Hanga Galfalvy, PhD

Hanga Galfalvy, Ph.D.

Hanga Galfalvy, PhD

Statistician
Associate Professor of Biostatistics (in Psychiatry)
Departments of Psychiatry and Biostatistics, Columbia University Medical Center

Dr. Hanga Galfalvy received her PhD in statistics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her transition into the area of psychiatric research was funded by an NIMH K25 award for developing statistical methodology for predicting suicide and suicide attempt based on multidimensional data. Currently, she has a joint appointment in the Department of Biostatistics and the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University, and 15 years of research experience in psychiatric statistics. Dr. Galfalvy’s methodological research interests focus on statistical methods for analyzing psychiatric data, including building and evaluating prediction models for suicide/attempt, analysis of multidimensional longitudinally measured data, and statistical genetics. She has collaborated throughout her career with established psychiatric investigators and research groups, both nationally and internationally, as a co-investigator or statistician on projects funded by NIMH, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the New York State Office of Mental Health, the VA, and SAMHSA.