Aasthaa Bansal, PhD

Dr. Aasthaa Bansal PhD

Aasthaa Bansal, PhD

Joint Associate Professor
Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutch

Joint Associate Professor
Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research (HICOR), Fred Hutch

Translational Data Science Integrated Research Center (TDS IRC), Fred Hutch

Fax: 206.543.3835
Mail Stop: M3-B232

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.

Other Appointments & Affiliations

Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research & Policy Program
Department of Pharmacy, University of Washington


University of Waterloo, 2006, BMath (Computer Science: Bioinformatics Option)

University of Washington, 2008 MS (Biostatistics)

University of Washington, 2011, PhD (Biostatistics)

Research Interests

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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