Tulay Koru-Sengul

Research Associate Professor

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Dr. Tulay Koru-Sengul is a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She is a member of the Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Program, Clinical Protocol Review Committee, the Data and Safety Monitoring Committee and a faculty biostatistician in the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. She earned her Master’s degree in biostatistics from Johns Hopkins University, and both Master’s and Doctoral degrees in statistics from the University of Pittsburgh. She held research positions at the University of Pittsburgh and faculty appointments at the State University of New York at Buffalo, University of Saskatchewan and McMaster University in Canada. Along with her faculty appointments, she was the director of the Statistical Consulting Laboratory in the Department of Biostatistics at the State University of New York at Buffalo, a Research Scientist at Saskatchewan Health Quality Council, and a faculty biostatistician in the Clinical Trials Methodology Group at Ontario Clinical Oncology Group in Canada. Her research interests include development and application of statistical methods for biological responses that vary in time and occasion, design and analysis of clinical trials, missing data analysis, and statistical methods for high dimensional medical data. Her current cancer research interests focus on the areas of health disparities in cancer diagnosis, prevention, screening, survival and other outcomes using large population-based databases. She currently teaches Medical Biostatistics in the MPH, MD/MPH programs and activity mentors several graduate students, medical residents, and fellows.