Joseph Hogan

Professor of Biostatistics
Director of Biostatistics Graduate Program


Hogan is a faculty member in the Biostatistics Section of the Program in Public Health. He is a core faculty member in the Center for Statistical Sciences, serves as Co-Director of the Outcomes and Biostatistics Core for the Center for AIDS Research, and is Director of the Biostatistics Graduate Program. He received his ScD in Biostatistics at Harvard University in 1995.

His research concerns the development of statistical methods for missing data, causal inference, and sensitivity analysis with focus on applications in HIV and behavioral sciences. In the last 2-3 years, the primary emphasis of his research and training efforts is on HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. Current projects concern development of methods for analysis of large-scale observational data, optimizing use of limited resources for clinical monitoring, and analysis of viral sequence data.

Other professional activities include:

  • Associate Editor: Biostatistics, Lifetime Data Analysis
  • Advisory Board Member, NICHD Multicenter Reproductive Medicine Network
  • Co-director, Outcomes & Biostatistics Core, Lifespan/Tufts/Brown Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)


Behavioral medicine, Causal inference, HIV/AIDS, Longitudinal data analysis, Missing data