Biostatistics Faculty and Staff

The Department of Biostatistics is internationally recognized as a leader in Biostatistics research and training. It is one of eight departments in the Gillings School of Global Public Health whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the population. This mission is accomplished through the interaction of teaching, research and service. The Department has 51 EPA and EPA Non-Faculty members, 68 permanent staff members and 130 temporary employees. The Department has 188 students (156 graduate students and 32 undergraduate students). The Department of Biostatistics is housed in three different locations: administrative and faculty offices, including a suite of offices for graduate students in McGavran-Greenberg Building, the Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center at Bank of America Building and the Carolina Survey Research Laboratory at Bolin Creek Center.

A searchable database of faculty publications is available here.


Robert Agans Clinical Associate Professor
Josephine Asafu-Adjei Research Assistant Professor
Eric Bair Research Associate Professor
Shrikant Bangdiwala Research Professor
Richard Bilsborrow Research Professor
Jianwen Cai Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor and Interim Chair
Ding-Geng (Din) Chen Clinical Professor
Mengjie Chen Assistant Professor
David Couper Clinical Professor
Jamie Crandell Research Assistant Professor
Sonia Davis Director, Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center
Lloyd J. Edwards Associate Professor
Jason Fine Professor
Amy Herring Carol Remmer Angle Distinguished Professor of Children’s Environmental Health and Associate Chair
Annie Green Howard Clinical Assistant Professor
Marcus Herman-Giddens Instructor
Michael Hudgens Professor
Joseph G. Ibrahim Alumni Distinguished Professor Director  of Graduate Studies
Anastasia Ivanova Associate Professor
Gary Koch Professor
Michael R. Kosorok W.R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor
Quefeng Li Assistant Professor
Yun Li Associate Professor
Danyu Lin Dennis Gillings Distinguished Professor
Feng-Chang Lin Research Assistant Professor
Yufeng Liu Professor
Matthew Loop Clinical Assistant Professor
Michael Love Assistant Professor
James Stephen Marron Amos Hawley Distinguished Professor
Jane Monaco Clinical Associate Professor
Andrew B. Nobel Professor
John S. Preisser Research Professor
Matthew Psioda Research Assistant Professor
Bahjat Qaqish Professor
Naim Rashid Research Assistant Professor
Kathy Roggenkamp Research Instructor
Todd Schwartz Research Associate Professor
Pranab Sen Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor
Richard Smith Mark L. Reed Distinguished Professor
Daniela Sotres-Alvarez Research Assistant Professor
Paul Stewart Research Professor
Chirayath M Suchindran Professor
Xianming Tan Research Associate Professor
Kinh Truong Professor
Mark Weaver Research Assistant Professor
Di Wu Research Assistant Professor
Donglin Zeng Professor
Haibo Zhou Professor
Hongtu Zhu Professor
Fei Zou Professor

Emeritus Faculty

Lloyd Chambless Professor Emeritus
Clarence E. Davis Professor Emeritus
James E. Grizzle Professor Emeritus
Ronald W. Helms Professor Emeritus
William D. Kalsbeek Professor Emeritus
Lawrence L. Kupper Professor Emeritus
Keith E. Muller Professor Emeritus
Dana E. Quade Professor Emeritus
Michael J. Symons Professor Emeritus
Craig D. Turnbull Professor Emeritus

Adjunct Faculty

Georgiy Bobashev Adjunct Associate Professor
Rosalie Dominik Adjunct Associate Professor
Alan Karr Adjunct Professor
Pei Fen Kuan Adjunct Assistant Professor
Eric B. Laber Adjunct Assistant Professor
Herman Mitchell Adjunct Professor
Brian Neelon Adjunct Associate Professor
Jean Orelien Adjunct Assistant Professor
Shyamal Peddada Adjunct Professor
Sean Simpson Adjunct Assistant Professor
Maura Stokes Adjunct Associate Professor
William Valdar Assistant Professor
Clarice Weinberg Adjunct Professor
Fred Wright Adjunct Professor
Michael Wu Adjunct Assistant Professor
Richard Zink Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department of Biostatistics

