Prof. Dr. David Faraggi

Address info: University of Haifa, Haifa (Israel).

Dr Faraggi held senior academic leadership positions at the University of Haifa as Rector (2010-2016) and Vice-Rector (2004-2010). In these positions he has initiated the University of Haifa international programs and expanded its collaborations for joint degree programs with several European and other universities. As a biostatistician many of his research ideas are motivated from interactions with physicians, mostly oncologists. He held past positions at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute (Harvard), NCI (Bethesda), the Fred Hutchinson Cancer
Research Institute (Seattle) and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Baltimore). The main areas of his research include clinical trials, developing methodology for ROC curves and neural networks for survival data.