Welcoming our Newest Faculty Member

September 13, 2017


The Department of Biostatistics is pleased to welcome the newest member of our faculty, Stavroula Chrysanthopoulou, PhD.  

Dr. Chrysanthopoulou received her PhD from Brown’s Department of Biostatistics in 2013. Her appointment with the Department, effective September 2017, is as Assistant Professor, Research Scholar.  She is an expert in the area of microsimulation modeling to describe the natural history of lung cancer, simulate individual trajectories and make predictions. Her interests are focused on complex statistical predictive models used in medical decision making, calibration and predictive accuracy assessment methods, causal inference and missing data techniques, simulation studies, as well as high-performance computing techniques.

Chrysanthopoulou previously worked for Brown's Center for Statistical Sciences as an Investigator for one year before her appointment as Instructor of Biostatistics with the Department of Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 2015. She has extensive teaching experience at the graduate level. This Fall, she will be teaching the PHP1510/2510 course, Principles of Biostatistics and Data Analysis.  She will also assist with the Department's Master's Graduate Program.

Chrysanthopoulou loves dancing, has offered groups lessons in traditional Greek dancing and participated in several Greek and Latin dancing performances in the past!

Welcome, Dr. Chrysanthopoulou!