Faculty


Zhao, Hongyu

Department Chair

Ira V. Hiscock Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics) and Professor of Genetics and of Statistics

Dr. Hongyu Zhao is the Ira V. Hiscock Professor of Biostatistics and Professor of Statistics and Genetics, Chair of the Biostatistics Department and the Co-Director of Graduate Studies of the Inter-Departmental Program in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics at Yale University. He received...

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Ciarleglio, Maria Michelle

Assistant Professor of and Lecturer in Public Health (Biostatistics)

Maria Ciarleglio is an assistant professor at the Yale School of Public. An expert in design, analysis and monitoring of clinical trials, she worked with the Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center at the Department of Veterans Affairs in West Haven, Connecticut for several years after...

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Claus, Elizabeth Brooks

Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics)

Elizabeth B. Claus, Ph.D., M.D., is Professor and Director of Medical Research in the Yale University School of Public Health as well as Attending Neurosurgeon within the Department of Neurosurgery at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She is a past permanent member of the NIH Epidemiology...

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Crawford, Forrest W.

Assistant Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics) and of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Forrest Crawford's work focuses on statistical methods for learning from stochastic processes in genetics, evolution, epidemiology, neuroscience, and public health. His ongoing projects include studies of evolutionary dynamics of infectious diseases, intra-host viral evolution, DNA sequence...

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Esserman, Denise Ann

Associate Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics)

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Holford, Theodore R

Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics) and Professor of Statistics

Theodore Holford, Ph.D, is Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health (Biostatistics). His scholarly work involves the development and application of statistical methods in public health and the training of individuals developing careers in health research. He developed an...

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Lin, Haiqun

Associate Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics)

Dr. Haiqun Lin has been a faculty member in biostatistics since upon her graduation with a PhD in Biometry and Statistics from Cornell University in 2000. Her research expertise includes longitudinal and multilevel data analysis. Prior to her education and career in biostatistics, she obtained...

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Ma, Shuangge Steven

Associate Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics)

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...

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Makuch, Robert Walter

Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics) and in the Child Study Center

Robert Makuch is a professor in the Department of Biostatistics at the Yale School of Public Health and Director of the Regulatory Affairs Track. A graduate of the University of Connecticut (BA), University of Washington (MA – mathematics), and Yale University (MPhil, PhD), Professor...

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Peduzzi, Peter Natale

Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics)

Peter is professor of biostatistics at YSPH and director of YCAS and the BSR of YCC. He was recruited to establish YCAS and bring all biostatistics under one umbrella at YMS. He also serves on the Executive Committee and Protocol Review Committee for YCC. Dr. Peduzzi has more than 30 years’...

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Townsend, Jeffrey

Associate Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics)

Professor Townsend received his Ph.D. in 2002 in organismic and evolutionary biology from Harvard University, under the advisement of Daniel Hartl. His Ph.D. was entitled "Population genetic variation in genome-wide gene expression: modeling, measurement, and analysis", and constituted the...

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Wang, Zuoheng Anita

Assistant Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics)

Dr. Wang is Assistant professor of biostatistics at Yale School of Public Health and affiliate member of the program on computational biology and bioinformatics. Her research focuses on development of statistical and computational methods to address problems in genetics, in particular, the...

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Zelterman, Daniel

Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics)

Professor Zelterman's research interests are centered in applied statistics. He is the Co-Director of the Biostatistics Core at the Yale Cancer Center and is Co-Director of the Methodology and Biostatistics Core of the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in AIDS (CIRA). He is a consultant...

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Zhang, Heping

Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics) and Professor in the Child Study Center and of Statistics

Dr. Zhang published 200 some research articles and monographs in theory and applications of statistical methods and in several areas of biomedical research including epidemiology, genetics, child and women health, mental health, and substance use. He directs a training program in mental health...

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Zhou, Bingqing Teresa

Assistant Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics)

Dr Zhou’s primary research interests are in the areas of survival analysis and analysis of correlated responses, with particular focus on competing risks survival data. Her current work involves regression modeling of cumulative incidence for competing risks data. Her other area of focus...

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Research Scientists


Buta, Eugenia

Associate Research Scientist in Public Health (Biostatistics)

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Calvocoressi, Lisa

Associate Research Scientist in Public Health (Biostatistics)

Dr. Calvocoressi’s primary research interests are in cancer epidemiology and prevention. She is currently participating in a multisite study that is examining the impact of genetic and environmental factors on the development of meningiomas. She has also investigated factors influencing mammography...

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Chung, Lisa M

Associate Research Scientist in Public Health (Biostatistics)

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Dai, Feng

Research Scientist in Public Health (Biostatistics)

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Gueorguieva, Ralitza

Senior Research Scientist in Public Health (Biostatistics)

Dr. Gueorguieva obtained her Ph.D. in Statistics from University of Florida in 1999 and has been a faculty member of the Department of Biostatistics at Yale University School of Public Health since 2000. Her research interests are in methodological development of models for longitudinal data...

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Han, Gang

Associate Research Scientist in Public Health (Biostatistics)

I am a biostatistics junior faculty member in department of Biostatistics, Yale University School of Public Health and Yale University School of Medicine. I received my Ph.D. in Statistics from the Ohio State University in 2008 and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the Beijing...

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Hou, Lin

Associate Research Scientist in Public Health (Biostatistics)

Education

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Huang, Hao

Associate Research Scientist in Public Health (Biostatistics)

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Kane, Michael John

Associate Research Scientist in Public Health (Biostatistics)

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Qin, Li

Associate Research Scientist in Public Health (Biostatistics) and in Medicine (Pulmonary)

My current research interests are focused in the the design and analysis of longitudinal studies and survival analysis.

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Stolar, Marilyn

Associate Research Scientist in Public Health (Biostatistics)

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Sun, Ning

Research Scientist in Public Health (Biostatistics)

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Wang, Zheng

Associate Research Scientist in Public Health (Biostatistics)

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Zhang, Yuping

Associate Research Scientist in Public Health (Biostatistics)

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Voluntary & Adjunct


Diggle, Peter

Professor (Adjunct) of Public Health (Biostatistics)

Professor Peter Diggle is currently an EPSRC Senior Fellow, leading a research programme in Spatial and Longitudinal Data Analysis at the University of Lancaster.

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Guarino, Peter D

Assistant Clinical Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics)

Peter Guarino is the Director of the VA Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System in West Haven, CT, an International Organization for Standardization (ISO 9001) certified organization, and an assistant clinical professor of biostatistics at YSPH. He...

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Lecturers


Petit, Claude

Lecturer in Public Health (Biostatistics)

Claude Petit received her Masters’ degree (1993) from one of France’s leading institutions of higher learning in statistics and economics. She earned her Phd, concurrent with a medical degree in 1999 in the field of Biostatistics from the University of Kremlin Bicêtre (France)...

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