Qingxia "Cindy" Chen

Vice Chair of Education
Department of Biostatistics
Director, Biostatistics Post-Graduate Studies and Distance Learning
Director, Executive Data Science Program
Departments of Biostatistics and Biomedical Informatics
Professor of Biostatistics, Biomedical Informatics, and Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Office Address
2525 West End Avenue, Suite 1100
Room / Suite
Room 11133A

PhD, Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Research interests include: missing data, survival analysis (especially time-varying effect and treatment switching), Bayesian methods in big data, penalized approach for 1<n/p<10, developing statistical methods for using electronic health records (EHRs) and genetics information in precision medicine, cancer, ophthalmology, infection disease, cardiovascular diseases, suicide

Honors and service include: co-chair, 2024 International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA) Applied Statistics Symposium; chair, 2022 department retreat; James E. Grizzle Distinguished Alumna Award, University of North Carolina (2015); Department Method Publication Award (2014); numerous committees, including Faculty Search (2005 - present); associate editor, Statistics and Its Interface (2016 - present) 

More information: biostat.app.vumc.org/QingxiaChen