Members of the Biostatistics Unit

Jeremy TaylorJeremy Taylor, Ph.D., Director
Cancer area of focus: Prostate, Head/Neck, Biomarkers, Clinical Trial Design, Personalized Medicine.
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M4507 SPH II
Phone: 936-9580 or 936-3287
Email: jmgt@umich.edu

Areas of statistical research interest - longitudinal and survival analysis, missing data, phase I trials design, statistical methods for biomarkers, risk prediction models.

Dr. Taylor has a PhD in Statistics from UC Berkeley. He is a Professor of Biostatistics and of Radiation Oncology. He has been the Director of the Cancer Center Biostatistics Unit since 1998.


AbrahamsePaul Abrahamse, M.S.
Cancer area of focus: Breast, Colorectal
Email: pabraham@med.umich.edu

Paul joined the Biostatistics department in 2015. His work focuses on outcomes research in breast and colorectal cancer through the Cancer Surveillance & Outcomes Research Team. It includes analysis of quality of life, efficiency, effectiveness, and decision making using survey and claims data.


Mousumi BanerjeeMousumi Banerjee, Ph.D.
Cancer area of focus: Health services, Health disparities.
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M4150 SPH II, Box 2029
Phone: 764-5451
Email: mousumib@umich.edu

Areas of statistical research interest - Prognostic and tree models, competing risks.

Dr. Banerjee is a Research Professor in the Department of Biostatistics, She obtained her PhD in Statistics from University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1994. She has been associated with the Cancer Center since 2003.


Emily Light BellileEmily Light Bellile, M.S.
Cancer area of focus: Head and Neck.
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M2030-28 SPH II
Phone: 936-1984
Email: lighte@med.umich.edu

Emily has been with the Biostatistics unit since 2009, and has experience with clinical trial planning/analysis, tissue microarray, and retrospective analyses.


IrinaBondarenkoIrina Bondarenko, M.S.
Cancer area of focus: Quality of life, decision making, and socio-physiological effect of treatment.
M4210 SPH II
Phone: (734)936-9848
Email: ibond@umich.edu
Irina has been with the Biostatistics Department for 10 years. Her research interests include causal inference and analyses with missing data. Irina has been associated with the Cancer Center since 2014.


Phil BoonstraPhil Boonstra, Ph.D.
Cancer area of focus: Hematology Oncology and Lung
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M2533 SPH II
Phone: 936-1984
Email: philb@umich.edu

Phil has been with the Biostatistics unit since January 2013.


Tom BraunTom Braun, Ph.D.
Cancer area of focus: Bone marrow transplant, Phase I trials.
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M-4063 SPH II, Box 2029
Phone: 936-9844
Email: tombraun@umich.edu

Areas of statistical research interest - cluster randomized studies.

Dr Braun is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biostatistics. He obtained his PhD in Biostatistics in 1999 from the University of Washington. He has been associated with the Cancer Center since 1999.


Kent A. GriffithKent A. Griffith, MPH,M.S.
Cancer area of focus: Breast, Skin, Gynecologic, Pancreatic, Lymphoma and Myeloma.
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M2180 SPH II
Phone: 615-0601
Email: kentg@umich.edu

Areas of statistical research interest - Design and implementation of model-based Phase I dose-escalation clinical trial designs (time-to-event continuous reassessment methods) and Phase II classical and Bayesian designs.

Kent's tenure with the department began in 2000 and have worked across cancer clinical areas. He served as statistical reviewer for Cancer Center's Protocol Review Committee and for the Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium. He is also a member of the Cancer Surveillance & Outcomes Research Team and the lead statistician for the Michigan Radiation Oncology Quality Consortium - a collaboration with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan to understand the benefits and risks associated with advance radiotherapy delivery techniques.


Davina Barron, Administrative Assistant
M2030-26 SPH II
Phone: 615-0420
Email: davinab@umich.edu


Tim JohnsonTim Johnson, Ph.D.
Cancer area of focus: Imaging.
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M-4218 SPH II, Box 2029
Phone: 936-1007
Email: tdjtdj@umich.edu

Areas of statistical research interest - Bayesian methods, spatial statistics.

