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Holly Wilhalme, M.S.

Principal Statistician, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research


M.S. Mathematics and Statistics,Loyola University 2010
B.A. Mathematics, Arizona State University 2009


Work Email Address: hwilhalme@mednet.ucla.edu


 Holly Wilhalme received her master’s degree in Mathematics and Statistics from Loyola University Chicago in 2010 and has worked as a Statistician at DOMstat since 2013. Prior to joining UCLA, she worked as a statistician for an environmental consulting firm where she provided her expertise to a multi-disciplinary health and environmental sciences team. In addition to health research, Holly’s interests include sports analytics.


 Namas R, Tashkin D, Furst D, Wilhalme H, Tseng CH, Roth M, Kafaja S, Volkmann E, Clements P, Khanna D (2017) Efficacy of mycophenolate mofetil and oral cyclophosphamide on skin thickness: post-hoc analyses from the Scleroderma Lung Study I and II. Arthritis Care and Research. doi: 10.1002/acr.23282

Wilhalme H, Goukasian N, De Leon F, He A, Hwang KS, Woo E, Elashoff D, Zhou Y, Ringman JM, Apostolova LG (2017) A comparison of theoretical and statistically derived indices for predicting cognitive decline. Alzheimers & Dementia (Amst). 2016 Nov 5;6:171-181. doi: 10.1016/j.dadm.2016.10.002.

Stage E, Duran T, Risacher S, Goukasian N, Do T, West J, Wilhalme H, Nho K, Phillips M, Elashoff D, Saykin A, Apostolva L (2016) The effect of the top 20 Alzheimer’s disease risk genes on gray matter density and FDG PET brain metabolism. Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring. 

Eisenman D, Wilhalme H, Tseng CH, Chester M, English P, Pincetl S, Fraser A, Vangala S, Dhaliwal S (2016) Heat Death Associations with the built environment, social vulnerability and their interactions with rising temperature. Health & Place. 

Greendale G, Wilhalme H, Huang M, Cauley J, Karlamangla A (2016) Prevalent and Incident Vertebral Deformities in Midlife Women: Results from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN). PLOS One

Yeh J, Trang A, Henning S, Wilhalme H, Carpenter C, Heber D, Li Z (2016) Food Cravings, Food Addiction, and a Domamine-Resistant (DRD2 A1) Receptor Polymorphism in Asian American College Students. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition. doi: 10.6133/apjcn.102015.05.

Jog M, Yan L, Kilroy E, Kraileva K, LeClair H, Elashoff D,  Wang J (2016) Development Trajectories of Cerebral Blood Flow and Oxidative Metabolism at Baseline and during Working Memory Tasks. NeuroImage.

Lake J, Hoffman R, Tseng C, Wilhalme H, Adams JS, Currier JS (2015) Success of Standard Dose Vitamin D Supplementation in Treated HIV Infection. Open Forum Infectious Diseases;  doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofv068

Hoffman R, Lake J, Wilhalme H, Tseng C, Currier J (2015) Vitamin D Levels and Markers of Inflammation and Metabolism in HIV-Infected Individuals on Suppressive Antiretroviral Therapy.  AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses; doi: 10.1089/aid.2015.0200

Dong Sung An, Saki Shimizu, Gene-Errol Ringpis, Matthew Marsden, Ruth Cortado, Holly Wilhalme, David Elashoff, Jerome Zack , Irvin Chen (2015) RNAi-mediated CCR5 knowckdown provides HIV-1 resistance to memory T cells in humanized BLT mice. Journal of Molecular Therapy – Nucleic Acids.

Songlin Y, Liebeskind D, Dua S, Wilhalme H, Elashoff D, Qiao X, Alger J, Sanossian N, Starkman S, Ali L, Fabien S, Saver J, Salamon N, Wang D  (2014) Hyperperfusion is Linked to Hemorrhagic Transformation in Acute Ischemic Stroke. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism;  doi: 10.1038/jcbfm.2014.238