Biography

Dr. Amber Salter is an Associate Professor of Biostatistics at UT Southwestern. She graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a PhD in Biostatistics in 2015 and has a MPH in Epidemiology. She holds joint appointments in the Department of Population and Data Sciences and the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute.

Dr. Salter’s research interest are in the design, analysis and interpretation of clinical trials and epidemiologic studies with a heavy focus in the area of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). She is also interested in the design and analysis of large complex databases and the issues and implications of their use in practice. She has been conducting research in the disease area of MS for over 10 years, specifically working with a disease registry, the North American Research Committee on Multiple Sclerosis (NARCOMS) Registry, which collects self-report data from persons with MS semi-annually.