Michael W. Kattan  PhD
Michael W. Kattan PhD
Department Chair
(Joint appointment with Department of Urology in the GUKI)
kattanm@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-0584
Rajani  Tendulkar  B.S., M.H.A.
Rajani Tendulkar B.S., M.H.A.
Administrative Director – Clinical and Translational Sciences
tendulr2@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-0251



John  Barnard  PhD
John Barnard PhD
Associate Staff

barnarj@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-5945
web site

Research Interests:
Design and analysis of genomic and genetic studies; design and analysis of transcriptomic and integrated-omic studies; data mining

Gerald  Beck  PhD
Gerald Beck PhD
Staff

beckg@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-9927
web site

Research Interests:
Design of clinical trials; analysis of clinical trials

Eugene  Blackstone  MD
Eugene Blackstone MD
Staff
(Primary Appointment in HVI)

blackse@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-6712
 

Research Interests:
Adult and congenital cardiac surgery; adult thoracic surgery; comparative effectiveness research

Sara  Crawford  PhD
Sara Crawford PhD
Project Staff

crawfos2@ccf.org
 

Research Interests:
Population health, applied biostatistics, epidemiology, correlated data, statistical computing.

Jarrod E Dalton  PhD
Jarrod E Dalton PhD
Assistant Staff

daltonj@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-9924
web site

Research Interests:
Medical decision making; systems science; Bayesian networks and influence diagrams; clinical decision support systems; network science; simulation; agent-based models

Tanujit  Dey  PhD
Tanujit Dey PhD
Associate Staff

deyt@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-1336
web site

Research Interests:
High dimensional variable selection and prediction; spatial statistical modeling for medical image data; dimension reduction

Jennifer  Gassman  PhD
Jennifer Gassman PhD
Project Staff

gassmaj@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-9938
web site

Research Interests:
Design of clinical trials; analysis of clinical trials

Brian P. Hobbs  PhD
Brian P. Hobbs PhD
Associate Staff

hobbsb@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-3738
web site

Research Interests:
Bayesian hierarchical modeling and prediction; casual inference; clinical trial design; cancer radiomics; functional data analysis; meta-analysis; spatial statistics; sub-population identification

Changjin  Hong  PhD
Changjin Hong PhD
Project Staff

hongc2@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 442-5499
web site

Research Interests:
High-Throughput Genomic Data Analysis and Computing; Sequence Alignment; Bioinformatics Pipeline Design; SNP analysis; Electronic Health Record; Data Integration; Database; Network Analysis; Cluster Analysis; Analysis of Time Series Data; Machine Learning; Deep Learning; Bayesian Analysis; Image Signal Processing

Bo  Hu  PhD
Bo Hu PhD
Associate Staff

hub@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-3009
web site

Research Interests:
Adaptive design of clinical trials; longitudinal data analysis; bioinformatics; kidney disease epidemiology; statistical computing and data mining

Ming  Hu  PhD
Ming Hu PhD
Assistant Staff

hum@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-5057
web site

Research Interests:
Bayesian analysis, Markov chain Monte Carlo methods, modeling and computation in bioinformatics and statistical genetics, next generation sequencing data analysis.

Tae Hyun  Hwang  PhD
Tae Hyun Hwang PhD
Assistant Staff

hwangt@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 442-5565
web site

Research Interests:
machine learning, data mining and big data; computational biology and bioinformatics; next generation sequencing, genomics and network analysis

Peter  Imrey  PhD
Peter Imrey PhD
Staff
(Joint appointment in Mellen Center/NI)

imreyp@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-0923
web site

Research Interests:
Biostatistics; categorical data analysis; dental and oral research; diet and cancer; epidemiology; meningococcal meningitis; sample survey methods;

Matthew  Karafa  PhD
Matthew Karafa PhD
Project Staff

karafam@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-9556
 

Research Interests:
Dataset preparation; statistical computing

Michael W. Kattan  PhD
Michael W. Kattan PhD
Department Chair
(Joint appointment with Department of Urology in the GUKI)

kattanm@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-0584
web site

Research Interests:
Decision analysis; medical decision making; patient preferences; prediction; quality of life assessment; comparative effectiveness;

