Naihua Duan, PhD
Director, Division of Biostatistics and Data Coordination
Dr. Naihua Duan received a Bachelor’s degree from the National Taiwan University; a Master’s degree in Statistics at Columbia University; and a PhD in Statistics from Stanford University. He is currently Professor of Biostatistics (in Psychiatry) in the Departments of Biostatistics and Psychiatry at Columbia University, and Director and Research Scientist in the Division of Biostatistics and Data Coordination at New York State Psychiatric Institute.
Dr. Duan is an accomplished 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. Dr. Duan is an elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association and the Institute of Mathematic Statistics. He is also a member of the editorial boards for Statistica Sinica and Health Services & Outcomes Research Methodology; and a former Associate Editor for the Journal of the American Statistical Association. He has served on a number of national and international panels, including the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Organ Procurement and Transplantation Policy; the Committee on Assessing the Medical Risks of Human Oocyte Donation for Stem Cell Research; the National Research Council’s Committee on Carbon Monoxide Episodes in Meteorological and Topological Problems Areas; and the National Institute of Mental Health’s Behavioral Sciences Workgroup.