Director, Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Dr. Christopher Amos joined Baylor as the director of the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) Nov. 1, 2017. He is also serving as the associate director for quantitative science for the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Dr. Amos received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in 1985 and 1988 from the Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans from the Department of Biometry and Genetics. In 1992, he was recruited to the MD Anderson Cancer Center, where he joined the Department of Epidemiology and established the Section of Computational and Genetic Epidemiology.
In 2012, Dr. Amos moved to the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, where he became the inaugural chair for the Department of Biomedical Data Science, which includes Divisions of Biostatistics, Biomedical Informatics and Behavioral Studies.
While at Dartmouth, Dr. Amos served as leader of the Biostatistics Epidemiology and Research Design component of the Clinical and Translational Institute at Dartmouth College, and directed the biomedical informatics team. In addition, Dr. Amos led a T32 training grant at Dartmouth funded by the Knowledge to Big Data initiative for training graduate students in biomedical data sciences.