Baojiang Chen, PhD

Assistant Professor

University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Public Health

Professional Summary

  • 2010-present  Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, UNMC
  • 2009-2010 Acting Instructor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington


  • PhD   Statistics, University of Waterloo, 2008
  • MS   Statistics, Nankai University, 2005
  • BS    Probability & Statistics, Nankai University, 2002

Research Interests

  • Missing Data
  • (Clustered) Longitudinal Data Analysis
  • Survival Data Analysis
  • Estimating Equations
  • ROC Curve
  • Experimental Design
  • Statistical Methods and Applications

Selected Publications

  • Chen, B. and Zhou, X.H. (2010). Doubly Robust Estimates for Longitudinal Data Analysis with Missing
    Response and Missing Covariates. Biometrics, accepted.
  • Chen, B., Yi, G. Y. and Cook, R. J. (2010). Analysis of Interval-Censored Disease Progression Data via
    Multi-State Models under a Nonignorable Inspection Process. Statistics in Medicine, 29, 1175--1189.
  • Chen, B., Yi, G. Y. and Cook, R. J. (2010). Weighted Generalized Estimating Functions for Incomplete
    Longitudinal Response and Covariate Data that are Missing at Random. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 105, 336--353.
  • Chen, B., Yi, G. Y. and Cook, R. J. (2010).Progressive Multi-State Models for Informatively Incomplete
    Longitudinal Data. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, In press.
  • Yi, G. Y., Cook, R. J. and Chen, B. (2010). Estimating functions for evaluating treatment effects in cluster-randomized longitudinal studies in the presence of drop-out and non-compliance. Canadian Journal of Statistics,  38, 232--255.
  • Chen, B. and Thompson, M. (2010). An Analysis of Intention to Quit Smoking in the ITC4 Survey Accounting for Missingness in  Response and Covariate. Proceedings of the XXV th International Survey Methodology Symposium.
  • Zhou, X.H., Chen, B., Xie, Y.M., Tian, F. and Liang, X. (2010). Variable selection using the optimal ROC curve: An application to a traditional Chinese Medicine study on osteoporosis disease. Statistics in Medicine, accepted.
  • Wong, R. K., Sagar S. M., Chen, B., Yi, G. Y. and Cook, R. J. (2010). Phase II Randomized Trial of Acupuncture-Like Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation to Prevent Radiation-Induced Xerostomia in Head and Neck Cancer Patients. Journal of the Society of Integrative Oncology, 8, 35--42.
  • Chen, B., Yi, G. Y. and Cook, R. J. (2009). Likelihood Analysis of Joint Marginal and Conditional Models for Longitudinal Categorical Data. Canadian Journal of Statistics, 37,182--205.
  • Chen, B., Li, P., Liu, M. and Zhang, R. (2006). Some Results on Blocked Regular 2-level Fractional Factorial Designs with Clear Effects. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 136, 4436--4449.
  • Li, P., Chen, B.,  Liu, M. and Zhang, R. (2006). A Note on Minimum Aberration and Clear Criteria. Statistics and Probability Letters,  76, 1007--1011. 

Professional Affiliations

  • American Statistical Association (ASA) 
  • International Biometric Society (ENAR)
  • Statistical Society of Canada (SSC)

contact baojiang chen

984375 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4375
Phone:  402-559-8407
Fax: 402-559-7259