Faculty

Professors
Abdelmonem A. Afifi
Dean and Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. | Berkeley
Multivariate analysis, discriminant analysis, meta-analysis, multi-level models and risk factor analysis
Sudipto Banerjee
Chair
Ph.D. | U. of Connecticut
Bayesian hierarchical modeling and analysis for geographically/spatially referenced data, statistical modeling for physical and environmental processes, and Bayesian computation
Thomas R. Belin
Ph.D. | Harvard
Missing and incomplete data, causal inference, ethics, applied biostatistics, mental health
Ron Brookmeyer
Ph.D. | U. of Wisconsin
Survival analysis, epidemic models, epidemiological methods, clinical trials, HIV/AIDS epidemiology
William G. Cumberland
Ph.D. | Johns Hopkins
Finite population sampling and model based estimation, stochastic processes, HIV/AIDS studies
Dorota Dabrowska
Ph.D. | Berkeley
Non- and semi-parametric models, survival analysis, counting processes
David Elashoff
Ph.D. | Stanford
Bioinformatics, biomarker discovery and validation, translational research, cancer
Robert M. Elashoff
Ph.D. | Harvard
Survival Analysis, repeated measure analysis, clinical trials design and analysis
David W. Gjertson
Ph.D. | UCLA
Biostatistics for organ transplantation and DNA identification
Steve Horvath
Ph.D., Sc.D. | Harvard
Bioinformatics, computational biology, cancer research, genetics, epidemiology, machine learning, and systems biology
Martin L. Lee
Ph.D. | UCLA
Clinical trials, bioequivalency studies, robust estimation in pharmacokinetics
Gang Li
Ph.D. | Florida State
Survival analysis, longitudinal modeling, high-throughput/ high-dimensional data analysis, semiparametric statistics, and evaluation and development of biomarkers.
Honghu Liu
Ph.D. | UCLA
Sample size and power analysis, statistical design, sampling and patient recruitment, data and statistical analysis
Christina Ramirez
Ph.D. | CalTech
Machine learning, phylogentics, HIV pathogenesis and clinical outcomes
James W. Sayre
Dr.P.H. | UCLA
Computational statistics and database management, clinical trials, statistical methodology in medical diagnostic systems
Janet Sinsheimer
Interim Chair Biomathematics
Ph.D. | UCLA
Statistical modeling of genetic and evolutionary data
Marc Suchard
M.D., Ph.D. | UCLA
High-performance statistical computing; observational healthcare data science; partially-observed stochastic processes
Catherine Ann Sugar
Ph.D. | Stanford
Clustering, classification and functional data analysis, Psychiatry, HIV/AIDS and Health Services research
Robert E. Weiss
Ph.D. | U. of Minnesota
Bayesian methods; longitudinal and multivariate longitudinal data analysis; hierarchical models; model specification, selection and checking
Weng Kee Wong
Ph.D. | U. of Minnesota
Optimal design of experiments, multiple objective designs, rheumatoid arthritis research
Associate Professors
Catherine M. Crespi
Ph.D. | UCLA
Clustered and longitudinal data; intervention trial design and analysis; missing data methods; cancer prevention and control
Grace Hyun Kim
Ph.D. | UCLA
Quantification and modeling of disease phenomena by applying statistics to image data
Damla Senturk
Ph.D. | UC Davis
Functional data analysis, high-dimensional and longitudinal data, measurement error models, applications in psychiatry and dialysis research
Donatello Telesca
Ph.D. | U. of Washington
Bayesian biostatistics, multivariate analysis, functional data analysis, model selection, Statistical methods in bio- and nano-informatics
Hua Zhou
Ph.D. | Stanford
Statistical computing, numerical optimization, statistical genetics, medical imaging, applied probability, stochastic modeling of HIV and cancer stem cell dynamics
Assistant Professors
Hilary Aralis
Ph.D. | UCLA
Inference for multi-state models with incompletely observed data, uncertainty in Markov and semi-Markov process estimation, latent variable modeling, measurement error in mental health assessment
Angela Presson
Ph.D. | UCLA
GWAS, gene co-expression networks, bioinformatics
University Research Faculty
Fei Yu
Ph.D. | UCLA
Study design and causal inference, data mining of large complex databases, correlated data, ophthalmology and epidemiology research
Emeriti
Nancy G. Berman
Professor Emerita
Ph.D. | American University
Potter C. Chang
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. | U. of Minnesota
Virginia A. Clark
Professor Emerita
Ph.D. | UCLA
Frederick J. Dorey
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. | U. of Massachusetts
Donald Guthrie
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. | Stanford
Robert I. Jennrich
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. | UCLA