David Cheng, PhD

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Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Instructor in Investigation, Biostatistics Center


David Cheng is an Instructor of Investigation at MGH and an Instructor in Medicine at HMS. He collaborates with multiple groups at Mass General, including the Division of General Internal Medicine and the Mongan Institute. His collaborative research includes work in cancer, autoimmune diseases, and cardiovascular diseases. His methodological research is in causal inference and data integration. He is particularly interested in developing methods and applications to facilitate comparative effectiveness research and precision medicine using electronic health records data.

Dr. Cheng received his PhD in Biostatistics from Harvard University in 2018 and also holds an AM in Biostatistics from Harvard and a BA in Economics and Statistics from the University of Chicago.