E. Paul Wileyto, Ph.D.

E. Paul Wileyto is Senior Research Investigator and Adjunct Associate Professor of Biostatistics. He joined the Department in 2011, after serving eight years as Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in the Department of Psychiatry. He is currently director of the Data Management and Biostatistics Core for the Tobacco Use Research Center. Prior to that, he spent 6 years as a research specialist in epidemiology in the School of Veterinary Medicine at New Bolton Center. Dr. Wileyto has been involved in cancer research for more than ten years and has over 75 cancer-related publications. His research interests include survival analysis, dynamic models, and image analysis. Currently, he serves as Associate Editor for Biostatistics for the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research.

Selected Publications

  • Li Y, Wileyto EP and Heitjan DF. Modeling smoking cessation data with alternating states and a cure fraction using frailty models. Statistics in Medicine 29(6):627-638, 2010.
  • Schnoll RA, Patterson F, Wileyto EP, Heitjan DF, Shields AE, Asch DA and Lerman C. Effectiveness of extended-duration transdermal nicotine therapy: a randomized trial. Annals of Internal Medicine 152(3):144-151, 2010.
  • Schnoll R A, Epstein L, Audrain J, Niaura R, Hawk L, Shields PG, Lennart C and Wileyto EP. Can the blind see? Participant guess about treatment arm assignment may influence outcome in a clinical trial of bupropion for smoking cessation. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 34(2), 234-241, 2008.
  • Wileyto EP, Patterson, Niaura R, Epstein LH, Brown RA, Audrain-McGovern J, Hawk LW, Jr., Lerman C. Recurrent event analysis of lapse and recovery in a smoking cessation clinical trial using bupropion. Nicotine and Tobacco Research 7(2):257-268, 2005.
  • Wileyto EP, Ewens WJ, Mullen MA. Markov-recapture population estimates - a tool for improving interpretation of trapping experiments. Ecology 75(4):1109-1117, 1994.
Appointment 2: 
Adjunct Associate Professor of Biostatistics