Who We Are
The Department of Biostatistics consists of three biostatisticians, each of whom has expertise in both statistical methodology and specific areas of biomedical research through close collaboration with our diverse group of investigators.
- Melissa J. Fazzari, Ph.D. Director of Biostatistics
Associate Professor of Research Preventive Medicine
- Shah Islam, MPH, CPH, Pstat Biostatistician
- Rose Calixte, Ph.D. Biostatistician, Assistant Professor of Research Preventive Medicine
The Department of Biostatistics mission is to provide collaborative support and education in all areas of biomedical research, including clinical trials, study design, grant development, sample size and power considerations, and the statistical analysis of clinical, epidemiological, and laboratory research data.