Robert Parody

Robert Parody, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Center for Quality and Applied Statistics at Rochester Institute of Technology.  He has over 15 years’ experience working as a statistician improving processes and products. He has extensive experience in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Dr. Parody is well versed in analyzing data, leading teams and mentoring persons in the use of statistical tools.  He is especially skilled at utilizing statistics, including experimental design, sample size determination and statistical modeling techniques to develop and improve processes.  He has created and delivered courses including online and industry seminars to all types of participants, especially busy professionals and adult learners.

Dr. Parody received his BS in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University, his MS in Applied Statistics from Rochester Institute of Technology, and his PhD in Statistics from the University of South Carolina. He is a member of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) and the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE). Dr. Parody’s areas of expertise and interest include experimental design, quality risk management, pharmaceutical quality by design (QbD) and continuous improvement.

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