At the University of Michigan School of Public Health, more than 200 professors and research scientists teach tomorrow’s public health leaders and perform cutting-edge research that helps advance the field of public health. Many faculty members are leading experts in their fields who consult with governments, communities, and nongovernmental organizations.

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Faculty who have expertise in Biostatistics

Goncalo Abecasis Goncalo Abecasis, DPhil
  • Felix E. Moore Collegiate Professor of Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Veera Baladandayuthapani Veera Baladandayuthapani, PhD
  • Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Mousumi Banerjee Mousumi Banerjee, PhD
  • Anant M. Kshirsagar Collegiate Research Professor of Biostatistics
  • Research Professor, Global Public Health
  • Director, Global StatCore
  • Director of Biostatistics, Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium (PC4) Analytic Center

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Michael Boehnke Michael Boehnke, PhD
  • Richard G. Cornell Distinguished University Professor of Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Chronic Disease, Diabetes, Genetics, Genomics, Global Public Health, Precision Health

Philip Boonstra Philip S Boonstra, PhD
  • Associate Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Cancer, Clinical Trials, COVID-19, Global Public Health

F. DuBois Bowman F. DuBois Bowman, PhD
  • Dean, School of Public Health
  • Roderick J. Little Collegiate Professor of Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Aging, Biostatistics, Brain Disorders, Mental Health, Substance Use

Thomas Braun Thomas M Braun, PhD
  • Professor, Biostatistics
  • Member, Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs (SACUA)

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Cancer, Child Health, Clinical Trials, Maternal Health

Andrew Brouwer Andrew F Brouwer, PhD, MS, MA
  • Assistant Professor, Epidemiology

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Cancer, COVID-19, Global Public Health, Infectious Disease, LGBT Health, Modeling, Respiratory Viruses, Substance Use, Tobacco

Fan Bu Fan Bu, PhD
  • Assistant Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, COVID-19, Diabetes, Global Public Health, Health Care, Health Informatics, Health Policy, Infectious Disease, Modeling, Social Epidemiology, Vaccines

Walter Dempsey Walter Dempsey, PhD
  • Assistant Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Michael Elliott Michael R. Elliott, PhD
  • Professor, Biostatistics
  • Research Professor, Survey Methodology

Areas of Expertise
Aging, Biostatistics, Child Health, Clinical Trials, COVID-19, Health Policy, Maternal Health, Substance Use, Women’s Health

Lars Fritsche Lars G. Fritsche, PhD
  • Associate Research Scientist, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Cancer, COVID-19, Genetics, Health Informatics, Precision Health

Irina Gaynanova Irina Gaynanova, PhD
  • Associate Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Diabetes, Health Informatics, Precision Health

Peisong Han Peisong Han, PhD
  • Associate Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Brain Disorders, COVID-19, Mental Health

Wei Hao Wei Hao, PhD
  • Research Assistant Professor, Biostatistics 

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Cancer, Chronic Disease, Child Health, Environmental Health

Nicholas Hartman Nicholas Hartman, PhD
  • Research Assistant Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Kevin He Kevin He, PhD
  • Associate Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Cancer, Chronic Disease, COVID-19, Genetics, Global Public Health, Health Care, Health Equity, Precision Health

Nicholas Henderson Nicholas Henderson, PhD
  • Assistant Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Clinical Trials

Jihyoun Jeon Jihyoun Jeon, PhD, MS
  • Associate Research Scientist, Epidemiology

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Cancer, Chronic Disease, Modeling, Substance Use, Tobacco

Hui Jiang Hui Jiang, PhD
  • Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Cancer, Genetics, Precision Health

Timothy Johnson Timothy D Johnson, PhD
  • Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Jian Kang Jian Kang, PhD, MS
  • Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Aging, Biostatistics, Child Health, COVID-19, Health Informatics, Infectious Disease, Mental Health, Precision Health, Substance Use

Hyun Min Kang Hyun Min Kang, PhD
  • Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Genetics, Genomics, Health Informatics, Precision Health

