Laurel Beckett, PhD
Laurel Beckett is a biostatistician with extensive experience in medical research. She works with scientists in designing, evaluating and analyzing a wide range of studies, including clinical trials, population health studies and basic science investigations. Her areas of specialty include Alzheimer's disease, other chronic diseases of aging and cancer clinical trials. She has held consulting positions with Stanford Medical School, the New York Public Health Department, and Brookhaven National Laboratory. Previous faculty positions include Rush University, Harvard University, Texas A&M University, and SUNY Stony Brook. She also is a member of the scientific advisory board for the Alzheimer's Disease Centers at UC San Diego and Washington University, and the Consortium Against Major Diseases. A research specialist, Beckett does not see patients.