Vera Bennett Human Resources Consultant
Monika Soria Caruso Soc/Clin Research Specialist
Britt Clampitt Communications Specialist
Mary Everette Accounting Specialist
David Hill Tech Support Analyst
Melissa Hobgood Student Services Manager
Christine Kantner Business Services Coordinator
Terry Link Accounting Technician
Evie E. McKee Director of Business & Finance
Debbie Quach Business Officer
Bethsaida Seagroves Executive Assistant to the Chair
Christopher Sheldahl Applications Specialist
Veronica Stallings Student Services Specialist
Scott C. Zentz Systems Programmer/Specialist

Carolina Survey Research Laboratory

Erica Atkins Personnel Supervisor
Anna Hoffmeyer Operations Manager
Deborah Marean Survey Programmer & Data Mgr
Jackie Shehadi Soc/Clin Research Assistant

Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center

Maria de los Angeles (Nana) Abreu Social/Clinical Research Specialist
Vidya Antony Applications Analyst
James Bartow Applications Specialist
Nicole Blanton Admin Support Specialist
Ashley Britt Soc/Clin Research Specialist
Barbara Brown Soc/Clin Research Assistant
Hope Bryan IT Manager
Sheila Burgard Soc/Clin Research Manager
Myra Carpenter Senior Biostatistician
Betsy Carretta Soc/Clin Research Manager
Nancy Cohn Soc/Clin Research Manager
Steven Cory Applications Analyst
Gang Cui Soc/Clin Research Manager
Forrest DeMarcus Business Services Coordinator
Lisa Dusenberry Accounting Technician
Jeff Evarts Applications Analyst
Ashley Falcone Soc/Clin Research Specialist
Naoko Fulcher Applications Analyst
Bryce B. Glasspoole Tech Support Analyst
Franklyn Gonzalez Soc/Clin Research Manager
Rachel Goolsby Soc/Clin Research Specialist
Nathan M. Gotman Biostatistician
Lisa Gravens-Mueller Biostatistician & Supervisor
Carolyn Hagy Business Officer
Linda Hartig Applications Analyst
Jeremy Grant Holliday Soc/Clin Research Assistant
Michele Inishi Soc/Clin Research Assistant
Kwanhye Jung Applications Specialist
Silvana Lawvere Assistant Director of Project Operations
James Locklear Applications Specialist
Danielle Malone Soc/Clin Research Assistant
Alison Marquis Principal Biostatistician
Allison McGee Social Research Assistant I
William McGee Soc/Clin Research Assistant
Yonghong Nie Application Analyst
Jeff Oberhaus Soc/Clin Research Specialist
Aluoch Ooro Soc/Clin Research Specialist
Pedro Miguel Quibrera Biostatistician
Lisa Reeves Soc/Clin Research Manager
Kim Ring Soc/Clin Research Manager
Ping Shen Applications Analyst
Yue Shen Applications Analyst
Jeffrey Sink Applications Tech
Carl Smalley System Programmer/Specialist
Jan Louise Smith Soc/Clin Research Specialist
Christopher Stolte Applications Specialist
Robert Sumner, Jr. Applications Specialist
Hengrui Sun Senior Biostatistician
Kui Sun Applications Analyst
Yanping Teng Biostatistician
Hongqing Tian Applications Analyst
Robert Tomsick Systems Programmer/Specialist
Pingping Wu Soc/Clin Research Specialist
Eunsil Yim Soc/Clin Research Manager
Marston Youngblood, Jr. Biostatistician/Supervisor
Ding Zhao Applications Specialist
Byeibgyeob Choi Postdoctoral Research Associate
Daniel Hernandez-Stumpfhauser Postdoctoral Research Associate
Chao Huang Postdoctoral Research Associate
Xinchao Luo Postdoctoral Research Associate
Benjamin Risk Postdoctoral Research Associate
Yize Zhao Postdoctoral Research Associate