Shuangge Steven Ma, PhD

Associate Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics)

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Prevention and Control

Office of Student Research

School of Public Health: Biostatistics | Global Health Concentration | Ma Lab

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Computational Biology and Bioinformatics: Computational Approaches to Functional and Integrative Genomics


Dr. Ma received his Ph.D. degree in statistics at University of Wisconsin in 2004. Prior to arriving at Yale, Dr. Ma was a Senior Fellow in Collaborative Health Studies Coordinating Center (CHSCC) and Department of Biostatistics at University of Washington. He has been involved in developing novel statistical and bioinformatics methodologies for analysis of cancer (NHL, breast cancer, melanoma, lung cancer), mental disorders, and cardiovascular diseases. He has also been involved in health economics research, with special interest in health insurance in developing countries.

Education & Training

PhD University of Wisconsin (2004)
MS University of California at Los Angeles (2000)
Postdoctoral Associate University of Washington

Honors & Recognition

  • FellowASA (2013)

  • Elected MemberISI (2007)

International Activity

  • Health insurance in mainland China and Taiwan: utilization, impact, and policy interventions China (2013)

    The goal of this study is to provide an updated, comprehensive description of health insurance coverage and utilization and their impacts on health and economic outcomes. Special attention has been paid to the less-advantaged groups.

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Contact Info

Shuangge Steven Ma, PhD
Office Location
Laboratory of Epidemiology and Public Health
60 College Street, Ste 201

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Yale School of Public HealthPO Box 208034
60 College Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8034