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Ronald A. Thisted

Ronald A. Thisted
Professor, Department of Statistics and the College
Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Professor, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Member: Committee on Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacogenomics

Phone: 773.702.5539

University of Chicago
Department of Public Health Sciences
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
AMB W253
Chicago, Illinois 60637 USA


Research Interests

Ronald Thisted's major research interests are in the areas of biostatistics and epidemiology, statistical computation, effectiveness of medical interventions, and reproducibility in research.

Examples of areas in which he has worked include comparative assessment of prognoses that result from different treatments for prostate cancer; assessment of effectiveness for prostate-specific antigen tests for screening, diagnosis, and follow-up of prostate cancer; short- and long-term effectiveness of treatments for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine; relative benefits of SPECT imaging relative to standard diagnostics in epilepsy and dementia; clinical trials for assessing treatments for pain and neurological disorders.


Last update: 7/1/16