Philip Reiss, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Biostatistics at the NYU Child Study Center, and a Research Scientist at the Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research. He serves as biostatistician for a broad array of CSC research projects. His methodological research focuses on statistical modeling, in particular for high-dimensional data sets such as those acquired in psychiatric neuroimaging studies.
Dr. Reiss earned his BA in Mathematics from the University of Manitoba and MS degrees in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Toronto. He was awarded a PhD in Biostatistics, with distinction, from Columbia University. Before joining NYU, Dr. Reiss held positions as a survey methodologist with Statistics Canada, a biostatistician at the Brown University Center for Statistical Sciences, and a clinical pharmacokineticist with Wyeth Research.
Dr. Reiss is a member of the American Statistical Association, the International Biometric Society, and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. He has co-authored papers in a wide variety of biomedical and statistical journals, and his work has been presented at conferences and seminars in the United States, Canada, and Europe. He has served as an instructor in probability and statistics at the University of Toronto. Dr. Reiss's dissertation research was supported by a Kirschstein-NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Institute of Mental Health, and earned awards in two student paper competitions.