Brent Coull, PhD

Brent Coull, PhD, is professor of Biostatistics in the Departments of Biostatistics and Environmental Health and associate chair of the Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He received his PhD in statistics from the University of Florida and has over 25 years of experience in a wide range of biostatistical applications to environmental health and health disparities research. His primary research interests focus on the development and application of integrative modeling of exposure and health data collected at multiple spatial and temporal scales, measurement error issues associated with the use of outputs from such models in risk assessments, and methods for analyzing the health effects of high-dimensional environmental mixtures in complex epidemiological study designs. Professor Coull directs a NIH T32 training program in environmental statistics, is Associate Director of the Air, Climate and Energy (ACE) Research Center at Harvard University, and is principal investigator of the Environmental Statistics and Bioinformatics Core of the Harvard NIEHS Center. Professor Coull has served as an external advisor for multiple U.S. EPA and NIH research centers and as an associate editor for the Journal of the American Statistical Association and Biometrics.