Megan Othus, Ph.D.

Megan Othus Ph.D
faculty member

Megan Othus, Ph.D.

Professor, Biostatistics and Biomathematics
Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutch

Fax: 206.667.7004
Mail Stop: M3-C102

Dr. Megan Othus is a biostatistician who studies how to refine and improve the analysis of complex data from clinical trials. Specifically, she focuses on survival analysis, cure modeling, change-point problems, and longitudinal and multivariate data analysis. Her collaborative research includes the design, conduct and analysis of cancer research studies, particularly melanoma and leukemia clinical trials. She also studies the cost effectiveness of various cancer treatment approaches. Dr. Othus specializes in developing statistical methods for correlated survival data, which arise in many types of biomedical research. For example, data from population-based studies can reveal survival rates based on geographical location.

For questions or additional information:
Tiffany Vo     
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Mail Stop M3-C102
1100 Fairview Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98109-1024
Phone: 206.667.2705

Other Appointments & Affiliations

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
University of Washington


Ph.D., Biostatistics, Harvard University, 2009

A.M., Biostatistics, Harvard University, 2006

B.A., Mathematics, Reed College, 2004

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Dr. Othus in the News

The response is what counts

Science Spotlight - January 21, 2019

Counting cancer cures when calculating QALYs

Science Spotlight - June 19, 2017

For the Media

The Media Relations team at Fred Hutch is available to assist members of the news media who would like to arrange interviews with faculty.

Email or call 206.667.2210