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Angela Fought MS

Senior Research Instructor
  • Center for Innovative Design & Analysis
  • Department of Biostatistics & Informatics

Angela is a senior research instructor with the Center for Innovative Design & Analysis in the Colorado School of Public Health. She is a master at completing complex analyses and presenting them to individuals without a background in statistics in ways that everyone can understand.

Angela has been working in medical research for over 20 years. Her skills range from planning and performing statistics, grant writing, and writing research papers. She is skilled in many statistical methods including regression, mixed models, and zero inflated Poisson and negative binomial models, using SAS and R. She also has experience teaching courses in applied statistics to non-statistician researchers and graduate-level biostatistics students.

Angela has worked in the following areas of research: breast and prostate cancer, HIV prevention, Alzheimer’s, and benign prostatic hyperplasia. Since joining the team at CIDA, she is excited to say that she has added the field of obstetrics and gynecology to her areas of research. Her current research interests include cancer, HIV prevention, and Alzheimer's research.

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"Biostatisticians are exposed to different aspects of medical research and we continuously learn new statistical approaches to tackle the analysis. A well rounded team makes for better research."

"I look for trends or relationships between a disease and characteristics or subjects in medical data."

Areas of Expertise

  • Zero-Inflated (ZI) negative binomial and ZI poisson
  • Generalized estimating equations
  • Mixed models
  • Linear and logistic regression model selection
  • SAS programming

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • MS, Biostatistics, University of Michigan
  • BS, Statistics, Grand Valley State University


  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Chair, Center for Innovative Design & Analysis (CIDA)
  • Study Monitoring Committee Member, CU
  • Career Development Committee Member, CIDA
  • Peer Teaching Evaluation Committee Member, Department of Biostatistics & Informatics