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Alfred Balch, Ph.D., M.A.

Languages spoken: English, German

Academic Information

Departments: Family & Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Associate Professor

Divisions: Public Health

Academic Office Information

Alfred.Balch@hsc.utah.edu

Research Interests

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

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

Research Fellow FDA, Office of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Quantitative Methods and Research Staff
Senior Research Fellow
Internship Cities Service Oil and Gas Company
Statistician; Geologic Research Group
Intern
Doctoral Training Colorado State University
Statistics
Ph.D.
Graduate Training University of Utah
Mathematics
M.A.
Undergraduate University of Colorado
Mathematics
B.A.