Deborah Donnell

Deborah Donnell

As the Principal Investigator of the Statistical and Data Management Center (SDMC) for the HPTN, Deborah Donnell, PhD oversees statistical design and analysis as well as data management operations of the Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention. Dr. Donnell is a Principal Staff Scientist in the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and an affiliate associate professor, Department of Global Health, University of Washington. Dr. Donnell has been lead protocol statistician on six Phase III HIV prevention trials, both domestic and international, including the Partners PrEP trial that supported FDA approval of TDF/FTC. She has participated as a biostatistician in the design and analysis of HIV prevention trials conducted in the US and internationally (Asia and Africa) for 20 years, and is the author or coauthor of more than 50 publications and a member of the American Statistical Association and the Society for Clinical Trials. Currently she is engaged with trials evaluating injectable PrEP and monoclonal antibody infusions for HIV prevention, assessing the relationship between long-acting hormonal contraceptives and HIV; and a community randomized trial of universal test and treat.