Bryan E. Shepherd

Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs, Department of Biostatistics
Professor of Biostatistics and Biomedical Informatics
Office Address
2525 West End Avenue, Suite 1100
Room / Suite
Room 11119
(615) 343-3496

PhD, Biostatistics, University of Washington

Research interests include: causal inference, observational data analysis, ordinal data analysis, applications in HIV and other infectious diseases, measurement error, global health

Affiliate appointments include: Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health; Vanderbilt Tuberculosis Center; Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Biomedical Informatics

Honors and service include: Best Paper Award, Biometrics (2023), for "Multiwave validation sampling for error-prone electronic health records"; Fellow, American Statistical Association (elected 2018); associate editor, American Journal of Epidemiology (since 2016); associate editor, Biometrics (since 2018); director of the Data Science Core of TN-CFAR (since 2015)

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Dr. Shepherd's research involves developing and applying novel statistical methods to studies of HIV/AIDS and other diseases of global health importance.  His statistical research has focused on developing methods for causal inference, ordinal data analysis, and measurement error.