Pamela Shaw, PhD, Co-Investigator; The Healthy Weigh Study

Pamela Shaw, PhD, is a DSMB Member of the UPenn PRC The Healthy Weigh Study. Dr. Shaw's research interests include methodology to address covariate and outcome measurement error, the evaluation of diagnostic tests, and design of medical studies. She has a particular interest in the use of biomarker studies to calibrate exposure measurements in the fields of nutritional and physical activity epidemiology and environmental health. More recently she has developed a novel rank test to evaluate a composite survival outcome in the presence of interval censoring. She has continued collaborations in a variety of epidemiologic and clinical studies, with a focus on infectious and chronic disease. Dr. Shaw joined the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania after seven years at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. She is Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Shaw received a BA from Grinnell College, and a Master’s and PhD in Biostatistics from the University of Washington.

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