People

Chair 

Diane Sperling Lauderdale, PhD
Department Chair & Professor (Epidemiology)

Faculty 

Habibul Ahsan, MD, MMedSc
Louis Block Professor (Epidemiology)
Lin Chen, PhD
Assistant Professor (Biostatistics)
Brian Chiu, PhD
Associate Professor (Epidemiology)
Kao-Ping Chua, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Public Health Sciences (Health Services Research)
Rena Conti, PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Pediatrics & Public Health Sciences (Health Services Research)
Michael David, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine & Public Health Sciences (Epidemiology)
James Dignam, PhD
Associate Professor (Biostatistics)
Robert Gibbons, PhD
Blum-Riese Professor, Departments of Medicine & Public Health Sciences (Biostatistics)
Donald Hedeker, PhD
Professor (Biostatistics)
Dezheng Huo, MD, PhD
Associate Professor (Epidemiology)
Yuan Ji, PhD
Associate Professor (part-time) (Biostatistics)
R. Tamara Konetzka, PhD
Professor (Health Services Research)
Benjamin Lahey, PhD
Irving B. Harris Professor (Epidemiology)
Diane Sperling Lauderdale, PhD
Department Chair & Professor (Epidemiology)
Brandon Pierce, PhD
Assistant Professor (Epidemiology)
Harold Pollack, PhD
Professor, School of Social Service Administration & Public Health Sciences (Health Services Research)
Prachi Sanghavi, PhD
Assistant Professor, (Health Services Research)
John Schneider, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine & Public Health Sciences (Epidemiology)
Fabrice Smieliauskas, PhD
Assistant Professor (Health Services Research)
Ronald Thisted, PhD
Professor (Biostatistics) and Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Fan Yang, PhD
Assistant Professor (Biostatistics)

Faculty Emeritus 

John Bailar, MD, PhD
Professor Emeritus (Epidemiology)

Center for Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention (CCEP) 

Brisa Aschebrook-Kilfoy, PhD
Research Associate (Assistant Professor)
Farzana Jasmine, MD, PhD
Research Associate (Assistant Professor)
Muhammad Kibriya, MD, PhD
Research Associate (Associate Professor)
Mekala Sabarinathan
Research Technologist
Justin Shinkle
Research Technologist
Lin Tong
Data Analyst

Research Personnel 

Quetzal Class
Postdoctoral Scholar
Jocelyn Wilder
Project Administrator/Data Analyst
 

Executive Administrator 

Barbara Kass
Executive Administrator

Biostatistics Laboratory 

Guimin Gao, PhD
Research Associate (Associate Professor)
Theodore Karrison, PhD
Research Associate (Professor) & Director Biostat Lab
Sang Mee Lee, PhD
Research Associate (Assistant Professor)
Chuanhong Liao, MS
Sr. Biostatistician
Sydeaka Watson, PhD
Research Associate (Assistant Professor)
Kristen Wroblewski, MS
Sr. Biostatistician

Research Computing Group 

Sondra Birch, PhD
Research Professional
Michael Johnson
Research Programming Manager
Phil Schumm, MA
Sr. Biostatistician, Director, Research Computing Group, & Assistant Director, Biostat Lab

Information Technology Group 

Paul Braun
IT Support Specialist
Ryan Carter
Application Service Specialist / Systems Administrator
Andrew Conlisk
Lead Programmer and Database Administrator
Tyler DeNormandie
IS Manager & Sr. Systems Engineer
Jana Hayes
Web Developer

Administration 

Gloria Balcazar
UChicago Research Bangladesh Project Manager
Brown, Courtney
Project Assistant for Education & Receptionist
Kimberly R. Cox
CCEP Secretary
Nichole Crist
Grants & Contracts Manager
Kimberly Jones
HR / Operations Manager
Barbara Kass
Executive Administrator
Dominick Longbucco
Post Award Coordinator
Jaméca Lozano-Lott
Grants and Contracts Specialist & CCEP Program Administrator
Kelly Macias
Academic Affairs /HR Coordinator
Cheryl Martinez
Faculty Project Assistant
Jessica Miotk
Financial & Biostatistical Lab Administrator
Gloria Mokry
Pre-Award Specialist
Terri Sikorski
Administrative Specialist
Michele Thompson
Graduate Student Affairs Administrator
Christine Wachowski
Grants and Contracts Manager

Current PhD Students 

Delgado, Dayana - Epidemiology
Dong, Jing - Health Services Research
Gleason, Kevin - Biostatistics
Lin, Xiaolei - Biostatistics
Livak, Britt - Epidemiology
McSorley, Eloesa - Epidemiology
Morgan, Ethan - Epidemiology
Nocon, Robert - Health Services Research
Press, David - Epidemiology
Bryan, Molly Scannell - Epidemiology
Sharma, Hari - Health Services Research
Wang, Jiebiao - Biostatistics
Zhang, Chenan - Epidemiology

Current MS Students 

Adegunsoye, Ayodeji
Altaf, Elham
Bhattacharjee, Poushali
Chen, Ling-Xin
Churpek, Jane
Das, Lauren
Erlich, Jonathan
Grogan, Raymon
Huber, Michael
Kantor, Olga
Krezalek, Monika
Lin, Yuan
Nassin, Michele
Naylor, Rochelle
Nguyen, Brian Trung
Okpych, Nate
Pandey, Kiran
Pham, An
Prochaska, Micah
Rubin, Daniel
Sharma, Suraj
Smith, Dale
Son, Christina
Stefansson, Lilja
Stephens, Amanda
Stewart, Nancy
Tomizawa, Yutaka
Truehart, Amber
Tung, Elizabeth
White, Michael
Witiw, Christopher
Woo, Joyce
Worku, Aelaf
Wray, Charlie