Kate Vitale, PhD
Biostatistician

Kate joined the QSU in September 2019. She is a Neuroscientist by training and is excited to be improving her statistical skill set at the QSU! She is especially interested in study design, observational data, data visualization, machine learning, user experience, and behavioral interventions. She enjoys working in and learning about many clinical areas, but is especially excited about studies aimed at improving health care service delivery, health policy, and health care access for underserved populations. 

Publications:

Darevsky, D., Gill, T. M., Vitale, K. R., Hu, B., Wegner, S. A., & Hopf, F. W. (2019). Drinking despite adversity: behavioral evidence for a head down and push strategy of conflict-resistant alcohol drinking in rats. Addiction Biology, 24(3), 426-437.