Brittany  Lapin  PhD
Brittany Lapin PhD
Assistant Staff
(Joint appointment in the Center for Neuro-Restoration/NI)

lapinb@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-5729
web site

Research Interests:
Applied biostatistics; epidemiology; health-related quality of life assessment; patient-reported outcomes; psychometrics; item response theory; longitudinal data modeling; structural equation modeling; latent class analysis; growth mixture modeling; meta-analysis

Edward J. Mascha  PhD
Edward J. Mascha PhD
Associate Staff
(Joint appointment with Department of Outcomes Research in the Anesthesiology Institute)

maschae@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-7805
web site

Research Interests:
Design of experiments; joint hypothesis testing; analysis of multiple outcomes; causal inference; mediation analysis; individualized treatment effects; methods for analyzing correlated data; mixed effects modelling; reliability/agreement analyses;

Deborah M Miller  Ph.D.
Deborah M Miller Ph.D.
Staff
(Primary Appointment in NI)

millerd@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-8637
 

Research Interests:
health services research; patient reported outcomes; tele-health research

Anita  Misra-Hebert  MD
Anita Misra-Hebert MD
Staff
(Primary Appointment in MI)

misraa@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-5665
 

Research Interests:
mixed methods evaluation of clinical practice redesign; diabetes outcomes research using electronic medical records; prostate cancer screening decisions in primary care

Amy S Nowacki  PhD
Amy S Nowacki PhD
Associate Staff

nowacka@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-3773
web site

Research Interests:
Leveraging statistical consulting expertise to teach statistics to medical students, residents, fellows and staff at Cleveland Clinic; improving statistics education for nonstatisticians in the health sciences as well as experimental and observational study design and modeling

Nancy A. Obuchowski  PhD
Nancy A. Obuchowski PhD
Vice Chairman
(Joint appointment with Department of Diagnostic Radiology in the Imaging Institute)

obuchon@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-9549
web site

Research Interests:
Diagnostic test assessment; screening test assessment; study design and analysis for multi-reader ROC studies; quantitative imaging biomarker assessment

Tomas  Radivoyevitch  PhD
Tomas Radivoyevitch PhD
Associate Staff

radivot@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 442-5649
web site

Research Interests:
Mathematical models of chronic myeloid leukemia; R software for SEER data analyses of second cancer risk kinetics; myelodysplastic syndromes and acute myeloid leukemia

Jeevanantham  Rajeswaran  PhD
Jeevanantham Rajeswaran PhD
Assistant Staff

rajeswj@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-9929
web site

Research Interests:
My general research interest focuses on statistical methodological issues arise in clinical outcome studies involving diseases related to Heart. My statistical area of interests are generalized linear and non-linear mixed effects modeling, longitudinal and time to event modeling using multiphase models, and Joint modeling of longitudinal and time to event data.

Paola  Raska  PhD
Paola Raska PhD
Project Staff

raskap@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-3902
 

Research Interests:
Inequities in healthcare, in particular as pertains to the advent of cutting edge healthcare technologies; precision medicine within the context of cancer genomics and shared medical decision making; use of race in biomedical research

Daniel  M.  Rotroff  PhD
Daniel M. Rotroff PhD
Assistant Staff

rotrofd@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-3399
web site

Research Interests:
coming soon.

Jesse  Schold  PhD
Jesse Schold PhD
Staff

scholdj@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-6254
web site

Research Interests:
Statistics; health services research; epidemiology; quality of care; organ transplantation; end-stage organ disease; kidney disease; renal transplantation; healthcare provider performance;

David  Sugano  DrPH
David Sugano DrPH
Contract Staff

suganod@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 952-3871
 

Research Interests:
Value-based health technology assessment; quality-adjusted survival analyses; outcomes research supporting new drug development

Belinda  Udeh  PhD
Belinda Udeh PhD
Associate Staff
(Primary Appointment in Clinical Transformation)

udehb@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 636-2284
 

Research Interests:
decision analysis; cost-effectiveness analysis; behavioral economics of health; pharmacoeconomics; allocative efficiency; health technology/decision systems assessment; cost of illness/economic burden of illness; indirect costs of healthcare interventions

Xiaofeng  Wang  PhD
Xiaofeng Wang PhD
Staff
Professor

wangx6@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-7737
web site

Research Interests:
Clinical Machine Learning Models; Healthcare Big Data Analytics; Quantitative Image Data Analysis; Bayesian Inferences with Gaussian Markov Random Field Models; Measurement Error Models; Bioinformatics