BMI Faculty

Name Title Office Phone Email Research Summary
Anderson, Jim Professor (CHS Track), Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics k6/418

janderson [at] fstrf-wi.org

Professor Karl Broman Broman, Karl Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 2126 UWBC 262-4633

kbroman [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Statistical problems in genetics, genomics, and molecular biology. The development of improved methods for detecting and identifying genes contributing to variation in complex traits in humans and experimental organisms. Karl Broman's Web Page

Buhr, Kevin Associate Scientist, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 226B WARF 265-4587

buhr [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Design, conduct and analysis of multi-center clinical trials & interim monitoring of clinical trial data, multiple endpoints.

Richard J. Chappell Picture Chappell, Richard J. Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics and Department of Statistics K6/430 CSC 263-5572

chappell [at] biostat.wisc.edu

The analysis and design of clinical trials, link estimation in generalized linear models, bivariate and nonparametric survival analysis, and models in radiobiology.

Associate Professor Moo Chung Chung, Moo Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 4750 MSC 265-4385

mkchung [at] wisc.edu

Computational neuroscience where non-invasive brain imaging modalities are used to map spatio-temporal dynamics of the human brain. Kernel methods and their relation to integral equations, partial differential equations and random fields.
Moo Chung's Statistics Page

Michael Coen Coen, Michael H. Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 6785 MSC 265-3712

mhcoen [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Dr. Coen's primary research interest is self-supervised machine learning, based on biologically inspired models of learning in animals. Reciprocally, I'm also interested in computational models of learning in biological systems. Michael Coen's Web Page

Tom Cook Senior Scientist Cook, Thomas D. Senior Scientist, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 287 WARF 263-2906

cook [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Design and analysis of clinical trials, Bayesian applications in biostatistics.

Mark Craven Craven, Mark Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 4775A MSC 265-6181

craven [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Machine learning methods for uncovering the regulatory mechanisms of cells. Sequence, gene-expression, functional annotation and textual data sources.

David L DeMets image DeMets, David L Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 201 WARF 263-2947

demets [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Methods for the analyses of clinical trials, sequential methods used for interim analysis, monitoring accumulating data for clinical trials, survival and longitudinal studies.

Colin Dewey Dewey, Colin Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 2128 UWBC 263-7610

cdewey [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Algorithms and statistical models for genomics. Sequence alignment, particularly that of multiple whole genomes.
Colin Dewey's Personal Page

Dowling, N. Maritza Associate Scientist, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics; Co-Director, Biostatistics & Data Management Core, Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center J5/M 194 263-4100

nmdowlin [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Biostatistics; Latent Trait Modeling; Growth Mixture Modeling; Longitudinal Data Analysis; Machine Learning; Biomarkers diagnostic, predictive, and classification accuracy.

Charles R. Dyer Dyer, Charles Professor, Department of Computer Science and Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics. 6379 CS 262-1965

dyer [at] cs.wisc.edu

The development of basic tools for controlling in real-time, either autonomously or interactively, a virtual camera of a real environment. The input is a set of images or video streams, acquired from fixed or mobile cameras around a site, and the output is a panoramic visualization of the scene in which a virtual, user-controlled camera can be moved through the environment.
Dyer's CS Department page

Jens Eickhoff Eickhoff, Jens Senior Scientist, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics K6/434 CSC 265-5376

eickhoff [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Clinical Trials; latent variable modeling; measurement error models; hierarchical and mixture models; adaptive designs, quality-of-life; application in cancer research.

Fisher, Marian R Distinguished Scientist, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 215 WARF 263-7390

fisher [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Multi-center clinical trials, monitoring of clinical trial data for benefit/risk and for protocol adherence.

Ronald Gangnon Gangnon, Ron Associate Professor, Department of Population Health Sciences and Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 207 WARF 265-0688

ronald [at] biostat.wisc.edu

The development of a Bayesian approach for detecting and modeling spatial disease clustering. Model selection, order-restricted inference, measurement reliability, survival analysis and interim monitoring.

Anthony Gitter Picture, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics Gitter, Anthony Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics and Investigator - Morgridge Institute for Research 3268 WID 316-4442

gitter [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Computational approaches to reconstruct signaling pathways and transcriptional regulatory networks from multiple types of high-throughput data. Emphasis on dynamic networks and disease applications, including oncology and virology.
Anthony Gitter's Web Page

Sunduz Keles Keles, Sunduz Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics and Department of Statistics 1246B MSC 263-4533

keles [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Statistical Genomics and Computational Biology; Statistical Computing; Statistical Inference with Censored Data.
Keles Research Group

Kendziorski, Christina Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 2122 UWBC 263-5572

kendzior [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Statistical methods and software for computational biology and genomics.
Kendziorski Lab

KyungMann Kim Kim, KyungMann Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics K6/438 CSC 265-6380

kmkim [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Sequential methods of statistical analysis; clinical trials methodology; categorical data analysis; survival analysis; repeated measures analysis; applications in cancer research; applications in ophthalmology; interface between statistics and computer science.

John Kloke Kloke, John Associate Scientist, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 209 WARF 263-1578

kloke [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Design and analysis of clinical trials, nonparametric statistics, and statistical computing.
John Kloke's Web Page

Mary J. Lindstrom Lindstrom, Mary J. Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics H6/548 CSC 262-4812

lindstro [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Functional data analysis, semi-parametric models, nonlinear random effects models, free knot spline regression, analysis of clustered data, statistical computing.

