Publications

Methodology: 

Wang, T., Graves, B., Rosseel, Y., & Merkle, E. C. (2022). Computation and application of generalized linear mixed model derivatives using lme4. Psychometrika, 1-21.

Wang, T., Merkle, E. C., Anguera, J. A. & Turner, B. M. (2020). Score-based Tests for Detecting Heterogeneity in Linear Mixed Models. Behavioral Research Method.

Wang, T., Sun, H., Zhou, Y. & Harman, A. E. (2020).  Detection of Learning in Longitudinal Assessment via Score-based TestsPractical Assessment, Research, and Evaluation: Vol. 25, Article 1.

Wang, T., & Merkle, E. C. (2018). Derivative computations and robust standard errors for linear mixed effects models in lme4. Journal of Statistical Software, 87(c01), 1-16.

Wang, T., Strobl, C., Zeileis, A., & Merkle, E. C. (2018). Score-based tests of differential item functioning via pairwise maximum likelihood estimation. Psychometrika, 83 (1), 132-155.

Merkle, E. C. & Wang, T. (2018). Bayesian latent variable models of the analysis of experimental psychology data. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 25, 256-270.

Turner, B. M., Wang, T. , & Merkle, E. C. (2017). Factor analysis linking functions for simultaneously modeling neural and Behavioral Data. NeuroImage, 153, 28-48.

Wang, T. (2015). Score-based tests for item factor analysis. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 50 (6), 728-729.

Wang, T., Merkle, E. C., & Zeileis, A. (2014). Score-based tests of measurement invariance: Use in practice. Frontiers in Psychology, 5 (438), 1-11.

Applied Research:

Newton, W. P., O’Neill, T. R., & Wang, T. (2022). From the American Board of Family Medicine: HIGH-STAKES KNOWLEDGE ASSESSMENT AT ABFM: WHAT WE HAVE LEARNED AND HOW IT IS USEFUL. Annals of Family Medicine, 20(2), 186.

Wang, T., O’Neill, T., Eden, A., Taylor, M., Newton, W., Morgan, Z., & Peterson, L. (2022). Racial/ethnic group trajectory differences in exam performance among US family medicine residents. Family Medicine, 54(3), 184-192.

Wang, T., O’Neill, T. R., Newton, W. P., Hall, K., & Eden, A. R. (2022). Racial/ethnic representation among American Board of Family Medicine certification candidates from 1970 to 2020. The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 35(1), 9-17.

Warner, D. O., Lien, C. A., Wang, T., Zhou, Y., Isaak, R. S., Peterson-Layne, C., … & Sun, H. (2021). Objective Structured Clinical Examination-Are They Truly Objective? Response. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 133(1), E5-E7.

O’Neill, R. T., Wang, T. & Newton P. W. (in press) The American Board of Family Medicine’s 8 Years of Experience with Differential Item Functioning. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.

Wang, T., Sun, H., Zhou, Y., Chen, D., Harman, E. A., Isaak, R. S., Peterson-Layne, C., Macario, A., Fahy, B. G. & Warner, D. O. Construct Validation of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s APPLIED Examination for Initial Certification. Anesthesia & Analgesia. Anesthesia & Analgesia, 10-1213.

Warner, O. D., Berge, K.,  Sun, H., Harman, A., Wang, T. (2020). Substance use disorder in physicians after completion of training in anesthesiology in the United States from 1977 to 2013.  Anesthesiology: The Journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists. 

Warner, D. O., Lien, C. A., Wang, T., Zhou, Y., Isaak, R. S., Peterson-Layne, C., … & Sun, H. (2020). First-year results of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s objective structured clinical examination for initial certification. Anesthesia & Analgesia, 131(5), 1412-1418.

Zhou, Y., Sun, H., Macario, A., Keegan, M.T., Patterson, A.J., Minhaj, M.M., Wang, T., Harman, A.E. & Warner, D.O (2018). Association between Performance in a Maintenance of Certi cation Program and Disciplinary Actions against the Medical Licenses of Anesthesiologists. Anesthesiology: The Journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, 129 (10), 812-820.

Zhou, Y., Sun, H., Lien, C.A., Keegan, M.T., Wang, T., Harman, A.E. & Warner, D.O. (2018). Effect of the BASIC Examination on knowledge acquisition during anesthesiology residency. Anesthesiology: The Journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, 128 (4), 813-820.

Wang, T. , Wood, P. K. , & Heath, A. C. (2015). Can Psychometric Measurement Models Inform Behavior Genetic Models? A Bayesian Model Comparison Approach. In Dependent Data in Social Sciences Research (pp. 231-259). Springer, Cham.

Scheiderer, E. M., Wang, T., Tomko, R. L., Wood, P. K., & Trull, T. J. (2016). Negative a ffect instability among individuals with comorbid borderline personality disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder. Clinical Psychological Science, 4 (1), 67-81.

Gizer, I. R., Gilder, D. A., Lau, P., Wang, T., Wilhlmsen, K. C., & Ehlers, C. L. (2013). Contributions of ethnicity to differential item functioning of cannabis abuse and dependence symptoms. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 74 (2), 320-328.

Gan, Y., Xie, X., Wang, T., Rodriguez, M. A., & Tang, C. S. (2013). Thriving in the shadow of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake: Two studies on resilience in adolescents. Journal of Health Psychology, 18 (9), 1232-1241.

Wang, T., Gao, B., & Gan, Y. (2009). Structural equation modeling analysis of core self-evaluation, job burnout and work engagement among technicians. Chinese Journal of Applied Psychology, 2, 148-154.