Consultations by Institution

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Roger B. Davis, ScD  |  Biosketch
Associate Professor of Medicine (Biostatistics), Harvard Medical School
Principal Biostatistician, Division of General Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Areas of expertise: Clinical trials; health services research; clinical epidemiology in a range of clinical areas

Laura Dodge, ScD, MPH  | Biosketch
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School
Instructor, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Staff Scientist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Areas of expertise: Obstetrics and gynecology; assisted reproductive technologies, with an emphasis on cumulative incidence of live birth following in vitro fertilization; family planning, contraception, and abortion; survey design; clinical epidemiology.

Zhiyong (Joe) Dong, MS  |  Biosketch
Biostatistician II at OpenNotes (opennotes.org)
Biostatistician in Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Areas of expertise: Statistical methodology on survey data, longitudinal analysis, missing data

Michele Hacker, ScD, MSPH  |  Biosketch
Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Vice Chair for Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Areas of expertise: Reproductive and perinatal epidemiology, with an emphasis on perinatal outcomes and assisted reproductive technology

Anna Merport Modest, PhD, MPH  |  Biosketch
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School
Staff Scientist, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Areas of expertise: Reproductive and perinatal epidemiology, with an emphasis on perinatal outcomes, and clinical epidemiology.

Boston Children’s Hospital

Enju Liu, MD, PhD  |  Biosketch
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; Senior Biostatistician, Biostatistics and Research Design (BARD) in the Institutional Centers of Clinical and Translational Research (ICCTR), Boston Children’s Hospital

Areas of expertise: Study design, longitudinal data analysis, survival analysis, dietary data analysis, maternal and child nutrition

Carter R. Petty, MA  |  Biosketch
Senior Biostatistician, Biostatistics and Research Design (BARD), Boston Children’s Hospital

Areas of expertise: Asthma and allergy, psychiatry and psychology

Mihail Samnaliev, PhD | Biosketch
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; Health Economist, Institutional Centers for Clinical and Translational Research, Boston Children’s Hospital

Areas of expertise: Observational study design; Statistical analysis; Health Economics; Economic Models; Cost-effectiveness analysis; Real-World Evidence (RWE) research

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Robert Glynn, ScD, PhD  |  Biosketch
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Professor in the Department of Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Biostatistician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Areas of expertise: Clinical trials; aging; cardiovascular disease; pharmacoepidemiology

Mahyar Heydarpour, PhD | Biosketch
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Biostatistician, Center for Clinical Investigation (CCI); Research Scientist, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Areas of expertise: Analysis of multi-omics data (e.g., genomics, metabolomics, epigenomics, transcriptomics, etc.), gene expression (eQTL) analysis, Pathway and gene regulation analysis, Haplotype and LD-structure analysis, GWAS, Multi-dimensional scale analysis, longitudinal data analysis, survival analysis, case control study analysis, risk score analysis with emphasis on Cardio Vascular disease and Metabolic syndrome, logistic regression analysis, sample size and power calculation.

Rie Maurer, MA  |  Biosketch
Research Associate in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Biostatistician, Center for Clinical Investigation (CCI), Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Areas of expertise: Women’s health, pulmonary, gastroenterology and hepatology research; clinical trials; study design

Bernard Rosner, PhD  |  Biosketch
Professor of Medicine (Biostatistics), Harvard Medical School
Professor in the Department of Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Senior Biostatistician, Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Areas of expertise: Statistical modeling of longitudinal data with emphasis on cardiovascular and pulmonary outcome variables; analysis of clustered data problems with emphasis on ophthalmologic applications; measurement error problems with emphasis on cancer and nutritional epidemiology

Jacqueline R. Starr, PhD, MPH, MS |  Biosketch
Lecturer on Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Director of Strategic Initiatives, Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Areas of expertise: Craniofacial malformations; pediatric specialties bearing on children with craniofacial malformations (otolaryngology, sleep medicine, plastic surgery, early childhood development, speech pathology); congenital malformations; in utero exposures; oral and dental health; testicular germ cell tumors; maternal genetics; genetic association studies; clinical epidemiologic methods

Wei Wang, PhD  Biosketch
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Associate Biostatistician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Areas of expertise: Clinical trials; survival analysis; longitudinal data analysis; functional data analysis

Guohai (Bruce) Zhou, PhD  |  Biosketch
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Biostatistician, Center for Clinical Investigation (CCI), Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Areas of expertise: Generalized linear models; analysis of longitudinal data and survival data; evaluation of agreement and repeatability; observational causal inference; methods for missing data and dose-finding trials

