Frank E. Harrell, Jr.

Professor of Biostatistics
Associate Director, VICTR Research Methods Program
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Co-Director, Study Design Core, Trial Innovation Center
Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Office Address
2525 West End Avenue, Suite 1100
Room / Suite
Room 11122
(615) 322-4655

PhD, Biostatistics, University of North Carolina

Research interests include: development of accurate prognostic and diagnostic models, model validation, clinical trials, observational clinical research, cardiovascular research, technology evaluation, pharmaceutical safety, Bayesian methods, quantifying predictive accuracy, missing data imputation, statistical graphics and reporting

Honors and service include: founding department chair, 2003–2017; fellow, American Statistical Association (ASA; elected 2005); associate editor, Statistics in Medicine; W. J. Dixon for Excellence in Statistical Computing (ASA, 2014); senior biostatistics advisor, Office of the Center Director, FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER, 2022–present); expert statistical advisor, Office of Biostatistics, CDER (2016–2020); scientific advisory board member, Science Translational Medicine; policy advisory board member, Journal of Clinical Epidemiology

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