Assistant Research Professor
Dr. Santacatterina is an Assistant Research Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at the Biostatistics Center and the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics of the Milken Institute School of Public Health of the George Washington University. He joined the Biostatistics Center in August 2020. He is a co-investigator of the Data Coordinating Center COVID-19 Community Research Partnership, a research program that supports the coordination, collection, and analysis of COVID-19 data. This program is funded by the state of North Carolina and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He is also a co-investigator of the Data Coordinating Center for the Hurricane Maria project, a research program that investigates the excess mortality in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in 2017. This project is funded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Before joining the George Washington University, Dr. Santacatterina received a Ph.D. in Biostatistics from Karolinska Institutet in April 2018 and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Cornell TRIPODS Center for Data Science and Cornell Tech in August 2020. His dissertation and postdoc research focused on developing and applying statistical and data science methods for leveraging real-world data for optimal decision-making.
Dr. Santacatterina’s personal website: https://michelesantacatterina.github.io/
Current BSC Projects
COVID-19 CRP (Community Research Partnership)
Hurricane Maria Project
Position Type: Faculty