Associate Professor


Guy Brock, PhD, is a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics. He currently leads the Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design (BERD) Core of the Center for Clinical Translational Science (CCTS) and is Deputy Director of the Center for Biostatistics. He also previously served as the Director of the Biostatistics Resource at Nationwide Children’s Hospital (BRANCH).

Prior to joining The Ohio State University, Dr. Brock was with the faculty in the Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics at the University of Louisville from 2005 - 2015 and served as the Director of the Statistical Consulting Center. His methodological research includes multistate transition models, competing risks, and statistical bioinformatics (cluster validation, data integration, missing value imputation), with publications on imputation methods for metabolomics and genomics studies, evaluation of differential expression methods, regularized methods for discriminant analysis in high-dimensional data, gene regulatory networks, outcome prediction, and functional data analysis techniques. Software developed from these methods including R packages clValid and msSurv have been extensively downloaded and cited. Dr. Brock is highly collaborative and has promoted team science through his collaborations with clinical, basic, and population science investigators during the past 15 years. He has also taken a leadership role in promoting and maintaining rigorous scientific conduct at OSU by obtaining supplemental funding for a course devoted to rigor, reproducibility, design, and data analysis. 

Education and Training

Postdoc, Statistical Genetics, The University of Pittsburgh, 2003-2005

PhD, Statistics, The University of New Mexico, 2003

MS, Statistics, The University of New Mexico, 2000

BA, Biochemistry, The University of Colorado, 1996




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