James Neaton
Office Address:
2221 University Ave. SE, Room 200
Minneapolis, MN 55455

James D. Neaton, PhD

Professor Emeritus, Division of Biostatistics & Health Data Science


Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine


PhD, Biometry, University of Minnesota, 1984
MS, Biometry, University of Minnesota, 1970
BA, Biometry, University of Minnesota, 1969


I lead a large network called INSIGHT that conducts international trials of HIV and influenza treatments and conducts observational studies of C. difficile infection and influenza.

I also lead research on Ebola in West Africa, that includes clinical trials of vaccines and treatments, and a large cohort study of Ebola survivors and their close contacts.

I am Principal Investigator of a training program funded by NHLBI, NIH to train predoctoral students in clinical trials.


Chronic diseases, infectious disease, methods, international research, clinical trials, clinical research, HIV/AIDS.

Awards and Recognition

  • Delta Omega Honorary Public Health Society
  • Pi Mu Epsilon

Professional Associations

  • Society for Clinical Trials (President, 2006–2007)
  • Biometric Society
  • American Statistical Association
  • American Heart Association Council on Epidemiology
  • International AIDS Society

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