Analytical Staff

  • Aihua Bian, MPH

    Biostatistician III

    Aihua Bian's research interests include: time to event analysis, clinical trials, competing risk event analysis, categorical data analysis, repeated measurements analysis, and observational studies.

    2525 West End Avenue
    Suite 1100, Cubicle 11113P
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 322-2052

  • Josh DeClercq, MS

    Biostatistician II

    Joshua DeClercq works with the Vanderbilt Specialty Pharmacy and the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. His current projects include developing a standard measure of medication adherence and a clinical trial for rotator cuff tear treatment. 

    2525 West End Avenue
    Suite 1100, Cubicle 11113k
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 322-2001

  • Tan Ding, MS

    Biostatistician II

    Tan Ding's research interest include: time to event analysis, mixed effects model, categorical data, power analysis and sample size calculation.

    2525 West End Avenue
    Suite 1100, Cubicle 11113E
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 875-9525

  • Henry Domenico, MS

    Biostatistician IV

    Henry Domenico has maintained and grown a successful collaboration with the Vanderbilt Department of Quality, Safety and Risk Prevention and the Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy. He is an expert in using predictive modeling, machine learning, and artificial intelligence to improve care for patients. He has conducted several pragmatic randomized controlled trials as part of Vanderbilt's Learning Healthcare System.

    2525 West End Avenue
    Suite 1100, Cubicle 11113H
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 875-3119

  • Run Fan, PhD, MS

    Biostatistician III

    2220 Pierce Avenue, 490 PRB
    Nashville, TN 37232
    (615) 875-3037

  • Xiaoke Feng, MS

    Biostatistician II

    Sarah Feng’s research focuses on longitudinal data analysis, survival data analysis, categorical data, statistical analysis with missing data and mixed effects model. Her primary collaboration is with the Department of Anesthesiology.

    2525 West End Avenue
    Suite 1100, Cubicle 11113N
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 322-9362

  • Wu Gong, MS, MD

    Biostatistician II

    Wu Gong's research focuses on clinical, epidemiological, and health policy outcomes; study design for clinical trial and cluster randomized trials; survey design; data analysis and causal inference for observational study.

    2525 West End Avenue
    Suite 1100, Cubicle 11113F
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 343-5386

  • Kim Hart, MA

    Biostatistician III

    Kim Hart is a biostatistician at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. She supports a number of research studies, primarily in emergency medicine and critical care settings. She has extensive expertise in study design and data management for large clinical trials and for FDA regulated research. 

    2525 West End Avenue
    Suite 1100, Cubicle 11113M
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 875-1413

  • Ethan Huang, MS

    Biostatistician II

    Ethan Huang applies statistical learning methods to solve clinical trials and problems, such as variable selection using the shrinkage methods (LASSO, elastic net and ridge regression). He is also interested in mixed effect model, survival data analysis, and longitudinal data analysis.

    222o Pierce Avenue, Cubicle 482U PRB
    Nashville, TN 37232
    (615) 875-8620

  • Shi Huang, PhD

    Biostatistician III

    Dr. Huang specializes in latent variable modeling, confirmatory factor analysis (CFA), structural equation modeling (SEM) and mediation analysis. He also has expertise in longitudinal data analysis, hierarchical linear models. He is proficient with Mplus statistical software.

    Dr. Huang’s interests include the application of advanced statistical methodology for prevention research on substance use and HIV risk behavior. Dr. Huang has served on a number of NIH and CDC-funded studies focused on substance abuse and HIV prevention (totally approximately $10 million).

    2525 West End Avenue
    Suite 1100, Cubicle 11113R
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 322-2001

  • Cathy Jenkins, MS

    Biostatistician IV

    Cathy Jenkins collaborates with physician researchers in Infectious Disease and Emergency Medicine.  Her work with Infectious Disease is focused on understanding the HIV epidemic using traditional methods of analysis for observational data as well as more current methods such as marginal structural models.  Her work with Emergency Medicine is focused primarily on heart failure using prediction models to aid physicians in its management in acute care settings.

    2525 West End Avenue
    Suite 1100, Cubicle 11113S
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 322-9068

  • Omair A. Khan, MAS, GStat

    Biostatistician II

    Omair Khan is a biostatistician at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. His primary collaboration is with the Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer's Center, a talented team of clinicians and scientists who help advance the understanding of risk factors, early diagnostic markers, and prevention and treatment methods for memory loss and unhealthy cognitive aging.  Omair is particularly interested in developing solutions to minimize the challenges associated with collaborations between statisticians and other scientists.
     

    2525 West End Avenue
    Suite 1100, Cubicle 11113D
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 343-3921

  • Ahra Kim, MPH

    Biostatistician II

    Ahra Kim is currently involved in the following collaborations: Carribbean, Central, and South America network for HIV Epidemiology (CCASAnet); Department of Psychiatry at VUMC; and the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society at VUMC.
     

