Eugenia Buta, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Biostatistics

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Biostatistics | Yale Center for Analytical Sciences (YCAS)

Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science


Eugenia Buta is an Associate Research Scientist in Biostatistics working with the Yale Center for Analytical Sciences. She received her Ph.D. in Statistics from University of Florida before joining Yale. In her role as a statistician, she collaborates with clinical investigators from Yale and VA Connecticut on a wide range of biomedical and public health research projects, such as studying pain and pain care in veterans using data from electronic health records and randomized clinical trials, measuring patient experience with health care using survey research methods, and developing methods for analyzing longitudinal substance use data. 

Education & Training

PhD University of Florida, Statistics (2010)

Honors & Recognition

  • McLaughlin Dissertation FellowshipUniversity of Florida (2010)

  • The Statistics Faculty Award for the most outstanding senior graduate student Department of Statistics, University of Florida (2009)

  • Certificate of Outstanding Achievement for achieving 4.0/4.0 GPAUniversity of Florida (2007)

  • The William Mendenhall Award for the most outstanding first-year graduate studentUniversity of Florida (2005)

  • GlaxoSmithKline Scholar AwardDepartment of Statistics, University of Florida (2004)

  • Honorable Mention, International Mathematics Competition for University Students (2001)

  • Alumni Fellowship (2004--2008) University of Florida

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