Brian P. Pittman


Departments & Organizations

Psychiatry: Center for the Translational Neuroscience of Alcoholism

Role at Yale

Brian Pittman earned his MS in biostatistics from Columbia University in 1993 and has worked as statistician with the CTNA since 2004. He has collaborated with biomedical researchers in the design, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of clinical and biomedical research studies for over nineteen years. His research interests include the design and analysis of clinical trials and alternative methodological approaches to analyze non-normally distributed data typically derived from psychiatric challenge studies. He as authored or co-authored 90+ scientific, peer-reviewed manuscripts, including numerous publications related the CTNA. Brian collaborates closely with the director of the Statistical Core, Dr. Ralitza Gueorguieva and with the director of Data Management, Ms. Elaine LaVelle.


  • B.S., Ramapo College of New Jersey, 1991
  • M.S., Columbia University, 1993

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