Faculty and Staff

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Cici Bauer, PhD

Assistant Professor

Biostatistics

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Department: Biostatistics
Center: Center for Big Data in Health Sciences
Phone Number: (713) 500-9581
Room Number: RAS E819 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Biostatistics|Epidemiology|Social Determinants of Health|Border Health|Big Data/Data Science
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Wenyaw Chan, PhD

Professor

Biostatistics

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Department: Biostatistics
Center: Center for Big Data in Health Sciences
Phone Number: (713) 500-9321
Room Number: RAS E827 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Stochastic modeling
  • longitudinal studies
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Barry R. Davis, MD, PhD

Prof & Dir, CCCT & Guy S. Parcel Chair in Pub Hlth

Biostatistics

Department: Biostatistics
Center: Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials
Phone Number: (713) 500-9515
Room Number: RAS W916 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Clinical Trials|Biostatistics|Cardiovascular and Chronic Diseases|Epidemiology
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Stacia DeSantis, PhD

Professor

Biostatistics

Department: Biostatistics
Center: Center for Big Data in Health Sciences
Phone Number: (713) 500-9582
Room Number: RAS W920 (Houston)

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Ralph F. Frankowski, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Biostatistics

Department: Biostatistics
Center: Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Phone Number: (713) 500-9320

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Yun-Xin Fu, PhD

Betty Wheless Trotter Professor

Biostatistics

Department: Biostatistics
Center: Human Genetics Center
Phone Number: (713) 500-9813
Room Number: RAS E541 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Biostatistics
  • bioinformatics
  • molecular evolution
  • population genetics and computational biology
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Robert J. Hardy, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Biostatistics

Department: Biostatistics
Center: Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials
Phone Number: (713) 500-9524

Research Interests:

  • Biometrical methods
  • statistical epidemiology
  • clinical trials
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C. Morton Hawkins Jr, ScD

Professor Emeritus

Biostatistics

Department: Biostatistics
Phone Number: (713) 500-9526

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Asha S. Kapadia, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Biostatistics

Department: Biostatistics
Phone Number: (713) 500-9180

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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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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

Associate 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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Xi Luo, PhD

Associate Professor

Biostatistics

Department: Biostatistics
Phone Number: (713) 500-9589
Room Number: RAS W848 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Big Data/Data Science|Biostatistics|Cardiovascular and Chronic Diseases|Genetics and -omics|Physical Activity and Nutrition|Substance Use|Women's Health|Health Education/Behavioral Sciences
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Vahed Maroufy, PhD

Assistant Professor NTT

Biostatistics

Department: Biostatistics
Center: Center for Big Data in Health Sciences
Phone Number: (713) 500-9588
Room Number: RAS W834 (Houston)

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Hongyu Miao, PhD

Associate Professor

Biostatistics

Department: Biostatistics
Center: Center for Big Data in Health Sciences
Phone Number: (713) 500-9587
Room Number: RAS E817 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Biostatistics|Big Data/Data Science|Clinical Trials|Infectious Disease|Behavioral/Mental Health|Cancer|Cardiovascular and Chronic Diseases|Genetics and -omics|Epidemiology
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Lara M. Simpson, PhD

Faculty Associate

Biostatistics

Department: Biostatistics
Center: Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials
Phone Number: (713) 500-9503
Room Number: RAS W908 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Clinical Trials|Epidemiology|Cardiovascular and Chronic Diseases|Biostatistics|Women's Health
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Michael Swartz, PhD

Associate Professor

Biostatistics

Department: Biostatistics
Center: Center for Big Data in Health Sciences
Phone Number: (713) 500-9570
Room Number: RAS E815 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Bayesian Statistical methods with applications in Genetics
  • Epidemiology
  • and Behavioral Science
  • Model Averaging and Variable selection Methods
  • Disease Risk Modeling
  • Simulation Studies to evaluate Epidemiologic Methods
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Barbara Tilley, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Biostatistics

Department: Biostatistics
Center: Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials
Phone Number: (713) 500-9564

Research Interests:

  • Clinical trials
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • health disparities research
  • minority health
  • and movement disorders
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Hulin Wu, PhD

Prof & Chair and BWT Professorship

Biostatistics

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Department: Biostatistics
Center: Center for Big Data in Health Sciences
Phone Number: (713) 500-9586
Room Number: RAS E833 (Houston)

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Momiao Xiong, PhD

Professor

Biostatistics

Department: Biostatistics
Center: Human Genetics Center
Phone Number: (713) 500-9894
Room Number: RAS E439 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Computational systems biology
  • functional genomics
  • bioinformatics
  • genetic epidemiology
  • statistical genetics
  • pharmacogenetics
  • population genetics
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Jose-Miguel Yamal, PhD

Associate Professor

Biostatistics

Department: Biostatistics
Center: Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials
Phone Number: (713) 500-9566
Room Number: RAS E809 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Statistical learning methodology and applications
  • Statistical evaluation of diagnostic tests for classification
  • High-dimensional data mining
  • Early detection of disease
  • Optical technologies
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James Yang, PhD

Asc Pr of Biostatistics NTT

Biostatistics

Department: Biostatistics
Phone Number: (713) 500-9571
Room Number: MCA W832 (Houston)

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Ashraf Yaseen, PhD

Assistant Professor

Biostatistics

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Department: Biostatistics
Center: Center for Big Data in Health Sciences
Phone Number: (713) 500-9583
Room Number: RAS E807 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Big Data/Data Science
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Wei Zhang, PhD

Assistant Professor

Biostatistics

Department: Biostatistics
Center: Center for Big Data in Health Sciences
Phone Number: (713) 500-9575
Room Number: RAS W846 (Houston)

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Hongjian Zhu, PhD

Associate Professor

Biostatistics

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Department: Biostatistics
Center: Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials
Phone Number: (713) 500-9580
Room Number: RAS W922 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Clinical Trials
  • Adaptive Designs and Sequential Monitoring
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