Wendy Hartogensis, PhD, MPH

Wendy Hartogensis
Research Specialist, UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
Bio

Areas of Interest

  • Statistical methods in clinical research
  • Mindfulness-based interventions for health conditions Statistical methods

Experience and Current Work

Dr. Wendy Hartogensis has served as statistician for a variety of research projects since 1998. These projects have involved analyses of behavioral and biological data including genetic and immunologic markers as well as psychosocial metrics. She has extensive experience analyzing research data and handling statistical issues that arise in such studies, including repeated measures analysis methods and randomized clinical trials.  She joined the team at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine in 2017 after working on a study that bridged Osher and her prior department, exploring the connection between psychological stress and HIV viral load.  Her current research includes randomized clinical trials of mindfullness interventions for Type 2 Diabetes and back pain, and studies of non-pharmacologic approaches to symptom management during cancer treatment.  In addition to serving as statistician for a number of studies, Dr. Hartogensis helps mentor fellows and trainees

Education and Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, HIV/AIDS Prevention, UCSF 
  • PhD, Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley
  • MPH, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, Berkeley