Clara P. Domínguez Islas, PhD

Dr. Clara Domínguez Islas  PhD

Clara P. Domínguez Islas, PhD

Senior Staff Scientist
Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology Program, Fred Hutch

Mail Stop: M2-C200

Design and analysis of trials for HIV prevention, methods for meta-analysis of clinical trials, Bayesian approaches for extrapolation of efficacy between populations.


University of Washington, 2015, PhD (Biostatistics)

Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, 2004, M.S. (Applied Statistics)

Universidad de Colima, 2000, BS (Mathematics)

Research Interests

Design and analysis of clinical trials for on-demand HIV prevention strategies

Bayesian methods of extraploation/bridging studies


Awards and Honors

2015 - Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, Biostatistics, University of Washington School of Public Health

2013 - The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Award for outstanding Research Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science

2013 - AJE Article of the Year, in recognition as coauthor of the article “Adapting Group Sequential Methods to Observational Postlicensure Vaccine Safety Surveillance: Results of a Pentavalanent Combination DTaP-IPV-Hib Vaccine Safety Study”, selected by the Editors as one of the 10 best of the year

2004 - Mention for Excellence, Masters in Applied Statistics, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey

2000 - Peña-Colorada Award for highest GPA in Bachelor in Sciences with Mayor in Mathematics in the University of Colima