Biostatistics Faculty and Research Areas

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Faculty List

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Rebecca Andridge, PhD
University of Michigan, 2009
Position: Associate Professor, CPH Division of Biostatistics
Research interests:  Developing and evaluating statistical methods for handling missing data and for group-randomized trials

Kelly Archer PhotoKellie J. Archer, PhD
The Ohio State University, 2001
Position: Chair and Professor, CPH Division of Biostatistics
Research interests:  Statistical methods for the analysis of data from high-throughput genomic assays, discrete and ordinal response modeling, statistical computing, supervised learning and data mining

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Dena Asta, PhD
Carnegie Mellon University, 2015
Position: Assistant Professor, ASC Department of Statistics
Research interests: Geometric approaches to network inference and and non-parametric non-Euclidean methods

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Catherine Calder, PhD
Duke University, 2003
Position: Professor ASC Department of Statistics
Research interests: Spatial and spatial temporal statistics, Bayesian methodology and computation, applications in the environmental, health and social sciences

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Lo-Bin Chang PhD
Brown University, 2010
Position: Assistant Professor, ASC Department of Statistics
Research interests: Computer vision, mathematical and statistical finance, pattern theory, machine learning

Oksana Chkrebtii PhotoOksana Chkrebtii, PhD
Simon Fraser University, 2013
Position:  Assistant Professor, ASC Department of Statistics
Research interests: Inference for differential equation models, uncertainty quantification, likelihood-free inference

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Elly Kaizar, PhD
Carnegie Mellon University, 2006
Position: Associate Professor, ASC Department of Statistics
Research interests: Meta-analysis and research synthesis, Bayesian hierarchical modeling and analysis of sample surveys

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Eben Kenah, PhD
Harvard School of Public Health, 2008
Position: Associate Professor, CPH Division of Biostatistics
Research interests: Survival analysis, Epidemiologic methods, Stochastic processes, Phylogenetics and casual inference

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Laura Kubatko, PhD
The Ohio State University, 1999
Position: Professor, ASC Department of Statistics
Research interests: Statistical genetics, including phylogenetics, population genetics, and genetic linkage studies

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Sebastian Kurtek, PhD
Florida State University, 2012
Position:  Assistant Professor, ASC Department of Statistics
Research interests: Statistical image analysis, statistical shape analysis, medical imaging, functional data analysis, computational statistics

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Stanley Lemeshow, Ph.D
University of California, Los Angeles, 1976
Position: Professor, CPH Division of Biostatistics
Research interests:  Genetics of PTEN in Cowden and related syndromes and familial cancer, genetic alterations in the epithelial and stromal compartment of prostate adenocarcinomas, innate immunity: elucidation and modulation cancer therapy, genetics of PTEN and molecular-based patient care, reducing cervical cancer in Appalachia, breast cancer prevention through nutrition, stress, aging and wound healing

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Shili Lin, PhD
University of Washington, 1993
Position: Professor, ASC Department of Statistics
Research interests:  Statistical genetics, genetic epidemiology, and bioinformatics

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Bo Lu, PhD
University of Pennsylvania, 2002
Position: Associate Professor, CPH Division of Biostatistics
Research interests: Causal inference, propensity score matching, missing data and survey sampling

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James Odei, Ph.D
Utah State University, 2014
Position: Clinical Assistant Professor, CPH Division of Biostatistics

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Michael Pennell, Ph.D
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2006
Position: Associate Professor, CPH Division of Biostatistics
Research interests: Design and analysis of group randomized trials, first hitting time models for survival analysis, Bayesian nonparametrics

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Matthew Pratola, PhD
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada, 2010
Position: Assistant Professor, ASC Department of Statistics
Research interests: Computer model calibration, uncertainty quantification, and scalable Bayesian non-parametric regression models applied to environment, climate and environmental health problems.

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Grzegorz A. Rempala, D.Sc. Habilitatus
Post-doctoral degree, Warsaw Technical University, Warsaw,  Poland, 2007
Position: Professor, CPH Division of Biostatistics
Research interests: Genomics, bioinformatics, mathematical statistics, mathematical epidemiology, classical probability theory, stochastic processes

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Patrick Schnell, PhD
University of Minnesota, 2017
Position: Assistant Professor, CPH Division of Biostatistics
Research interests: Bayesian inference, clinical trials, treatment effect heterogeneity, simultaneous inference, and complex diseases.

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Abigail Shoben, PhD
University of Washington, 2010
Position: Associate Professor, CPH Division of Biostatistics
Research interests: Group sequential methods, longitudinal data, epidemiologic applications, clinical trials

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Jennifer Sinnott, PhD
Harvard University, 2012
Position: Assistant Professor, ASC Department of Statistics

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Chuck Song, PhD
University of Pittsburgh, 2012
Position: Assistant Professor, CPH Division of Biostatistics

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Asuman Turkmen, PhD
Auburn University, 2008
Position: Associate Professor, ASC Department of Statistics
Research interests: Robust statistics, outlier detection, dimension reduction and its applications in genome-wide association studies

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Vincent Vu, PhD
University of California, Berkeley, 2009
Position: Assistant Professor, ASC Department of Statistics
Research interests: High-dimensional inference and machine learning, with applications to neural spike trains and neuroimaging data

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Yunzhang Zhu, PhD
University of Minnesota, 2014
Position:  Assistant Professor, ASC Department of Statistics
Research interests: Statistical methodologies and large-scale optimization algorithms with applications to biomedical sciences and engineering, high-dimensional statistical inference, large-scale modeling of complex data (matrix/tensor type of data)


Emeritus Faculty

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Jason Hsu, PhD
Purdue University, 1977
Position: Professor Emeritus, ASC Department of Statistics
Research interests: Multiple comparisons and statistical computing

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H.N. Nagaraja, PhD
Iowa State University, 1980
Position: Professor Emeritus, CPH Division of Biostatistics
Research interests: Order and record statistics, measuring agreement, stochastic modeling of biomedical data, biostatistical applications

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Thomas Santner, PhD
Purdue University, 1973
Position: Professor Emeritus, ASC Department of Statistics
Research interests: Computer experiments (with special emphasis on statistical applications in orthopedics), statistical applications in biomechanics and biomaterials

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Elizabeth Stasny, PhD
Carnegie Mellon University, 1983
Position: Professor Emeritus, ASC Department of Statistics

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Joe Verducci, PhD
Stanford University, 1982
Position: Professor Emeritus, ASC Department of Statistics