Mathematical Statistician (Biostatistics Research Branch) and Deputy Section Chief (Clinical Trials Research Section)
Gail Potter is a mathematical statistician in NIAID’s Biostatistics Research Branch and the Deputy Section Chief of the Clinical Trials Research Section (CTRS). She provides statistical leadership in the design and analysis of clinical trials and observational studies and oversees the development and implementation of statistical standard operating procedures for CTRS. Her methodological research relates to statistical issues in clinical trial design and interpretation as well as statistical modeling of face-to-face social networks to understand epidemic transmission. She served in the Peace Corps in Guinea and Nepal and performed field work in Malawi and Senegal.