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Shuangge Steven Ma, PhD

Department Chair and Professor of Biostatistics; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health; Director, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource

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Shuangge Steven Ma, PhD

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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

  • Postdoctoral Associate
    University of Washington (2006)
  • PhD
    University of Wisconsin (2004)
  • MS
    University of California at Los Angeles (2000)


  • 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.

Honors & Recognition

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Elected MemberISI2007

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