W. Scott Comulada, Dr.P.H.


Methods Core



W. Scott Comulada is a biostatistician who has served on the UCLA School of Medicine faculty since he joined the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences as an Assistant Professor-in-Residence in 2010.  He has been a Statistician and then a Research Scientist for the Semel Institute Center for Community since 1999.  Dr. Comulada was an Associate Director of the Methods Core for the Center for HIV Prevention, Identification, and Treatment Services (CHIPTS) from 2009 to 2010 and is currently a CHIPTS Methods Core Scientist.  He earned his B.S. in Biophysics at Pacific Union College, Angwin.  Dr. Comulada earned his M.P.H. in Public Health at Loma Linda University, Loma Linda.  He earned his M.S. and Dr.P.H. in Biostatistics at the University of California, Los Angeles.  Dr. Comulada is currently part of a cross-disciplinary team of scientists, including psychologists, sociologists, and computer scientists, who are developing research methods to assess and evaluate behavioral data from mobile phone-based health applications. 


B.S., (1993) Biophysics, Pacific Union College
M.P.H., (1998) Biostatistics, Loma Linda University
M.S., (2000) Biostatistics, University of California, Los Angeles
Dr.P.H., (2006) Biostatistics, University of California, Los Angeles

Research and Interests:

Application of longitudinal, social network, and real-time statistical models to biobehavioral research.


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