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Greg Ball

Merck & Co., Inc
Clinical Safety Statistics
After graduating from Northwestern University with a bachelor’s in economics, Greg served in the Navy for 4 years and taught high school math and physics for 5 years, before going back to school to get a master’s in applied statistics from Purdue University. Eventually, while working as a statistician, he earned his PhD in Biostatistics from the University of Texas. Greg’s current research on blinded safety monitoring procedures emerged from his early work at academic medical centers and CROs, developed into his college dissertation and continues to be developed in collaboration with statistical and clinical scientists from several pharmaceutical companies.