Edward Peterson PhD

Edward L Peterson, PhD

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Specialties: Research

Services: Biostatistics

Board Certification and Education


  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, MI, 1988
  • University of Wisconsin, WI, 1981
  • Oakland University, MI, 1977

About Me

I specialize in Data Analysis, Research Design, and Sample Size Justification.

Public Health Sciences

Biographical Statement:
I have been a consulting biostatistician for over 36 years at Henry Ford Health System. During that time, I have been supported as the primary biostatistician on approximately 35 NIH-funded research grants. At present, I am supported on grants studying suicide (PI Brian Ahmedani, PhD), cardiac rehabilitation (PI Steven Keteyain, PhD), and heart failure (PI David Lanfear, MD).

Over the course of my career, I have been a member on three study sections at the NIH as well as being an ad hoc member multiple times. I served as the biostatistical member of our health system animal care committee. I was Chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences for 8 years. I have consulted with many physicians and am co-author on over 280 manuscripts including publications in the New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Research Interests

  • Childhood asthma
  • Hypertension
  • Otolaryngology






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