Price Associates, Inc.
Consultants: Risk Assessment and Statistical Analysis

August 2022: Dr. Price's article, "Projection of future numbers of mesothelioma cases in the US and the increasing prevalence of background cases: an update based on SEER data for 1975 through 2018," Critical Reviews in Toxicology, July 19, 2022; can be found at

May 2020: Covid-19 Diagnostic Testing: Test Accuracy and Plans to Reopen the Economy. Click here to read.

September 2019: Dr. Price was an invited speaker at Talc Litigation: Medical and Scientific Issues Symposium. His presentation was titled Spontaneous Mesothelioma: Existence and Prevalence.

June 2019: The existence and prevalence of spontaneous mesotheliomas have not been widely discussed in the science/medical/epidemiology literature and virtually ignored in asbestos mesothelioma litigation. Evidence on spontaneous mesotheliomas would bring rationality to "out of control" asbestos-mesothelioma litigation, especially cosmetic talc mesothelioma litigation. Dr. Price has drafted an article titled: Noting the Existence and Prevalence of Spontaneous Mesotheliomas May be a Valuable Complement to Defense Evidence in Talc-Mesothelioma Litigation. The abstract, outline, and two figures can be viewed by clicking on ATTACHED.

October 2018: Dr. Price was an invited participant at the ASTM Symposium on Detection Limits where his presentation was titled "Detection Limit: A Study Design Parameter."

December 2017: A report prepared by Dr. Price, "Mesothelioma: The Long Tail of Asbestos Personal Injury Litigation in the US," was published by KCIC on its website, April 19, 2018.

May 2015: Multiple Interacting Risk Factors: On Methods for Allocating Risk Factor Interactions was published in Risk Analysis Volume 35, Issue 5, May 2015, Pages 931-940.(Abstract (PDF))

May 2015: Bertram Price was elected to the Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame.

November 10-11, 2011: Panel Member – An Analytical Perspective on Where Asbestos Litigation is Headed; Defense Research Institute (DRI) Asbestos Medicine Seminar


Dr. Price was an invited panelist in the breakout session (DRI Asbestos Medicine) that addressed an analytical look at the future of asbestos litigation. A summary of his comments is found in this document (PDF).

A summary of his
comments is found in Link to pdf document.
A summary of his
comments is found in Link to pdf document.

October 21-22, 2011: While visiting Wittenberg University for his 50th Class Reunion, Dr. Price conducted a seminar with students in Professor Douglas Andrews’ senior class on statistical applications; Dr. Price also participated in the Alumni Career Forum for math, statistics, and computer science majors where he and four recent Wittenberg graduates answered students’ questions about career options. Presentation (PDF)  

October 20, 2011: Dr. Price visited the Ohio State University, where he conducted a seminar on statistical consulting with graduate students in The Nationwide Center for Advanced Customer Insights (NCACI), a joint business research venture between the Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and the University’s Fisher College of Business. NCACI, under Director Thomas Bishop, focuses on critical thinking skills and rigorous problem formulation methodologies in the conduct of insurance and financial product research. Dr. Price was asked to describe his career path leading to the formation of his consulting firm. In addition, he discussed a few of his consulting engagements and included suggestions from his “consultants’ handbook” for consideration by those planning a career as a consultant. Presentation (PDF)