Andrea B. Troxel

Andrea B. Troxel

Professor, Department of Population Health

biostatistics, epidemiology, statistical methods, oncology, behavioral economics, clinical trials, longitudinal data, missing data

Andrea B. Troxel, Sc.D., is Professor of Population Health and Director of the Division of Biostatistics. Dr. Troxel’s research aims to integrate the development of novel analytic approaches and their application to a wide range of areas in health and health care.  She is an expert in statistical methods for longitudinal and missing data, and the design and analysis of randomized clinical trials.  In particular, she has developed novel approaches to pragmatic trials and rapid-cycle innovation, with a special emphasis on behavioral interventions.  Her collaborative research focus is in oncology and behavioral economics.  Dr. Troxel also directs the graduate program in Biostatistics within the Sackler Institute; the program offers a PhD, training students for positions in academics, government, and industry.

Dr. Troxel’s research has garnered substantial extramural funding.  She is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association and has served on numerous NIH study sections.  She has co-authored more than 200 peer-reviewed publications, and is highly regarded nationally and internationally for her contributions to biostatistics and biomedical collaborations.

Dr. Troxel earned her B.S. in Applied Mathematics from Yale University and her doctorate in Biostatistics from Harvard University.  She was a faculty member in Biostatistics at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health and the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine before joining NYU in 2016.



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Professor, Department of Population Health

Director of the Division of Biostatistics

Troxel, Andrea B; Asch, David A; Volpp, Kevin G

Clinical trials. 2016 Oct; 13(5):478-483

Troxel, Andrea B; Asch, David A; Mehta, Shivan J; Norton, Laurie; Taylor, Devon; Calderon, Tirza A; Lim, Raymond; Zhu, Jingsan; Kolansky, Daniel M; Drachman, Brian M; Volpp, Kevin G

American heart journal. 2016 Sep; 179:166-174

Tan, Kay See; French, Benjamin; Troxel, Andrea B

Statistics in medicine. 2014 Nov 30; 33(27):4770-4789

Asch, David A; Troxel, Andrea B; Stewart, Walter F; Sequist, Thomas D; Jones, James B; Hirsch, AnneMarie G; Hoffer, Karen; Zhu, Jingsan; Wang, Wenli; Hodlofski, Amanda; Frasch, Antonette B; Weiner, Mark G; Finnerty, Darra D; Rosenthal, Meredith B; Gangemi, Kelsey; Volpp, Kevin G

JAMA. 2015 Nov 10; 314(18):1926-1935

John, Leslie K; Troxel, Andrea B; Yancy, William S; Friedman, Joelle; Zhu, Jingsan; Yang, Lin; Galvin, Robert; Miller-Kovach, Karen; Halpern, Scott D; Loewenstein, George; Volpp, Kevin

American journal of health promotion. 2018 Jan; 32(1):170-176

Lin, Richard J; Ma, Helen; Guo, Robin; Troxel, Andrea B; Diefenbach, Catherine S

British journal of haematology. 2017 Nov 16; 180(2):267-270

Brown, Justin; Rickels, Michael; Troxel, Andrea; Zemel, Babette; Damjanov, Nevena; Ky, Bonnie; Rhim, Andrew; Rustgi, Anil; Courneya, Kerry S; Schmitz, Kathryn

Endocrine-related cancer. 2017 Oct 10; 25(1):11-19

Aggarwal, Charu; Wang, Xingmei; Ranganathan, Anjana; Torigian, Drew; Troxel, Andrea; Evans, Tracey; Cohen, Roger B; Vaidya, Bhavesh; Rao, Chandra; Connelly, Mark; Vachani, Anil; Langer, Corey; Albelda, Steven

Lung cancer. 2017 Oct; 112:118-125