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Manisha Desai

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor (Research) of Medicine (Quantitative Sciences Unit) and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy

Contact Information

  • Academic Offices
    Personal Information
    Email Tel (650) 725-1946
    Alternate Contact
    Inna Sayfer Program Coordinator Tel Work 650-721-1842


Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Director of Quantitiative Sciences Unit (QSU), Stanford University (2009 - present)
  • Associate Professor, Stanford University (2012 - present)
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Stanford University (2009 - 2012)
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Biostatistics, Columbia University (2009 - 2009)
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Biostatistics, Columbia University (2000 - 2009)

Honors and Awards

  • Calderon Prize for Junior Faculty Achievement, Columbia University (2000-2003)
  • Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society, Boston University (1993)
  • Distinction in Statistics, Boston University (1993)
  • Magna Cum Laude, Boston University (1993)

Professional Education

Ph.D.: University of Washington, Biostatistics (2000)
M.S.: University of Washington, Biostatistics (1997)
M.A.: Boston University, Mathematics (1993)
B.A.: Boston University, Mathematics (1993)

Community and International Work

Research & Scholarship

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Dr. Desai is the Director of the Quantitative Sciences Unit. She is interested in the application of biostatistical methods to all areas of medicine including oncology, nephrology, and endocrinology. She works on methods for the analysis of epidemiologic studies, clinical trials, and studies with missing observations.






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