Structure & Leadership

Joseph C. Cappelleri


Joseph C. Cappelleri earned his MS in statistics from the City University of New York (Baruch College), PhD in psychometrics from Cornell University, and MPH in epidemiology from Harvard University. Dr. Cappelleri is an executive director of biostatistics in the Statistical Research and Data Science Center at Pfizer Inc, where he is the recipient of the Craig A. Saxton Clinical Development Excellence Award. As an adjunct professor, he has served on the faculties at Brown University (biostatistics), Tufts Medical Center (medicine), and the University of Connecticut (statistics). He has co-authored over 900 external presentations and 450 publications on clinical and methodological topics, including on regression-discontinuity designs, meta- analysis, and health measurement scales. Dr. Cappelleri is the lead author of the book “Patient- Reported Outcomes: Measurement, Implementation and Interpretation” and has co-authored two other books, one on Phase II clinical development of new drugs and another on health economics and outcomes research. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association.

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