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​​​Biostatistics Alumni 


Please click on the drop-downs below to find information on Biostatistics Alumni. The information provided includes: supervisor(s), project/placement, educational background, and positions after graduation.

Biostatistics Alumni 

Katelyn Balchin Katelyn Balchin

Educational Background: BEd (Math and Biology, I/S Qualified), Queen's University 2010; BSc (Math and Biology), Trent 2009​
Supervisor: Drs. Wenyu Jiang and Bingshu Chen​
Project Title: "Effect of Fresh Red Blood Cell Transfusions on Clinical Outcomes in Premature, Very Low-Birth-Weight Infants" (Journal of American Medical Association, Oct 2012)​
Position after Graduation: Statistician, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute


Li Liu 

Educational Background: Doctorate (Chemical Engineering), University of Waterloo 2009. Doctorate (Chemical Physics), Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, China, 2001, BSc (Chemical Engineering), Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, China, 1992            
Supervisor: Keyue Ding    
Project Title: PREDICTIVE GENE SIGNATURE SELECTION FOR ADJUVANT CHEMOTHERAPY IN NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER PATIENTS
Position after Graduation: Research Associate and Data Scientist: KFL&A Health Unit


Jia Wang 

Educational Background: MSc (Biology), University of Toronto 2009, BSc (Biotechnology), Shanghai Jiaotong University, China 2006
Supervisor: Bingshu Chen
Project Title: JOINT MODELING OF BINARY RESPONSE AND SURVIVAL DATA IN CLINICAL TRIALS 
Position after Graduation: Biostatistician; Population Health Research Institute


Diana Martins   

Educational Background: BSc (Major: Life Sciences, Minor: Mathematics and Statistics), Queens 2010
Supervisor: Judy-Anne Chapman
Project Title: STATISTICALLY STANDARDIZED MEASURES OF ESTROGEN AND PROGERSTERONE RECEPTORS (ER, PR), AND HER2 FOR PRIMARY ADJUVANT BREAST CANCER
Position after Graduation: Statistician/ Program; Chronic Disease and Pharmacotherapy Group at ICES Central


Anjali Kulkarni  ​

Educational Background: BSc (Major: Mathematics, Minor: Nutritional Sciences), University of Guelph 2010
Supervisors: Paul Peng and Wenyu Jiang
Project Title: ASSESSMENT OF PREDICTIVE ACCURACY OF MIXTURE CURE MODELS 
Position after Graduation: Medical Student: University of Toronto


Brianne Wood

Educational Background: BSc (Mathematics), Queen's 2010
Supervisor: Dongsheng Tu
Place of Practicum: ONTARIO HEALTH STUDY 
Position after Graduation: Scientific Officer: Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital


Nianping Hu 

Educational Background: PhD (Molecular Biology), Hunan Medical University, China 1999
Supervisors: Keyue Ding and Judy-Anne Chapman
Project Title: THE COMPARISON OF LOG-NORMAL WITH COX MODEL ESTIMATES FOR THE ADJUVANT COLON CANCER ENDPOINTS (ACCENT) DATABASES
Position after Graduation: Statistician: Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburg


Wenbin Li 

Educational Background: PhD (Crop Genetics and Breeding), South China University of Tropical Agriculture 2000
Supervisor: Bingshu Chen
Place of Practicum: NCIC CLINICAL TRIALS GROUP
Position after Graduation: Research Analyst; Saskatchewan Health Quality Council