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John Griffith

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John Griffith, Ph.D Professor, Associate Dean for Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences


Clinical Trials

Research Interest

Nutrition and diet and health outcomes, Construction and validation of statistical prediction models for clinical decision making, Complex survey designs and public health

Educational Background

Ph.D., Boston University, Mathematics
M.S., Tufts University, Mathematics


I currently am the Associate Dean for Research at the Bouve College at Northeastern University where I also direct the Biostatistics Service center (BSC). Prior to this I spent over 20 years at Tufts University where I developed and directed research centers designed to support clinical and health researchers, including the Biostatistics Research Center and the Design and Data Resource Center for the Tufts CTSI. I was the Statistical Director for the Tufts Medical Center Cancer Center and prior to that for the Tufts General Clinical Research Center. I currently direct and lead several study research centers including being the Core Leader for the Biostatistics Core for the UMASS Lowell Center for Population Health. I teach experimental design and biostatistics for graduate programs in Pharmacy and in Population Health at Northeastern University.