On July 1, 2017, alumnus Joseph Hogan, ScD ’95, will succeed former Harvard Biostatistics faculty member Constantine Gatsonis as the chair of the Biostatistics Department at the Brown School of Public Health.
Hogan completed his doctoral work in 1995 after presenting his dissertation on Mixture Models for Incomplete Longitudinal and Event Time Data. Professor Nan Laird served as his advisor.
Currently the Carole and Lawrence Sirovich Professor of Public Health and Professor of Biostatistics at Brown, Hogan’s research now focuses on the development of statistical methods for missing data, causal inference and sensitivity analysis, with a focus on applications in HIV, global health and behavioral sciences. He is also involved in the Biostatistics Core for the Lifespan/Tufts/Brown Center for AIDS Research, and the Biostatistics Core for the Brown Alcohol Research Center for HIV.