David Redden, PhD

Professor and Interim Chair
Ryals 309D

Dr. Redden graduated the University of Alabama in 1995 with a PhD in Applied Statistics.  He has 23 years of experience as a research biostatistician and university professor. He has served as Principal Investigator of a K25 award that developed statistical methods to estimate and control for the effects of admixture within genetic association studies.  As the Principal Investigator of the NIAMS Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center (MCRC) Methodology Core, he has mentored junior investigators and oversaw the design, data collection and management, and analysis of the MCRC projects.  These 4 projects included an outcome and effectiveness research study, two genetic association studies, and an imaging study.  He has also served as Co-PI and Statistician on multiple R01 grants and longitudinal studies investigating AIDS, Diabetes, Obesity, Tuberculosis, Asthma, Early Childhood Education, Nutrition, Gerontology, Urinary Incontinence, and Pain.  He currently serves on the Executive Committee of the UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) and is the Director of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Division (BERD) of the CCTS.   He has expertise in design and analysis of clustered trials, group randomized trials, non-inferiority designs, power calculations, generalized estimating equations, and regression methodology including hierarchical linear models, mixed linear models, repeated measures ANOVA, and clinical trial design. Dr. Redden served as Chair of Biostatistics from January 2014 until July 2017.  

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