Faculty and Staff

Faculty have appointments to the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Preventive Medicine.


V. Shane Pankratz, PhD

V. Shane Pankratz, PhD

Professor of Internal Medicine
Director, UNMCCC Biostatistics Shared Resource
Cancer Research Facility (CRF) G19
505-272-3718
vpankratz@salud.unm.edu

Research Interests
Statistical genetics and genetic epidemiology, Statistical methods in Epidemiology, Methods for the analysis of Longitudinally Collected Data, Survival Analysis, Risk models and risk prediction

Education and Training
PhD, Statistics, Rice University
MS, Statistics, Brigham Young University


Huining Kang, PhD

Huining Kang, PhD

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Cancer Research Facility (CRF) G-17
505-272-4195
E-mail Dr. Kang

Research Interests
Statistical modeling and analysis for high dimensional genomics data, Statistical methods for biomarker evaluation and clinical prediction.

Education and Training
PhD Statistics, University of New Mexico
MS Statistics, University of New Mexico
MS Applied Mathematics, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
BS Mathematics, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications

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Li Luo, PhD

Li Luo, PhD

Assistant Professor
Cancer Research Facility (CRF) G15
505-272-8704
E-mail Dr. Luo

Research Interests
Statistical genomics and genetic epidemiology, high-dimensional data reduction, next generation sequencing studies, genome wide association studies, gene-set/pathway analysis, genomic clinical trials

Education and Training
PhD Public Health (Biostatistics), The University of Texas School of Public Health
MS Mathematics, Fudan University, China
BS Applied Mathematics, Wuhan University, China

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Ruofei Du, PhD

Ruofei Du, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
Cancer Research Facility (CRF) G-22A
505-272-6152
E-mail Dr. Du

Research Interests
Metagenome sequence data analysis, cluster data analysis, environmental mixture data analysis

Education and Training
Postdoctoral associate, University of Arizona
PhD Biostatistics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
MS Statistics, University of New Orleans


Herbert (Bert) T Davis, PhD

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Herbert T Davis, PhD

Research Professor Internal Medicine
Research Incubator Building, 1st Floor
505-272-4037
E-mail Dr. Davis

Research Interests
Statistical methods in research, Applications of inverse regression in biosensor calibration, Best statistical practices

Education and Training
PhD Statistics, Johns Hopkins Univ
MS Statistics, Univ. of Florida

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Tawny W. Boyce, MS, MPH

Tawny Boyce, MS, MPH

Research Scientist
Cancer Research Facility (CRF) G-22
505-272-9578
E-mail Boyce

Research Interests
Health disparities, population- based research, survey research, and nutritional epidemiology.

Education and Training
MPH Epidemiology/Biostatistics, Tufts University School of Medicine
MS Nutrition, Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
BA Biochemistry, Knox College


Zhanna Galochkina, MS

Zhanna Galochkina, MS

Research Scientist
Cancer Research Facility (CRF) G-22
505-272-6038
Email Galochkina

Research Interests
Statistical computing, data visualization, SEER data analysis.

Education and Training
MS Statistics, University of New Mexico
BS Economics and Mathematics, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Russian Federation

 


Lu Chen, MS

Lu Chen, MS

Research Scientist
Cancer Research Facility (CRF) G-22
505-275-0082
Email: LuChen@salud.unm.edu

Research Interests
Epidemiology statistics, logistic regression models, missing data imputation.

Education and Training
MS Biostatistics, the Ohio State University School of Public Health
BS Pharmacy, China Pharmaceutical University


Li Li, PhD

Li Li, PhD

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics
Science and Math Learning Center, 308
E-mail Dr. Li

Research Interests 
Bayesian methods, spatial survival analysis, recurrent events modeling, reliability and Bayesian nonparametric priors

Education and Training
PhD Statistics, University of South Carolina
BS Statistics, Wuhan University, China


Timothy Ozechowski, PhD

Timothy Ozechowski, PhD

Associate Research Scientist
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
College of Pharmacy
1000 Stanford Blvd.
505-272-7391
E-mail: tozechowski@salud.unm.edu

Education and Training
PhD  Child Development and Family Studies, Purdue University
MS   Human Development and Family Studies, Purdue University

Research Interests
Analyses of clinical processes, mediators, and outcomes in randomized trials; causal modeling and inference; item response theory; Bayesian statistics; mixed-effects and latent variable models for longitudinal data; applications of multiple imputation for missing data problems.


Trainees


Xin Gao, MS

Xin Gao, MS

Graduate Research Assistant
Cancer Research Facility (CRF) G-22
Email: XiGao@salud.unm.edu

Research Interests
Survival Analysis, Machine Learning, Big Data Analysis, Statistical Methodology

Education and Training
MS Statistics, University of New Mexico
BS Mechanical Engineering and Minor in Mathematics, University of New Mexico
BE Ship Engineering, Dalian Maritime University


Lidong Wang, MS

Lidong Wang, MS

Graduate Research Assistant
Cancer Research Facility (CRF) G-22
Email: wangld@unm.edu

Research Interests
Statistical Genomics, Machine Learning, Statistical Computation.

Education
MS Statistics, University of New Mexico
MS Computer Science, University of New Mexico
MS Chemistry, University of New Mexico
MS Biology, Beijing University of Technology
BE Material Engineering, University of Science and Technology, Beijing


Xichen Li, MS

Xichen Li, MS

PhD Candidate in Statistics
Graduate Research Assistant
Cancer Research Facility (CRF) G-35
Email: jessieli@unm.edu

Research Interests
Statistical Genomics, Statistical Epidemiology, Statistical Methodology

Education and Training
MS Statistics, University of New Mexico
MS Chemistry, University of New Mexico
MS Pesticide, China Agricultural University
BE Chemical Engineering, Dalian University of Technology