William  D. Shannon, PhD, MBA

William D. Shannon, PhD, MBA

Professor Emeritus of Biostatistics in Medicine


Dr. William Shannon has a PhD in Biostatistics and divides his time between research and consulting. His research interests include classification and clustering of biomedical data, large database analyses, data mining, and statistical computing. Recent research activities have been focused on developing new classification and computational methods for the analysis of gene chip data and multiple aligned protein sequence data. His consulting activities involve analyzing biomedical research data for grants and manuscripts to support faculty projects throughout the university.

Additional Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, Division of Biostatistics
  • Director, Department of Medicine Biostatistics Consulting Center

Related Links


Shannon W. Book Review: Health and Numbers: Basic Biostatistical Methods by Chap T. Le and James R. Boen. Genetic Epidemiology 1995; 13(1):111-112.

Shannon W. Institutional Review Boards in Human genetic research. Washington University School of Medicine Human Studies Committee Newsletter 1996.