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School of Dental Medicine

Matthew D. Finkelman

Associate Professor
Director of the Division of Biostatistics and Experimental Design

Matthew D. Finkelman

Associate Professor
Director of the Division of Biostatistics and Experimental Design

Phone (617) 636-3449
1 Kneeland Street, Boston, MA 02111
Biography: 

Dr. Matthew D. Finkelman is an associate professor and Director of the Division of Biostatistics and Experimental Design at TUSDM.  He has a Ph.D. in Statistics from Stanford University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Harvard School of Public Health prior to joining Tufts. Dr. Finkelman’s research interests include special care in dentistry, opioid misuse, psychometrics, and the design of computer-based questionnaires. He has authored or co-authored over 150 abstracts presented at national and international conferences, as well as over 90 papers published in peer-reviewed journals such as Statistics in Medicine, Psychometrika, the Journal of the American Dental Association, and the New England Journal of Medicine. He was a keynote speaker at the inaugural conference of the International Association of Computerized Adaptive Testing and was inducted into the Robert R. Andrews Research Honor Society in 2012.