Adjoint/Adjunct Faculty

  • Jeffrey D. Blume, PhD

    Adjoint Professor of Biostatistics

    PhD, Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins

    Primary appointment: Quantitative Foundation Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs in Data Science, University of Virginia

    Honors include election as a fellow of the American Statistical Association (2021) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2021).

  • Yong Deng, PhD

    Adjunct Professor of Biostatistics

    PhD, Precise Measurement, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

    Primary appointment: Professor, Institute of Fundamental and Frontier Science, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

    Dr. Deng can also be reached at dengentropy[at]uestc[dot]edu[dot]cn

  • Rafe Donahue, PhD

    Adjunct Associate Professor of Biostatistics

    PhD, Statistics, Colorado State University


  • Chris Fonnesbeck, PhD

    Adjoint Associate Professor of Biostatistics

    PhD, Wildlife Biometrics, University of Georgia

    Research interests include: computational statistics, hierarchical modeling, Bayesian statistics, meta-analysis, epidemiology, decision analysis and adaptive decision-making, machine learning, statistical software, sabermetrics

    Primary appointment: Principal quantitative analyst, Philadelphia Phillies



  • Chao-Han Lai, MD, PhD

    Adjoint Professor of Biostatistics

    MD, National Cheng Kung University; PhD, Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Cheng Kung University

    Primary appointments: 

    • Professor, Department of Surgery, National Cheng Kung University (NCKU)
    • Chief of Experimental Surgery and Surgical Intensive Care Unit, NCKU Hospital
    • Director, Resident Training Program, NCKU Hospital
  • Pei-Ying "Emily" Lin, MD, PhD

    Adjoint Assistant Professor of Biostatistics

    MD, Taipei Medical University; PhD, National Yang-Ming University and Academia Sinica

    Primary appointments:

    • Associate Professor of Medicine, Attending Physician, Associate Director of Medical Research, and Director of the Center for Precision Health and Quantitative Sciences, Taipei Medical University
  • Karel "Carl" G.M. Moons, MD, PhD

    Adjunct Professor of Biostatistics

    PhD, medicine, Erasmus University

    Primary appointment: professor of clinical epidemiology at the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, UMC Utrecht

    Research interests include: the real impact of medical innovations, ranging from drugs, robotics, medical tests, eHealth and AI-algorithms, for patients, citizens and healthcare

    More information: UMC Utrecht profile

  • Ben Saville, PhD

    Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biostatistics

    PhD, Biostatistics, University of North Carolina

    Primary appointment: Director & Senior Statistical Scientist at Berry Consultants, specializing in Bayesian adaptive clinical trial design

  • PhD, Biostatistics, Yale University

    Primary appointment: Chair and Professor, Department of Medical Statistics, Osaka Metropolitan University