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, foundation of "big data" analysis. Interdisciplinary: text mining, biomedical informatics, safety of medical products, data science methods, comparative effectiveness.

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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
  • Biostatistical Methods and Research Design (BMRD) study section, Permanent Member (2014-2020)
  • 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)

Editorial and Scientific Program Committees

  • Associate Editor, Theory and Methods Section, Journal of the American Statistical Association (JASA)
  • Knowledge & Data Discovery (KDD) Program Committee Member (Workshop on "Anomaly Detection in Finance", 2017)
  • Data Science, Learning & Applications to Biomedical & Health Sciences Workshop, 2016

Professional Affiliations

  • American Statistical Association, Elected Fellow
  • BMRD Study Section (2014-2020), Permanent Member
  • Institute of Mathematical Statistics
  • International Biometric Society
  • International Statistical Institute, Elected Member
  • Scientific Advisory Committee Member, IMEDS, Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA


  • PCORI: Patient-centered HCV care via Telemedicine for Individuals on Opiate Substitutions Therapy: A stepped-wedge Clustered Randomized Controlled Trial 
  • NIH/NIDA: Pharmacokinetics of Methadone in HIV/HCV co-infected patients with and without liver fibrosis.