Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Douglas P. Landsittel, PhD


Professor of Medicine, Biostatistics and Clinical and Translational Science

Office: Center for Research on Health Care (CRHC) Data Center
200 Meyran Avenue, Suite 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-864-3019
Fax: 412-568-9672

BS in Applied Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh, 1992
PhD in Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, 1997

Area of Specialization/Research Interest  
Prognostic models
Methods for observational data
Design and analysis of biomarker studies
Occupational and injury epidemiology
Simulation studies and model complexity

Dr. Landsittel is a statistician in the Center for Research on Health Care Data Center, where he works on a wide range of research projects, and teaches a number of classes in the Institute for Clinical Research Education. Previously, he held positions at Duquesne University, in three different divisions of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, where he was the associate director of biostatistics. He has published over 80 peer-reviewed papers, is on the editorial board for Journal of Clinical Oncology, and serves as a member of the NIH study section on Kidney, Nutrition, Obesity and Diabetes (KNOD), as well as a frequent ad hoc reviewer for CDC/NIOSH, PCORI, and NCI.

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