Li Wang

Biostatistician III

E-mail: li.wang@vanderbilt.edu
Phone: 615.343.8654
Fax: 615.343.4924
Office: 11138 H
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Department of Biostatistics
2525 West End, Ste. 11000
Nashville, TN 37203

CV

Education

Master of Science in Statistics, December 2006
Department of Statistics, the University of Georgia
Master of Science in Biological Engineering, December 2006
Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, the University of Georgia

Work Experience

Biostatistician III, June 2010 - present
Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University

Biostatistician II, October 2007 - May 2010
Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University

Clinical Statistician, May 2007 - October 2007
GPRD Statistics Department, Abbott Laboratories

Research Assistant, August 2004 - December 2006
Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, the University of Georgia

Research Interests

  • Statistical Computing
  • Clinical Trials
  • Missing Data Analysis
  • Clinical Prediction
  • Longitudinal Data Analysis
  • Time-to-event Data Analysis

Computer Skills

Languages: R, SAS, FORTRAN, Python

Platforms: UNIX, LINUX

Services

* Biostatistics master journal club: Link
* Member: Staff Biostatistician search committee
* Project Leader: Improving the sample size justifi cation and statistical analysis plan for protocols and grant applications
* Project Member: Improving public relations through the flat panel screen project

Presentations and Lectures

  • Impact of Biostatistics on NIH Funding. Poster presentation at ACRT/SCTS Annual Meeting, Washington DC, April 2015.
  • Biostatistical Support Provided by the Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (VICTR). Poster presentation at 27th VICTR Research Symposium, Vanderbilt University, November 2012.
  • Improving Sample Size Justifications and Power Calculations to Improve the Efficiency and Impact of Clinical and Translational Research. Poster presentation at ACRT/SCTS Annual Meeting, Washington DC, April 2010.
  • Application of Competing Risks Analysis. Lecture for MS Continuing Education, Vanderbilt University Department of Biostatistics, February 2010.
  • An Introduction to Choosing Higher Quality Graphics. Co-lecturer at Clinical Research Center Skills Workshop, Vanderbilt University, August 2009.

Continuing Education

  • One-day workshop on Biomedical writing for biostatisticians by Vivian Siegel, Vanderbilt University, November 2016.
  • Software Carpentry Workshop by Chris Fonnesbeck, Daniel Fabbri, and Will French, Vanderbilt University, August 2016.
  • Bayesian Adaptive Design Course by Ben Saville, Vanderbilt University, July 2016.
  • Latent Variable Modeling by Richard Jones, Vanderbilt University, February 2014.
  • Bayesian Methods and Computing for Data Analysis and Adaptive Clinical Trials by Bradley Carlin, Vanderbilt University, February 2014.
  • A Smattering of Stata: Fundermentals, Mechanics of Multilevel Models and Multiple Imputation, and Reproducible Research by Bill Rising, Vanderbilt University, June 2012.
  • Fitting and evaluating mixed models using lme4 by Douglas Bates, The UseR! Conference, Vanderbilt University, June 2012.
  • Predictive modeling with R and the caret package by Max Kuhn, The UseR! Conference, Vanderbilt University, June 2012.
  • Statistical Modeling in the R Context by Bill Venables, The UseR! Conference, Vanderbilt University, June 2012.
  • Introduction to Statistical Computing. Vanderbilt University. Dr. Christopher J Fonnesbeck. September 2011.
  • A Gentle Introduction to Bayesian Biostatistics. Full 2.5 day workshop. Vanderbilt University. Dr. Christopher J Fonnesbeck. October 2010.
  • Data Visualization using ggplot2. One-day Short Course, Vanderbilt University. Dr. Hadley Wickham. July 27, 2010.
  • Fundamental Statistics Concepts in Presenting Data: Principles for Constructing Better Graphics. Vanderbilt University. Dr. Rafe Donahue. July 2010.
  • Effective Scientific Writing. Three Half-day Short Course, Vanderbilt University. Dr. Judith Swan. June 15 & 16, 2010.
  • Clinical Trials. Graduate Course (Audit only), MPH Program, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University. Dr. Yu Shyr. November 2008.
  • Biostatistics I. Graduate Course (Audit only), MSCI Program, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University. Mr. Daniel W. Byrne. September 2008.
  • Biostatistics II. Graduate Course (Audit only), MPH Program, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University. Dr. William D. Dupont. February 2008.
  • ggplot 2: An Implementation of the Grammar of Graphics in R. One-day Short Course, Vanderbilt University. Dr. Hadley Wickham. January 2008.
  • Regression Modeling Strategies. Five day Short Course, Vanderbilt University. Dr. Frank Harrell. January 2008.
  • Medical Writing. MSCI Program, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University. Mr. Daniel W. Byrne. January 2008.
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