Speaker Profile

Ph.D., Assistant Investigator, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
Biography

Dr. Coley is an Assistant Investigator at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle, WA. Her research focuses on statistical methods for precision medicine, including prediction modeling, Bayesian hierarchical models, and joint survival and longitudinal data analysis. In collaboration with colleagues in the Department of Urology at Johns Hopkins Hospital, she has developed a risk prediction model to inform a personalized management program for men diagnosed with low risk prostate cancer that is now being used in the clinic. Dr. Coley received her PhD in Biostatistics from the University of Washington in 2014 and completed a postdoctoral research fellowship with Scott Zeger in the Department of Biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2016.

Session Abstract – PMWC 2018 Silicon Valley

Session Synopsis: Individualized health, or InHealth, is a scientific approach to health promotion and disease management by combining clinical, genetic, lifestyle, and other data sources with sophisticated data analytics to improve health decisions in real time. This session will touch upon this comprehensive initiative using prostate cancer as an example.