Dr. Johnson is a Professor in the Department of Biostatistics. He obtained his PhD in Biostatistics in 1997 from UCLA. He has been associated with the Cancer Center since 2001.


Kelley KidwellKelley Kidwell, Ph.D.
Cancer area of focus: Breast Cancer
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M2525 SPH II
Phone: 647-5321
Email: Kidwell@umich.edu

Kelley has been with the Biostatistics unit since 2012, and has experience with Clinical trials.


Rork KuickRork Kuick, M.A.
Cancer area of focus: Large mRNA datasets from arrays
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M4509 SPH II
Phone: 936-9241
Email: rork@umich.edu

Additional areas of Focus: Large RT-PCR studies, and RNA-seq. DNA copy number assays. Mass spectrometry based proteomics and antibody arrays. Assay development.


Yun LiYun Li, Ph.D.
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M4234 SPH II
Phone: 936-9846
Email: yunlisph@umich.edu

Areas of statistical research interest - Causal inference.

Dr. Li is an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Biostatistics. She obtained his PhD in Biostatistics in 2008 from University of Michigan. She has been associated with the Cancer Center since 2010.


Roderick LittleRod Little, Ph.D.
Cancer area of focus: Socio-behavioural, surveys, missing data.
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M-4208 SPH II, Box 2029
Phone: 936-1003
Email: rlittle@umich.edu

Areas of statistical research interest - Missing data, survey methodology.

Dr Little is a Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and in the Institute for Social Research. He obtained his PhD in Statistics in 1975 from Imperial College, London. He has been associated with the Cancer Center since 1996.


Bhramar MukherjeeBhramar Mukherjee, Ph.D.
Cancer area of focus: Colorectal cancer, genetic studies.
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M4166 SPH II
Phone: 764-6544
Email: bhramar@umich.edu

Areas of statistical research interest - Case-control studies, gene-environment interactions, Bayesian methods.

Dr Mukherjee is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biostatistics. She obtained her PhD in Statistics in 2001 from Purdue University. She has been associated with the Cancer Center since 2007.


Stephanie Daignault-NewtonStephanie Daignault-Newton, M.S.
Cancer area of focus: Genitourinary, Medical, Surgical, and Radiation oncology
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M2180 SPH II
Phone: 647-3271
Email: sfaruzzi@umich.edu

Stephanie has been with the Biostatistics Department for 8 years. Her work is largely but not exclusively with genitourinary oncology groups including medical oncology, surgical oncology, and radiation oncology. It includes phase I and II clinical trials, mouse models and other basic cancer research, and quality of life.


Matthew SchipperMatthew Schipper, Ph.D.

Cancer area of focus: Lung, Prostate, Brain, Pancreas, Liver, Head and Neck, Radiation Oncology, Biomarkers, Adaptive Therapy.
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M2531 SPH II
Phone: 232-1076
Email: mjschipp@umich.edu


Eric TaylorEric Taylor
Speciality: Computer Systems Administration
M2030-29 SPH II
Phone: 615-0597
Email: edt@umich.edu


Alexander TsodikovAlexander Tsodikov, Ph.D.
Cancer area of focus: Prostate cancer, models of cell growth, incidence and mortality.
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M4142 SPH II
Phone: 615-6416
Email: tsodikov@umich.edu

Areas of statistical research interest - Survival analysis, semi-parametric models, stochastic models.

Dr. Tsodikov is a Professor in the Department of Biostatistics. He obtained his PhD in Mathematics in 1991 from St Petersberg University. He has been associated with the Cancer Center since 2006.


Lili ZhaoLili Zhao, Ph.D.
Cancer area of focus: Pediatrics, Sarcoma, Esophageal
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M2541 SPH II
Phone: 763-9898
Email: zhaolili@umich.edu

Dr. Zhao has been a biostatistician at the Cancer Center at the University of Michigan from 2007-present.