Abhik Das, PhD, specializes in the modeling, analysis, and interpretation of public health data from the epidemiologic and environmental fields. He has a wealth of experience in the design of intervention studies, including randomized clinical trials, and also provides statistical expertise in neonatology, maternal and child health, substance abuse, health insurance coverage, and diabetes, among other areas of health research.
Dr. Das has helped conduct research in neonatal and neurodevelopment morbidities in premature babies, fetal alcohol effects, and longitudinal effects of prenatal substance abuse on child development trajectories. He has also collaborated on cluster-randomized trials to reduce adolescent pregnancies and intervention studies of maternal-infant nutrition in developing countries.
Dr. Das plays a leadership role in several federally funded data coordinating centers conducting public health research, including multisite clinical and epidemiological investigations. He trained in biostatistics at Johns Hopkins, and he is a member of the American Statistical Association, International Biometric Society, and Society for Clinical Trials.