Grant Izmirlian received his Ph.D. degree in analysis (probability theory), with a minor in computer science, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, under the supervision of Professor Peter E. Ney (Emeritus Professor of mathematics) in 1993. Between 94 and 96 he did a training fellowship at the Carolina Population Center and Department of Biostatistics, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with Chiryath M. Suchindran, Professor of biostatistics and mathematical demography. Between 96 and 99 he was an IRTA Fellow at the National Institute on Aging, Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, with Dwight Brock. Since 99 he has been a Mathematical Statistician at the Biometry Research Group, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, working on monitoring trials/issues related to interim analysis and statistical issues related to the natural history of cancer and cancer screening trials, a tidbit of bioinformatics, as well as statistical point person for the prostate component of the prostate, lung, colon, and ovarian randomized controlled trial of cancer screening.
Biography Updated on 2 February 2012