Samprit Banerjee, Ph.D., M.Stat., is an assistant professor of biostatistics in healthcare policy & research at Weill Cornell Medicine since 2011. He received a bachelor’s and master’s degree in statistics from Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India and obtained a Ph.D. in biostatistics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
As a biostatistician Dr. Banerjee has broad experience on all major areas of biostatistics, namely, statistical genetics and genomics, clinical trials and observational studies. However, his methodological research interests are in a) multivariate statistics and its various applications including longitudinal studies and classification problems b) high-dimensional problems in various biomedical applications. Hi collaborations span randomized clinical trials (in psychiatry), mental health research with big biomedical data, comparative effectiveness research of medical devices, health services research, statistical genetics, and cancer genomics. Dr. Banerjee also serves as the Director of the Biostatistics Unit of the Institute of Geriatric Psychiatry at WCMC and also serve as the chief statistician for ICOR (International Consortium for Orthopedic Registries).