Alokananda Ghosh, MD, PhD is an Assistant Research Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at George Washington University. She joined the Biostatistics Center in July 2019. She completed her PhD in Biostatistics and Data Science in May 2019 at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and previously obtained her MD from Baylor College of Medicine and her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Ghosh is currently a Co-Investigator and statistician on GRADE (Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness Study). In addition to her Co-I and statistician roles, Dr. Ghosh is a licensed physician with a background in internal medicine and she gives periodic medical seminars to the Biostatistics Center geared towards providing clinically focused didactics on disease processes, their underlying pathophysiology and relevant anatomical structures. She is particularly interested in clinical applications of biostatistics and their contributions to evidence based medicine including statistical methodology, software development, and the design and implementation of large multi-center clinical trials and other longitudinal studies. Dr. Ghosh regularly serves as a reviewer for scientific journals and is an active member of the American Medical Association (AMA), American Statistical Association (ASA) and American Diabetes Association (ADA).