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Faculty in Biostatistical Methods

Angela Aidala
Associate Research Scientist
Sociomedical Sciences
Andrew Rundle
Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Alfred Neugut
Myron M Studner Professor of Cancer Research (in Medicine) and Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Anne Paxton
Associate Professor
Epidemiology & Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Bin Cheng
Professor
Biostatistics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Batya Elul
Associate Professor
Epidemiology at Columbia University Medical Center
Bruce Link
Special Lecturer
Epidemiology and Sociomedical Sciences
Bruce Levin
Professor
Biostatistics
Codruta Chiuzan
Assistant Professor
Biostatistics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Christina Hoven
Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology (in Psychiatry)
Cassie Landers
Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Carol Caton
Professor of Clinical
Sociomedical Sciences (in Psychiatry) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Christine Mauro
Assistant Professor
Biostatistics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Denise Kandel
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences (in Psychiatry)
Darby Jack
Associate Professor at CUMC
Environmental Health Sciences
Deborah Hasin
Professor
Epidemiology (in Psychiatry) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Frederica Perera
Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Guohua Li
Professor
Epidemiology
Gen Li
Assistant Professor
Biostatistics
Ian McKeague
Professor
Biostatistics
Jeffrey Fagan
Professor
Epidemiology
Jasmine McDonald
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Jeanine Genkinger
Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Jessica Justman
Associate Professor
Medicine (in Epidemiology and ICAP) at the Columbia University Medical Center
John L. P. (Seamus) Thompson
Professor
Biostatistics and Neurology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Jeanne Stellman
Professor Emerita
Health Policy and Management
Katharina Janus
Adjunct Associate Professor
Health Policy and Management
Katherine Keyes
Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Linda Cushman
Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Lauren Houghton
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Leslie Davidson
Professor
Epidemiology and Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Luisa Borrell
Adjunct Professor
Epidemiology
Mary Ann Chiasson
Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology (in Medicine)
Moise Desvarieux
Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Melissa Begg
Dean, Columbia School of Social Work, and Professor,
Social Work and Biostatistics
Mary Northridge
Professor
Clinical Sociomedical Sciences (in Dental Medicine)
Maureen Miller
Adjunct Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Myrna Weissman
Diane Goldman Kemper Family Professor
Epidemiology (in Psychiatry)
Matthew Neidell
Professor
Health Policy and Management
Min Qian
Associate Professor
Biostatistics
Melissa Stockwell
Associate Professor
Pediatrics and Population and Family Health
Mary Beth Terry
Professor
Epidemiology (In Environmental Health Sciences)
Neil Schluger
Adjunct Professor
Epidemiology, Environmental Health Sciences and Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
Peter Messeri
Professor Emeritus/Special Lecturer
Sociomedical Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center
Patrick Wilson
Associate Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Qixuan Chen
Associate Professor
Biostatistics
R. Graham Barr
Hamilton Southworth Professor
Epidemiology and Medicine
Rita Kukafka
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences and Biomedical Informatics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Renata Schiavo
Senior Lecturer
Sociomedical Sciences
Srikesh Arunajadai
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Biostatistics
Stephen Morse
Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Tai-Tsang Chen
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Biostatistics
Xinhua Liu
Professor
Biostatistics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Ying Kuen Cheung
Professor
Biostatistics
Yuanjia Wang
Professor
Biostatistics (In Psychiatry)
Ying Wei
Professor
Biostatistics
Esteban Calvo
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (in CAC)
Merlin Chowkwanyun
Donald H. Gemson Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Sumit Mohan
Associate Professor
Medicine and Epidemiology
Wan Yang
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
George Musa
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology (in Psychiatry)
May Hua
Assistant Professor
Anesthesiology (In Epidemiology) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Minjae Kim
Assistant Professor
Anesthesiology (In Epidemiology)
Andrea Baccarelli
Leon Hess Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Ana Navas-Acien
Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Harold Pincus
Professor
Psychiatry (in Health Policy and Management)
Alastair Ager
Adjunct Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Marianthi-Anna Kioumourtzoglou
Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Jeremy Porter
Lecturer
Environmental Health Sciences
Yifei Sun
Assistant Professor
Biostatistics
Yuna Lee
Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Ryan Demmer
Adjunct Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Pia Mauro
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Andrea Low
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (in ICAP) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Matthew Lamb
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (In ICAP) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Xiaoyu Che
Assistant Professor
Biostatistics (In the Center for Infection and Immunity) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Jianhua Hu
Professor
Biostatistics (in Medicine and in the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center)
S. Patrick Kachur
Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Christopher Morrison
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Asha Saxena
Adjunct Professor
Health Policy and Management
Daniel Freedberg
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology and Medicine
Stephen Coussens
Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Jamie Daw
Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Jeanette Stingone
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Goleen Samari
Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health
Daniel Belsky
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (In CAC)
Adina Zeki Al Hazzouri
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (In CAC)
Sen Pei
Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Vandana Tripathi
Adjunct Associate Professor
Population and Family Health
Larkin McReynolds
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology (In Psychiatry)
Sara Casey
Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Tiffany Sanchez
Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Caleb Miles
Assistant Professor
Biostatistics
Linda Valeri
Assistant Professor
Biostatistics
Kathleen Sikkema
Stephen Smith Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Sebastian Calonico
Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management and Epidemiology
Joan Casey
Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Dan Liao
Lecturer
Biostatistics
Kara Rudolph
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Elena Elkin
Professor
Health Policy and Management at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Ambar La Forgia
Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Abigail Greenleaf
Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center (at ICAP)
Dustin Duncan
Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Jeremy Kane
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Kiros Berhane
Cynthia and Robert Citron-Roslyn and Leslie Goldstein Professor
Biostatistics
Neetu John
Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Maya Deyssenroth
Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Ka Kahe
Virgil G. Damon Professor
Epidemiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology
Daniel Malinsky
Assistant Professor
Biostatistics
Mary Clare Lennon
Professor of Clinical
Sociomedical Sciences

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