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
Ethan Alt, PhDAssistant
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
Joseph G. Ibrahim, PhDAlumni Distinguished Professor and Director of Graduate
Anastasia Ivanova,
Yuchao Jiang, PhDAssociate
Gary Koch,
Michael R. Kosorok, PhDW.R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished
Didong Li, PhDAssistant
Xihao Li, PhDAssistant
Quefeng Li, PhDAssociate
Yun Li,
Feng-Chang Lin,
Danyu Lin, PhDDennis Gillings Distinguished
Yufeng Liu,
Yusha LiuAssistant
Michael Love, PhDAssociate
James Stephen Marron,
Kara McCormack, PhDTeaching Assistant
Jane Monaco, DrPHProfessor and Assistant Dean 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, PhDResearch
Kinh Truong,
Di Wu, PhDAssociate
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
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
Donglin Zeng, PhDAdjunct
Shanshan Zhao, PhDAdjunct Associate
Xiaojiang Zheng, PhDAdjunct Assistant
Richard C. 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
Lisa M. LaVange, PhDProfessor Emeritus
Keith E. MullerProfessor Emeritus
Dana E. QuadeProfessor Emeritus
Pranab SenProfessor Emeritus
Michael J. SymonsProfessor Emeritus

Department of Biostatistics Staff

Ty BakerExecutive Assistant to the
Monika Soria Caruso, CRAContracts and Grants Manager, Pre-Award
Adrien CooperAccounting
Mary EveretteBCL Business
Aretha Franklin Accounting
Tiffany HarrisAcademic Program Support
David HillTechnical Support
Terry LinkBusiness Service
Bethsaida SeagrovesAdministrative
Sandra SnipesFinance
Wesley Winkelman, MORDirector of Finance and
Scott C. ZentzSystems Programmer/

Carolina Survey Research Laboratory Staff

Deborah MareanSurvey Programmer and Data

Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center Staff

Kalyana Chakravarthy AnneSystems Programmer/
Kevin Anstrom, PhD,
Vidya AntonyApplication
Silvio AranaResearch
Sarah BagaasonIT Analyst/
Lori A. Bateman, MSProject
Kinue Beugre, MPASocial/Clinical Research
Elizabeth BradshawPublic Communication
Ashley BrittResearch
Hope BryanData Management & IT
Sheila Burgard,
Trevor Butler, BSApplication
Anita ChenSr. Research
Sunchu ChowdaryApplication
Samiha ChowdhuryApplication
Christopher David CookSystems Programmer/
Christopher CulpepperResearch
Artis Jordan DardenResearch
Forrest DeMarcusResearch
Alex Dolwick,
Jeff EvartsApplication
Eric EyreIT Analyst / Programmer
Christy FenuResearch
Katherine FlowersResearch
Bryce B. GlasspooleApplications
Rachel GoolsbyProject
Lisa Gravens-MuellerBiostatistician/
Becky GreenProject
Sonia GuardaResearch
Cameron GunnResearch
Aadam HaqueResearch
Lee HarrisonIT Analyst / Programmer
Kinsey HeltonApplication
Anna Hoffmeyer, MPHProject
Jeremy Grant HollidayResearch
Michele InishiResearch
Adam IonaIT Analyst/Programmer -
John JamesResearch
Kwan Hye JungApplication
Ezekiel KoechAccounting
Jeanette F. KosorokVisual Arts
Anneli Leander, BAResearch Administrator and Contracting
Bryant LesnoskiResearch
David Li,
Kiersten LittleSocial/Clinical Research
Lindsey Littleton, MPHResearch
Alison MarquisPrincipal
Micah McCumber, PhDAssociate Director for Biostatistical & Statistical
Allison McGeeResearch
William McGeeTechnical Support
Maria MelendezExecutive
Michael S. NewtonIT Web Designer/Developer -
Megan NguyenResearch
Yonghong NieStat Computing
Jeff OberhausSocial Research and Communications
Aluoch OoroResearch
S. T. PhillipsIT Analyst / Programmer
Dan PistonProgrammer/
River Thomas PriceResearch
Pedro Miguel QuibreraResearch
Madison Rauscher, MBAContracts and Grants
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
Lisa SmithIT Analyst/ Programmer-2
Keri SteinResearch
Lisa C. Strader, DrPHAssociate Director for Research
Robert Sumner, JrApplication
Summer (Kui) SunApplication
Yanping TengResearch
Hongqing TianApplication
Vincent ToupsSenior Research
Arielle ValintResearch
Patrick James WardResearch
Anna WickenheisserResearch
Landis WipperResearch
Pingping WuResearch
Bonita YellockResearch Administrative
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