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PhD/MSc Alumni

2006

Steve Kanters

Thesis Title: Pre-Processing of Quantitative Phenotypes from High Throughput Studies
Supervisor: Jennifer Bryan
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Sessional Instructor, Department of Statistics, UBC

Jesse Raffa

Thesis Title: Longitudinal Analyses of Medication Adherence Data in HIV-Infected Illicit Drug Users
Supervisor: John Petkau, Brian Conway
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: PhD Student, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo

Enqing Shen

Thesis Title: Analysis of Onset Times of Features for NF2 Patients
Supervisor: Harry Joe
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Statistician, iCapture Centre, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC

2005

Isabella Ghement

Thesis Title: Inference in Partially Linear Models with Correlated Errors
Supervisor: Nancy E. Heckman
Program: Ph.D.
First Position: Statistical Consultant and Trainer, Ghement Statistical Consulting Company

Karissa Johnston

Thesis Title: Co-op Report
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: PhD Student Health Care and Epidemiology, UBC
Current Position: Director of Epidemiology, Oxford Outcomes

Greta Lozano-Ortega

Thesis Title: Co-op Report
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Statistician, Oxford Outcomes Canada, Ltd.

Michael Marin

Thesis Title: A Novel Meta-Analysis of Disparate Datasets in Stem Cell Culture
Supervisor: Jennifer Bryan
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Sessional Instructor, UBC

Mushfiqur Rahman

Thesis Title: Bayesian Curve Fitting with Roughness Penalty Prior Distributions
Supervisor: Paul Gustafson
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Data Analyst, Arthritis Research Centre of Canada

Michael Regier

Thesis Title: Does Culture Affect the Location of Death among Cancer Patients in British Columbia?: A Pilot Study Utilizing Standard and Novel Statistical Methods in End-of-Life Research
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: PhD Student Department of Statistics, UBC

Mary Nirupama Royerr

Thesis Title: Effect of Shorter Screening Intervals on the Survival Probability of Women Diagnosed with Breast
Supervisor: Andrew Coldman
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Biostatistician, Fisheries Centre, UBC

Shijun Song

Thesis Title: Nonlinear Mixed Effects Models with Dropout and Missing Covariates When the Dropout Depends on the Random Effects
Supervisor: Lang Wu, Harry Joe
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: PhD Student Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Current Position: Google Inc.

Xuekui Zhang

Thesis Title: Simultaneous Non-Parametric Constrained Regressions of Unbalanced Longitudinal Data
Supervisor: Nancy E. Heckman
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Statistician, iCapture Centre, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC

2004

Weiliang Qiu

Thesis Title: Separation Index, Variable Selection and Sequential Algorithm for Cluster Analysis
Supervisor: Harry Joe
Program: Ph.D.
First Position: Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Yinshan Zhao

Thesis Title: Statistical Modelling and Inference for Discrete and Censored Familial Data
Supervisor: Harry Joe
Program: Ph.D.
First Position: Post-doctoral fellow, Vancouver Hospital
Current Position: Research Associate: Pharmacoepidemiology in Multiple Sclerosis Research Group, UBC

Kathryn Richardson

Thesis Title: Identifying Possible Bladder Cancer Occupational Carcinogens via a Case-Control Study and JEM
Supervisor: Nhu Le
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Statistical Analyst, Health Economics Unit, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute

Ruth Yuee Zhang

Thesis Title: Extracting XML Data from HTML Respositories
Supervisor: Ruben H. Zamar
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Statistician, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS

2003

Rachael MacKay Altman

Thesis Title: Hidden Markov Models: Multiple Processes and Model Selection
Supervisor: John Petkau
Program: Ph.D.
First Position: NSERC Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Washington
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Simon Fraser University

Lei Han

Thesis Title: Longitudinal Analyses for Ordinal Expanded Disability Status Scale Scores from a Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Trial
Supervisor: John Petkau
Program: M.Sc.

Shahadut Hossain

Thesis Title: A Conservative Prior for Bayesian Hierarchical Models in Biostatistics
Supervisor: Paul Gustafson
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Ph.D. student, UBC

Mahbubur Rashid Azad Kazi

Thesis Title: Non-additive Effects in Logistics Regression
Supervisor: Paul Gustafson
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Lecturer, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics Shah Jalal University of Science & Technology Sylhet, Bangladesh

Aihua Pu

Thesis Title: Comparison of Normalization Methods and the Methods for Identification of Differentially Expressed Genes
Supervisor: Jennifer Bryan
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Biostatistician, St.Paul's Hospital, Vancouver

Natalie Thompson

Thesis Title: Unsupervised Feature Selection in Mixture Modelling - A Bayesian Approach
Supervisor: Paul Gustafson
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Bioinformatician. C.H. Best Institute at the University of Toronto

Lindsey Turner

Thesis Title: Longitudinal Analyses for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Outcomes in the PRISMS Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Trial
Supervisor: John Petkau
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Ph.D. student, Dept. of Applied Statistics, University of Reading, England

Kunling Wu

Thesis Title: Simultaneous Inference for Generalized Linear Mixed Models with Informative Dropout and Missing Covariates
Supervisor: Lang Wu
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: St.Paul's Hospital
Current Position: Biostatistician Harvard School of Public Health Boston, USA

Eugenia Yu

Thesis Title: Analyses of Longitudinal and Time-to-Event Data in a Randomized Clinical Trial in the Presence of a Lag Time in the Stabilization of Treatment
Supervisor: Michael Schulzer
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Statistician, HIV Trials Network, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver
Current Position: Senior Instructor: Department of Statistics, UBC

2002

Rong Zhu

Thesis Title: On Continuous-Time Generalized AR(1) Processes: Models, Statistical Inference, and Applications to Non-normal Time Series
Supervisor: Harry Joe
Program: Ph.D.
First Position: Sessional lecturer, Faculty of Commerce, UBC
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University

Eishita Ali

Thesis Title: Imputation Methods for Missing Covariates in Nonlinear Mixed-effects Models, with Application in AIDS Studies
Supervisor: Lang Wu
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Statistician, Dhaka Bank, Bangladesh

Audrey (Qiuyan) Fu

Thesis Title: Case Study: Inference for Spatial Random Rainfall Fields
Supervisor: James V. Zidek
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Ph.D. student, University of Washington
Current Position: Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago

Jafar Khan

Thesis Title: Globally Robust Inference for Simple Linear Regression Models with Repeated Median Slope Estimator
Supervisor: Ruben H. Zamar
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Ph.D. student, UBC

Lisa Kuramoto

Thesis Title: Investigating a Variance-Components Approach for Linkage Analysis in Quantitative Traits
Supervisor: Harry Joe
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Statistician, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology & Evaluation, Vancouver Hospital

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