Alfred Balch, PhD, MA

Research Interests

  • Drug Monitoring
  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Pediatric Cancer Development


  • English
  • German

Academic Information

  • Departments: Family & Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Associate Professor
  • Divisions: Public Health

Academic Office Information

  • 201-400-4191
  • Division of Family Medicine
    375 Chipeta Way
    Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Academic Bio

Alfred Balch, Ph.D., is a Research Associate Professor in the Division of Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Balch has a Master’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Utah and a Ph.D. in Statistics from Colorado State University. He is a career biostatistician. Dr. Balch has extensive experience in the Pharmaceutical industry, including pharmaceutical statistics, extensive work in clinical trials and significant regulatory, project leadership, technical leadership and management experience.

Dr. Balch develops novel statistical approaches to data analysis that incorporate population and individual patient factors from clinical trials and from retrospective data. He designs statistically valid, implementable and novel research protocols and provides analytical and statistical support for ongoing and future research projects, designs, He is had been involved in database development, and statistical programming. He is recognized nationally and internationally as a leader in his field, with specialized expertise in statistical modeling and clinical trial design, with emphasis in early compound development.

Education History

Type School Degree
Research Fellow FDA, Office of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Quantitative Methods and Research Staff
Senior Research Fellow
Doctoral Training Colorado State University
Internship Cities Service Oil and Gas Company
Statistician; Geologic Research Group
Graduate Training University of Utah
Undergraduate University of Colorado