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Heather Janel Hoffman Faculty Member

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Dr. Hoffman teaches various advanced quantitative courses in the classroom and in the online environment, including Biostatistical Applications for Public Health, Use of SAS for Data Management and Data Analysis, Applied Survival Analysis, Advanced SAS, and Quantitative Methods. She has received multiple Excellence in Teaching awards and is a member of the Master Teachers Academy. Dr. Hoffman's diverse research portfolio focuses primarily on HIV/AIDS and breast cancer. She has co-authored more than 50 articles in the peer reviewed literature and contributed to more than 80 presentations at scientific conferences. She serves as the biostatistician on multiple grants and contracts including funding by the NIH, USAID, and EGPAF. Dr. Hoffman serves as the faculty advisor for multiple masters and doctoral students annually. Dr. Hoffman is the MPH Biostatistics Program Director, and she serves as the Chair of the GWSPH and DBB Curriculum Committees. In her profession, Dr. Hoffman is a member of multiple professional organizations and serves as a peer reviewer for manuscripts and textbooks. Dr. Hoffman serves on the United States Transuranium and Uranium Registries Scientific Advisory Committee and on the Executive Committee as the Publicity Officer for the Teaching of Statistics in the Health Sciences Section of the American Statistical Association.

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