Anastasios (Butch) Tsiatis, PhD
Co-Principal Investigator, Project 4 Leader
Gertrude M. Cox Professor of Statistics
North Carolina State University
Dr. Tsiatis is Gertrude M. Cox Distinguished Professor of Statistics at North Carolina State University and Adjunct Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Duke. He is a leading expert in clinical trials, survival analysis, causal inference, dynamic treatment regimes, group sequential trials, and semiparametric inference and author of a book on the latter topic. His methodological research has been funded continuously on grants from the National Cancer Institute since 1983, and he is recipient of a Method to Extend Research in Time award from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Dr. Tsiatis has served as Co-Editor of Biostatistics since 2009. He has a long history of involvement in cancer research. He was coordinating statistician for the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group in 1982–1984 and a member of the data safety monitoring board for the Cancer and Leukemia Group B in 1999-2004. Dr. Tsiatis is a co-investigator in the Biostatistics Service of the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received the American Public Health Association Mortimer Spiegelman Award in 1986 and is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and an elected member of the International Statistical Institute.