Todd Alonzo, PhD

Professor of Research Population and Public Health Sciences; Group Statistician for Children's Oncology Group



Todd Alonzo is a Professor of Research in the Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California. He received his undergraduate degree at the California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, California in Statistics in 1994 and received both his MS and his PhD in Biostatistics in 1997 and 2000 from the University of Washington, Seattle. Dr. Alonzo's main areas of research interest are the statistical methods for analysis of biomarkers and medical diagnostic and screening tests, clinical trials, and the design and analysis of pediatric acute myelogenous leukemia studies. He has published over 245 peer-reviewed articles.

Dr. Alonzo has been member of the Editorial Board for Biometrics, Pediatric Blood Cancer, and Biometrical Journal and has acted as a reviewer for 30 scientific journals. He is a member of several Data Safety and Monitoring Boards. Dr. Alonzo was the President of the International Biometric Society Western Northern America Region (WNAR) in 2009. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association.

Research Interests

  • Statistical Methods
  • Research Design and Methods

Courses Taught

  • Design of Clinical Studies