Ana W. Capuano, MPS, MS, PhD, is assistant professor of neurological sciences and statistician of the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center. Capuano received a master's in probability and statistics from Auburn University, a master's in biostatistics from the University of Iowa and a PhD in occupational and environmental health with a focus in biostatistics from the University of Iowa.
Capuano worked as a biostatistician for the University of Iowa Department Of Epidemiology from 2005 to 2012. She worked on several international multilanguage studies, including the International Study of Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysm and studies for the Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases. In 2012, she joined Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center, where she collaborates with neurologists, neuroscientists and other researchers in the application of modern statistical methods in epidemiological studies and clinical trials that seek to understand environmental and behavioral risk factor for age-related conditions. Capuano’s methodological interests include the constrained ordinal class of models and extensions.