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Feng-Chang Lin, PhD

Feng-Chang Lin, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Biostatistics
  • 2nd floor, Brinkhous-Bullitt Building
  • CB #7064
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27599
  • USA

Serving as a biostatistician in the Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute (TraCS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Dr. Lin is heavily engaged in collaborative research in biomedical fields. 

His primary area of research lies in the development of novel statistical methods for modeling recurrent events that frequently appear in biomedical studies. These methodologies aim to assist physicians and healthcare providers in better understanding the natural history of a disease and its risk factors. 

Honors and Awards

Teaching Innovation Award

2018-2019, Gillings School of Global Public Health

Study Abroad Scholarship

2005-2006, Ministry of Education, Taiwan

Representative Courses

Research Activities

Dr. Lin is a biostatistician in the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute (NC TraCS), home of the UNC-CH Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA). His research interests include:

Survival analysis
Generalized linear model
Longitudinal analysis
Hypertension and blood pressure monitoring
Infectious disease

Prevention clinical trials

Service Activities

Statistics Editor:
     Genetics in Medicine (2012-2018)

Referee Service:
     Journal of the American Statistical Association (JASA)
     Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B (JRSSB)
     Statistics in Medicine

Practice Activities

From 2011 - 2013, Dr. Lin served as the principal, then the vice principal, of the North Carolina Raleigh Chinese Language School, a registered nonprofit organization founded in 1977. The school originally specialized in teaching Mandarin and traditional Chinese characters, but now offers 20 language classes and 12 culture classes for 200 students.

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