ChicagoCHEC Role: Biostatistics and Methodology Support
Organization: Northwestern University
Alfred W. Rademaker, Ph.D., is Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Director, Division of Biostatistics in that department and Director, Biostatistics Core Facility of The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois. A graduate of the Pennsylvania State University (Ph.D. – Statistics), Dr. Rademaker is a member of The American Statistical Association, The Biometric Society, Society of Clinical Trials, and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. He currently serves as Co-Chair of Lurie Cancer Center’s Scientific Review Committee. He has served on data and safety monitoring committees in breast cancer and ophthalmology. He is a co-investigator on several NCI and other NIH grants. He is the biostatistician for the Northwestern Alzheimer’s Disease Center. His research interests are early phase cancer clinical trial design, sample size determination, statistical methods for diagnostic testing and cluster randomized clinical trials.