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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 

Tim Chisamore

Educational Background:  BSc (Mathematics), Queen's University 2015. 
Supervisor:  Keyue Ding and Paul Belanger

Practicum Report:  THE APPLICATION OF ABERRATION DETECTION METHODS TO COLD WEATHER INJURY AND A SPATIOTEMPORAL ANALYSIS OF INFLUENZA IN ONTARIO
Position after Graduation:


Andrew Dabbikeh

Educational Background:  BSc (Biology), Ryerson University 2012
Supervisor:
  Paul Peng
Practicum Report:  ASSESSMENT OF CHANGE IN SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS EFFECT ON CANCER SURVIVAL IN ONTARIO FROM 1993 – 2009
Position after Graduation:  Currently studying Analytics for Business Decision Making at George Brown College


Laura Holder 

Educational Background:  BSc (Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour), McMaster University 2014
Supervisors:  Michael McIsaac and William Pickett

Practicum Report:   MULTIPLE IMPUTATION IN COMPLEX SURVEY SETTINGS:  COMPARISON OF METHODS WITHIN THE HEALTH BEHAVIOUR IN SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN STUDY
Position after Graduation:  Research Analyst, ICES Central

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


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


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


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


Hongbo Lui 

Educational Background:  PhD (Optical Networks), University of Ottawa 2007. MSc (Engineering), Queen's University 2003
Supervisor:  Dongsheng Tu
    Practicum Report:  STATISTICAL ANALYSIS FOR A RANDOMIZED PHASE II STUDY OF REOLYSIN FOR PATIENTS RECEIVING STANDARD WEEKLY PACLITAXEL THERAPY AS THERAPY FOR ADVANCED/METASTATIC BREAST     CANCER

    Position after Graduation:  SAS Programmer at the Canadian Cancer Trials Group


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 PROGESTERONE RECEPTORS (ER, PR), AND HER2 FOR PRIMARY ADJUVANT BREAST CANCER
Position after Graduation:
  Statistician/Program; Chronic Disease and Pharmacotherapy Group at ICES Central


Lauren Paul 

Educational Background:  BSc (Statistics), Queen's University 2015
Supervisors:  Michael McIsaac and Ian JanssenPosition After Graduation:
Project Title:  IMPUTATIONS OF ACCELEROMETER DATA FOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY MEASUREMENT:  A COMPARISON OF METHODS WITH AN APPLICATION TO THE ACTIVE PLAY STUDY


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


Brianne Wood

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


Xin Yao 

Educational Background: BSc (Biochemistry), Queen's University 2013. 
Supervisors:
  Bingshu Chen and Wenyu Jiang
Project Title:  TESTING CLUSTER-LEVEL RANDOM EFFECT IN JOINT MODELS OF CLINICAL TRIAL DATA​