Dr. Mazumdar earned her undergraduate and masters degrees in Statistics at University of Delhi, India. She came to University of Pittsburgh with a teaching assistantship at the Mathematics Department. While teaching mathematics to the undergraduate students, she received a masters degree in mathematics. She then moved to Penn State University with a research assistantship and completed a Ph.D. in mathematical statistics. In 2004, Dr. Mazumdar was appointed Associate Professor and Chief, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology under Department of Public Health at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Earlier, she had been Associate Attending Biostatistician at the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) where she was active in statistical collaboration with clinical and laboratory researchers from Genitourinary, Gastrointestinal, Nuclear Medicine, Radiology, and various surgical services. Her statistical research areas include meta-analysis and publication bias, issues related to diagnostic test evaluation, prognostic factor modeling, clinical trial design issues, and quality of life questionnaire development and validation. She is author of over 85 papers in the fields of cancer research and related statistical methodologies. She has served at MSKCCs IRB as the biostatistician for five years. She has been a consultant to various pharmaceutical companies and Ludwig Institute of Cancer. She is co-consultant statistical editor of Journal of Experimental Medicine and serves on the statistical review board of the American Journal of Psychiatry.