Aryana Arsham, Ph.D., joined DCEG in 2019 as a postdoctoral fellow with both the Biostatistics Branch (BB) and the Radiation Epidemiology Branch (REB). She earned her Ph.D. in statistics from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, under the joint supervision of Drs. Thomas Mathew and Ionut Bebu. Her doctoral research focused on cost-effectiveness analysis as a measuring tool for the decision-making in medical treatments.
Dr. Arsham works under the mentorship of Mark Little, D.Phil., senior investigator, REB, and Philip S. Rosenberg, Ph.D., senior investigator, BB. Her research focuses on predicting dose rates using machine learning methods for the assessment of cancer risk as well as Age-Period-Cohort modelling for addressing disparities in cancer incidence amongst different groups.