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John Kittelson, PhD


John Kittelson, PhD

Research Interests

  • Design of clinical trials
  • Survival analysis
  • Longitudinal data
  • Bayesian methods in clinical trials
  • Group sequential trial design
  • Methods for monitoring clinical trials

Courses Taught

  • BIOS 6601: Applied Biostatistics I
  • BIOS 6648: Design of Clinical Research
  • BIOS 6649: Design of Clinical Trials
  • BIOS 7732: Advanced Mathematical Statistics II

Current Research

  • Monitoring clinical trials with bivariate endpoints
  • Improving positive predictive value in clinical research
  • Robust inference in regression models with non-linearity
  • Natural history of arthropathy in hemophilia
  • Clinical trials for treatement of pediatric thrombosis


  • PhD in Statistics, University of Arizona, 1996
  • MS in Statistics, University of Minnesota, 1987
  • BA in Biology, Pomona College, 1977

Colorado School of Public Health

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