Director, Biostatistics Laboratory
Eric Polley, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences at The University of Chicago where he is the faculty director for the Data Science concentration in the Master of Public Health program. Dr. Polley was previously an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in the Department of Quantitative Health Sciences at Mayo Clinic (2015-2021) and a mathematical statistician in the Biometric Research Branch at the U.S. National Cancer Institute (2012-2015). Dr. Polley received his PhD in biostatistics from the University of California, Berkeley in 2010. With Mark van der Laan, they developed the Super Learner ensemble prediction methodology. His research area involves the development and evaluation of prediction methods, innovative methods for diagnostic and prognostic prediction, and precision medicine clinical trial design.