Faculty and Staff

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Dejian Lai, PhD

Professor

Biostatistics

Department: Biostatistics
Center: Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Phone Number: (713) 500-9270
Room Number: RAS W1008 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Biostatistics
  • chaos
  • demography
  • global health
  • life table
  • time series analysis
  • nonparametric methods
  • spatial statistics
  • statistical methods
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David R. Lairson, PhD

Professor

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9176
Room Number: RAS E307 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Health care economics
  • economics of health promotion/disease prevention with special interest in cancer
  • economic evaluation of health care technology
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Luis Leon Novelo, PhD

Assistant Professor

Biostatistics

Department: Biostatistics
Center: Center for Big Data in Health Sciences
Phone Number: (713) 500-9573
Room Number: RAS E805 (Houston)

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Ruosha Li, PhD

Assistant Professor

Biostatistics

Department: Biostatistics
Center: Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials
Phone Number: (713) 500-9572
Room Number: RAS W930 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Survival Analysis
  • Quantile Regression
  • (Semi) Competing Risks
  • Association
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Stephen H. Linder, PhD

Professor & Director, Institute for Health Policy

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9494
Room Number: RAS E1023 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Policy studies
  • Social theory
  • Media studies
  • Climate change and health
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Xiaoming Liu, PhD

Assistant Professor of Human Genetics

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Human Genetics Center
Phone Number: (713) 500-9820
Room Number: RAS E529 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Population genetics
  • human genetics and evolutionary perspective on human diseases
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David S. Lopez, DrPH

Assistant Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Phone Number: (713) 500-9245
Room Number: RAS E629 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Cancer-related racial/ethnic and health disparities
  • genetics of prostate cancer and benign prostatic hyperplasia
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M. David Low, MD, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Phone Number: (713) 500-9435

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