Jeffrey Switchenko, PhD, MS


Titles and Roles

Assistant Research Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University
Assistant Research Professor, Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Shared Resource
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Research Program
Cancer Prevention and Control


Jeffrey Switchenko, PhD, MS, is an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Rollin School of Public Health. He joined the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource at Winship Cancer Institute in February 2012. He is a member of the Cancer Prevention and Control research program at Winship.


Dr. Switchenko received his PhD and MS, both in Biostatistics, from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.


Dr. Switchenko has extensive experience in biostatistical methodology. His research background consists of spatial analysis within a Bayesian framework, as a means of identifying populations at risk of obtaining diseases. He currently collaborates on clinical and genomic study design and analysis, and seeks to apply Bayesian methodology to a wide variety of cancer research projects ranging from cancer prevention and control to genomic studies.


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Dr. Switchenko has received the following honors and awards:

  • Biostatistics in Genetics, Immunology, and Neuroimaging training grant fellowship, 2006-2011
  • Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education fellowship, 2011-2012
  • Pam Rollins Research Award and selected as a 2014 scholar by the Winship Executive Committee, 2014

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