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Xiao-Hua (Andrew) Zhou,Ph.D
Professor, Department of Biostatistics
School of Public Health
Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science
School of Medicine
University of Washington
Director and Research Career Scientist, Biostatistics Unit
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Seattle Medical Center

email: azhou@u.washington.edu
office: Met Park West #1400, Puget Care System Care and H-655E, HSB, University of Washington
phone: 206 - 277- 3588

Academic History

I received a B.Sc. in Mathematics from Sichuan University in 1984, a M.Sc. in Statistics from the University of Calgary in 1987, and a Ph.D in Biostatistics from Ohio State University in 1991. I finished a two-year post-doc fellowship in Biostatistics at Harvard University in 1993. I joined the Division of Biostatistics in Indiana University School of Medicine as Assistant Professor in 1993 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 1997. In 2002, I accepted a position as the Director of Biostatistics Unit at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System . In 2003, I was promoted to Full Research Professor in the Department of Biostatistics at University of Washington . I became a Full Professor at the University of Washington in 2005.

Academic Accomplishments and Honors

I was elected to be a member of the International Statistical Institute in 1998, and in 2004 I was elected to be a Fellow of the American Statistical Association. I served as Chair of the Section on Statistics in Epidemiology of the American Statistical Association in 2004 and Chair of the Health Policy Statistics Section of the American Statistical Association in 2011. I am currently serving as Chair of the Mental Health Statistics Section of the American Statistical Association and as President of VA Statisticians' Association (VASA) VA Statisticians' Association (VASA) . I served as a member of the Study Section of National Institute of Health and am currently serving my second four-year term on the Radiological Devices Advisory Committee in Center for Devices and Radiological Health in U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) . I am also a consultant for the Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee at the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration(FDA). I received a Research Career Scientist Award (RCS) from the U.S. Federal Government Department of Veterans Affairs in 2007. In collaboration with two of my colleagues, I have written the first textbook on statistical methods in diagnostic medicine. The first edition was published by Wiley & Sons in 2002 and the second edition was published in 2011. See Statistical Methods in Diagnostic Medicine for detailed information.

Research Areas:

My areas of research have primarily focused on the development of new statistical methods for health services research studies, for clinical trials with non-compliance, and for studies on the accuracy of diagnostic tests. In addition, I has been collaborating with other clinical researchers on research pertaining to health services, Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), and Alzheimer's Disease (AD) since 1993.

I have published a total of 198 peer-reviewed, SCI papers. Within my own area of statistical research, I have 143 papers in refereed journals. In terms of collaborative research, I am a co-author for 55 publications in the field of medical sciences.

Collaborative Research Interests:

Since 1993, I have been engaged in medical and health services research in collaboration with other researchers. These studies have resulted in more than 50 publications in refereed medical journals.


Editorial Services:

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My Resume in English , in Chinese

Some Internationals Biostatistics Conferences in China
(1) The Third Annual International Symposium on the Evaluation of Clinical Trials Methodologies and Application, June 26-28, 2009, Beijing, China
(2) The First Joint Biostatistics Symposium, July 16-18, 2010, Beijing, China
(3) The Fourth Annual International Symposium on the Evaluation of Clinical Trials Methodologies and Application, July 1-3, 2011, Beijing, China

Some pictures from my 2005 visit to China:

(1) Lecturing a summer course at the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
(2) Lecturing at Beijing University
(3) lecturing at Tongji Medical School
(4) Lecturing at Chongqing University of Medical Sciences
(6) Lecturing at Zhengzhou University School of Public Health .

Some pictures from my 2008 visit to China:

(1) Water Cube - The 2008 Summer Olympic Swimming Pool
(2) Bird's Nest Stadium - games venue for the 2008 Summer Olympics
(3) Beijing Olympic Park I , Beijing Olympic Park II , Beijing Olympic Park III
(4) Beijing National Indoor Stadium
(5) National Concert Hall I , National Concert Hall II , National Concert Hall III
(6) Lecturing at Chongqing Medical University and the Third Military Medical University
(7) Lecturing at Harbin Medical University
(8) Lecturing at Remin University

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