Shuangge Steven Ma, PhD

Professor of Biostatistics

Research Departments & Organizations

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

Yale Cancer Center: Cancer Prevention and Control

Yale Institute for Global Health

MacMillan Center

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Interests

Economics; Neoplasms

Research Summary

I conduct independent research in multiple statistical areas, including bioinformatics, survival analysis, and semiparametric analysis with support from multiple funding agencies. I provide statistical support to multiple studies conducted at Yale and VA CT Healthcare System in the areas of cancer, mental disorders and health economics.

Extensive Research Description

Develop novel statistical methodologies for complex data;

Study epidemiology and pathogenesis of multiple cancers, including breast cancer, NHL, melanoma and lung cancer;

Conduct survey studies in mainland China and Taiwan, investigating health insurance utilization and impact;

Provide statistical support to multiple biomedical studies.


  • 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
60 College Street, Ste 206
New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
BiostatisticsPO Box 208034
60 College Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8034