Eneida A. Mendonça, MD, PhD Mendonça, Eneida A. Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics H6/550 CSC 263-6797

emendonca [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Natural language processing in both biomedical literature and in electronic medical record narratives in order to identify knowledge relevant to medical decision making in the context of patient care.

Michael A. Newton Newton, Michael A. Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics and Department of Statistics 2120 UWBC 262-0086

newton [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Theory, methodology, application of statistical inference in the biological sciences and genomic data integration.
Newton's Page

C. David Page Page, C. David Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 6743 MSC 265-6168

page [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Machine learning and data mining, especially techniques such as inductive logic programming (ILP) that can utilize background knowledge and return human-comprehensible results. Applications to bioinformatics, chemo-informatics, and health sciences.
Page's Computer Science Web Page

Mari Palta Palta, Mari Professor, Department of Population Health Sciences and Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 667A WARF 263-4029,

palta [at] wisc.edu

Biostatistical methods and in epidemiology. The effect and adjustment for missing covariates (confounders). The impact of unmeasured confounders on different models used in longitudinal data analysis.
Palta's Population Health Sciences Web Page

Paul Rathouz Rathouz, Paul Professor and Chair, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics K6/446a CSC 263-1706

rathouz [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Department Chair, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics
Methods for behavior genetic designs and outcome-dependent sampling; missing data in models for highly stratified or longitudinal data, generalized linear models. Applied statistical work in the areas of developmental psychopathology, epidemiologic sleep research, and arsenic exposure studies.
Software for Statistical Methodological Research by Paul Rathouz

Marjorie Rosenberg Rosenberg, Marjorie Professor, School of Business and the Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 5297 Grainger Hall 262-1683

mrosenberg [at] bus.wisc.edu

The development of statistical models with the intent of analyzing the utilization of health care resources, and applying her actuarial expertise to cost and policy issues in health care.

Sushmita Roy Roy, Sushmita Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 3168 WID 316-4453

sroy8 [at] wisc.edu

Statistical computational methods to identify the networks driving cellular functions by integrating different types of genome-wide datasets, that measure different aspects of the cellular state.
Sushmita Roy's Web Page

Jude Shavlik Shavlik, Jude Professor, Department of Computer Science and Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics 6729 MSC 263-7625

shavlik [at] cs.wisc.edu

Machine learning and data-mining applied to biomedical tasks such as microarray ("gene chip") analysis and design, protein-structure determination, and information extraction from on-line biomedical text.

Assistant Professor Yajuan Si, PhD Si, Yajuan Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health Sciences and Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 685 WARF

ysi [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Bayesian statistics, latent variable models, high-dimensional data, categorical data analysis, multilevel regression and poststratification, missing data imputation, complex survey inference methods, causal inference and data confidentiality protection.

Vikas Singh Singh, Vikas Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 5795 MSC 262-8875

vsingh [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Computer Vision and Biomedical Image Analysis.
Vikas Singh's Web Page

Grace Wahba Wahba, Grace Professor, Department of Statistics and Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 1235B MSC 262-3620

wahba [at] stat.wisc.edu

Multivariate function estimation, statistical model building and machine learning, with emphasis on statistical theory and the development of efficient numerical and statistical methods for large and extremely large data sets. Identification and flexible quantification of risk factors in large medical, demographic and other data sets.

Sijian Wang Wang, Sijian Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics and Department of Statistics 6730 MSC 265-9167

swang [at] biostat.wisc.edu

High-dimensional data analysis, variable selection and model selection, survival analysis, longitudinal data analysis, bioinformatics, machine learning and data mining, statistical modeling.
Sijian Wang's Web Page

Menggang Yu Yu, Menggang Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics K6/436 CSC 261-1988

meyu [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Failure time analysis; Clinical trial biostatistics; Cost-efficient sampling; Causal inference.

Yingqi Zhao Zhao, Yingqi Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics H6/536 CSC 263-5572

yqzhao [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Dynamic Treatment Regimes; Personalized Medicine; Clinical Trials; Empirical Processes; Machine Learning; Survival Analysis; Public Health Surveillance.

Mailing Addresses

CSC (Clinical Sciences Center): 600 Highland Ave., Madison, WI 53792-4675
CS (Computer Sciences): 1210 West Dayton St., Madison, WI 53706
Genetics-Biotechnology Center: 425 Henry Mall, Madison, WI 53706
MSC (Medical Sciences Center): 1300 University Ave., Madison, WI 53706-1510
WARF Building - SDAC (Statistical Data Analysis Center) : 610 Walnut St., Madison, WI 53726-2397
WID (Wisconsin Institute for Discovery): 330 North Orchard St., Madison, WI 53715

FAX Numbers

CSC (Clinical Sciences Center) Fax: 608-265-5579 & Chair's Office Fax: 608-263-1059
CS (Computer Sciences) Fax: 608-262-0032
MSC (Medical Sciences Center) Building - Medical Informatics Fax: 608-265-7916
WARF Building - BCG Fax: 608-265-4361 and SDAC Fax: 608-263-0415