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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 its 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 healthcare.

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, a program which 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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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

Klaiman, Tamar; Iannotte, L G; Josephs, Michael; Russell, Louise B; Norton, Laurie; Mehta, Shivan; Troxel, Andrea; Zhu, Jingsan; Volpp, Kevin; Asch, David A

BMC cardiovascular disorders. 2023 Sep 07; 23(1):440

Brown, Justin C; Sturgeon, Kathleen; Sarwer, David B; Troxel, Andrea B; DeMichele, Angela M; Denlinger, Crystal S; Schmitz, Kathryn H

Breast cancer research & treatment. 2023 May; 199(1):109-117

Kaur, Raghbir; Lieberman, Martin; Mason, Margaret K; Dapkins, Isaac P; Gallager, Rebecca; Hopkins, Kathleen; Wu, Yinxiang; Troxel, Andrea B; Rashwan, Ayah; Hope, Chelsea; Kane, Daniel J; Northridge, Mary E

Pilot & feasibility studies. 2023 Mar 09; 9(1):36

Rummo, Pasquale E; Roberto, Christina A; Thorpe, Lorna E; Troxel, Andrea B; Elbel, Brian

JAMA network open. 2023 Mar 01; 6(3):e232371

Norweg, Anna Migliore; Wu, Yinxiang; Troxel, Andrea; Whiteson, Jonathan H; Collins, Eileen; Haas, Francois; Skamai, Anne; Goldring, Roberta; Jean-Louis, Girardin; Reibman, Joan; Ehrlich-Jones, Linda; Simon, Naomi

Journal of integrative & complementary medicine. 2023 Mar; 29(3):156-168