Faculty and Staff

Department of Biostatistics faculty, staff and their research interest:

Gleb Haynatzki, PhD, DSc - Professor

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...

Elizabeth Lyden, MS - Associate Director, Center for Collaboration on Research Design and Analysis, Instructor

I provide consultation, data analysis, and manuscript preparation specifically in the departments of Infectious Disease, Orthopedic Surgery, Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine and in Allied Health, Medical Nutrition Education...

Jane Meza, PhD - Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Global and Student Support, Senior Associate Dean, Professor of Biostatistics

Clinical Trials, Small-area Estimation, Survey Methodology...

Kendra Schmid, PhD - Interim-Chair and Professor

Statistical shape analysis using landmark data and in particular, methods for face recognition applications...

Lynette Smith, PhD - Assistant Professor

My current research is focused on spatial prediction of disease incidence and mortality. I am also interested in biomarker development in cancer, clinical trial design, and high dimensional data analysis...

Christopher S Wichman, PhD - Assistant Professor

My current research is focused on detecting changes in closed networks using meta data. I am also interested in model misspecification in the presence of zero inflated counts, experimental design...

Fang Yu, PhD - Director of CCORDA and Professor of Biostatistics

High dimensional data, gene expression, genes and environment, Missing data, Bayesian statistical methodology and computation...


Affiliated Faculty:

Adjunct Faculty

  • James Anderson, PhD

Courtesy Faculty

  • Hesham Ali, PhD
  • Simon Sherman, PhD

Biostatisticians

Robin High, MBA MA - Statistical Coordinator

Specialized statistical applications include the graphical representation of data, repeated measures, Linear and Non-Linear Models...

 Fang Qiu, MS - Statistical Coordinator

I am interested in the design and analysis of biological experiments, especially microarray experiments...

Kaeli Samson, MA, MPH, Statistician I

I am interested in spatial aspects of data, such as mapping data using GIS software.

 Harlan Sayles, MS - Statistical Coordinator

I am interested in survey design and implementation, in particular, causes of and methods for dealing with survey nonresponse...

 Valerie Shostrom, MS - Statistical Coordinator


CCORDA (Center for Collaboration on Research Design and Analysis)

Fang Yu, PhD - Director Of CCORDA And Associate Professor Of Biostatistics

High dimensional data, gene expression, genes and environment, Missing data, Bayesian statistical methodology and computation...

Elizabeth Lyden, MS - Associate Director, Center for Collaboration on Research Design and Analysis, Instructor

I provide consultation, data analysis, and manuscript preparation specifically in the departments of Infectious Disease, Orthopedic Surgery, Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine and in Allied Health, Medical Nutrition Education...

 Eugene C Boilesen - Programmer Analyst II

 Matthew J Anderson - Programmer Analyst II


Administrative Staff

 Mary Morris - Administrative Associate I
 Jessica Snyder - Office Associate I (CCORDA)

 Stacia Hoover - Accounting, financial, and Analytical Resources


 

Contact:

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