PMPH Faculty

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Heidi Spratt, PhDAssociate Professor

Contact Information

Ewing Hall, Suite 1.134J, 700 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas
Phone: 409-747-6806
Fax: 409-772-5272
Email: hespratt@utmb.edu
Mailing address: 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77555-1150

Heidi Spratt, PhD

Dr. Spratt is a tenured Associate Professor in PMCH. She is a collaborative biostatistician with primary interests in bioinformatics, biomarker discovery, and machine learning. Her applied / collaborative research focuses on clinical studies applied to a wide range of disorders, diseases, and populations including those in the fields of infectious diseases (specifically dengue fever and Chagas disease), liver cancer, internal medicine and geriatrics, and pediatric respiratory infections. She has taught various courses at UTMB including an Introductory Biostatistics course aimed at basic science students, Categorical Data Analysis, Introduction of Bioinformatics, and Biomedical Informatics. Nationally, she chairs the Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design Scientific Interest Group (BERD SIG) of the Association for Clinical and Translational Science and is the secretary of the Association for Clinical and Translational Statisticians.

  • BS, Mathematics, Trinity University, 1996
  • MS, Statistics, Rice University, 2002
  • PhD, Statistics, Rice University, 2003
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, UTMB Health Bioinformatics
  • Biostatistics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biomarker discovery
  • Machine learning
  • Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health
  • Institute for Translational Science
  • UTMB Health Bioinformatics Program
  • The Center for Addiction Research