Ruth Pfeiffer, Ph.D.
|Organization:||National Cancer InstituteDivision of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, Biostatistics Branch|
|Address:||NCI Shady GroveRoom 7E142|
Dr. Pfeiffer is a tenured senior investigator at the Biostatistics Branch of the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG), National Cancer Institute (NCI). She received an M.S. degree in applied mathematics from the Technical University of Vienna, Austria, an M.A. degree in applied statistics and a Ph.D. in mathematical statistics both from the University of Maryland, College Park. At NCI she is an active collaborator on many research projects and mentors several fellows and junior investigators. Her research focuses on statistical methods for absolute risk prediction, laboratory methods and problems arising in genetic epidemiology. She is the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship, an elected Member of the International Statistical Institute (2007), and an elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association (2013).