    2525 West End Avenue
    Suite 1100, Cubicle 11113C
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 343-3298

  • Olivia Mason, MS

    Biostatistician II

    Olivia Mason joined the Vanderbilt University Medical Center as a biostatistician in 2018 and is currently collaborating with researchers in the Vanderbilt Center for Kidney Disease. With a background in mathematics and statistics, she enjoys applying her skills to medicine and health sciences, helping clinicians and researchers understand their data to improve practice.

    2525 West End Avenue, Suite 1300
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 875-9100

  • Elizabeth McNeer, MS

    Biostatistician II

    Elizabeth McNeer is a biostatistician collaborating with researchers in the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy.

    2525 West End Avenue
    Suite 1100, Cubicle 11113A
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 875-3715

  • Jennifer Morse, MS

    Biostatistician II

    Jennifer Morse is a biostatistician at Vanderbilt University Medical Center supporting various research projects. Her interests include health policy, survival analysis and reproducible research. Currently her collaborations include the Vanderbilt Center for Kidney Disease and Anesthesiology.

    2525 West End Avenue
    Suite 100, Cubicle 11113J
    Nashville , TN 37203
    (615) 875-9209

  • Samuel Nwosu, MS

    Biostatistician III

    Samuel Nwosu is a biostatistician with a primary collaboration on the International Study of Comparative Health Effectiveness with Medical and Invasive Approaches (ISCHEMIA) clinical trial group.  His research interests includes: observational studies, time to event analysis, clinical trials, competing risk event analysis and Categorical data analysis.

    2525 West End Avenue
    Suite 1100, Cubicle 11138F
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 875-6971

  • Molly Olson, MS

    Biostatistician II

    Molly Olson is a biostatistician on the American Hernia Society Quality Collaborative (AHSQC) Biostatistics and Data Analytics team that supplies crucial information and analyses that answer the wide range of questions raised by its stakeholders and for quality improvement. 

    2525 West End Avenue
    Suite 1100, Cubicle 11113B
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 343-1924

  • Amy Perkins, MS

    Biostatistician III

    2525 West End Avenue
    Suite 1100, Cubicle 11113L
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 875-9582

  • Yaping Shi, MS

    Biostatistician IV

    Yaping Shi's research interests include: prediction model, categorical data, mixed effects model, time to event data, repeated measures and longitudinal data.

    2525 West End Avenue
    Suite 1100, Cubicle 11138E
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 322-8269

  • Haocan Song, MPH

    Biostatistician II

    2220 Pierce Avenue
    Nashville, TN 37232
    (615) 322-2001

  • Jennifer Thompson, MPH

    Biostatistician IV

    Jennifer currently works with the Vanderbilt Center for Critical Illness, Brain Dysfunction and Survivorship, working to describe, understand and improve in- and post-hospital outcomes for patients and families experiencing critical illness. She is deeply interested in clinical and public health problems and improving reproducibility, communication, and transparency in scientific research. Her statistical interests include missing data, survivorship bias, and marginal structural models.

    2525 West End Avenue
    Suite 1100, Cubicle 11113T
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 322-9301

  • Li Wang, MS

    Biostatistician IV

    Li Wang is interested in clinical prediction models, pragmatic clinical trials, statistical computing, mixed-effects models, and time-to-event analysis. Her current research role is to work as a member of the Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (VICTR) to provide statistical expertise with respect to study design, data collection, implementation, analysis, and publication of diverse research projects.

    2525 West End Avenue
    Suite 1100, Cubicle 11138G
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 343-8654

  • Meng Xu, MS

    Biostatistician IV

    2525 West End Avenue
    Suite 1100, Cubicle 11113G
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 936-6974

  • Siwei Zhang, MS

    Biostatistician II

    Siwei Zhang is interested in high dimensional data analysis, especially in applying the statistical models and machine learning algorithms to genetic and EHR research. Specifically, she now focuses on GWAS, PheWAS studies and analyzing copy number variation using SNP Array data.

    2220 Pierce Avenue, Cubicle 599CB
    Nashville, TN 37232
    (615) 875-7571

  • Alex Zhao, MS

    Biostatistician III

    Alex Zhao is a senior biostatistician in the Department of Biostatistics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He has expertise in the following areas: prediction modeling, linear regression, generalized linear regression, categorical data analyses, repeated measures, mixed-effects models, survival analysis, clinical trials, power and sample size justification, statistical computing, microarray data analysis, polymerase chain reaction (PCR) data analysis, machine learning, and data mining. In addition, Alex is proficient in the use of R and SAS and has considerable experience in conducting and analyzing data from molecular and genetic epidemiology studies of cancer. He has been working on genetic studies from large consortia including Breast Cancer Association Consortium, Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium, and Prostate Cancer Association Group to Investigate Cancer Associated Alterations in the Genome.

    2220 Pierce Avenue, 490 PRB
    Nashville, TN 37232
    (615) 936-0588