Biography & Expertise
Dr. Chapple joined the LSUHSC Biostatistics program as an assistant professor in August 2018. He graduated from LSU in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics with a concentration in statistics. He then completed a master’s degree in applied statistics at LSU under the guidance of Dr. Luis Escobar in 2014. He received his PhD in statistics in May 2018 from Rice University. While at Rice, Dr. Chapple worked with Dr. Peter Thall from the MD Anderson Cancer Center biostatistics department, developing two novel clinical trial designs and a variable selection method for semi-competing risks data. His specific interests include: clinical trials, Bayesian methods, survival analysis, variable selection, categorical data, econometrics, and teaching. Dr. Chapple hopes to collaborate with clinicians to improve clinical trial conduct and research.