David Cheng, PhD

Assistant Investigator
Biostatistics Center, Mass General Research Institute
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
autoimmune disease; cancer; cardiovascular disease; causal inference; comparative effectiveness research; data integration; electronic health records; health policy; precision medicine

David Cheng is an Instructor of Investigation at MGH and an Instructor in Medicine at HMS. He collaborates with multiple groups at MGH, including the Division of General Internal Medicine and the Mongan Institute. His collaborative research includes work in cancer, autoimmune diseases, cardiovascular diseases, and health policy. His methodological research is in causal inference and data integration. He is particularly interested in developing methods and applications to facilitate comparative effectiveness research and precision medicine using electronic health records data. 

Dr. Cheng received a PhD in Biostatistics from Harvard University and a BA in Economics and Statistics from the University of Chicago.

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