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Raymond Balise, Ph.D.

General Information

Raymond  Balise, Ph.D.


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  • English


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Biostatistics


Research Interests

  • Cancer
  • Health Disparities
  • Health related quality of life
  • Psychometrics/Instrument validation
  • Statistical programming
  • Data visualization


1996 Ph.D.
University of Texas at Austin
1994 M.A.
University of Texas at Austin
1990 B.A.
University of California, Irvine


Dr. Balise is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences (DPHS) and the Department of Urology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and is affiliated with the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Center for Computational Science. Previously, he was a Senior Lecturer, Staff Biostatistician and Biostatistics Program Coordinator and Project Director for the Statistical Programming Group, Spectrum at the Stanford University School of Medicine.  In that role, he helped design and implement hundreds of biomedical research projects. Dr. Balise currently supports all research for the University of Miami Department of Urology, including projects assessing the diagnosis, treatment and survival of people impacted by urological malignancies.   His current research interests focus on health-related quality of life in men with prostate cancer.  He is working with researchers in Spain and Colombia to validate a Spanish version of  a widely used health-related quality of life instrument (EPIC-26) which is used to assess men diagnosed with prostate cancer.  Dr. Balise currently teaches Statistical Programming and Medical Biostatistics in the Masters and PhD programs in the DPHS.  In external activities, he is the co-chair of the International REDCap REDLOC committee and the REDCap REDLOC Spanish Subcommittee .