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.

Meet Our Faculty


Faculty who have expertise in Clinical Trials

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

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

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

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

Nicholas Henderson Nicholas Henderson, PhD
  • Assistant Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Clinical Trials

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

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

Rahul Ladhania Rahul Ladhania, PhD
  • Assistant Professor, Health Informatics
  • Assistant Professor, Health Management and Policy
  • Assistant Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Clinical Trials

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

Sari Reisner Sari L. Reisner, ScD, MA
  • Associate Professor, Epidemiology
  • Faculty Affiliate, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health
  • Faculty Affiliate, Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg and Family Depression Center

Areas of Expertise
Clinical Trials, Global Public Health, Health Care, Health Equity, Infectious Disease, LGBT Health, Mental Health, Racism, Reproductive Health, Social Epidemiology, Substance Use, Urban Health, Women’s Health

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

Bingkai Wang Bingkai Wang, PhD
  • Assistant Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Clinical Trials, Infectious Disease

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

Menggang Yu Menggang Yu, PhD
  • Professor, Biostatistics

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

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

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

Lili Zhao Lili Zhao, PhD
  • Research Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Clinical Trials