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Feng Dai, PhD, MS

Research Scientist in Biostatistics



My research is focused on development and application of novel statistical methods in genetic epidemiology, anesthesiology, patient-centered outcomes research and public health. My collaborative work focuses on patient safety, resident and fellow education, patient-centered outcomes research projects using large-scale national electronic databases such as the Department of Veterans Affairs Corporate Data warehouse, and the Multicenter Perioperative Outcomes Group database.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    University of Pittsburgh (2007)
  • MS
    University of Pittsburgh (2004)
  • BS
    Dalian University of Technology (1999)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
The Student of the Year AwardAmerican Statistical Association Pittsburgh Chapter2007

Professional Service

Anesthesia and AnalgesiaStatistical Reviewer2017 - Present
American Pain Society Sharon S. Keller Grant Review CommitteeCommittee Member2015 - 2016
Genetics and Pain Special Interest Group, American Pain SocietyChair2013 - 2015
Special Interest Group on Genetics and Pain, The International Association for the Study of PainOfficer2012 - 2014
JournalsAd hoc reviewer, including New England Journal of Medicine, BMC Medical Genetics, Journal of Pain, Anesthesia and Analgesia, Journal of Mathematical Biology, Annals of Human Biology, Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism, The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, BMJ open, Journal of Pain Research2005 - Present

Departments & Organizations