Phyllis A. Gimotty, PhD



Phyllis A. Gimotty, PhD

Professor of Biostatistics

Dr. Gimotty's research focuses on statistical methods and their applications in cancer translational research, prevention and control, and risk assessment. She is currently the biostatistics core director for the Wistar/Penn SPORE on Skin Cancer and collaborates with cancer research investigators nationally and internationally. Her primary research interests include categorical and survival analysis, classification trees, longitudinal data, evaluating diagnostic tests and methods for incomplete data.

Content Area Specialties

Cancer epidemiology, melanoma, translational cancer research

Methodology Specialties

Categorical data, diagnostic testing, survival analysis, classification trees

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