Laura Cassidy, MS, PhD
Professor, Institute for Health and Society
Director, Epidemiology Division
Director, PhD in Public and Community Health
Director, Surgical Clinical Outcomes Registries and Research, Department of Surgery
Laura Cassidy received an MS in Biostatistics and a PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health. She was previously an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Pittsburgh and is currently an Associate Professor in the Institute for Health and Society and the Department of Surgery. Her research interests include pediatric surgical outcomes, trauma, registry development in addition to identification and evaluation of risk factors and treatment of pediatric patients. Dr. Cassidy became Director of the PhD Program in Public and Community Health in 2011.