Dean Billheimer, PhD

Professor of Biostatistics
Bayesian Statistics, Study Design, Compositional Data Analysis
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Dean Billheimer, PhD, leads the University of Arizona Statistics Consulting Lab (Stat Lab) in partnering with scientists and physicians to advance discovery and understanding. The Stat Lab provides statistical expertise, personnel, and computing resources to facilitate study design and conduct, data acquisition protocols, data analysis, and the preparation of grants and manuscripts. Dr. Billheimer also works to adapt and develop new statistical methods to address emerging problems in science and medicine. Dr. Billheimer facilitates discovery translation and economic development by consulting with public and private organizations external to the University of Arizona. 


  • BS Chemical Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN
  • MS Experimental Statistics, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
  • PhD Statistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA