A, Turteltaub K, McCabe G, Rochet J-C. Cannon J. 2-amino-1-methyl-6-phenylimidazo[4,5-b]pyridine (PhIP) is selectively toxic to primary dopaminergic neurons in vitro. (2014) Toxicological Sciences 140(1): 179-189.

Moore, David S., McCabe, George P., and Craig, Bruce (2014). Introduction to the Practice of Statistics,8th edition. W. H. Freeman

Hill KM, Martin BR, Wastney M, McCabe GP, Moe SM, Weaver CM, and Peacock M. (2013). Oral calcium carbonate affects calcium but not in stage 3-4 chronic kidney disease. Kidney International, 83: 959-966.

Conley TB, McCabe GP, Lim E, Yarasheski KE, Johnson CA, and Campbell WW. (2013). Age and sex affect protein metabolism at protein intakes that span the range of adequacy: comparison of leucine kinetics and nitrogen balance data. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 24: 693-699.

Huss LR, Laurentz S, Fisher JO, McCabe GP, and Kranz S.(2013). Timing of dessert but not portion size affects young children's intake at lunchtime. Appetite, 68: 158-163.

Palacios C, Wigertz K., Braun M, Martin BR, McCabe GP, McCabe L, Pratt JH, Peacock M, and Weaver CM. (2013). Magnesium retention from metabolic studies in female adolescents: impact of race, dietary salt and calcium. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 97: 1014-1019.

Whisner CM, Martin BR, Schoterman MHC, Nakatsu CH, McCabe LD, McCabe GP, van den Heuvel EGHM, Weaver CM. (2013). Galacto-oligosaccharides increase calcium absorption and gut bifidobacteria in young girls: A double blind crossover trial. British Journal of Nutrition 110:1292-1303.

Osborne DL, Weaver CM, McCabe LD, McCabe GM, Novotny R, Van Loan MD, Going S, Matkovic V, Boushey CJ, Savaiano DA, and the ACT research team. (2012). Body size and pubertal development explain ethnic differences in structural geometry at the femur in Asian, Hispanic, and white early adolescent girls living in the U.S. Bone, 51: 888-895.

Hill KM, Laing EM, Hausman DB, Acton A, Martin BR, McCabe GP, Weaver CM, Lewis RD, Peacock M. (2012). Bone turnover is not influenced by serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D in pubertal healthy black and white children. Bone, 51: 795-799.

Hoza B, Vaughn A, Waschbusch DA, Murray-Close D, McCabe G. (2012). Can children with ADHD be motivated to reduce bias in self-reports of competence? Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology, 80(2): 245-254.

Boyer LE, Laurentz S, McCabe GP, and Kranz S. (2012). Shape of snack foods does not predict snack intake in a sample of preschoolers: a cross-over study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 9:94 http://www.ijbnpa.org/content/9/1/94.

Houchins J, Burgess J, Campbell W, Daniel J, Ferruzi M, McCabe G, and Mattes R. (2012). Beverage versus solid fruits and vegetables: long-term effects on energy intake and body weight Obesity, 20: 1844-1850.

Thurnham, DI and McCabe, GP. (2012). Influence of infection and inflammation on biomarkers of nutritional status with an emphasis on vitamin A and iron. Report: Priorities in the Assessment of Vitamin A and Iron Status in Populations, Panama City, Panama, 15-17 September 2010, World Health Organization, , pp. 63-80.

Eicher-Miller HA, Mason, AC, Weaver CM, McCabe GP, Boushey, CJ. (2011). Food insecurity is associated with diet and bone mass disparities in early adolescents United States males but not females. Journal of Nutrition, 141:1738-1745.

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. ; Translations in Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Vietnamese, and Dutch.

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