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Research in Biostatistics

HOngy Zhao
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Hongyu Zhao, the Ira V. Hiscock Professor of Biostatistics
YSPH has a long history of contributing to the development of quantitative methodologies and tools for rigorous scientific research to solve the world’s most challenging problems in biology, medicine and public health. Quantitative researchers at YSPH are working to improve public health and epidemiological study design and data collection, computation, statistical analysis and interpretation of findings. We are leaders in the development and application of statistical methods in genetics/genomics and bioinformatics, epidemiology, causal inference, clinical trials, spatial/spatiotemporal data, high-dimensional analysis, machine learning, biomedical imaging, network analysis and statistical computation.