Biostatistics Faculty and Staff

The Department of Biostatistics is internationally recognized as a leader in biostatistics research and training and is housed in three different locations: administrative and faculty offices, including a suite of offices for graduate students in McGavran-Greenberg Hall, the Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center located at 137 E. Franklin St. and the Carolina Survey Research Laboratory at 730 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., both in Chapel Hill. In 2017, we have 44 faculty members and 192 students (103 doctoral, 41 masters and 48 undergraduate).

A searchable database of faculty publications is available here.


Robert Agans Associate Professor
Eric Bair Associate Professor
Richard Bilsborrow Professor
Jianwen Cai Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor
Ding-Geng (Din) Chen Professor
David Couper Professor
Jamie Crandell Assistant Professor
Jason Fine Professor
Annie Green Howard Assistant Professor
Marcus Herman-Giddens Instructor
Michael Hudgens Professor
Joseph G. Ibrahim Alumni Distinguished Professor Director  of Graduate Studies
Anastasia Ivanova Associate Professor
Yuchao Jiang Assistant Professor
Gary Koch Professor
Michael R. Kosorok W.R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor and Chair
Lisa M. LaVange  (profile page coming soon) Professor and Associate Chair and Director of the Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center
Quefeng Li Assistant Professor
Yun Li Associate Professor
Danyu Lin Dennis Gillings Distinguished Professor
Feng-Chang Lin Assistant Professor
Yufeng Liu Professor
Matthew Loop Assistant Professor
Michael Love Assistant Professor
James Stephen Marron Amos Hawley Distinguished Professor
Jane Monaco Associate Professor
Andrew B. Nobel Professor
John S. Preisser Professor
Matthew Psioda Assistant Professor
Bahjat Qaqish Professor
Naim Rashid Assistant Professor
Kathy Roggenkamp Instructor
Todd Schwartz Associate Professor
Richard Smith Mark L. Reed Distinguished Professor
Daniela Sotres-Alvarez Assistant Professor
Paul Stewart Professor
Chirayath M Suchindran Professor
Xianming Tan Associate Professor
Kinh Truong Professor
Mark Weaver Assistant Professor
Di Wu Assistant Professor
Donglin Zeng Professor
Haibo Zhou Professor
Hongtu Zhu Professor
Fei Zou Professor

Emeritus Faculty

Shrikant I. Bangdiwala Professor Emeritus
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
Pranab Sen Professor Emeritus
Michael J. Symons Professor Emeritus
Craig D. Turnbull Professor Emeritus

Adjunct Faculty

Biggs, Matthew Adjunct Assistant Professor
Georgiy Bobashev Adjunct Associate Professor
Chen, Liddy Adjunct Assistant Professor
Alan Karr Adjunct 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
Wei Sun Adjunct Associate Professor
Thomas, Sonia M. Adjunct Professor
William Valdar Adjunct Assistant Professor
Clarice Weinberg Adjunct Professor
Michael Wu Adjunct Assistant Professor
Shanshan Zhao Adjunct Assistant Professor
Richard Zink Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department of Biostatistics

Vera Bennett Human Resources Consultant
Monika Soria Caruso Soc/Clin Research Specialist
Mary Everette Accounting Specialist
David Hill Tech Support Analyst
Melissa Hobgood Student Services Manager
Christine Kantner Business Officer
Terry Link Accounting Technician
Jeff Oberhaus Soc/Clin Research Specialist Communications
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
Nancy Cohn Soc/Clin Research Manager
Steven Cory Applications Analyst
Forrest DeMarcus Business Services Coordinator
Lisa Dusenberry Accounting Technician
Jeff Evarts 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
James Locklear Applications Specialist
Alison Marquis Principal Biostatistician
Micah McCumber Soc/Clin Research Manager
Allison McGee Social Research Assistant
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
Robert Sumner, Jr. Applications Specialist
Kui Sun Applications Specialist
Yanping Teng Biostatistician
Hongqing Tian Applications Analyst
Robert Tomsick Systems Programmer/Specialist
Pingping Wu Soc/Clin Research Specialist
Marston Youngblood, Jr. Biostatistician/Supervisor
Ding Zhao Applications Specialist