Marie Davidian, PhD
Principal Investigator, Core A Co-Director, Core B Co-Director, Project 4 Co-Leader
William Neal Reynolds Professor of Statistics
North Carolina State University
Dr. Davidian is William Neal Reynolds Professor of Statistics and Coordinator for the Chancellor's Faculty Excellence Program's Personalized Medicine Discovery Faculty Cluster at North Carolina State University, and is Adjunct Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Duke. Her methodological research expertise is in development of techniques for analysis of data from clinical trials and observational studies in chronic disease, for discovery of optimal dynamic treatment regimes and causal inference, for handling of missing and mismeasured data, and for analysis of longitudinal data. Through her adjunct position, she collaborates with researchers at Duke Clinical Research Institute on challenges in cardiovascular disease and cancer research, and during her time at Harvard School of Public Health, she was senior statistician on numerous clinical studies of HIV infection for the AIDS Clinical Trials Group. Dr. Davidian is currently 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. She was 2013 President and is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association. In addition, she is a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and is an elected member of the International Statistical Institute. She has been Executive Editor of Biometrics since 2006 and was that journal's Coordinating Editor in 2000-20002..