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Statistics Survival Analysis Random Effects Models Machine Learning Methods Clinical Trials Causal Inference

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Ph.D., Mathematics, University of California, San Diego, 1996


Ronghui (Lily) Xu received both her Masters in Applied Mathematics (1995) and her Ph.D. (1996) from UCSD. She worked for one year as a postgraduate researcher at the UCSD Cancer Center and the Department of Mathematics before taking up an Assistant Professorship in 1997 in the Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health and the Department of Biostatistical Science, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA. She returned to UCSD in 2004 as an Associate Professor with the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine and the Department of Mathematics.


Fellow of the American Statistical Association
David P. Byar Young Investigator Award