Primary Faculty

Kristopher L Arheart, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

karheart@miami.edu

(954) 662-6457
Kristopher L. Arheart, Ed.D., is an Emeritus Associate Professor in the Division of Biostatistics in the Department of Public Health Sciences and the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Arheart is a collaborative biostatistician who provides statistical expertise for medical research in a variety of...

Raymond R Balise

Research Asst. Professor

rrb28@miami.edu

(305) 243-9694
Raymond Balise, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in the Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami (UM).  Prior to joining UM, he worked at Stanford University School of Medicine for 17 years as a Biostatistician and Senior Lecturer, as well as...

Yuguang Ban

Research Asst. Professor

yxb173@miami.edu

(208) 305-6332
Yuguang (James) Ban, Ph.D., is a Research Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in the Department of Public Health Sciences and Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource of the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. He has collaborated with many cancer genomic researchers at Sylvester since he joined the University of Miami in 2015, and...

Shari Messinger Cayetano, Ph.D.

Professor

s.messinger@miami.edu

(305) 243-4465
Dr. Shari Messinger is a Professor in the Division of Biostatistics and Director of Biostatistics Collaboration and Consulting Core. She additionally serves as Director of the Research Design and Biostatistics Program of the Miami CTSI.  Dr. Messinger has previously served as Biostatistics Director for the Diabetes Research Institute...

Daniel A Diaz

Research Asst. Professor

ddiaz3@miami.edu

(305) 243-4797
Daniel Andrés Díaz-Pachón is a Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Biostatistics since September 2014. His research, current and former, can be divided into four big areas: In probability, he is working on population genetics. Particularly, his current interest is on the Spatial Lambda-Fleming-Viot...

Daniel J Feaster, Ph.D.

Professor

dfeaster@miami.edu

(305) 243-7881
Daniel J. Feaster, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Feaster has over 25 years of experience in the design, implementation, and analysis of large longitudinal studies, including clinical trials of HIV-positive and drug-abusing populations, as well as both...

Hemant Ishwaran

Professor

hishwaran@miami.edu

(305) 243-5473
Hemant Ishwaran, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences (DPHS) and is the Director of Statistical Methodology and the Director of Graduate Studies in the Division of Biostatistics.  Dr. Ishwaran is also affiliated with the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center (SCCC) and the Center for Computational Sciences...

Tulay Koru-Sengul

Research Associate Professor

tsengul@miami.edu

(305) 243-2618
Dr. Tulay Koru-Sengul is a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She is a member of the Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Program, Clinical Protocol Review Committee, the Data and Safety Monitoring Committee and a faculty biostatistician in the...

Deukwoo Kwon

Research Asst. Professor

dkwon@miami.edu

(305) 243-0181
Dr. Deukwoo Kwon is a Research Assistant Professor in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Department of Public Health Sciences. He earned his Master’s degree in statistics and Ph.D. in statistics from Texas A&M University and worked at the National Cancer Institute for...

Min Lu

Research Asst. Professor

m.lu6@umiami.edu

(305) 284-3001
Min Lu, Ph.D., is a Research Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She received her Doctoral degree in Biostatistics from the University of Miami in 2018. Her current work is centered around developing and integrating machine learning approaches to...

Yue Pan

Research Asst. Professor

panyue@miami.edu

(305) 243-9747
Yue Pan, Ph.D. is a Research Assistant Professor at Biostatistics Division, Department of Public Health Sciences, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami. Dr. Pan’s research interests focus on examining social determinants and health disparities of substance use and HIV sexual risk behaviors among vulnerable populations, such as...

J. Sunil Rao

Professor

jrao@miami.edu

(305) 243-4252
J. Sunil Rao, Ph.D., is Professor and Director of the Division of Biostatistics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Department of Public Health Sciences. Dr. Rao has served as the Interim Chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences and was previously Professor of Biostatistics at Case Western Reserve University in...

Isildinha M Reis, Ph.D.

Research Professor

ireis@miami.edu

(305) 243-5884
Dr. Isildinha Reis, DrPH, is a Research Professor in the Division of Biostatistics of the Department of Public Health Science (DPHS) and in the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core Shared Resource at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Reis is a member of the Sylvester’s Data and Safety Monitoring Committee (DSMC) and an...

Lily Wang

Assoc. Professor

lxw391@miami.edu

(615) 397-7789
Dr. Wang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences (DPHS) at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. She is affiliated with the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics (HIHG). She is also the Co-Director of the HIHG Statistical and Bioinformatics...

Xi Steven Chen

Professor

xxc353@miami.edu

Xi (Steven) Chen is a Professor of Biostatistics in DPHS at UMMSM. He is also the Director of the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Chen’s research interests focus on statistical genomics and high-dimensional data analysis, including developing and applying innovative...