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Samuel Lind  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  |  Service  

Education:

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow University of California, San Francisco, 1998
  • Ph.D. Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 1995
  • M.B.A. International Finance, Ohio State University, 1983
  • BBA, Cum Laude Business Administration, Ohio University, 1967

Teaching Experience:

  • Associate Professor - Saint Mary's College of California (July 01, 2003 - Present)

Professional Experience:

  • Statistical Consultant - University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry (January 2007 - Present)

Presentations:

Poster

  • Gender Differences in Self-Assessment. Lind, Samuel L., Curtis, Donald A., Dellinges, Mark, Plesh, Octavia and Finzen, Frederick C. (invited, primary presenter, poster)
    America Dental Education Association 85th Annual Session and Exhibition, Dallas
    (April 01, 2008)
  • Correlation of Admissions Criteria with Academic Performance in Dental Students. Curtis, Donald A., Lind, Samuel L., Plesh, Octavia, Finzen, Frederick C. and Dellinges, Mark (invited, poster, co-author)
    America Dental Education Association 85th Annual Session and Exhibition, Dallas
    (April 01, 2008)
  • Self-Assessment of Preclinical Examinations by Dental Students. Curtis, Donald A., Lind, Samuel L., Setia, Gaurav, Dellinges, Mark and Finzen, Frederick C. (invited, poster, co-author)
    America Dental Education Association 85th Annual Session and Exhibition, Dallas
    (April 01, 2008)
  • Children's Mental Health Care Costs during Economic Contraction: Unemployment as a Correlate for Services Utilization in California. Lind, Samuel L. (invited, primary presenter, poster)
    Fourth Workshop on Costs and Assessment in Psychiatry: The Economics of Mental Disorders, Alcohol and Drug Addiction, New Research, Methods, Health Policies, Venice, Italy
    (March 14, 1997)

Respondent/Discussant

  • Validation of High-Definition Electric Power Delivery Network Simulation. Lind, Samuel and Evans, Peter (invited, paper, poster, co-author)
    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power Engineering Society General Meeting, Minneapolis, MN
    (July 26, 2010)
  • Answer, Hope, and Move On: What is Wrong With Student Assessment. Lind, Samuel (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter, co-author)
    America Dental Education Association 87th Annual Session and Exhibition, Washington, DC
    (March 02, 2010)
  • Assessing Our Assessments. Lind, Samuel and Curtis, Donald (talk, speech or lecture, invited, co-author)
    America Dental Education Association 86th Annual Session and Exhibition, Phoenix
    (March 18, 2009)
  • Psychiatric Disorders and Socio-Economic Status. Lind, Samuel L. (invited, primary presenter, interview or commentator)
    Eighth Biennial Research Conference on the Economics of Mental Health, NIMH, Bethesda
    (September 27, 1996)

Publications:

  • Lind, Samuel, Curtis, Donald, Boscardin, Christy & Dellinges, Mark. (2013). Does student confidence on multiple-choice question assessments provide useful information?. Medical Education, Vol. 47, 578-84.
  • Lind, Samuel and Curtis, Donald. September 2012. Identifying Misconceptions in Biomedical Education, Journal of Dental Education
  • Curtis, Donald A., Lind, Samuel L., Dellinges, Mark, Setia, Gaurav & Finzen, Frederick C. (2008). Dental Students' Self-Assessment of Preclinical Examinations. Journal of Dental Education, Vol. 72, Iss. 3, 267-277.
  • Curtis, Donald A., Lind, Samuel L., Plesh, Octavia & Finzen, Frederick C. (2007). Correlation of Admissions Criteria with Academic Performance in Dental Students. Journal of Dental Education, Vol. 71, Iss. 10, 1314-1321.
  • Curtis, Donald A., Lind, Samuel L., Brear, Sheila & Finzen, Frederick C. (2007). The Correlation of Student Performance in Preclinical and Clinical Prosthodontic Assessments. Journal of Dental Education, Vol. 71, Iss. 3, 365-372.
  • Lind, Samuel. (2003, December). Economic Performance and Confidence Surveys: Are confidence measures reliable predictors of busineess cycles?. Bay Area Economic Pulse, Vol. 8, Iss. 1, 1-3.
  • Catalano, Ralph, Lind, Samuel, Rosenblatt, Abram & Novaco, Raymond. (2003). Economic Antecedents of Foster Care. American Journal of Community Psychology, Vol. 32, Iss. 1-2, 47-56.
  • Catalano, Ralph A., Lind, Samuel L., Rosenblatt, Abram B. & Attkisson, C. Clifford. (1999). Unemployment and Foster Home Placements: Estimating the Net Effect of Provocation and Inhibition. American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 89, Iss. 6, 851-855.
  • Attkisson, C. Clifford, Rosenblatt, Abram B., Dresser, Karyn L., Baize, Harold R., Clausen, June M. & Lind, Samuel L. (1997). Effectiveness of the California System of Care Model for Children and Youth with Severe Emotional Disorder. In Nixon, Carol T. and Northrup, Denine A.(Eds.), Evaluating Mental Health Services (pp. 146-208). Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications.
  • Lind, Samuel. 1995. Day Care and Child Health: Forecasting the Effects of Day Care Attendance on Childhood Otitis Media in the United States," 1995-2000. Economic Policy Analytic Technique, University of California, Berkeley (Dissertation)

Performances:

Event

  • Guest Speaker. Rahill Society's Tea with the President. (April 13, 2010)
    “Health care reform: what is it, what’s wrong and why can’t we agree what to do?”

Paper

  • The New Economics of Higher Education: An Analysis of Contemporary Budgetary Constraints Impacting Academia. prepared for Provost Bethami A. Dobkin. (February 04, 2010)
Maps & Directories

Mailing Address

Saint Mary's College of California
1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575
(925) 631-4000
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