Faculty

Primary Faculty

Elaine Allen
Isabel Elaine Allen, PhD, MS
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
    Machine Learning
    Research Methods in Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Meta analysis, data science, longitudinal data analysis, statistical genetics, Bayesian statistics

Peter Bacchetti
Peter Bacchetti, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
Research Interests:

Jean Feng, PhD
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Bioinformatics
    Biostatistics
    Machine Learning
Research Interests:
  • Machine learning, Statistical computing, High-dimensional data

Efstathios (Stathis) D. Gennatas, MBBS, PhD
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Bioinformatics
    Biostatistics
    Machine Learning
Research Interests:
  • Neuroscience, neuroimaging, brain development, neurodegenerative disease, neurology, psychiatry, oncology; applied health data science for basic biomedical research and clinical applications; Machine learning research for precision medicine: multimodal data analysis, interpretability, trustworthiness, fairness in predictive modeling, data science and visualization software development

David V. Glidden, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
Research Interests:
  • HIV treatment, HIV prevention, HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, Biostatistics, Survival analysis, Competing risks, Multiple events, Causal Inference, Clinical trials, LGBT health

Joan Hilton, professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Joan Hilton, DSc, MPH
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
Research Interests:

Thomas Hoffman, assistant professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology & BIostatistics
Thomas Hoffmann, PhD
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
    Genetic Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Biostatistics, public health, human genetics, statistical genetics, high-dimensional data, statistical computing, machine learning, image classification, age-related hearing impairment, cardiovascular disease, cancer

Yulin Hswen, ScD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Bioinformatics
    Biostatistics
    Machine Learning
    Social Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Computational epidemiology, health disparities, natural language processing, social media, structural racism, social determinants of health, digital interventions, digital phenotyping, algorithmic bias, societal health

Chiung-Yu Huang, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
Research Interests:
  • General biostatistics methodology and its application to the biomedical sciences

Fei Jiang, PhD, MS
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Bioinformatics
    Biostatistics
    Machine Learning
Research Interests:
  • machine learning methods; high dimensional models; functional data analysis and their applications in analyzing neurological, image, genetics data; adaptive randomization clinical trials

Mi-Ok Kim, professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Mi-Ok Kim, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
Research Interests:

John Kornak, professor in the UCSF Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
John Kornak, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
Research Interests:
  • Bayesian image analysis in Fourier Space, Bayesian reconstruction of magnetic resonance imaging, statistical image analysis, Bayesian statistics, spatial statistics

Iryna Lobach, assistant professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Iryna Lobach, PhD
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
    Epidemiology of Cardiovascular and Neurological Disorders
Research Interests:

Charles McCulloch, professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Charles McCulloch, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
    Implementation Science
Research Interests:
  • Implementation Science, International public health, P4P, Audit and feedback, mHealth

John Neuhaus, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
    Epidemiology of Aging
Research Interests:

Neil Risch, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
    Epidemiology of Cardiovascular and Neurological Disorders
    Genetic Epidemiology
Research Interests:

Aaron Scheffler, PhD
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
Research Interests:
  • high-dimensional data, multi-modal data, correlated data, longitudinal data, Bayesian statistics, machine learning, brain imaging, analysis of electronic health records data, "Big Data"

Steve Shiboski, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
Research Interests:

Dara Torgerson, PhD
Associate Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Bioinformatics
    Biostatistics
    Genetic Epidemiology
    Lifecourse
    Machine Learning
    Reproductive, Perinatal and Neonatal Epidemiology
    Social Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Integrative Genomics, Metabolomics, Statistical Genetics, Minority Health, Neonatology, Respiratory Outcomes

Eric Vittinghoff, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
    Epidemiology of Aging
Research Interests:

Jeff Wall, PhD, MS
Associate Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
Research Interests:

Jimmie Ye, PhD
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
Research Interests:

Secondary Faculty

John Boscardin, PhD, secondary faculty at UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
John Boscardin, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
    Epidemiology of Aging
Research Interests:

Jing Cheng, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
Research Interests:
  • Statistical methods for complex problems in randomized trials and observational studies, dentistry and oral diseases, biomedicine, cancer, infectious diseases, pharmacogenomics, nursing, and public policy research.

Kevin Delucchi, secondary faculty member in Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Kevin Delucchi, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
Research Interests:
  • Biostatistics, longitudinal research, drug abuse, smoking cessation, alcohol abuse, psychometrics, latent variable methods, clinical trials

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