Golde I. Holtzman

Associate Professor Emeritus

Education

  • Ph.D., Biomathematics (Statistics minor) North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, December 1980
  • M.A., Mathematics (Pharmacology minor) University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, May, 1975 
  • B.A., Mathematics, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, December, 1972

Awards & Honors

  • Mu Sigma Rho, Sigma Xi
  • American Statistical Association Council of Chapters Chapter Service Recognition Award (1991)
  • Elected President, Virginia Academy of Science, 1992-93
  • Chair, American Statistical Association Committee on Professional Ethics (1994-6)
  • Fellow, Virginia Academy of Science, elected 1995
  • Mu Sigma Rho national secretary-treasurer, 1997-2006
  • Dean of Students “Safe Zone” Award, 1999
  • Faculty Affiliate, Public Health Program, College of Veterinary Medicine (2012-)

Other activities

  • Statistical/biostatistical consulting
  • Fellow of the Virginia Academy of Science
  • Former director of the Statistical Consulting Center (now LISA)
  • National Secretary/Treasurer of Mu Sigma Rho, the Statistics Honor Society

 

  • Introductory Statistics
  • Biometry
  • Statistics in Research
  • Nonparametric Statistical Methods

  • Statistical computing
  • Mathematical ecology
  • Environmental statistics
  • Water quality
  • Medical statistics

