James Hughes, PhD

Dr. James Hughes PhD

James Hughes, PhD

Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutch

Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutch

Fax: 206.667.4378
Mail Stop: M2-C200

Dr. James Hughes is a biostatistician who applies statistical methods to problems in HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases including cervical cancer, which is caused by human papillomavirus. He specializes in the design of randomized controlled trials involving clusters or groups of subjects, such as studies of HIV risk in transgender populations. He also studies statistical methods for dealing with misclassified data.

Other Appointments & Affiliations

Professor, Biostatistics
University of Washington

Graduate Faculty, Biostatistics
University of Washington


University of Washington, 1993, PhD (Statistics)

University of Washington, 1980, MS (Biomathematics)

University of Maine, 1977, BS (Wildlife Ecology)

Research Interests

Application of statistical methods to problems in AIDS and other sexually transmitted disease

Cluster randomized trial designs

Stepped Wedge study designs

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Dr. Hughes in the News

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