Edward Gracely, PhD, is an associate professor of family, community and preventive medicine. He serves as the preclinical curriculum coordinator and Biostatistics/Epidemiology course director. In this role, he teaches statistics and research design to medical students in the traditional and problem-based learning tracks, gives talks to residents and fellows, and provides consultation to researchers in a wide range of basic science and clinical fields. He served as a faculty member at the former Medical College of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Gracely has a joint faculty appointment in the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University, where he has been involved almost since its inception, playing a substantial role in the design and implementation of the MD/MPH curriculum and the original statistics and epidemiology blocks in Year 1. He is currently course director and instructor in the Dornsife School's Introduction to Biostatistics course, a member of the school's Educational Coordinating Committee and chair of the Master's Project Oversight Committee.
- American Statistical Association
- ASA's Committee on Human Rights and Scientific Freedom (friend and former member)
Awards and Honors
- Distinguished Service Award for service as editor of the newsletter for the Section on Teaching Statistics in the Health Sciences (2011)
- Golden Apple Award from the Dornsife School of Public Health graduating class (2011)
- Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society (elected by College of Medicine faculty, 2008)
- Angelo Pinto Basic Science Educators Award (2008)