Robert Ashmead

Robert Ashmead, PhD
Research Scientist

Robert Ashmead is a Research Scientist at the Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center focusing on statistical and survey methodology.

Dr. Ashmead received his PhD in biostatistics from The Ohio State University in 2014. Prior to joining the GRC in 2019, Robert worked as a Research Mathematical Statistician at the U.S. Census Bureau where he was involved with a variety of projects including assisting with the design and implementation of the data privacy methods for the 2020 Decennial Census, developing small area estimation models for the Voting Rights Act Section 203 Determinations, and evaluating respondent contact burden in the American Community Survey.  

Dr. Ashmead’s research has been published in the Journal of Official Statistics, Statistica Sinica, and Statistics in Medicine.