Isaac Quintanilla Salinas

Assistant Professor of Statistics

CSU Channel Islands


Isaac Quintanilla Salinas is a graduate from the Department of Statistics at the University of California, Riverside with a PhD in Applied Statistics. He joined the Department of Mathematics at the California State University Channel Islands in Fall 2022. Prior to his doctoral research, Dr. Quintanilla Salinas earned his MPH from San Diego State University and BS in Biology from the California State University Monterey Bay.

Dr. Quintanilla Salinas research focuses on developing statistical models to understand the association between survival and longitudinal outcomes. His dissertation “Multilevel Time-Varying Joint Models for Longitudinal and Survival Outcomes” develops a novel model to address challenges of modeling dependent outcomes. Additionally, Dr. Quintanilla Salinas collaborates with several researchers at different institutions in the fields of Public Health, Psychology, Biology, Geographic Information Systems, and Education.


  • UC Riverside

    • PhD in Applied Statistics
  • San Diego State University

    • Master’s in Public Health
  • CSU Monterey Bay

    • BS Biology


  • Joint Longitudinal and Survival Models

  • Health and Well Being

  • Education

  • Algorithmic Bias