Joint Assistant Member, HICOR
Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutch
Dr. Aasthaa Bansal is a biostatistician who does comparative effectiveness research — assessing clinical and public health interventions to see what works best for improving health. Her areas of focus include analysis of survival and other health outcomes; statistical methods for developing and evaluating biomarkers; and precision, or personalized, medicine. She works with the Hutchinson Institute for Health Outcomes Research, or HICOR, where she has helped analyze survival, cost and resource utilization in prostate and colorectal cancer; studied bankruptcy in cancer patients; used cure modeling (a type of tool to analyze cancer survival data) to develop methods for economic analysis; and investigated disparities in cancer treatment and outcomes.
Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research & Policy Program
Department of Pharmacy, University of Washington
University of Waterloo, 2006, B.Math (Computer Science: Bioinformatics Option)
University of Washington, 2008 M.S. (Biostatistics)
University of Washington, 2011, Ph.D. (Biostatistics)
Comparative effectiveness research, with a focus on health outcomes and survival analysis
Methods for developing and evaluating biomarkers and prediction models for dynamic decision-making
Methods for the analysis of observational data
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