Faculty Profile

Anthony Guarino
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Doctor of Nursing Practice

A. J. Guarino is a professor of biostatistics at Massachusetts General Hospital, Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA. He has co-authored the following statistics textbooks, Applied Multivariate Research Design and Interpretation (2012), Analysis of Variance Designs with SPSS and SAS (2008), and Data Analysis Using SAS Enterprise Guide (2009). He received his Ph.D. in Statistics & Research Methods from the University of Southern California, Department of Educational Psychology and his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley. His academic career includes over thirty years of teaching post-secondary courses in the quantitative series of Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), Multiple Regression, Multivariate Statistics (MANOVA), Structural Equation Modeling (SEM), Research Methods and Advanced Measurement Theory.


1. Books

Meyers, L., Gamst, G. & Guarino, A. J. (2012). Applied Multivariate Research Design and Interpretation Second Ed. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Meyers, L., Gamst, G. & Guarino, A. J. (2006). Applied Multivariate Research Design and Interpretation. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Gamst, G., Meyers, L., & Guarino, A. J. (2008). Analysis of Variance Designs. New York: Cambridge Press.

Meyers, L., Gamst, G. & Guarino, A. J. (2009). Data Analysis Using SAS Enterprise Guide. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley

2. Refereed Articles

Lopez, R.P., & Guarino, A.J. (in press) Uncertainty and surrogate decision making. Clinical Nursing Research.

Corless, I.B., Cartier, J.M., & Guarino, A.J. (in press). Depression and Grief: Overlapping phenomena or lack of individuation? Illness, Crisis and Loss.

Certain, L., Guarino, A. J., & Greenwald, J. (submitted) Effective Multilevel Teaching Techniques on Attending Rounds: a Pilot Survey and Systematic Review of the Literature. Medical Teacher.

Matthews, L. T., Ghebremichael, M., Giddy, J., Hampton, J., Guarino, A. J., Ewusi, A., Carver, E., Axten, K., Geary, M., Gandhi, R. T., Bangsberg, D. R. (2011). A Risk Factor-Based Approach to Reducing the Likelihood of Lactic Acidosis and Hyperlactatemia in Patients on Antiretroviral Therapy. PLoS ONE 6(4), 1-7.


Hastie, P., Sinelnikov, O. A., & Guarino, A. J. (2010 in-press). Aerobic Fitness Status and After-School Lifestyle of Children in Rural America and Russia. Journal of Physical Activity and Health.

Nahas, S. J., Young, W.B., Terry, R., Kim, A., Van, D. T., Guarino, A.J., & Silberstein SD. (2010). Right-to-left shunt is common in chronic migraine. Cephalalgia 30(5), 535-42.

Houchins, D. E., Shippen, M. E., McKeand, K., Viel-Ruma, K., Jolivette, K., & Guarino, A. J. (2010). Juvenile Justice Teachers’ Job Satisfaction: A Comparison of Teachers in Three States. Education and Treatment of Children 33(4), 623-646.

Adams, O. L., Robichaux, R.R., & Guarino, A. J. (2010). More “private” than private institutions: Public institutions of higher education and financial management. Journal of Education Research and Policy Studies, 10(1), 1-16.


Glenn Gamst, G., Dana, R. H., Meyers, L.S., & Der-karabetian, A. & Guarino, A.J. (2009). An analysis of the Multicultural Assessment Intervention Process model. International Journal of Culture and Mental Health 2(1), 51-64.

DiRamio, D., Theroux, R.. & Guarino, A. J. (2009). Faculty hiring at top-ranked higher education administration programs: An examination using social network analysis. Innovative Higher Education 34(3), 149-159.

Hastie, P., Sinelnikov, O. A., & Guarino, A. J. (2009). The development of skill and tactical competencies during a season of badminton. European Journal of Sport Science 9(3), 133 – 140.

Crawford, A., Hubbard, S.S., O’Neil, M., & Guarino, A. J. (2009). Mediating Effects: A Study of the Work Environment and Personality in the Quick-Service Restaurant Setting. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 16, 24–31.

Improving Interventions for Communication Disorders (R21/R33)Part I

Prevalence, Course, and Correlates of Depression and Anxiety over the Perinatal Period

Consultant with Partner’s Home Care, Assessing Factors Related to Re-Hospitalization

Consultant with MGH, Evaluating Hospital Service Satisfaction

Member, Human Research Committee, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston

Reviewer, Current Issues in Education Research

Reviewer, Journal of Nursing Education

Association of Psychological Sciences (formerly American Psychological Society)
American Psychological Association
American Educational Research Association: Reviewer for conference papers for Division D
Western Psychological Association
Northeastern Educational Research Association: Reviewer for conference papers
Eastern Educational Research Association
President, Louisiana Education Research Association (2004 -2007)
Southwest Educational Research Association
Mid-South Educational Research Association
California Educational Research Association


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