Dr. Marianthi Markatou is Professor of Biostatistics and Associate Chair of Research and Healthcare Informatics, Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Health Professions, and Assistant Director, Institute of Healthcare Informatics, Jacobs School of Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo. She received a Ph. D. in Statistics from the Pennsylvania State University. Her research interests are broad and include problems at the interface of statistics and machine learning, modeling, surveillance methods, emerging safety sciences, biomedical informatics methods, methods for the analysis of massive (big) data, text mining, and healthcare applications.
Dr. Markatou is an Elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association, an Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute and an Associate Editor for Theory and Methods, Journal of the American Statistical Association. From 2000-2002 she was a Program Director of Statistics, NSF. Dr. Markatou spent many years on the faculty at Columbia University, NY, and 2 years at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center. Currently, she is a permanent member on the Biostatistical Methods and Research Design (BMRD) study section, NIH.