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Lu Wang

Lu Wang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

1415 Washington Heights      Vcard icon
M4132 SPH II
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2029

Phone: 734-647-6935; FAX: 734-763-2215

E-mail: luwang@umich.edu

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Professional Summary

Lu Wang is an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics. She received her Ph.D in Biostatistics from Harvard University in 2008 and joined the faculty at the University of Michigan in the same year. Dr. Wang's research focuses on nonparametric and semiparametric regressions, missing data analysis, functional data analysis, and longitudinal (correlated/clustered) data analysis. She has been collaborating with investigators at the Center of Biostatisitcs in AIDS Research at Harvard University, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Michigan Medical School, and Harvard Department of Environmental Health.

Courses Taught

BIOSTAT601: Probability and Distribution Theory    Syllabus (PDF)
BIOSTAT880: Statistical Analysis With Missing Data    Syllabus (PDF)


Ph.D., Biostatistics, Harvard University, 2008
M.S. , Biostatistics, University of Michigan, 2004
B.S. , Statistics, Peking University, Beijing, China, 2002

Selected Publications

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Han, P. and Wang, L. (2013). Estimation with missing data: beyond double robustness. Biometrika, 100, 417-430.

Wang, F., Wang, L., and Song, P.X.K. (2012). Quadratic Inference Function Approach to Merging Longitudinal Studies: Validation Test and Joint Estimation. Biometrika, 99, 755-762.

Wang, L., Rotnitzky, A., Lin, X., Millikan, R., and Thall, P. (2012). Evaluation of Viable Dynamic Treatment Regimes in a Sequentially Randomized Trial of Advanced Prostate Cancer. Journal of the American Statistical Association (with Discussion), 107 (498), 493-508.

Wang, L., Rotnitzky, A., Lin, X., Millikan, R., and Thall, P. (2012). Rejoinder of Discussions on "Evaluation of Viable Dynamic Treatment Regimes in a Sequentially Randomized Trial of Advanced Prostate Cancer". Journal of the American Statistical Association, 107 (498), 518-520.

Wang, L., Rotnitzky, A., and Lin, X. (2010). Nonparametric Regression with Missing Outcomes Using Weighted Kernel Estimating Equations. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 105 (491), 1135-1146.

Van Dyke, R., Wang, L., and Williams, P. (2008). Toxicities Associated with Dual Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor Regimens in HIV-Infected Children. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 198, 1599-608.

Choi, H., Perera, F., Pac, A., Wang, L., Flak, E., Mroz, E., Jacek, R., Chai-Onn, T., Jedrychowski, W., Masters, E., Camann, D., Spengler, J. (2008). Estimating Individual-Level Exposure to Airborne Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons throughout the Gestational Period Based on Personal, Indoor and Outdoor Monitoring. Environmental Health Perspectives, 116, 1509-1518.

Taylor, J., Wang, L., and Li, Z. (2007). Analysis on Binary Responses with Ordered Covariates and Missing Data. Statistics in Medicine, 26, 3443-3458.

Professional Affiliations

Associate Editor, Biometrics
Member, American Statistical Association
Member, Eastern North American Region, International Biometric Society