Consultations by Institution

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Roger B. Davis, ScD  
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, and clinical epidemiology in a range of clinical areas.

Laura Dodge, ScD, MPH
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; and clinical epidemiology.

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

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

Michele Hacker, ScD, MSPH  
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  
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  
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, and maternal and child nutrition.

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

Areas of expertise: Asthma and allergy, psychiatry and psychology.

 

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Robert Glynn, ScD, PhD  
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, and pharmacoepidemiology.

Mahyar Heydarpour, PhD
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  
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  
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, and measurement error problems with emphasis on cancer and nutritional epidemiology.

Jacqueline R. Starr, PhD, MPH, MS 
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; and clinical epidemiologic methods.

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

Areas of expertise: Clinical trials, survival analysis, longitudinal data analysis, and functional data analysis.

Guohai (Bruce) Zhou, PhD  
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, and methods for missing data and dose-finding trials.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Lee-Jen Wei, PhD  
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  
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
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, and environmental health.

Dianne Finkelstein, PhD  
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; and animal carcinogenicity experiments.

Andrea S Foulkes, ScD  
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; and EHR data.

Douglas Hayden, PhD 
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  
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  
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  
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, healthcare policy, health services research, and global health.

Harrison Reeder, PhD
Instructor in Investigation, Biostatistics, Massachusetts General Hospital

Areas of expertise: Survival analysis, Bayesian statistics, risk prediction, and perinatal epidemiology.

David Schoenfeld, PhD  
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, and studies involving the use of gene arrays to predict patient’s outcome after trauma.

Mark G. Vangel, PhD  
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, and measurement repeatability and reproducibility.

Hui Zheng, PhD  
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  
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, and psychiatric epidemiologic research.

Lisa Nickerson, PhD  
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; and higher-level statistical modeling for MRI.

Boyu Ren, PhD  
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, and causal inference.

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