  • Sipes, I.G., Slocumb, M.L., & Holtzman, G. (1978). Stimulation of microsomal dimethylnitrosamine-N-demethylase by pretreatment of mice with acetone. Chem.-Biol. Interactions, 21 155-166.
  • Vrain, T.C., Barker, K.R., & Holtzman, G.I. (1978). Influence of low temperature on rate of development of Meloidogyne incognita and M. hapla larvae. Journal of Nematology, 10, 166-171.
  • Gould, F., Holtzman, G., Rabb, R.L., & Smith, M. (1980).Genetic variation in predatory and cannibalistic tendencies of Heliothis virescens strains. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer., 73, 243-249.
  • Good, I.J., & Holtzman, G.I. (1982). On s-fold repeats and their additive and multiplicative properties. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 16(1), 66-69.
  • Good, I.J., & Holtzman, G.I. (1982). The moments of the number of s-fold repeats. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 16(1), 69-75.
  • Bret, B.L., Ross, M.H., & Holtzman, G.I. (1983). The influence of adult females on within-harborage group formation of Blatellagermanica (Dictyoptera Blattellidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 76 (5), 847-852.
  • Eaton, J.L., Tignor, K.T., & Holtzman, G.I. (1983).Role of moth ocelli in timing flight initiation at dusk. Physiological Entomology, 8, 371-375.
  • Good, I.J., & Holtzman, G.I. (1983). The exact distribution of X2 for a non-equiprobable multinomial. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 18(2 & 3), 238-239.
  • Holtzman, G.I., & Good, I.J. (1985). Heaviside's unit function applied to midrank procedures. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 23(1 & 2), 146-148. Holtzman, G.I. (1985). The measurement of the accuracy of approximate P-values. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 21(1), 76-84.
  • Holtzman, G.I. (1985). Computation of the distribution of Page's criterion, given any configuration of ties, by a fast Fourier transform. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 23(1 & 2), 149-154.
  • Bills, G.F., Holtzman, G.I., & Miller, O.K., Jr. (1986). Comparison of ectomycorrhizal-Basidiomycete communities in red-spruce versus northern-hardwood forests of West Virginia. Canadian Journal of Botany, 64(4), 760-768.
  • Holtzman, G.I., & Good, I.J. (1986).The Poisson and chi-squared approximations as compared with the true upper-tail probability of Pearson's X2 for equiprobable multinomials. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 13, 283-295.
  • David, Paul J., Horsburgh, Robert L., & Holtzman, Golde I. (1989). Development of Platynota flavedana (Clemens) and P. idaeusalis Walker (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) at constant temperatures in the laboratory. Environmental Entomology, 18 (1), 15-18.
  • Bernstein, L.H., Good, I.J., Holtzman, G.I., Deaton, M.L., & Babb, J. (1989).Diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction from two measurements of creatine kinase isoenzyme MB with use of nonparametric probability estimation. Clinical Chemistry, 35(3), 444-447.
  • Good, I.J., Holtzman, G.I., Deaton, M.L., & Bernstein, L.H. (1989). Diagnosis of heart attack from two enzyme measurements by means of bivariate probability density estimation. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 32(1 & 2), 68-76.
  • Ang, B.N., Kok, L.T., Holtzman, G.I., Wolf, D.D. (1993). Response of various ages of Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense) to Cassida rubiginosa (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) and density of tall fescue and crown vetch. Entomol.(Trends in Agril. Sci.), 1, 45-53.
  • Ang, B.N., Kok, L.T., Holtzman, G.I., Wolf, D.D. (1994). Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense) response to simulated insect defoliation and plant competition. Weed Science, 42, 403-410.
  • Ang, B.N., Kok, L.T., Holtzman, G.I., Wolf, D.D. (1994). Competitive growth of Canada thistle, tall fescue, and crown vetch, in the presence of a thistle defoliator, Cassida rubiginosa (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Biological Control 4, 277-284.
  • Ang, B.N., Kok, L.T., Holtzman, G.I., Wolf, D.D. (1995). Canada Thistle [Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop.]response to density of Cassida rubiginosa Muller (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) and plant competition. Biological Control, 5, 31-34.
  • Lee, J.A.N. and Holtzman, G.I. (1995). Fifty years after breaking the code: interviews with two of the Bletchley Park Scientists. IEEE Annals of the History of Computing17(1), 32-43.
  • Bruggeman, A.C., S. Mostaghimi, G.I. Holtzman, V.O. Shanholtz, S. Shukla, B.B. Ross (1995). Monitoring pesticide and nitrate in Virginia's groundwater —a pilot study, Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers, 38(3), 797-807.
  • Hill, Stephen L., G.I. Holtzman, Donna Martin, Peggy Evans, Wayne Toler, and Kathleen Goad (1995).Selective use of the duplex scan in diagnosis of deep venous thrombosis. American Journal of Surgery, 170(August) 201-205.
