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Faculty

Primary Faculty Within Biostatistics

Professors, Assistant Professors and Associate Professors

Karen Bandeen-Roche
Professor
Biostatistics

Karen Bandeen-Roche, PhD, MS, creates statistical reasoning needed to learn how we can lengthen healthy life and increase independence for older adults.

Brian Caffo
Professor
Biostatistics

Brian Caffo, PhD, MS, is a biostatistician who studies big, complex data in the neurosciences.

Nilanjan Chatterjee
Professor
Biostatistics

Nilanjan Chatterjee, PhD, MS, models disease risk associated with genetic, lifestyle, biomarkers. and other factors, with the goal of improving disease prevention.

Ciprian Crainiceanu
Professor
Biostatistics

Ciprian Crainiceanu, PhD, MS, is a biostatistician who works on complex, high dimensional data obtained from wearable and implantable computing and neuroimaging studies.

Marie Diener-West
Professor
Biostatistics

Marie Diener-West, PhD ’84, Chair of MPH Program and Professor of Biostatistics, teaches and collaborates in the design, conduct, and analysis of multicenter clinical trials.

Stephanie Hicks
Associate Professor
Biostatistics

Stephanie Hicks, PhD, MA, in an applied statistician who develops methods, tools and open source software for the analysis of genomics data.

Hongkai Ji
Professor
Biostatistics

Hongkai Ji, PhD, MA, ME, develops data science and statistical methods for analyzing high-throughput and single cell genomic data in order to study gene regulation.

Professor
Biostatistics

Jeff Leek, PhD, MS, is focused on making public health data easier for everyone to use, through training, technology development, and statistical research. 

Martin Lindquist
Professor
Biostatistics

Martin Lindquist, MSc, PhD, works on mathematical and statistical problems relating to neuroimaging with a particular focus on functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) data.

Thomas Louis
Professor
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Emeritus
Biostatistics

Thomas A. Louis, PhD, collaborates on biomedical studies and surveys using the Bayesian framework as an aid to navigation.

Akihiko Nishimura
Assistant Professor
Biostatistics

Aki Nishimura, PhD, MS, uses Bayesian methods and statistical computing to tackle methodological challenges in healthcare analytics and large-scale biomedical applications.

Elizabeth Ogburn
Associate Professor
Biostatistics

Betsy Ogburn, PhD, MS, develops methods for causal inference with complex data, including social network data and data with unmeasured confounding or interference.

Roger Peng
Professor
Biostatistics

Roger Peng, PhD, MS, develops data science and machine learning approaches to studying how the indoor and outdoor environment affects human health.

Michael Rosenblum
Professor
Biostatistics

Michael Rosenblum, PhD, MS, develops innovative clinical trial designs and open-source software to efficiently learn which treatments work best for which populations.

Mei-Cheng Wang
Professor
Biostatistics

Mei-Cheng Wang, PhD, develops analytical methods for time-to-event data, recurrent events, and recurrent marker processes, with applications for follow-up and longitudinal studies.

Scott Zeger
Professor
Biostatistics

Scott L. Zeger, PhD co-directs the Hopkins inHealth program, a university-wide collaboration to use medical data more intelligently to improve health outcomes and lower costs.

Ni Zhao
Associate Professor
Biostatistics

Ni Zhao, MS, MD, PhD, develops statistical and computational methodologies for analyzing large scale "omics" data generated from high throughput technologies, including metagenomics, genomics, and others.

Assistant, Associate and Senior Scientists

Joshua Betz
Assistant Scientist
Biostatistics

Josh Betz, MS, brings rigorous and reproducible quantitative methods to complex data sources, allowing researchers to address research challenges in public health,

Elizabeth Colantuoni
Senior Scientist
Biostatistics

Elizabeth Colantuoni, PhD '07, ScM, works to improve the design and analysis of research studies conducted among neonates, children and adults with critical illness.

Leah Jager
Assistant Scientist
Biostatistics

Leah Jager, PhD, teaches biostatistics and researches how people analyze data with the goal of improving the data analytic process.

John McGready
Senior Scientist
Biostatistics

John McGready, PhD '08, ScM, shares the joy, importance, and utility of biostatistics with students, and works closely with faculty and clinicians on public-health research.

John Muschelli
Associate Scientist
Biostatistics

John Muschelli, PhD '16, ScM '10, studies how biostatistics and data science can use neuroimaging and accelerometry data to improve clinical practice.

Margaret Taub
Associate Scientist
Biostatistics

Margaret Taub, PhD, works collaboratively with clinicians and epidemiologists to use genetic and genomic data to understand the causes of complex diseases.

Jiangxia Wang
Associate Scientist
Biostatistics

Jiangxia Wang, MA, MS, teaches and provides statistical consulting to advance research in public health and medicine with a focus on studies in neurology and ophthalmology.

Carrie Wright
Assistant Scientist
Biostatistics

Carrie Wright, PhD, works on making data science and bioinformatics more approachable and accessible to wide audiences of varied computational experience.

Gayane Yenokyan
Associate Scientist
Biostatistics

Gayane Yenokyan, MD, PhD '09, MHS '09, MPH, is a consulting statistician leading the Biostatistics Center and co-directing the JH ICTR Biostatistics Program.

Weiqiang Zhou
Assistant Scientist
Biostatistics

Weiqiang Zhou, PhD, develops statistical and computational tools for integrative analysis of large-scale genomic data to study gene regulation in cancer and immune system.

Senior Research Associates and Research Associates

Mary Argo
Research Associate
Biostatistics

Mary Joy Argo ensures the high quality of Biostatistics graduate programs and the quality of the student experience.

Xiang Chen
Research Associate
Biostatistics

Xiang Chen, ScM '21, focuses on developing and applying statistical methods to environmental and gender equity issues.

Gwendolyn Clemens
Senior Research Associate
Biostatistics

Gwendolyn Clemens, MS ‘03, uses data management skills to ensure integrity of data in studies, spanning planning, implementation, data collection, and preparation of datasets.

Ximin Li
Senior Research Associate
Biostatistics
Yifan Zhang
Research Associate
Biostatistics

Yifan Zhang, MS ’20, provides biostatistics support for the Cerebral Fluid Center and biostatistical consultations to researchers at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.

Jiafeng Zhu
Research Associate
Biostatistics

Jiafeng Zhu, MS, works on frailty and resilience in older adults undertaking different stressors.