National Children’s Study Federal Advisory Committee Member
Dr. Krischer is Professor and Chief of the Division of Bioinformatics and Statistics, and Director of the Pediatrics Epidemiology Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida. He has a long-standing interest in the design, implementation, and analysis of clinical trials. He co-founded and directed the statistical office for the Pediatric Oncology Group, directed the data center for the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)-funded DPT-1 study group of Type 1 diabetes. His office currently is the data coordinating center for the TrialNet, TEDDY, and TRIGR studies of diabetes. Dr. Krischer received his PhD from Harvard University. His current research focuses primarily on the design, conduct, and analysis of multi-institutional clinical trials, the epidemiology of autoimmune disorders, rare diseases, and cancer control. Dr. Krischer is the author of more than 200 scientific papers.