Students (Major Advisor)


Chen Hu, PhD student
(Jan. 2023 - Present)
University of Cincinnati

Title: TBD

Current Job: Biostatistician, Regeneron


Parneet Kaur, MS student
(May 2023 - April 2024)
University of Cincinnati

Title: Existing Imputation Methods for Accelerometer Missing Data: A Simulation Study with NHANES Data

First Job: Biostatistician II, Data Coordinating Center of University of Utah


Yiming Li, PhD
(Jan. 2020 - Aug. 2022)
Kansas State University

Title: A Classification for Complex Imbalanced Data

First Job: Data Scientist, Amazon (Seattle, WA)


Jianfeng Chen, PhD
(Feb. 2016 - Dec. 2019)
Kansas State University

Title: A marginal mean approach for cure rate survival models

First Job: Quantitative Analyst Senior, Freddie Mac (DC)


Suizhi Yu, PhD
(Feb. 2016 - May 2019)
Kansas State University

Title: A covariate-adjusted classification model for multiple biomarkers in disease screening and diagnosis

First Job: R & D Analyst III, Progressive Insurance (Cleveland, OH)


Nadeesha Mawella, PhD
(Feb. 2016 - May 2019)
Kansas State University

Title: A robust test of homogeneity in zero-inflated models for count data

First Job: Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Missouri, Kansas City


Jennifer Delzeit, MS
(Dec. 2017 - May 2019)
Kansas State University

Title: Univariate Gradient Statistic for Marginal Cure Rate Model with High-Dimensional Covariates

First Job: Data Scientist, Quest Diagnostics in Kansas City


Jiali Zhu, MS
(Feb. 2016 - Dec. 2018)
Kansas State University

Title: A Biometrical Inheritance Model for Heritability under the Presence of Environmental Exposures: Application to Michigan Fisheater Data

First Job: Inventory Analyst, Totex Manufacturing, Inc. (California)

  • Brevish Dixit, MPH student  (Jan. 2023 - May 2023)  University of Cincinnati

    Title: Transitions in Health and Safety Awareness via a New Training Program for Hispanic/Latino Workers: A Latent Transition Analysis

  • Ileana Cepeda, MPH  (Sept. 2016 - April 2017)  Kansas State University

    Title: Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease in Military Population & Public Health Field Experience: HIV Prevention Using Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
    First Job: KU Cancer Center and the American Academy of Family Physicians in Kansas City

  • Jiena Gu, MS  (Jan. 2015 - Aug. 2016)  Kansas State University

    Title: Monitoring Alzheimer's Disease with Latent Transition Models
    First Job: Project Coordinator, Beef Cattle Institute at Kansas State University

  • Gaowei Nian, MS  (Sept. 2013 - Aug. 2014)  Kansas State University

    Title: A Score Test of Homogeneity in Generalized Additive Models for Zero-inflated Count Data
    First Job: Statistician, IMS Health (Beijing)

  • If you are interested in the graduate programs in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, please feel free to contact us.

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