February 25, 2014
Chief and Senior Investigator
Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Branch
Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health
6100 Executive Blvd room 7B05
Bethesda, MD 20892-7510
|1988||Ph.D, Biostatistics, The Johns Hopkins University|
|1981||A.B. Mathematics and Psychobiology, Oberlin College|
Branch Chief and Senior Investigator, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, July 2009-Present.
Mathematical Statistician, Biometric Research Branch, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, National Cancer Institute. March 1999-July 2009.
Mathematical Statistician, Office of Biostatistics Research, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, February 1995-March 1999
Staff Fellow and Senior Staff Fellow, Biometry and Field Studies Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, July 1988-February 1995
Introduction to Biostatistics (two quarter sequence), Department of Biostatistics, The Johns Hopkins University, 1994-1995.
Introduction to Hypothesis Testing and Sample Size Estimation, Core Course in Clinical Research, NIH Clinical Center, 1995-1999.
Annals of Statistics, Annals of Applied Statistics, The Journal of the American Statistical Association (JASA): Theory and Methods and Application/Case-studies Sections, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society-Series B, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society-Series C (Applied Statistics), Biometrics, Biometrika, The Biometrical Journal, Biostatistics, Statistics in Medicine, The International Journal of Biostatistics, The American Statistician, Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, Statistica Neelandica, Communications in Statistics, Metron, Lifetime Data Analysis, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, Journal of Agriculture, Biological, and Environmental Statistics, Statistics in Biosciences Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, Psychometrika, Statistics and Probability Letters, Statistics.
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology, Controlled Clinical Trials, American Journal of Epidemiology, Epidemiology, International Journal of Epidemiology, Psychometrika, Journal of Theoretical Biology, Annals of Neurology, Neurology, Epilepsia, Brain, and CNS Drugs, Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention, Journal of the National Cancer Institute, The Cancer Journal, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, Journal of Circadian Rhythms, Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences, Science Translation.
Reviewer for Israel Science Foundation, March 1996
Reviewer for National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, December 2005
Review for National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, December 2008
Reviewer for National Science Foundation, February 1998
Editorial Board, Statistics in Medicine, July 1994-August 2005
Associate Editor, Statistics in Medicine, September 2005-Present
Associate Editor, Biometrics, July 2010-December 2012; December 2012-December 2014.
Guest Editor, Statistics in Medicine, Innovative Designs and Statistical Methods for Biomarkers in Epidemiology, 2012
Editorial Board, Fertility and Sterility, May 2013-
Department of Statistics at the University of Munich, May 1998
Adjunct Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
DSMB member for FDA sponsored trial: The effect of Albendazole therapy on epilepsy due to cysticercosis. January 1996-January 2003
Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee (PRMC) for the Center for Clinical Research (CCR), February 1999-September 2008
Member of the Intramural Pulmonary DSMB, NHLBI. June 2000-December 2006
DSMB member for NIAID sponsored trial: A Phase III double-blind placebo-controlled trial of long term therapy of herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE): an evaluation of valacyclovir. January 2003-May 2009.
Member of the NCI/Center for Cancer Research Data Safety and Monitoring Board, 2009-present.
Chair of Search Committee for Epidemiology Branch Chief, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, 2009-2010.
Member of the Advisory and Safety Monitoring Board for the Nulliparous Pregnancy Study: Monitoring our Mothers-to-be Study (NuMOM), sponsored by NICHD, 2010.
NIH designated NIH scientist representative at the NCI-DCEG Biostatistics Branch site visit, May 4, 2010.
Member of Search Committee for Senior Biostatistician at NINDS, 2010-2011.
Search Committee member Tenure-track investigator Epidemiology Branch, NICHD, 2012.
Member of the NIH Tenure Committee’s Epidemiology and Biometry Review Panel, 2011-
Chair of Search Committee for Health Behavior Chief and Senior Investigator, Division of Intramural Population Health Research, NICHD, 2013-2014.
Member of the Regional Advisory Board of the Eastern North American Region (ENAR) of the International Biostatistics Society (IBS), January 1995-January 1998
ENAR Van Ryzin Student Paper Award Committee, November 1999
Co-program Chair for the ENAR spring meetings in Crystal City, VA, March 2002
Member of the American Statistical Association (ASA) Committee on Award for the Outstanding Statistical Application, January 1998-January 2002
Chair of the ASA Committee on Award for the Outstanding Statistical Application, January 2002-January 2005
Member of the 2010 ENAR Program Committee. July 2009.
Elected Program Chair for the Statistics in Epidemiology Section of ASA, 2011. August 2009-August 2011.
Member of the 2011 ENAR Program Committee.
Member of the ASA Nathan Mantel Award Committee, 2011.
Member of the ASA Young Investigator Award Committee, 2011.
Member of the ENAR nomination Committee, 2011-2012.
