Kevin Anstrom, PhD, MS

Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center
Department of Biostatistics
Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center
123 W. Franklin Street
Suite 450 CB#8030
Chapel Hill, NC 27516


Dr. Kevin Anstrom is a professor in the Department of Biostatistics and the Director of the Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center.

Dr. Anstrom earned graduate degrees in biostatistics and statistics and has more than 25 years of experience in the application of statistical methods for clinical trials and observational studies. He has led multiple NIH-funded coordinating centers on projects focused on improving outcomes for patients with cardiovascular diseases, pulmonary disease, and COVID-19. Currently, he serves as DSMB Chair for a National Institute of Eye Disease funded clinical trial, and he is a member of the Steering Committees for the RECOVER-CT, HERO, and VICTOR research programs.

Dr. Anstrom has a long history of mentorship with clinical trainees and other graduate students. Prior to joining the UNC faculty, he was a member of the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) including from 2002 to 2022 as a faculty member in the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics. From 2018 until 2022, he was the Faculty Director of Biostatistics at the DCRI.

Kevin Anstrom in the Gillings News

Honors and Awards

Public Health Honor Society
1994, Delta Omega

Robert M. Califf Mentoring Award
2015 , .

Faculty Committee
2018, DCRI


  • PhD, Statistics, North Carolina State University, 2002
  • MS, Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, 1994
  • BS, Biometry and Statistics, Cornell University, 1992