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Ralph B D'Agostino , Ph.D.

D'Agostino, Ralph B

Division of Public Health Sciences
Wake Forest University Health Sciences

Administrative Contact:

Room Number: VINE, 4409
Medical Center Blvd.
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27157-1063

Telephone: 336-716-9410
Email: rdagosti@wakehealth.edu

A.B.(Mathematics) cum laude, Bowdoin College, Brusnwick, Maine, 1988
A.M. (Statistics), Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1989
Ph.D. (Statistics), Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1994 

Dr. D'Agostino holds a Ph.D. in Mathematical Statistics from Harvard University. He is currently the Statistical Associate Editor for the Arthroscopy Journal and has served on several other Editorial Boards including Current Controlled Trials in Cardiovascular Medicine, the American Journal of Epidemiology, and the Journal of Cardiac Failure. He has been the Program Chair for the Health Policy Statistics Section (2000) and the Statistics in Epidemiology Section (1998) of the American Statistical Association (ASA). He also served as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Biometrics Sections of the ASA from 2003-2005. He has served/serves on numerous review panels for the NIH and DOD, including being a member of the NIH Skeletal Biology Development and Disease Study Section (2002-05) and a member of the NCI SPORE review panels in 2010 (Feb/Sept) and 2011 (Feb). Dr. D’Agostino has also served on more than 20 data safety monitoring committees for industry and NIH sponsored clinical trials as well as serving on many advisory panels for government and industry groups.

Dr. D’Agostino’s primary area of statistical research involves developing methods for using propensity scores in medical research. He has published extensively in this area and has presented many lectures and workshops in this topic. In addition to this research, Dr. D’Agostino is the Director of the Biostatistics Core for the Wake Forest School of Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Co-Director of the CDC funded SEARCH (Search for Diabetes in Youth) Data Coordinating Center. He has also been the Principal Investigator on seven other RO1-grants/subcontracts funded by NIH as well as being the lead statistician on numerous other NIH and Foundation funded research projects. Dr. D’Agostino has published over 185 manuscripts and book chapters in areas of statistical methodology, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer and genetics. He has extensive experience in the design and analysis of clinical trials, observational studies and large scale epidemiologic studies including the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study (IRAS), Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease Study (MESA) and the Search for Diabetes in Youth Study (SEARCH).

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