Research Supervision

Doctoral Dissertation Committee Members
2015-2016Hao He, PhD in Biostatistics (Tulane University)
Title: “Integrative Network Analysis of High-Dimensional Biological Data in Complex Disease for Module Detection and Biomarker Discovery” (Graduated: Hong-Wen Deng, Chair)
Current Position: Application Computational Scientist, The Jackson Laboratory
2015-2017Yongkang Zhang, PhD in Global Health Management and Policy (Tulane University)
Title: “Studies in the Implementation and Impact of Early Medicare Accountable Care Organizations” (Graduated: Mark Diana, Chair)
Current Position: Postdoctoral Associate in Healthcare Policy and Research, Weill Cornell Medical College
Masters Thesis Advisees
2017-2018Rose Goueth, MS in Biostatistics (Tulane University)
Title: “Turning Off Alerts to Improve Clinician Override Rates: A Time Series Analysis of Multiple Interventions” (Graduated)
Current Position: Pre-Doctoral Student in Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health & Science University
Academic Advisees
2014-2015Jingwen Song, MSPH Advisor (Graduated)
Global Biostatistics and Data Science, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA
2015-2017Aaron Pedeaux, MS Advisor (Graduated)
Global Biostatistics and Data Science, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA
2014-2018Richard Davis, MD/MPH Advisor (Graduated)
Global Biostatistics and Data Science, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA
2016-2018Yulong Bai, MSPH Advisor (Graduated)
Global Biostatistics and Data Science, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA
2017-2018Chenzhou Pan, MSPH Advisor
Global Biostatistics and Data Science, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Research Projects
2012Elise Brune (Texas A&M University), CPRIT Summer Undergraduate Cancer Research Project, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX
Contraindicated in Cancer Patients”
2012Caitlin Keck (Cornell University), CPRIT Summer Undergraduate Cancer Research Project, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX
Project: “Evaluation of a Support Vector Machine to Identify Relevant Notes for Patients with Colorectal Cancer”
2012Karthik Sethuraman (The University of Pennsylvania), CPRIT Summer Undergraduate Cancer Research Project, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX
Project: “Comparative Analysis of Association Rule Mining, Crowdsourcing, and NDF-RT Knowledge Bases for Problem-Medication Pair Generation”
2017Chenchen Feng (Tulane University School of Medicine), UAB CCTS Summer Program in Comparative Effectiveness and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Project: “Evaluating Adverse Drug Events after Turning Off Low Priority Medication Alerts in an Ambulatory Setting”