Kelley Kidwell Kelley M. Kidwell, PhD
  • Professor, Biostatistics
  • Associate Chair for Academic Affairs, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Cancer, Clinical Trials, Mental Health

Aleda (Allie) Leis Aleda (Allie) M. Leis, PhD, MS
  • Research Investigator, Epidemiology

Areas of Expertise
Aging, Biostatistics, Chronic Disease, COVID-19, Diabetes, Health Informatics, Precision Health, Respiratory Viruses, Social Epidemiology, Vaccines, Women’s Health

Yi Li Yi Li, PhD
  • M. Anthony Schork Collegiate Professor of Biostatistics
  • Professor, Global Public Health

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Cancer, Chronic Disease, COVID-19, Firearm Injury Prevention, Genetics, Global Public Health, Health Care, Health Equity, Health Policy, Infectious Disease, Substance Use

Gen Li Gen Li, PhD
  • Associate Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Cancer

Roderick Little Roderick Joseph Little, PhD
  • Richard D. Remington Distinguished University Professor of Biostatistics
  • Professor, Department of Statistics
  • Research Professor, Institute for Social Research

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Clinical Trials

Maria Masotti Maria Masotti, PhD
  • Research Assistant Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Jean Morrison Jean Morrison, PhD
  • Assistant Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Bhramar Mukherjee Bhramar Mukherjee, PhD
  • John D. Kalbfleisch Distinguished University Professor of Biostatistics
  • Siobán D. Harlow Collegiate Professor of Public Health
  • Chair, Biostatistics
  • Assistant Vice President for Research, Office of the Vice President for Research
  • Professor, Epidemiology
  • Professor, Global Public Health

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Susan Murray Susan Murray, ScD
  • Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Michele Peruzzi Michele Peruzzi, PhD

Assistant Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Trivellore Raghunathan Trivellore Eachambadi Raghunathan, PhD
  • Professor, Biostatistics
  • Research Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

John Rice John Rice, PhD
  • Research Assistant Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Laura Scott Laura Scott, PhD
  • Research Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Xu Shi Xu Shi, PhD
  • John G. Searle Assistant Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Albert Smith Albert Smith, PhD
  • Research Scientist, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Peter Song Peter X. K. Song, PhD
  • Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Aging, Biostatistics, Chronic Disease, Child Health, COVID-19, Environmental Health, Infectious Disease, Nutrition

Cathie Spino Cathie Spino, ScD
  • Research Professor, Biostatistics
  • Director of the Statistical Analysis, Biomedical and Educational Research (SABER) unit
  • Director of Biostatistics, Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research (MICHR)

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Child Health, Clinical Trials, Mental Health, Precision Health, Women’s Health

Jeremy Taylor Jeremy M G Taylor, PhD
  • Professor, Department of Biostatistics
  • Pharmacia Research Professor, Department of Biostatistics
  • Associate Director for Biostatistics, Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Professor, Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Clinical Trials, Tobacco

Alexander Tsodikov Alexander Tsodikov, PhD
  • Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Bingkai Wang Bingkai Wang, PhD
  • Assistant Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Clinical Trials, Infectious Disease

Lu Wang Lu Wang, PhD
  • Associate Chair for Research, Biostatistics
  • Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Xiaoquan (William) Wen Xiaoquan (William) Wen, PhD
  • Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Zhenke Wu Zhenke Wu, PhD
  • Associate Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Aging, Biostatistics, Child Health, Clinical Trials, COVID-19, Health Informatics, Infectious Disease, Mental Health, Precision Health, Substance Use

Wen Ye Wen Ye, PhD
  • Research Scientist, Biostatistics
  • Assistant Director, SABER
  • Associate Director of Method and Measurement Core, MCDTR

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Menggang Yu Menggang Yu, PhD
  • Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Cancer, Chronic Disease, Clinical Trials, Modeling, Precision Health

Matthew Zawistowski Matthew Zawistowski, PhD
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Jon Zelner Jon Zelner, PhD
  • Associate Professor, Epidemiology

