Shuangge Steven Ma, PhD

Professor of Biostatistics

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Biostatistics | Ma Lab | YSPH Global Health Concentration

Center for Biomedical Data Science

Yale Cancer Center: Cancer Prevention and Control | SPORE in Lung Cancer

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

Yale Institute for Global Health

MacMillan Center

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Ma received his Ph.D. degree in statistics at University of Wisconsin in 2004. Prior to arriving at Yale, Dr. Ma was a Senior Fellow in Collaborative Health Studies Coordinating Center (CHSCC) and Department of Biostatistics at University of Washington. He has been involved in developing novel statistical and bioinformatics methodologies for analysis of cancer (NHL, breast cancer, melanoma, lung cancer), mental disorders, and cardiovascular diseases. He has also been involved in health economics research, with special interest in health insurance in developing countries.

Education & Training

PhD University of Wisconsin (2004)
MS University of California at Los Angeles (2000)
Postdoctoral Associate University of Washington

Honors & Recognition

  • FellowASA (2013)

  • Elected MemberISI (2007)


  • Health insurance in mainland China and Taiwan: utilization, impact, and policy interventions China (2013)

    The goal of this study is to provide an updated, comprehensive description of health insurance coverage and utilization and their impacts on health and economic outcomes. Special attention has been paid to the less-advantaged groups.

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Contact Info

Shuangge Steven Ma, PhD
Office Location
60 College Street, Ste 206
New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
BiostatisticsPO Box 208034
60 College Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8034