Member of the ASA Committee on Selection of the Karl E. Peace Award for outstanding Statistical Contributions for the Betterment of Society Commitee. January 2012-December 2012, reappointed for January 2013-December 2015.
Member of the 2014 ENAR Program Committee.
Department of Biostatistics, Emory University, 1998.
Department of Biostatistics, Columbia University, 1999.
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Waterloo, 2002.
Department of Biostatistics, Columbia University, 2002.
Department of Biostatistics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2006.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, 2007.
Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 2008.
Department of Health Administration and Policy, George Mason University, 2009.
Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, 2010.
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Arizona, 2010.
Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2010.
Department of Statistics, Virginia Tech, 2012.
Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, 2012.
Department of Biostatistics, University of Minnesota, 2012.
Department of Statistics, George Mason University, 2012.
Department of Biostatistics, Emory University, 2013.
Division of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Medical School, 2013.
Department of Statistics, George Washington University, 2013.
Department of Biostatistics, Columbia University, 2013.
Comparative approaches for analyzing a longitudinal opiate dependence trial with informative missingness and dropout, ENAR spring meetings in Atlanta, GA, August 1999
Surrogate endpoints in clinical trials, ENAR spring meetings in Crystal City, VA, March 2002
Recent advances in estimating diagnostic error without a gold standard, ENAR spring meetings in Crystal City, VA, March 2002
Recent advances in tumor growth modeling, ENAR spring meetings in Pittsburgh, PA, March 2004
Recent advances in two-part models, WNAR spring meetings in Fairbanks, AK, June 2005
Recent advances in analyzing biomarker data with below the level of detection. Organizer of session at ENAR, Crystal City, VA, March 2008.
Recent advances in epidemiologic methods for repeated measures. Organized spotlight session for the Epidemiology Congress, Montreal, June 2011.
Innovative Approaches for analyzing longitudinal biomarkers. ENAR spring meetings in Washington DC, March 2011.
Innovative approaches for assessing risk in fetal growth studies. ENAR, Orlando, 2013.
Recent advances in statistical methods in diagnostic testing. IBS, Florence Italy, 2014.
International workshop on outcome assessment in multiple sclerosis clinical trials. National Multiple Sclerosis Society, February 1994.
International task force on the use of magnetic resonance imaging as an outcome measure in multiple sclerosis clinical trials. National Multiple Sclerosis Society. July 1994-May 1995.
International workshop on the role of magnetic resonance imaging in understanding and managing multiple sclerosis. Oxford, England, January 1997.
International workshop on the future clinical trials issues in multiple sclerosis. Washington, D.C., December 2004.
IMS New Researcher’s Conference, Invited talk and panel on Biostatistics at the NIH, Bethesda, Maryland. July 2009.
Statistical Consultant for Shering AG, August 1996-August 1997
Statistical Consultant for Berlix, January 1998
United States Public Health Services Fellowship, The Johns Hopkins University, 1982-1987
NIH Merit Award for the development of innovative statistical methodology applied to clinical neurology, 1993
Elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association, 2005
NIH Merit Award for organization of an interdisciplinary team for methodological development in the design and analysis of biomarker studies, 2010.
Craig Borkowf, NIH Intramural Research Training Award Fellow (IRTA), 1999-2002
Laura Lee Johnson, Research Fellow, 2003-2005
Bo Zhang, post-doctoral Fellow , 2009-2011.
John Jackson, Ph.D. Student at GW University Statistics Department, 2010-2012. Dissertation title: Joint Modeling of Longitudinal Count and Binary Data Using latent Variable Approaches.
Yaakov Malinovsky, post-doctoral fellow, 2009-2011.
Leanne Sanders. Summer Student from Ohio State University Department of Statistics. Summer 2010.
Katie Cheon, post-doctoral Fellow 2010-2012.
Michel Danaher, pre-doctoral fellow, 2010-
Semhar Ogbagaber, summer student from University of Pittsburgh, Department of Biostatistics, Summer 2011, 2012.
Van Tran, summer student from University of Rochester, Department of Biostatistics, Summer 2013.
Jared Foster, post-doctoral Fellow
Ashok Chauasia, post-doctoral Fellow
Kara Fulton, post-bac Fellow 2012-2013
Alicia Johns, post-bac Fellow 2013-2014
Susan Warren, M.D., "Evaluating the Value of Adding Diagnostic Symptotms Using Posterior Probability and Sensitivity/Specificity Procedures" Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, George Washington University, 2010.
Mohammed R. Chowdhury, “Nonparametric Smoothing Estimation of Conditional Distribution Functions with Longitudinal Data and Time-Varying Parametric Models” Department of Statistics, George Washington University, 2013.
Fanni Zhang, “Concordant Integrative Analysis of Multiple Gene Expression Data Sets” Department of Statistics, George Washington University, 2014.