Rochester, Minnesota


Terry M. Therneau, Ph.D., is a Mayo Clinic statistician engaged in clinical research programs, with interests in both medical and statistical areas.

Focus areas

  • Aging and dementia
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Liver disease
  • Survival analysis

Significance to patient care

Dr. Therneau's research aims to advance patient care through the development of multistate time-to-event models, the application of such models to disease progression, and the creation of reliable and effective software for these analyses.


Primary Appointment

  1. Consultant, Division of Clinical Trials and Biostatistics, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences

Academic Rank

  1. Professor of Biostatistics


  1. PhD - Statistics Stanford University
  2. BA - Mathematics St. Olaf College

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