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Division of Biostatistics & Epidemiology

Faculty

Patrick Tarwater, Ph.D
Professor and Chief
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Education:
Ph.D 1999 Biometry- The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
M.S. 1992 Mathematics- Texas Tech University
B.A. 1990 Mathematics- Texas Tech University

Research Interests:
Biostatistics
Analytic Methods for Cohort Studies
Survival Analysis
Longitudinal Data Analysis
Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Memberships:
American Statistical Association
American College of Epidemiology

Alok Kumar Dwivedi, Ph.D
Assistant Professor
Curriculum Vitae
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Education:
Ph.D 2009 Biostatistics- All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India
M.Sc. 2004 Statistics- Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Uttar Pradesh, India
B.Sc. 2002 Statistics and Computer Science- Deen Dayal Upadhaya Gorakhpur University, Uttar Pradesh, India

Research Interests:
Formulating research questions and study designs
Methods of randomization and sample size
Developing databases
Count data models
Designing and conducting randomized clinical trials
Reviewing grants, journal articles, and research proposals

Memberships:
American Statistical Association
Indian Society of Medical Statistics

Melchor Ortiz, Ph.D
Professor
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Education:
Ph.D 1975 Statistics- Texas A M University
M.S. 1971 Mathematics- Texas A i University
B.S. 1970 Mathematics- Texas A I University

Research Interests:
Research Support
Experimental Design
Analysis of Designed Experiments
Multiple Regression

Memberships:
American Statistical Association
Sigma Xi

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