Naihua Duan

Naihua Duan, Ph.D.
Professor of Biostatistics (in Psychiatry)
Departments of Psychiatry and Biostatistics,
Columbia University
Phone: 212-543-6157
Fax: 212-543-5599

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Professor Naihua Duan is Professor of Biostatistics (in Psychiatry) in the Departments of Psychiatry and Biostatistics at Columbia University, and the Director of the Division of Biostatistics in the New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI).

Professor Duan received a B.S. in mathematics from National Taiwan University, an M.A. in mathematical statistics from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. in statistics from Stanford University. He is an accomplished practicing biostatistician with research interests in health services research, prevention research, sample design and experimental design, model robustness, transformation models, multilevel modeling, nonparametric and semi-parametric regression methods, and environmental exposure assessment.

Professor Duan has led the statistical work on a number of prominent field studies, including the Health Insurance Experiment, the HIV Costs and Service Utilization Study, the National Latino and Asian American Study, the Recovery After Initial Schizophrenic Episode study, and the Optimizing Treatment for Complicated Grief study.

Professor Duan has published more than 160 papers in leading journals in statistics, psychiatry, public health, and epidemiology. He is an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and a former associate editor for the Journal of the American Statistical Association.

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