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Office of Biostatistics Statistical Personnel


Yong-Fang Kuo, PhD

  • Expertise: Survival Analysis, Longitudinal Studies, Aging
  • Affiliations: PMPH Sealy Center on Aging, Internal Medicine

Jacques Baillargeon, PhD

  • Expertise: Study Design, Pharmacoepidemiology, Health Services Research
  • Affiliations: PMPH, Sealy Center on Aging

Daniel C. Jupiter, PhD

  • Expertise: Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Administrative Databases, Podiatry
  • Affiliations: PMPH

Heidi Spratt, PhD

  • Expertise: Bioinformatics, Classification Techniques, Machine Learning, Biomarker Discovery
  • Affiliations: PMPH, The Center for Addiction Research

Xiaoying Yu, PhD

  • Expertise: Study Design, Longitudinal Data Analysis, HIV
  • Affiliations: PMPH

Alejandro Villasante-Tezanos, PhD

  • Expertise: Multivariate Analysis, Study Design, Microarray analysis.
  • Affiliations: PMPH


Gwen Baillargeon, MS

  • Expertise: Biostatistician and SAS Certified Programmer, Data Management
  • Affiliations: PMPH and CMC

Lu Chen, MS

  • Expertise: SAS® Certified Programmer, Data Management, Data analysis
  • Affiliations: PMPH

Biai Digbeu, MPH

  • Expertise: SAS® Certified Programmer, Medicare data, Data analysis, Data management
  • Affiliations: PMPH

Allen Haas, MS

  • Expertise: Logistic Regression, Statistical Programming, Data Management
  • Affiliations: PMPH

Shuang Li, MD, PhD

  • Expertise: Generalized Linear Mixed Model, Categorical Data Analysis, Survival Analysis, High-Throughput Data Analysis
  • Affiliations: Sealy Center on Aging

Ioannis Malagaris, PhD, MS, MPH

  • Expertise: Statistical Programming, Data Management, Medicare Data
  • Affiliations: PMPH

Efstathia Polychronopoulou, MS

  • Expertise: Data Management, Medicare Data, Logistic Regression
  • Affiliations: PMPH

Md Ibrahim Tahashilder, MS

  • Expertise: SAS® Certified Programmer, Data analysis, Data management
  • Affiliations: PMPH

Jordan Westra, MPH

  • Expertise: Medicare Data, Data analysis, Data management
  • Affiliations: PMPH

Yuanyi Zhang, PhD

  • Expertise: Data Management, Data analysis, Database Design and Administrative, Bioinformatics
  • Affiliations: PMPH
700 Harborside Drive
Ewing Hall, 1.134
Galveston, Texas 77555-1148

Phone: (409) 772-6355
Fax: (409) 772-9127

Office Hours:
8am - 5pm
Fridays, 8am - 12pm