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Joshua Wallach

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

Joshua Wallach is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology within the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the Yale School of Public Health. His research interests include evaluating and improving research practices, meta-analytical methodology, clinical trial design/conduct, pharmacoepidemiology, and regulatory science (e.g., evaluating the tools, standards, and approaches used to assess the safety, efficacy, quality, and performance of FDA-regulated products). Within the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Josh hopes to collaborate with researchers at Yale, METRICS, and around the world on meta-research projects with a particular focus on environmental exposure/climate change research. Josh received his MS/PhD in Epidemiology and Clinical Research at Stanford University. He was a graduate student researcher with METRICS, and conducted his dissertation on reproducible research practices and the validity of subgroup analyses under John Ioannidis. He was a post-doc with the Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency (CRIT), an interdisciplinary initiative between the Yale Schools of Law, Medicine, and Public health, focused on research, policy, and legal approaches to enhance the quality and transparency of the research base for medical products.