Zach Hass, PhD


  • BA in Statistics and Economics from Case Western Reserve University
  • MS in Statistics Purdue University
  • PhD in Statistics Purdue University
  • Post Doc in Health Services Research Purdue University


Dr. Hass received his B.A. in Statistics and Economics from Case Western Reserve University in 2011 where he also played for the football team. He received his M.S. in Applied Statistics and PhD in Statistics from Purdue University in 2013 and 2017. Prior to his current post, he worked as a post-doctoral research associate for the Purdue School of Nursing.

Dr. Hass’s interests lie at the intersection of applied statistics, nursing, and industrial engineering. A statistician by education, his scholarly efforts focus primarily on health services research. His recent work has been on long term care transition program from nursing homes to community and the value based reimbursement model for nursing homes used in the state of Minnesota. Methodologically he has been exploring the use of quasi-experimental design and simulation models to answer practically relevant questions using available observational data. Dr. Hass holds a joint appointment between the School of Nursing and School of Industrial Engineering and is affiliated with the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering.

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Area(s) of Specialization:

Health Services Research

Program Evaluation

Applied Statistics

Human Factors

Zach Hass
Assistant Professor

RCHE Core Faculty

Phone: 765-494-4020
Office: JNSN 247B

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