Dr. Wisniewski serves as Vice Provost for Data and Information, a position established to add breadth and depth to the use of data analytics in support of the mission of the University. He is currently professor of epidemiology and co-director of the Epidemiology Data Center (EDC). He also holds secondary appointments in psychiatry and clinical and translational sciences.
Dr. Wisniewski earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from Pennsylvania State University, a Master of Applied Statistics from the Ohio State University, and a PhD in epidemiology from the University of Pittsburgh. He joined the Pitt faculty as an assistant professor of epidemiology in 1998, was promoted to associate professor of epidemiology in 2003, and professor of epidemiology in 2010. From 2006 to 2014 he served as the Associate Dean for Research and Senior Associate Dean in the Graduate School of Public Health. He was named Associate Vice Provost for Planning in 2015 where he was involved with the advancement of strategic planning efforts throughout the University.
During his tenure at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Wisniewski has developed a successful research program focusing on the design and analysis of clinical trials, specifically, multi-center clinical trials. As co-director of the EDC, he helps guide the Center’s efforts for collaborative, multi-disciplinary research projects.