Joseph C. Cappelleri, MS, MPH, PhD
Executive Director of Biostatistics
Pfizer, New York, NY, USA

Joseph C. Cappelleri earned his M.S. in statistics from the City University of New York (Baruch College), Ph.D. in psychometrics from Cornell University, and M.P.H. in epidemiology from Harvard University. In June 1996, Dr. Cappelleri joined Pfizer Inc as a statistical scientist collaborating with Outcomes Research and is an executive director of biostatistics at Pfizer. As an adjunct professor, he has served on the faculties at Brown University, Tufts Medical Center, and the University of Connecticut.  Dr. Cappelleri has delivered numerous conference presentations and has published extensively on clinical and methodological topics, including regression-discontinuity designs, health measurement scales, and meta-analysis. He has been involved with research and applications on meta-analysis for 25 years and is an associate editor for the journal Research Synthesis Methods. He is lead author of the book “Patient-Reported Outcomes: Measurement, Implementation and Interpretation.” Dr. Cappelleri is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association.