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Dr. Philip Westgate
College of Public Health

BS, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Central Michigan University; MS, PhD, Biostatistics, University of Michigan

Dr. Philip Westgate is the Interim Chair and Professor in the Department of Biostatistics. His methodological areas of interest include cluster, group, or community randomized trials, longitudinal studies, and clustered data in general. Furthermore, he has applied interests in a variety of areas, including pediatrics and the substance use area. He is the lead biostatistician for the University of Kentucky site of the HEALing Communities Study (UM1DA049406), and serves as co-investigator on multiple NIH grants. Furthermore, he is part of the University of Kentucky’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) Core, and serves on the CCTS data safety monitoring board.

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