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 in Carolina Square at 123 West Franklin Street, suite 450. and the Carolina Survey Research Laboratory at 730 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., both in Chapel Hill.


Robert Agans, PhDAssociate
Kevin Anstrom, PhD,
Jianwen Cai, PhDCary C. Boshamer Distinguished
David Couper,
Jamie Crandell, PhDAssociate
Tanya P. Garcia, PhDAssociate
Annie Green Howard, PhDAssociate
Michael Hudgens, PhDProfessor and Associate
Joseph G. Ibrahim, PhDAlumni Distinguished Professor and Director of Graduate
Anastasia Ivanova,
Yuchao Jiang, PhDAssistant
Gary Koch,
Michael R. Kosorok, PhDW.R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished
Lisa M. LaVange, PhDProfessor and
Didong Li, PhDAssistant
Quefeng Li, PhDAssociate
Yun Li,
Feng-Chang Lin,
Danyu Lin, PhDDennis Gillings Distinguished
Yufeng Liu,
Michael Love, PhDAssociate
James Stephen Marron,
Jane Monaco, DrPHAssociate Professor and Director of Undergraduate
Andrew B. Nobel,
John S. Preisser,
Bahjat Qaqish,
Naim Rashid, PhDAssociate
Todd Schwartz,
Bonnie Shook-Sa, DrPHAssistant
Richard Smith,
Daniela Sotres-Alvarez, DrPHAssociate
Xianming Tan, PhDAssociate
Kinh Truong,
Di Wu, PhDAssociate
Donglin Zeng,
Haibo Zhou,
Hongtu Zhu,
Fei Zou,
Baiming Zou, PhDAssociate

Adjunct Faculty

Matthew Biggs, PhDAdjunct Assistant
Liddy Chen, PhDAdjunct Assistant
Jane EslingerAdjunct Instructor
Haoda FuAdjunct
Kinsey HeltonAdjunct
Marcus Herman-GiddensAdjunct
Eric Laber, PhDAdjunct
Jeff LauxAdjunct
Taylor LewisAdjunct
Charles Pepe-Ranney, PhDAdjunct Assistant
Matthew A. Psioda, PhDAdjunct
Sean SimpsonAdjunct
Wei Sun, PhDAdjunct Associate
Sonia Thomas, DrPHAdjunct
Vincent Toups, PhDSenior Research Scientist and Adjunct
William Valdar, PhDAdjunct
Clarice Weinberg, PhDAdjunct
Shanshan Zhao, PhDAdjunct Assistant
Xiaojiang Zheng, PhDAdjunct Assistant
Richard Zink, PhDAdjunct

Emeritus Faculty

Shrikant Bangdiwala, PhDProfessor Emeritus
Lloyd ChamblessProfessor Emeritus
Clarence E. DavisProfessor Emeritus
James E. GrizzleProfessor Emeritus
Ronald W. HelmsProfessor Emeritus
William D. KalsbeekProfessor Emeritus
Lawrence L. KupperProfessor Emeritus
Keith E. MullerProfessor Emeritus
Dana E. QuadeProfessor Emeritus
Pranab SenProfessor Emeritus
Chirayath M. Suchindran, PhDProfessor Emeritus
Michael J. SymonsProfessor Emeritus
Craig D. TurnbullProfessor Emeritus

Department of Biostatistics Staff

Kevin Anstrom, PhD,
Ty BakerExecutive Assistant to the
Monika Soria Caruso, CRAContracts and Grants Manager, Pre-Award
Samiha ChowdhuryApplication
Adrien CooperAccounting
Mary EveretteAccounting
Tiffany HarrisAcademic Program Support
Kinsey HeltonApplication
David HillTechnical Support
Terry LinkBusiness Service
Debbie QuachBusiness
Bethsaida SeagrovesAdministrative
Sandra SnipesFinance Manager
Wesley Winkelman, MORDirector of Finance and
LaGina WomackAccounting
Scott C. ZentzSystems Programmer/

Carolina Survey Research Laboratory Staff

Deborah MareanSurvey Programmer and Data

Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center Staff

Marla Brooke AllenResearch
Kalyana Chakravarthy AnneSystems Programmer/
Kevin Anstrom, PhD,
Vidya AntonyApplication
Jenna BarbeeResearch
Lori A. Bateman, MSProject
Kinue BeugreResearch
Elizabeth BradshawPublic Communication
Ashley BrittResearch
Hope BryanData Management & IT
Sheila Burgard,
Trevor Butler, BSApplication
Christiane Wimbish CarsonResearch
Sunchu ChowdaryApplication
Samiha ChowdhuryApplication
Christopher David CookSystems Programmer/
Steven CoryApplications
Christopher CulpepperResearch
MaryKate CunninghamResearch
Artis Jordan DardenResearch
Forrest DeMarcusResearch
Lisa DusenberryBusiness
Jeff EvartsApplication
Eric EyreIT Analyst / Programmer
Fansly FanResearch
Christy FenuResearch
Katherine FlowersResearch
Bryce B. GlasspooleApplications
Rachel GoolsbyProject
Lisa Gravens-MuellerBiostatistician/
Rebecca GreenResearch
Sonia GuardaResearch
Cameron GunnResearch
Aadam HaqueResearch
Lee HarrisonIT Analyst / Programmer
Kinsey HeltonApplication
Anna Hoffmeyer, MPHProject
Jeremy Grant HollidayResearch
Megan HughesResearch
Michele InishiResearch
John JamesResearch
Kwan Hye JungApplication
Ezekiel KoechAccounting
Jeanette F. KosorokVisual Arts
Anneli LeanderBusiness
Bryant LesnoskiResearch
David Li,
Kiersten LittleResearch
Lindsey Littleton, MPHResearch
James LocklearApplication
Alison MarquisPrincipal
Micah McCumber, MSAssociate Director for Biostatistical & Statistical
Allison McGeeResearch
William McGeeTechnical Support
Maria MelendezExecutive
Sarah MoodyApplication
Megan NguyenResearch
Yonghong NieStat Computing
Jeff OberhausSocial Research and Communications
Aluoch OoroResearch
S. T. PhillipsIT Analyst / Programmer
James Russell Pike, MBAStatistician Research
River Thomas PriceResearch
Pedro Miguel QuibreraResearch
Madison RauscherGrants
Jason Thomas ReedApplication
Lisa Reeves, MScResearch
Kimberly Ring, MPHProject
Cheyanne Ritz, MAPublic Communications
Bryce RowlandSenior Research
Betty RuppResearch
Maria SanchezProject
Jose SantosResearch
Stefanie SchwartzResearch
Mirela ScottResearch
Virginia SharplessResearch Project
Yue ShenApplication
Ping ShenApplication
Nicole Slye, MPHResearch
Carl SmalleySystem Programmer/
Jan Louise Smith, MPHResearch
Keri SteinResearch
Lisa StraderDirector of Research
Robert Sumner, JrApplication
Summer (Kui) SunApplication
Yanping TengResearch
Hongqing TianApplication
Yeimi Tomas GarciaResearch
Vicent ToupsSenior Research
Arielle ValintResearch
Patrick James WardResearch
Karen WebsterAdministrative Support
Anna WickenheisserResearch
Pingping WuResearch
Marston Youngblood, Jr.Biostatistician