Health Policy

Daniel Sewell

  • Senior Faculty Affiliate, Health Policy Research Program
  • Associate Professor, Department of Community & Behavioral Health


Daniel Sewell received his PhD in statistics from the University of Illinois in 2015. He is currently an Associate Professor of Biostatistics in the College of Public Health at the University of Iowa, a part of the MInD Healthcare research group, and a Faculty Affiliate at the UI Public Policy Center. His primary area of research is in statistical models and inference for network data. He has also contributed to other subfields of statistics, such as clustering and infectious disease modeling, and holds interest in broad research topic areas such as Bayesian statistics, statistical computation, and data visualization. 

Research Interests

  • Statistical Modeling of Network Data
  • Clustering
  • Bayesian Methodology
  • Statistical Computing
  • Monte Carlo Methodology
  • Machine Learning
  • Applied Scientific Problems

Educational Background

  • PhD, Statistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • MS, Statistics, University of Arkansas, 2010