Faculty Directory

Daniel Heitjan

Director, SMU/UTSW Joint PhD Program in Biostatistics

Ph.D. University of Chicago 1985
Heroy Hall, Rm 142

Secondary email: daniel.heitjan@utsouthwestern.edu


Fellow of the American Statistical Association, 1997
Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, elected 2012
Fellow, Society for Clinical Trials, elected 2017

Research/Teaching Interests

Incomplete data; Clinical trials; Health economics

Selected Publications 

  • Handorf, Elizabeth A., Bekelman, Justin E., Heitjan, Daniel F., and Mitra, Nandita (2013). Evaluating costs with unmeasured confounding: a sensitivity analysis for the treatment effect. Annals of Applied Statistics 7, 2062–2080, doi:10.1214/13-AOAS665.
  • Heitjan, Daniel F., Ge, Zhiyun and Ying, Gui-shuang (2015).  Real-time prediction of clinical trial enrollment and event counts:  A review.  Contemporary Clinical Trials45, 26–33, doi:10.1016/j.cct.2015.07.010.

  •  Li, Yimei, Mick, Rosemarie, and Heitjan, Daniel F. (2015).  Suspension of accrual in phase II cancer clinical trials. Clinical Trials 12, 128–138, doi:10.1177/1740774514562029.

  • Allen, Chelsea McCarty, Griffith, Sandra D., Shiffman, Saul, and Heitjan, Daniel F. (2017).  Proximity and gravity: Modeling heaped self-reports. Statistics in Medicine 36, 3200–3215, doi:10.1002/sim.7327.

  • Ying, Gui-shuang, Zhang, Qiang, Lan, Yu, Li, Yimei, and Heitjan, Daniel F. (2017). Cure modeling in real-time prediction: Does it help?  Contemporary Clinical Trials59, 30–37, doi:10.1016/j.cct.2017.05.012.