Garrett Fitzmaurice, ScD

Professor of Psychiatry (Biostatistics)
Department of Biostatistics
Harvard Medical School
Laboratory for Psychiatric Biostatistics
McLean Hospital

Dr. Fitzmaurice has research interests in a number of areas, including the development of statistical methodology for analyzing discrete multivariate data, the design and analysis of longitudinal and repeated measures studies, methods for handling missing data, and methods for detecting and adjusting for overdispersion. With colleagues Nan Laird and Jim Ware, he recently published a book on “Applied Longitudinal Analysis”. Dr. Fitzmaurice has also developed a strong interest in collaborative research in mental health, working with investigators at McLean Hospital. Finally, Dr. Fitzmaurice teaches in the Program in Clinical Effectiveness, a program designed for young physicians seeking the quantitative and analytic skills needed for clinical research.