Faculty & Staff

department of biostatistics


Name Research Interest
James Anderson PhD
Design and analysis of clinical trials, especially cancer clinical trials; statistical and practical issues related to interim monitoring of clinical trials results and Data and Safety Monitoring Committees
Baojiang Chen, PhD
Assistant Professor
Missing Data, (Clustered) Longitudinal Data Analysis, Survival Data Analysis, Estimating Equations, ROC Curve, Experimental Design, Statistical Methods and Applications
Gleb Haynatzki, PhD, DSc
Interim Chair
Statistical models in survival analysis, cancer epidemiology, carcinogenesis, cancer genetics, hereditary cancer, health disparities; quantitative modeling of bone biology and osteoporosis
Jiangtao Luo, PhD
Assistant Professor
Statistical Genetics and Genomics, Statistical Methods in Clinical Genetics and Genetic Epidemiology, Statistical and Mathematical Modeling, Optimal treatment in Clinical Trials, esp. Application of Optimization and Optimal Control, Longitudinal Data Analysis and Functional Data Analysis, Bayesian Statistics
Jane Meza, PhD
Interim Dean
Clinical Trials, Small-area Estimation, Survey Methodology
Kendra Schmid, PhD
Associate Professor
Statistical shape analysis using landmark data and in particular, methods for face recognition applications
Fang Yu, PhD
Associate Professor
High dimensional data, gene expression, genes and environment, Missing data, Bayesian statistical methodology and computation.


Masters Trained Biostatisticians:
Robin High, MBA MA
Elizabeth Lyden, MS
Fang Qiu, MS
Harlan Sayles, MS
Valerie Shostrom, MS
Lynette Smith, MS


Administrative Staff:
Mary Morris, BSN, MS



Contact Biostatistics Dept.
Department of Biostatistics
UNMC College of Public Health
984375 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4375

Mary Morris, Department Assistant
Phone: 402-559-4112
FAX: 402-559-7259
Email: mary.morris@unmc.edu