Emilia Bagiella

Dr Emilia Bagiella is a Professor of Biostatistics in the Department of Population Science and Policy and the director of the Center for Biostatistics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is the co-director of the MS in Biostatistics and of the PhD in Clinical Research at the Graduate School of Biomedical Science at Mount Sinai. Dr Bagiella’s interest has focused on enhancing translational research through innovative approaches to the design of clinical trials, training a new generation of translational researchers and continuing to garner federal support for evaluating the important clinical innovations that are emergent from clinical and translational investigators. The primary focus Dr Bagiella’s agenda is the design, conduct and analysis of clinical trials and epidemiological studies for novel therapeutics. She has been the PI of the Data Coordinating Center (DCC) for 7 federally funded multi-center clinical trials. She has developed new methods for the analysis of heart rate and blood pressure variability, the analysis of multiple outcomes, as well as for the analysis of case-control data. Dr Bagiella has dedicated a large part of her career to educational activities, through teaching in the Master’s and Doctoral Programs in Biostatistics, Public Health and Clinical Research, as well as leading several institutional educational initiatives.