Elizabeth Garrett-Mayer, Ph.D.

Dr. Elizabeth Garrett-Mayer, Ph.D.

Director, Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics,
Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina

Dr. Garrett-Mayer earned her Ph.D. in biostatistics from Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is a professor of biostatistics at the Medical University of South Carolina where she also serves as director of the division of biostatistics and bioinformatics, and as the director of biostatistics for the Hollings Cancer Center.

Dr. Garrett-Mayer has served on protocol scientific review committees at both the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Hollings Cancer Center for a combined 15 years of experience. She has authored numerous publications on trial design methodology for phase I trials in cancer research, and recently organized a symposium on early phase adaptive trial designs with national and international leaders in the field.

She is a member of the clinical oncology study section of the National Cancer Institute, an associate editor for the journal Clinical Trials and serves as a statistician on data safety and monitoring boards, including for the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network.