Lauren Wilson, PhD

Lauren Wilson
Senior Biostatistician

Dr. Wilson has over eight years of experience in population health study design and the statistical analysis of health-related datasets focusing on healthcare claims data, survey data, and biomarkers that include gene expression and epigenetic data. Much of her pre- and post-doctoral work was in the areas of cancer and infectious disease.

Prior to joining the Department of Population Health Sciences, she completed a pre-doctoral training fellowship in the National Cancer Institute‚Äôs Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics where she conducted epidemiological and statistical analyses related to oncogenic human papillomavirus and cervical cancer. She also concluded an Epidemiology post-doctoral training fellowship at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences where she led statistical studies using a range of data to identify lifestyle and environmental risk factors for breast cancer development. Since joining the DPHS in March of 2017, Dr. Wilson has conducted several Medicare-based statistical analyses related to breast cancer genetic testing, targeted cancer therapy, atrial fibrillation outcomes, and trends in outpatient heart failure management.

Dr. Wilson is trained in SAS, Stata, R, and SQL. She received an MSc and a PhD in Epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.