  • Stein, K.J., Richard D. Fell, and Golde I. Holtzman (1996). Sperm-depletion profile of the Baldfaced Hornet Dolichovespula Maculata (L.) (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Environmental Entomology (Population Ecology), 25(6): 1365-1370.
  • Hill, Stephen L., G.I. Holtzman, Donna Martin, Peggy Evans, Wayne Toler, and Kathleen Goad (1997).The origin of lower extremity deep vein thrombi in acute venous thrombosis. American Journal of Surgery, 173(6): 485-490.
  • Hill, Stephen L., G.I. Holtzman, Robert Berry, and James F. Arnold (1997).The appropriate use of the duplex scan in carotid arterial disease. American Surgeon, 63(8): 720-725.
  • Hill, Stephen L., Timothy D. Edmisten, Golde I. Holtzman (1999). The occult pneumothorax—an increasing diagnostic entity in trauma. American Surgeon, 65(3): 254-258.
  • Hill, Stephen L., Golde I. Holtzman, and Roxanne Buse (1999). The effects of peripheral vascular disease with osteomyelitis in the diabetic foot. American Journal of Surgery, 177(4): 282-286, April.
  • Forrester, S. Dru, Gregory C. Troy, M. Neil Dalton, Jennifer W. Huffman, and Golde Holtzman (1999).Retrospective evaluation of urinary tract infection in 42 dogs with hyperadrenocorticism or diabetes mellitus or both. J Vet Intern Med 13: 557-560.
  • Hill, Stephen L., Golde Holtzman, Donna Martin, Peggy Evans, Wayne Toler (2000). Severe carotid arterial disease: a diagnostic enigma. The American Surgeon 66: 656-661, July
  • Darken, P.F., G.I. Holtzman, E.P. Smith, and Carl E. Zipper (2000). Detecting changes in trend in water quality using modified Kendall's tau.Environmetrics11: 423-434.
  • Hill, Stephen L., Eric Sandwith, and G.I. Holtzman (2000). Proximal Unilateral Vertibral Disease and Symptoms of Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency: A Questionable Relationship. Contemporary Surgery 56(9): 562-568 (September).
  • Hill, Stephen L., and Goldie (sic) Holtzman (2001). Vascular surgeons-do they make a difference in peripheral vascular disease. Surgery 129(2) 136-142.
  • Chung Yen Chen, Golde I. Holtzman and Raga M. Bakhit (2002).High-Genistin Isoflavone Supplementation Modulated Erythrocyte Antioxidant Enzymes and increased Running Endurance in Rats Undergoing One Bout of Exhausting Exercise.Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 1 (1): 1-7.
  • Zipper, C.E., G.I. Holtzman, P.F. Darken, J.J. Gildea, and R.E. Stewart (2002). VirginiaUSA Water-Quality, 1978-1995: Regional Interpretation. J. Amer. Water Resources Assn 38(3) 789-802. (Paper No. 01141 of JAWRA)
  • Darken, P., C.E. Zipper, G.I. Holtzman, and E.P. Smith (2002). Serial Correlation in Water Quality Variables: Estimation and Implications for Trend Analysis. Water Resources Research 38(7):22-1 to 22-7.
  • Chen Chung-Yen, Hart Vanessa, Holtzman Golde I., Bakhiet Raga M. (2004).Isoflavone supplementation modulated erythrocyte enzymatic antioxidant defense in healthy young men undergoing 80% VO2pk exercise. Nutrition Research24(5):347-359.
  • Chen Chung-Yen, Bakhiet Raga M., Hart Vanessa, HoltzmanGolde I.(2005 Feb 25). Isoflavones Improve Plasma Homocysteine Status and Antioxidant Defense System in Healthy Young Men at Rest but Do Not Ameliorate Oxidative Stress Induced by 80% VO(2)pk Exercise. Ann. Nutr. Metab. 49(1):33-41.
  • Hite, Grace A., King, Steven R., Hagood, Edward S., and Holtzman, Golde I. (2008).Differential Response of a Virginia Common Lambsquarters (Chenopodium album) Collection to Glyphosate. Weed Science: 56(2) 203-209. (Received: July 1, 2007; Accepted: October 19, 2007, Issued March-April) Full Text
  • Penn-Marshall, Michelle, Golde I. Holtzman and William Barbeau (2010) African-Americans may have to consume more than 12 grams a day of resistant starch to lower their risk of type 2 diabetes. Journal of Medicinal Food.13(4): 999-1004
  • C.E. Zipper, J.A. Burger, J.M. McGrath, J.A. Rodriguez, G.I. Holtzman (2011).Forest Restoration Potentials Coal-Mined Lands in Eastern USA.J. Environ. Qual. 40:1567–1577.

Monographs, Book Chapters

  • Zipper, Carl E., Holtzman, Golde I., Rheem, Sungsue, & Evanylo, Gregory K. (1992, March).Surface Water Quality Trends in Southwestern Virginia, 1970-1989: I. Seasonal Kendall Analysis, VPI-VWRRC-BULL 173, 3.5C. Virginia Water Resources Research Center, VPI&SU, Blacksburg, 99 pp.
  • Smith, E.P., Rheem, S., & Holtzman, G.I. (1993).“Multivariate Assessment of Trend in Environmental Variables”, pp. 489-507 in Patil, G.P., Rao, C.R., & Ross, N.P., eds., Multivariate Environmental Statistics, North Holland/Elsevier Science Publishers, New York, 596 pp. (ISBN: 0 444 89804 2).
  • Zipper, C.E., G.I. Holtzman, P.F. Darken, R.E. Stewart, P. J. Thomas, J.J. Gildea (2002). Surface-Water Quality Trend Analysis: A Multiple-Site Application, pp. 77-103 in Younos, Tamim (ed.), Advances in Water Monitoring Research, Water Resources Publications, L.L.C., Highlands Ranch, Colorado (www.wrpllc.com), 244 pp. (ISBN 1-887201-33-5).