BA (Mathematics): Washington State University, Pullman, WA; 1984
PhD (Applied Mathematics): University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; 1990
Postdoctoral Fellowship (Biostatistics): University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; 1991
Dr. Gooley is a biostatistician, with well-recognized expertise in the design and analysis of laboratory research, clinical trials and observational studies. He is the Director of the Clinical Biostatistics Program within the Clinical Research Division and the Director of the Biostatistics Shared Resource at the Fred Hutch.
Over the years, Dr. Gooley has been involved in hundreds of studies, both clinical trials and observational studies, these studies taking place within the Clinical Research Division and throughout the world. He is first author on a New England Journal of Medicine paper documenting the striking improvement in post-transplant outcomes at Fred Hutch over a span of two eras separated by a decade. Dr. Gooley also published a paper in 1999 in Statistics in Medicine that was the 23rd-most cited applied biostatistics paper in the medical literature from 1985 to 2002.
Dr. Gooley continues making vital contributions to the design, analysis and reporting of clinical trials in hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT), and in rheumatology, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, as well as a wide variety of large laboratory projects. He is one of twelve faculty who teach a summer course for clinical fellows who are starting a career in HCT. He also teaches a biostatistics/clinical trials class to the Hematology/Oncology Fellows at the Fred Hutch.