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Lee-Jen Wei, PhD  |  Biosketch
Professor in the Department of Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Senior Statistician, Statistical and Data Analysis Center; Director, Industry Partnership Program, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Areas of expertise: Clinical trial methodology, especially in design, monitoring and analysis of studies; translational statistics, personalize medicine under the risk-benefit paradigm via biomarkers and revitalizing clinical trial methodology

Joslin Diabetes Center

Jonathan M Dreyfuss, PhD  |  Biosketch
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Core, Joslin Diabetes Center

Areas of expertise: Causal mediation analysis; metabolic flux analysis; systems biology; network modeling; bioinformatic analysis of omics data from arrays, next-generation sequencing, and mass spectrometry

Massachusetts General Hospital

Marie-Abele Bind, ScD | Biosketch
Member of the Faculty, Harvard Medical School; Instructor of Investigation, Massachusetts General Hospital

Areas of expertise: Causal inference for randomized and non-randomized studies, Design of Experiments, Big data, Epidemiology, Environmental Health

Dianne Finkelstein, PhD  |  Biosketch
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Professor in the Department of Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Director of Biostatistics, Biostatistics Center, Massachusetts General Hospital

Areas of expertise: Development of semiparametric methodology for analyzing the effect of covariates on failure time distributions arising in cancer and AIDS epidemiologic studies and clinical trials; methods for analyzing longitudinal and survival outcomes; animal carcinogenicity experiments

Andrea S Foulkes, ScD  |  Biosketch
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Professor in the Department of Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Director, Biostatistics Center, Massachusetts General Hospital

Areas of expertise: Statistical genetics and genomics; precision medicine; mixed modeling; machine learning; EHR data

Douglas Hayden, PhD  |  Biosketch
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Assistant Investigator, Biostatistics Center, Massachusetts General Hospital

Areas of expertise: Direct collaboration with clinical investigators on development and analysis of single center studies

Hang Lee, PhD  |  Biosketch
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Biostatistician, Biostatistics Center, Massachusetts General Hospital

Areas of expertise: Design, conduct, and analysis of cancer clinical trials, vaccine clinical trials, physiologic clinical trials, and genetic epidemiology; analysis of longitudinal data and correlated outcomes

Joseph J. Locascio, PhD  |  Biosketch
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Collaborating Research Associate for Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Biostatistician, Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Areas of expertise: Biomedical-behavioral science applied statistical methods; structural equation modeling; path analysis; causal modeling; time series analysis; quasi-experimental research methodology; multivariate statistical analysis; and longitudinal data analysis

Sowmya Rao, PhD  |  Biosketch
Senior Research Scientist, Department of Global Health, Boston University School of Public Health
Biostatistician, Biostatistics Center, Massachusetts General Hospital

Areas of expertise: Epidemiology, survey methods, health care policy, health services research, and global health

David Schoenfeld, PhD  |  Biosketch
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Professor in the Department of Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Director, Biostatistics Center, Massachusetts General Hospital

Areas of expertise: Design and conduct of clinical trials of new drugs and devices; studies involving the use of gene arrays to predict patient’s outcome after trauma

Mark G. Vangel, PhD  |  Biosketch
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Statistician, The Frerenc Jolesz National Center for Image Guided Therapy, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Faculty, Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital Statistician, Biostatistics Center, Massachusetts General Hospital

Areas of expertise: Statistics in imaging and neuroscience, measurement repeatability and reproducibility

Hui Zheng, PhD  |  Biosketch
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Biostatistician, Biostatistics Center, Massachusetts General Hospital

Areas of expertise: Clinical/epidemiological: diabetes; GI cancer; anesthesia; HIV/aids; quality-of-care outcomes research. Statistical: design, conduct, and analysis of clinical trials; Bayesian hierarchical modeling; survey sampling; longitudinal and survival data analysis

McLean Hospital

Garrett Fitzmaurice, ScD  |  Biosketch
Professor of Psychiatry (Biostatistics), Harvard Medical School
Professor in the Department of Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Director, Laboratory for Psychiatric Biostatistics, McLean Hospital

Areas of expertise: Design and analysis of longitudinal studies and clinical trials; statistical methods for handling missing data; analysis of categorical data; psychiatric epidemiologic research

Lisa Nickerson, PhD  |  Biosketch
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Director, Applied Neuroimaging Statistics Laboratory, McLean Hospital

Areas of expertise: Functional magnetic resonance imaging (study design, data acquisition, QA, and analysis); multivariate data-driven statistical methods, including independent component analysis for MRI data denoising, investigating brain network connectivity and multi-modal MRI data fusion; higher-level statistical modeling for MRI

Boyu Ren, PhD  |  Biosketch
Instructor in Psychiatry (Biostatistics), Harvard Medical School
Assistant Biostatistician, McLean Hospital

Areas of expertise: Bayesian statistics and machine learning; analysis of high dimensional count data; causal inference

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