Thomas O’Grady

Thomas O’Grady

Research Assistant Professor
School of Public Health
Epidemiology & Biostatistics


East Campus 100

BS, Biology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 2007 

MPH, Epidemiology, University at Albany School of Public Health, 2012 

PhD, Epidemiology, University at Albany School of Public Health, 2014 

A portrait of Thomas O'Grady

Thomas O'Grady, PhD, MPH, is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University at Albany, School of Public Health. Dr. O'Grady received a Doctor of Philosophy and a Master of Public Health from the University at Albany School of Public Health. Dr. O'Grady’s primary work is as a Research Scientist in the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Epidemiology within the AIDS Institute at the New York State Department of Health.

Dr. O'Grady currently coordinates HIV/AIDS case surveillance activities and associated research and evaluation projects within BHAE. Outside of BHAE and surveillance related activities, Dr. O'Grady has worked on several research and evaluation projects in connection with the AIDS Institutes 2022-2024 research agenda and the Ending the HIV Epidemic in New York State Initiative as well as quality improvement initiatives with the Center for Quality Improvement & Innovation.

Research Interests

  • Epidemiological and biostatistical methods
  • Public Health Surveillance
  • Infectious Disease Epidemiology
  • Public Health Education

Recent Publications

Courses Taught

  • EPI612 - Quantitative Methods for Epidemiology
  • EPI701 - Advanced Quantitative Methods for Epidemiology