Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Denise M Scholtens, PhD

Denise M Scholtens, PhD

Chief of Biostatistics in the Department of Preventive Medicine

Professor of Preventive Medicine (Biostatistics) and Neurological Surgery

Focus of Work


Dr. Denise Scholtens is interested in statistical problems arising from high-throughput omics data a. She is a member of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center Biostatistics Core where she collaborates on a variety of basic science and clinical cancer studies. She also directs the Data Coordinating Center for the international, observational Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) Follow-Up Study and serves as the primary statistician for the HAPO Metabolomics Study.


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Education and Certification

  • PhD: Harvard University, Biostatistics (2004)