Sander Greenland

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Sander Greenland
Born (1951-01-16) January 16, 1951 (age 66)
Nationality American
Fields Statistics
Institutions University of California, Los Angeles
Alma mater University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Berkeley
Doctoral advisor Raymond Neutra

Sander Greenland (born January 16, 1951) is an American statistician and epidemiologist known for his contributions to epidemiologic methods, meta-analysis, Bayesian inference and causal inference, among other topics. Educated at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), he has held a professorship in epidemiology at UCLA School of Public Health since 1989, and additionally a professorship in statistics at UCLA College of Letters and Science since 1999.

Greenland has published over 300 scientific papers, two of which have been cited over 500 times.[1][2] He is the co-author of one of the major textbooks on epidemiology currently in its 3rd edition.[3] He was made a Fellow of the American Statistical Association in 1998.[4] He is also an Associate Editor of the Dictionary of Epidemiology sponsored by the International Epidemiological Association.[5]


  1. ^ Greenland, S. (1989). "Modeling and variable selection in epidemiologic analysis". American Journal of Public Health. 79 (3): 340–349. doi:10.2105/AJPH.79.3.340. PMC 1349563Freely accessible. PMID 2916724. 
  2. ^ Greenland, S. (January 1, 1987). "Quantitative methods in the review of epidemiologic literature". Epidemiologic Reviews. 9 (1): 1–30. PMID 3678409. 
  3. ^ Rothman, K.J.; Greenland, S.; Lash, T.L. (2008). Modern Epidemiology (3rd ed.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. ISBN 0-7817-5564-6. 
  4. ^ "ASA Fellows". American Statistical Association. Retrieved 2011-02-15. 
  5. ^ Miquel Porta, editor. Greenland S, Hernán M, dos Santos Silva I, Last JM, associate editors (2014). A dictionary of epidemiology, 6th. edition. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199976737

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