Senior Fellow

Nandita Mitra, PhD

  • Professor, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Informatics, Perelman School of Medicine
  • Professor, Statistics and Data Science, Wharton School

Nandita Mitra, PhD is a Professor of Biostatistics and the Co-Director of the Center for Causal Inference at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Mitra’s primary research interests include the design and analysis of observational studies, causal inference, and statistical approaches for cost-effectiveness analysis. She has developed doubly robust approaches to estimation of cost-effectiveness measures, nonparametric influence function-based instrumental variable estimators for censored outcomes, and model-based sensitivity analysis approaches. She collaborates with investigators in oncology, health policy, and health economics and has co-authored over 300 peer-reviewed publications.

She serves as Chair of the Budget & Finance Committee of the International Biometrics Society, Chair of the American Statistical Association Statistics in Epidemiology Section, and Secretary of the Society for Causal Inference. She is Editor-in-Chief of Observational Studies, a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, and was recently awarded the ASA Mentorship Award and the L. Adrienne Cupples Award for excellence in research, teaching, and service to the statistical community. She received her MA in Biostatistics from the University of California, Berkeley, and her PhD in Biostatistics from Columbia University.

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