Mei-Ling Ting Lee
Dr. Mei-Ling Ting Lee is a Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Director of the Biostatistics and Risk Assessment Center (BRAC) at the University of Maryland, College Park. With over 35 years of experience, Dr. Lee has a broad background in statistical and applied probability modeling with applications to aging studies, cancer, childbirth, epidemiology, microbiology, genomics and other biomedical areas.
Dr. Lee's current research includes the following areas: (a) Threshold Regression Models for Risk Assessments: with applications in lung cancer, osteoporotic fractures, pre-term delivery, and modeling return-to-work after traumatic injury; (b) Statistical Methods for Genomic and Proteomic Data: with application in cancer; (c) Rank-based Nonparametric Tests for Correlated Data: with applications in epidemiology; (d) Multivariate Distributional Theory: with applications in marketing research and multivariate meta-analysis for diagnostic test accuracy; (e) Statistical methods in Patient Outcome Research: with applications to data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
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Areas of Interest
Lifetime data analysis; Big data analysis; Statistical applications in epidemiology and medical research.
Dr. Lee has many years of experience in analyzing large-scale high-dimensional data sets drawn from genomics and proteomics. Her single-authored monograph titled "Analysis of Microarray Gene Expression Data" published in 2004 has been widely used as a reference/textbook for genomic research. The book includes sample size and power calculations for microarray studies and several chapters on machine learning bioinformatics methods. The power calculation program is available online on Dr. Lee’s research website and has been used by many researchers in the world.
Dr. Lee is the founding editor and editor-in-chief of the international journal Lifetime Data Analysis, the only international statistical journal that is specialized in modeling time-to-event data. The journal is currently publishing the twenty-second volume. Dr. Lee has also co-edited three other books: Lifetime Data Models in Reliability and Survival Analysis (1995); Measurement and Statistical Analysis for Quality of Lifetime Data (2002); Risk Assessment and Evaluation of Prediction (2013).
National Taiwan University
National Tsing Hua University
University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh
EPIB651 Applied Regression Analysis
EPIB653 Applied Survival Data Analysis
EPIB654 Introduction to Clinical Trials
EPIB785 Internship in Public Health
EPIB788 Critical Readings
EPIB789 Independent Study
Elected Member, International Statistical Institute, the Netherlands, 1995
Elected Fellow, Royal Statistical Society, United Kingdom, 1998
Elected Fellow, American Statistical Association, USA, 1999
Elected Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, USA, 2005
Mosteller Statistician of the Year, American Statistical Association, Boston chapter, 2005
Service Award: Cellular Tissue & Gene Therapy Advisory Committee, US Food & Drug Administration, 2014
President, International Chinese Statistical Association, 2016
Alumni Award, College of Science, National Tsing Hua University, 2018, Hsinchu, Taiwan, ROC
Service Award 2020: Lifetime Data Science Section, American Statistical Association