Mireya Diaz Insua, PhD

Mireya Diaz Insua, PhD
Mireya Diaz Insua, PhD

Division Chief, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences

Professor, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics


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WMed
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Administrative:
Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
269.337.6560
Department of Biomedical Sciences
269.337.4552
Mireya.Diaz@med.wmich.edu

Mireya Diaz, PhD, has over 15 years of statistical consulting experience. She received her doctorate degree in Biostatistics from Case Western Reserve University. There she served as an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, member of two NIH-funded biostatistics core - one as Director - and Director of the Biostatistics program. While in this position she also worked as a methodologist for the Guidelines Department of the American Urological Association providing the methodological rigor for the medical guidelines dealing with management of VUR in children. Then she accepted a position as Associate Scientist and Director of Biostatistics of the Vattikuti Urology Institute where she worked with the Menon's pioneering team of Robotic Prostatectomy generating the evidence for the comparative effectiveness of the robotic approach. Her research endeavors and contributions to science focus in the development, application, and evaluation of statistical methods for effectiveness research with large observational databases including disease registries, administrative claims, and EMRs; meta-analyses of complex outcome structures; health technology assessment and medical guidelines development; and correlated data.