Kevin Anstrom, PhD

Coordinating Center, Co-Principal Investigator


Kevin J. Anstrom, Ph.D., is the Director of Biostatistics at the Duke Clinical Research Institute and a Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Duke University. He is the co-Principal Investigator of the HFN Coordinating Center and has been involved with HFN since the original grant award in 2006.  Much of Dr. Anstrom’s work is as a Principal Investigator (PI) of various coordinating centers with a focus on study design and operational efficiency. In addition to the HFN Coordinating Center, Dr. Anstrom is currently the Principal Investigator of the Coordinating Centers for TACT-2, TRANSFORM-HF, and SPIRRIT-HFpEF, and CleanUP-IPF. From 2005-2014, he was the PI of the Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Network (IPFnet) data coordinating center. The results of the IPFnet and Heart Failure Network clinical trials have influenced the standard of care for patients with these diseases.

Anstrom has a bachelor’s degree in Statistics and Biometry from Cornell University, a master’s in Biostatistics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Ph.D. in Statistics from North Carolina State University. Dr. Anstrom is the author of more than 230 publications with a focus on clinical trials, propensity score methods, outcomes studies, and economic and quality-of-life studies.