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Andrea B. Troxel

Andrea B. Troxel, ScD

Director, Division of Biostatistics

Professor, Department of Population Health

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

I am a professor in the Department of Population Health and director of the department’s Division of Biostatistics. The goal of my research is to develop novel analytic approaches and apply them to a wide range of areas in health and health care.

I am an expert in statistical methods for longitudinal and missing data and the design and analysis of randomized clinical trials. In particular, I have developed novel approaches to pragmatic trials and rapid-cycle innovation, with a special emphasis on behavioral interventions.

My collaborative research focus is in chronic disease, pain, and behavioral economics. I also direct PhD dissertations of students in the Biostatistics PhD Training Program within the Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences; the program provides training to students seeking positions in academics, government, and industry.

My research has received substantial extramural funding. I am an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association and have served on numerous National Institutes of Health study sections. I have co-authored more than 250 peer-reviewed publications, nationally and internationally, in biostatistics and biomedical collaborations.

I earned my BS in applied mathematics from Yale University and my doctorate in biostatistics from Harvard University. Before joining NYU Langone Health in 2016, I taught biostatistics at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine



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Professor, Department of Population Health

Director, Division of Biostatistics

ScD from Harvard University

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Southwest Oncology Group Statistical Center

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

Clinical trials. 2016 10; 13(5):478-83

Mehta, Shivan J; Volpp, Kevin G; Asch, David A; Goldberg, Lee R; Russell, Louise B; Norton, Laurie A; Iannotte, Lauren G; Troxel, Andrea B

Circulation. Cardiovascular quality & outcomes. 2019 Apr; 12(4):e005126

Humphrey, Colman H; Small, Dylan S; Jensen, Shane T; Volpp, Kevin G; Asch, David A; Zhu, Jingsan; Troxel, Andrea B

Statistics in medicine. 2019 Jul 10; 38(15):2847-2867

Dinh, Claire T; Linn, Kristin A; Isidro, Ulysses; Emanuel, Ezekiel J; Volpp, Kevin G; Bond, Amelia M; Caldarella, Kristen; Troxel, Andrea B; Zhu, Jingsan; Yang, Lin; Matloubieh, Shireen E; Drye, Elizabeth; Bernheim, Susannah; Lee, Emily Oshima; Mugiishi, Mark; Endo, Kimberly Takata; Yoshimoto, Justin; Yuen, Isaac; Okamura, Sheryl; Tom, Jeffrey; Navathe, Amol S

Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR. 2020 Jan; 17(1 Pt B):101-109

Cernigliaro, Dana; Kumar, Anjali; Northridge, Mary E; Wu, Yinxiang; Troxel, Andrea B; Cunha-Cruz, Joana; Balzer, Jay; Okuji, David M

Journal of public health dentistry. 2019 Dec; 79(4):286-291

Gooch, Jessica C; Schnabel, Freya; Chun, Jennifer; Pirraglia, Elizabeth; Troxel, Andrea B; Guth, Amber; Shapiro, Richard; Axelrod, Deborah; Roses, Daniel

Annals of surgical oncology. 2019 Dec; 26(13):4302-4309

Yancy, William S; Shaw, Pamela A; Reale, Catherine; Hilbert, Victoria; Yan, Jiali; Zhu, Jingsan; Troxel, Andrea B; Foster, Gary D; Volpp, Kevin G

JAMA network open. 2019 Nov 01; 2(11):e1914393

Mehta, Shivan J; Volpp, Kevin G; Troxel, Andrea B; Day, Susan C; Lim, Raymond; Marcus, Noora; Norton, Laurie; Anderson, Sophia; Asch, David A

Journal of general internal medicine. 2019 Nov; 34(11):2397-2404