Wayne State University

Frank C Castronova, Ph.D.

Frank C Castronova, Ph.D.
Part-Time Faculty - Education Evaluation & Research

Office Hours:

Before or after class or by appointment.

(313) 225-9830

  • ┬áB.A. - Economics
  • M.A. - Economics
  • Ph.D. - Evaluation and Research and cognate in community medicine


Part-time faculty teaching in the Education Evaluation and Research area. Courses taught are in the areas of statistics and the use of SPSS software.

Academic Interests

Statistical analysis, research methods, computer use in research

Area Of Expertise

Statistical Analysis, research methods

Research Interests

 Statistical analysis, survey design, research methods

Courses Taught

  • Computer Use in Research
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Variance and Covariance Analysis

Awards & Honors

Omicron Delta Epsilon (Honor society in Economics)


Leaders and Followers: The Role of Achievement Motives and Their Effect on Motivating Strategies for Enhancing Performance
Castelli, P., Castronova, F., Stavros, J., Seiling, J. 2007   Academic Business World International Conference, 2007 Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee
Teaching Research Methods in a Hospital Consortium
Pieper, D., Neale, A.V., Silva, Y.J., Saxe, A., Silbergleit, A., Majumbdar, A., Chelladurai, M., Castronova, F., Hammel, E. 2001   Innovations in Medical Education, Association of American Medical Colleges, 2001 Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.


Physician profiling decreases inpatient length of stay even with aggressive quality management
Ross G, Castronova F, Johnson, D   2000 American Journal of Medical Quality Vol. 15, No. 6
Elective induction versus spontaneous labor: a case control analysis of safety and efficacy
Prysak M, Castronova F.   1998 Obstetrics and Gynecology Vol.92, No.1 47-52
Once daily amino glycosides: a meta analysis of nonneutropenic and neutropenic adults
Kale-Pradhan PB, Habowski S, Chase H, Castronova F.   1998 Journal of Pharmacy Technology 14 22- 29