Howard F.  Andrews, PhD

Co-Director, Statistics, Epidemiology, and Data Management Core
Associate Clinical Professor, Biostatistics & Director of Data Coordinating Center

Phone: (646) 774-5468
Email: hfa1@columbia.edu 

Howard F. Andrews, PhD is Director of the Data Coordinating Center (DCC) at New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and is Co-director of the Research Information Services Consortium (RISC) at the New York Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Andrews co-directs the HIV Center's Statistics, Epidemiology and Data Management Core. Dr. Andrews holds a doctorate in Biopsychology and a more recent Masters degree in Biostatistics. In addition to providing comprehensive data management services to all of the HIV Center's research projects, Dr. Andrews' DCC manages data for many other large-scale clinical trials and epidemiological studies at the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, including The Washington Heights-Inwood Columbia Aging Project, the Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease with Estrogens Clinical Trial, and the Columbia Child Environmental Health Center. Dr. Andrews is a specialist in the management and analysis of large data sets, and in the statistical analysis of community-level data.

EDUCATION

Richmond College, City University of New York
BA - 1971 - Psychology

Rutgers University
PhD - 1977 - Biopsychology

Barnard College, Columbia University 
Postdoc Fellow - 1979 - Psychology

Columbia University, School of Public Health
MS - 1986 - Biostatistics

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1979-1981: Research Scientist II, Epidemiology of Mental Disorders Research Department, New York State Psychiatric Institute

1981-1994: Research Scientist III,  New York State Psychiatric Institute

1988-1991: Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

1994-1999: Research Scientist IV, New York State Psychiatric Institute

1980-1994: Adjunct Assistant Professor, Psychology Department, Barnard College

1989-1998: Senior Staff Associate, Neurology Department, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University

1998 - 2009: Research Scientist V, NYSPI, New York, NY

1998-present: Associate Clinical Professor of Neuroscience in Psychiatry, Sergievsky Center and the School of Public Health (Biostatistics) at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

1996-present: Director - Data Coordinating Center. Research Scientist V, NY State Psychiatric Institute

1999-present: Co-Director, Research Information Services Consortium, New York State Psychiatric Institute

Head, Data Management, Statistics & Modeling Core, Columbia Center for Child Environmental Health

2003-present: Head, Biostatistics and Data Management Core, Specialized Programs of Translational Research in Acute Stroke

2008-2009: Consultant, ‘HIV/AIDS in Rural Populations’ (HARP), Innovative Consultants, Inc./Office of Rural Health Policy, Washington, D.C.

2009 - present: Research Scientist V, Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, New York, NY