Dr. Zhang earned his PhD in biostatistics from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Prior to joining Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, he was a faculty member at the University of South Florida in Tampa. His statistical methodology research has covered missing data, causal inference, clinical trial design, joint modeling and meta-analysis. His applied research interests include learning health systems, pediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI), environmental health, health disparity, behavioral intervention and health psychology. His research “early childhood lead exposure on academic achievement” received media coverage on TV, radio, newspapers, magazines, and various online media such as Time.com and Yahoo.com.
Dr. Zhang has authored 85 peer-reviewed papers and made numerous presentations at national and international conferences. He has served as a reviewer for over 40 different journals including: Biometrika, Statistics in Medicine, Statistics Sinica, Annals of Applied Statistics, American Journal of Public Health, Annals of Epidemiology, Health Education Research. He has taught graduate and advanced doctoral courses in linear models, survival analysis and statistical computing.
Missing data; comparative effectiveness; clinical trial design; meta-analysis; scale development; joint modeling; environmental health; community-based intervention; health disparity; behavioral intervention; health psychology
Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics