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Umut Ozbek

  • POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW Population Health Science and Policy
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Population Health Science and Policy
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  • PhD, University of Pittsburgh

  • BS, Middle East Technical University

  • MS, Ankara University


    Dr. Özbek’s primary focus is on statistical genetics and genetic epidemiology. Her other interests include cancer clinical trials, longitudinal multivariate modelling, penalized regression methods, high-dimensional data analysis, and pharmacogenomics. Dr. Özbek has an extensive consulting experience in designing and analyzing clinical and experimental trials.

Industry Relationships

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Dr. Ozbek did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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