Robert Parker, ScD

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Associate Investigator, Biostatistics, Massachusetts General Hospital

Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


Robert Parker is an Associate Investigator in MGH Biostatistics and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. 

He is an Associate Director of the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core of the Harvard Center for AIDS Research, and Director of the Data Coordinating Center for the PRIME-AIR study. In addition, he works on multiple other R01 studies in HIV (both domestic and international) and has recently started working on projects with the Center for Health Outcomes and Interdisciplinary Research (CHOIR) at MGH. 

His research interests are in non-standard study design, non-standard data analysis, and the art of statistical consulting. He is a co-author of the textbook “Planning Clinical Research” published by Cambridge University Press. 

Dr. Parker earned an ScD in Biostatistics from the Harvard School of Public Health and an MSc in Medical Statistics from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.