Recent Thesis Topics


  • The use of propensity score methods on observational studies: A simulation and case study on patients with cirrhosis
  • Spatial Trends in Lung Cancer Mortality in the United States, 1969-2004
  • Pattern Mixture Model and Joint Modeling Approach to Assess Treatment Effects in A Major Depressive Disorder Clinical Trial with   Non-ignorable Missing Data
  • Human Disease Network: A Study Based on Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database
  • Bayesian Integrative Analysis of Heterogeneous Data in Breast Cancer Prognosis
  • Analysis of Survival Data using Model Averaged 2-D Clustering by Maximum Likelihood
  • Analysis of Transcriptomic Data in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Study


  • Refining the Staging Scheme and Prognostic Groups for Human Papillomavirus-Related Oropharyngeal Carcinoma
  • Survival Analysis of In-Game NFL Concussions During the 2014 and 2015 Seasons
  • Data integration and targeted anti-cancer drug synergies prediction
  • The effectiveness of EGFR-TKIs in treatment of non-small cell lung cancer


  • Development of a Mathematical Model to Investigate the Epidemiological Impact of Human Hookworm Infection in Zanzibar
  • Prevalence, Sample Size, and Power Investigation in Neoadjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer Clinical Trials
  • Trend in 30-Day Mortality of Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients, 2005-2010
  • The Influence of Maternal Nutrition Intake on the Birth Weight of Newborns in Lanzhou, China</<li>Combining Ridge & Laplacian Shrinkage in Penalized Estimation
  • Analysis of Longitudinal Data with Missing Data A Case Study