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Alyssa B. Dufour, Ph.D.

Statistician/Assistant Scientist I
Instructor in Medicine, Department of Medicine Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School

Alyssa B. Dufour, PhD is a biostatistician whose research is focused on statistical methods relevant to the study of musculoskeletal conditions and rheumatic diseases in older adults.  As a statistician who collaborates with epidemiologists and rheumatology professionals, her interests reflect both medical and statistical areas.

Dr. Dufour’s current research areas include advanced statistical methods for analyzing longitudinal data by clustering trajectories, repeated measures studies and mixed effects modeling.  Additionally, she is collaborating on projects examining foot disorders and biomechanics, nutritional epidemiology, and sarcopenia in older adults.

Selected Publications

Institute for Aging Research
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