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, COVID-19, Health Equity, Infectious Disease, Modeling

Donglin Zeng Donglin Zeng, PhD
  • Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Aging, Biostatistics, Brain Disorders, Cancer, Chronic Disease, Clinical Trials, COVID-19, Diabetes, Environmental Health, Genetics, Global Public Health, Health Care, Health Equity, Health Informatics, Mental Health, Modeling, Nutrition, Precision Health, Substance Use, Vaccines, Women’s Health

Xiang Zhou Xiang Zhou, PhD
  • Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Cancer, Genetics, Health Informatics, Precision Health

Sebastian Zollner Sebastian Zollner, PhD
  • Professor, Biostatistics Department
  • Professor, Psychiatry Department

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Andrzej Galecki Andrzej T Galecki, MD, PhD
  • Research Professor, Internal Medicine, Geriatric and Palliative Medicine
  • Research Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Aging, Biostatistics

Lana Garmire Lana Garmire, PhD
  • Associate Professor, Biostatistics
  • Associate Professor, Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Brenda Gillespie Brenda Gillespie, PhD
  • Research Associate Professor, Biostatistics
  • Associate Director, CSCAR

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Niko Kaciroti Niko Kaciroti, PhD
  • Research Scientist, Biostatistics
  • Research Scientist, Pediatrics
  • Research Scientist, Center for Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Clinical Trials

Hyungjin Myra Kim Hyungjin Myra Kim, ScD
  • Research Scientist, Center for Statistical Consulting and Research
  • Adjunct Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Snigdha Panigrahi Snigdha Panigrahi, PhD
  • Assistant Professor of Biostatistics
  • Assistant Professor of Statistics 

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Stephen Parker Stephen Parker, PhD
  • Associate Professor of Biostatistics
  • Associate Professor of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Genetics

Arvind Rao Arvind Rao, PhD
  • Associate Professor, Biostatistics
  • Associate Professor, Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics
  • Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Maureen Sartor Maureen A Sartor, MS, PhD
  • Professor, Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics
  • Professor, Biostatistics
  • Co-Director, Bioinformatics Graduate Program

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Matthew Schipper Matthew Schipper, PhD
  • Professor, Radiation Oncology
  • Director, Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Radiation Oncology
  • Research Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Cancer, Precision Health

Ananda Sen Ananda Sen, PhD
  • Lee A. Green Collegiate Research Professor, Department of Biostatistics
  • Research Professor, Department of Family Medicine

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Kerby Shedden Kerby Shedden, PhD
  • Professor, Statistics
  • Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Krithika Suresh Krithika Suresh, PhD
  • Research Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
  • Research Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Alex Tsoi Alex Tsoi, PhD
  • Research Assistant Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Brady West Brady Thomas West, PhD

Research Professor, Department of BiostatisticsResearch Professor, Survey Methodology Program (Institute for Social Research)

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Modeling, Social Epidemiology

Seunggeun (Shawn) Lee Seunggeun (Shawn) Lee, PhD
  • Adjunct Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Rafael Meza Rafael Meza, PhD
  • Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology
  • BC Cancer Research Distinguished Scientist

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Douglas Schaubel Douglas E. Schaubel, PhD
  • Professor of Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Lili Zhao Lili Zhao, PhD
  • Research Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Clinical Trials

Morton Brown Morton B. Brown, PhD
  • Professor Emeritus, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Jack Kalbfleisch Jack D. Kalbfleisch, PhD
  • Professor Emeritus, Biostatistics
  • Professor Emeritus, Statistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Anant Kshirsagar Anant M. Kshirsagar, DSc
  • Professor Emeritus, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

James Lepkowski James M. Lepkowski, PhD
  • Professor Emeritus, Biostatistics, School of Public Health
  • Research Professor Emeritus, Survey Methodology, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan.
  • Director, Summer Institute in Survey Research Techniques, Survey Research Center, Institute

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Robert Wolfe Robert A. Wolfe, PhD
  • Professor Emeritus, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics