Jason Gershman, Ph.D.

Department Chair
Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
(954) 262-7927
jgershma@nova.edu

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My research interest include Statistical Genetics, Statistics in Sports, Statistics Education, and applications of statistics to pharmacy, medicine, marine biology, and political polling.

  1. “Evaluation of Florida Physicians’ Knowledge and Attitudes Toward Accessing the State Prescription Drug Monitoring Program as a Prescribing Tool”; Gershman, J., Gershman, J., Fass, A., and Popovici, I; Pain Medicine; Wiley Periodicals Inc. Published Online for issue of June 14, 2014; Published in Print Dec. 2014; Volume 15 Issue 12 Pages 2013-2019.
  2. “America’s Idol?  How the Contestant Most Voted for Doesn’t Always Win”; Gershman, J; Quadrivium: A Journal of Multidisciplinary Scholarship; Issue 4; publication date: April 2012.
  3.  “Statistics in the Ballroom: Rankings, Voting, Fairness, Prediction, and Quantifying the Palin Effect on Dancing with the Stars,”; Gershman, J; Joint Statistics Meetings Proceedings. Statistics in Sports Section; Alexandria, VA; American Statistical Association. 2011. pp.623-631.
  4.  “Incorporating Gene Ontology in Clustering Time-Course Gene-Expression Array Data,” Gershman, J; Proceedings of Biocomp’10, The 2010 International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; The 11th Annual Conference of The World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing, 2010: Volume 2; pp. 671-677.
  1. Keynote Conference Speaker: Rice University School Mathematics Project Spring Networking Conference and 25th Anniversary Celebration on February 25, 2012: Title: “Teaching Statistics: Analyzing Voting Data from Dancing with the Stars”; Audience: Houston-area K-12 mathematics teachers and school administrators
  2. Keynote Conference Speaker: 2009 National Science Foundation Rice University Mathematics Leadership Institute Lessons Learned Conference on June 24, 2009: Title: “Voting and Mathematics: What We Learned from the 2008 Elections”; Audience: 300 Houston-area K-12 mathematics teachers and school administrators
  3. Invited Conference Speaker: 2010 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Diego, CA on April 21-24 2010: Session Title “Deal or No Deal? Fair or Not Fair?”; Audience: K-12 and higher education math instructors, administrators, and educational researchers
  4. Invited Conference Speaker: 35th Annual Conference of the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year      Colleges (AMATYC) in Las Vegas, NV on November 12-15 2009: Session Title: “America’s Idol? How the Contestant Most Voted for Doesn’t Always Win”; Audience: 70 Two year college mathematics educators
  5. Invited Conference Speaker:  TEDxNSU; March 22nd 2013; Title “The Optimizer: How Targeted Polling Decided the 2012 Elections”; Audience: TEDx attendees
  6. Invited Conference Speaker: 2009 National Science Foundation Rice University Mathematics Leadership Institute Lessons Learned Conference on June 23, 2009: Title “How MLI Shaped Rice Graduate Students in the Mathematical Sciences into Math Educators”; Audience: Teachers and National Science Foundation dignitaries and grant evaluators
  7. Invited Colloquium Speaker: 2014 Rice University School Math Project Summer Campus Program on June 17, 2014; Title: “The Mathematics of the Billion Dollar Bracket”: Audience: Houston-area K-12 math teachers and leaders
  8.  Invited Session Speaker: 2014 NSU Health Professions Division Research Day; February 14, 2014; Session Title: “Evaluation of Florida Physicians’ Knowledge and Attitudes Toward Accessing the State Prescription Drug Monitoring Program as a Prescribing Tool”; Audience: NSU students/faculty
  9.  Special Colloquium Speaker: Mathematics Colloquium Series; Nova Southeastern University Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, MST Division; April 6, 2010;  Title: “How to Use Mathematics to Win at Fantasy Sports”; Audience: NSU Faculty and Students in celebration of Math Awareness Month
  10.  Invited Symposium Speaker: 2009 Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Symposium on March 23, 2009; Title: “Incorporating Gene Ontology in Clustering Time-Course Gene-Expression Array Data”; Audience: NSU Faculty