Biostatistics Faculty

Departmental Faculty

Kristopher L Arheart, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

karheart@miami.edu

(954) 662-6457
Kristopher L. Arheart, Ed.D., is an Emeritus Associate Professor in the Division of Biostatistics in the Department of Public Health Sciences and the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Arheart is a collaborative biostatistician who provides statistical expertise for medical research in a variety of...

Raymond R Balise

Research Asst. Professor

rrb28@miami.edu

(305) 243-9694
Field of Interest: Data Science & Biostatistics Raymond Balise, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in the Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami (UM).  Prior to joining UM, he worked at Stanford University School of Medicine for 17 years as...

Yuguang Ban

Research Asst. Professor

yxb173@miami.edu

(208) 305-6332
Field of Interest: Computational Statistics and Bioinformatics in Genomics Yuguang (James) Ban, Ph.D., is a Research Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in the Department of Public Health Sciences and Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource of the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. He has collaborated with many cancer...

Shari Messinger Cayetano, Ph.D.

Professor

s.messinger@miami.edu

(305) 243-4465
Field of Interest: Diabetes, Clinical Trials, Biomarkers & Clinical Biostatistics Dr. Shari Messinger is a Professor in the Division of Biostatistics and Director of Biostatistics Collaboration and Consulting Core. She additionally serves as Director of the Research Design and Biostatistics Program of the Miami CTSI.  Dr. Messinger...

Xi Steven Chen

Professor

xxc353@miami.edu

Field of Interest: Statistical Genomics, Biomarker Discovery & Prediction Modeling Xi (Steven) Chen is a Professor of Biostatistics in DPHS at UMMSM. He is also the Director of the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Chen’s research interests focus on statistical...

Daniel A Diaz

Research Asst. Professor

ddiaz3@miami.edu

(305) 243-4797
Field of Interest: Theoretical Statistics & Population Genetics Daniel Andrés Díaz-Pachón is a Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Biostatistics since September 2014. His research, current and former, can be divided into four big areas: In probability, he is working on population genetics....

Daniel J Feaster, Ph.D.

Professor

dfeaster@miami.edu

(305) 243-7881
Field of Interest: Hierarchical Linear, Structural Equation Modeling & Longitudinal Analysis Daniel J. Feaster, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Feaster has over 25 years of experience in the design, implementation, and analysis of large longitudinal...

Hemant Ishwaran

Professor

hishwaran@miami.edu

(305) 243-5473
Field of Interest: Developing Machine Learning Methods Hemant Ishwaran, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences (DPHS) and is the Director of Statistical Methodology and the Director of Graduate Studies in the Division of Biostatistics.  Dr. Ishwaran is also affiliated with the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer...

Tulay Koru-Sengul

Research Associate Professor

tsengul@miami.edu

(305) 243-2618
Field of Interest: Statistical Methods for Biological Responses Dr. Tulay Koru-Sengul is an Associate Professor and the graduate program director of Master of Science (MS) in Biostatistics in the Division of Biostatistics and the lead faculty member overseeing the Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) program in the Department of Public...

Deukwoo Kwon

Research Asst. Professor

dkwon@miami.edu

(305) 243-0181
Field of Interest: Bayesian Inference, Clinical Trial Design & High-Dimensional Data Analysis Dr. Deukwoo Kwon is a Research Assistant Professor in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Department of Public Health Sciences. He earned his Master’s degree in statistics and...

Min Lu

Research Asst. Professor

m.lu6@umiami.edu

(305) 284-3001
Field of Interest: Machine Learning, Causal Inference & Variable Selection Min Lu, Ph.D., is a Research Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She received her Doctoral degree in Biostatistics from the University of Miami in 2018. Her current work...

Yue Pan

Research Asst. Professor

panyue@miami.edu

(305) 243-9747
Field of Interest: Machine-Learning on HIV Prevention, Health Behaviors, and Outcomes Yue Pan, Ph.D. is a Research Assistant Professor at Biostatistics Division, Department of Public Health Sciences, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami. Dr. Pan’s research interests focus on examining social determinants and health...

J. Sunil Rao

Professor

jrao@miami.edu

(305) 243-4252
Field of Interest: Development of Statistical Methods J. Sunil Rao, Ph.D., is Professor and Director of the Division of Biostatistics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Department of Public Health Sciences. Dr. Rao has served as the Interim Chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences and was previously Professor of...

Isildinha M Reis, Ph.D.

Research Professor

ireis@miami.edu

(305) 243-5884
Field of Interest: Statistical Methods for Clinical Trials & Predictive Models Dr. Isildinha Reis, DrPH, is a Research Professor in the Division of Biostatistics of the Department of Public Health Science (DPHS) and in the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core Shared Resource at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Reis is a member...

Lily Wang

Assoc. Professor

lxw391@miami.edu

(615) 397-7789
Field of Interest: Epigenomics Data, Integrative Genomics Analysis & Systems Biology Dr. Wang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences (DPHS) at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. She is affiliated with the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics...