Marianthi Markatou


Marianthi Markatou.

Marianthi Markatou


Marianthi Markatou


Research Topics

Statistical Sciences (Statistics and Biostatistics): robustness, theory (& applications) of statistical distances, mixture models, model assessment, classification & clustering, machine learning, kernel methods, foundations of data science. Interdisciplinary: text mining, biomedical informatics, safety of medical products, data science methods.

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Education and Training

  • Certificate of training, biomedical informatics, Columbia University
  • PhD, statistics, The Pennsylvania State University
  • MA, statistics, University of Rochester
  • BS, mathematics/physics, University of Patras, Greece

Awards and Honors

  • Fulbright Fellowship recipient (Greece) 2017, 2019
  • Elected Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics
  • Elected Fellow, American Statistical Association
  • Elected Member, International Statistical Institute
  • Scientific Advisory Committee Member, IMEDS Program, Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA
  • Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health (inducted 2017)
  • Senior Researcher of the Year Award (2019, SPHHP)

Editorial and Scientific Program Committees

  • Associate editor, Theory and Methods Section, Journal of the American Statistical Association (JASA)
  • Program committee chair, UP-STAT 2021 Conference

Professional Affiliations

  • American Statistical Association, Elected Fellow
  • Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Elected Fellow
  • International Biometric Society
  • International Statistical Institute, Elected Member


  • PCORI: Patient-centered HCV care via Telemedicine for Individuals on Opiate Substitutions Therapy: A stepped-wedge Clustered Randomized Controlled Trial 
  • FDA: Evaluating the LRT Method for Post-Marketing Surveillance for Drug Safety Comparison and Connection with the Pattern Discovery Framework.