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Diener-West, Marie

Marie Diener-West, Ph.D.Associate Professor
Joint Appointment: Ophthalmology & Biostatistics

Wilmer Clinical Trials and Biometry
550 North Broadway, 9th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21205

Phone: 410-502-6894
Fax: 410-955-0958 or  410-955-8943

Dr. Diener-West has been a member of the Wilmer faculty since 1986. She received her doctoral training at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Diener-West is currently Associate Professor of Biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health with a joint appointment in Ophthalmology. She is Study Statistician and Deputy Director of the Coordinating Center for the Collaborative Ocular Melanoma Study and is a member of the faculty for the Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Trials. Her teaching responsibilities have included courses on introductory biostatistics, inferential statistics, and mathematical methods.

Alternate Address:

Department of Biostatistics
Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health
615 North Wolfe Street, Room E3012
Baltimore, Maryland 21205


  • Loyola University of Chicago, B.S., Biology and Mathematics, 1977
  • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, Ph.D., Biostatistics, 1984


  • Teaching and Research Assistant, Departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, 1978-1981
  • Senior Statistician, Radiation Therapy and Oncology Group, American College of Radiology, Philadelphia, PA 1983-1986
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, 1986-1994
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 1986- 1994
  • Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, 1994-Pres
  • Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 1994- Pres
  • Member, Data Monitoring Board, Radiation Therapy and Oncology Group, 1993-Pres
  • Member, Data Monitoring Committee, Veterans Administration Hearing Aid Trial, 1995-Pres
  • Member, Clinical Research Committee, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 1997-Pres
  • Editorial Board, American Journal of Ophthalmology, 1998-Pres


  • Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1991 and 1997
  • Advising, Mentoring and Teaching Recognition Award, 1993 - 1996
  • Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health, 1995 - Pres
  • Best Biology Student Award, 1977

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