Eric J. Tchetgen Tchetgen


Eric J. Tchetgen Tchetgen is the Luddy Family President’s Distinguished Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Professor Tchetgen Tchetgen comes to the University of Pennsylvania from Harvard University, where he has served since 2008 as Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiologic Methods with joint appointments in the departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the T.H. Chan School of Public Health. 

He researches infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, and the role of genetic and social factors in the patterns, causes, and effects of public health. Professor Tchetgen Tchetgen has received grants from the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control.

He completed his Ph.D. in Biostatistics at Harvard University in 2006 under the supervision of Professor James M. Robins. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Yale University in 1999.