Assistant Professor, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology Program
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutch
Dr. Bo Zhang is a biostatistician who has developed novel methods for the design and analysis of studies that compare the effectiveness of medical procedures and interventions. He specializes in ways to incorporate historical data examining past medical events into the structure of well-controlled experiments to assess new medical approaches. Findings from such studies designed by Dr. Zhang help doctors improve clinical outcomes and advance public health. His work spans areas as diverse as improving cardiac imaging, analyzing the effects of secondhand smoke in children and assessing the impact of brain swelling in malaria patients.
University of Pennsylvania, 2022, Ph.D. (statistics)
Harvey Mudd College, 2017, B.S. (mathematics)
I am a statistician whose research focuses on developing novel causal inference methods for designing and analyzing retrospective observational studies and clinical trials with noncompliance, and applying them to the health sciences. My specific methodological research interests including statistical matching, randomization inference, instrumental variable methods, precision medicine, and synthesizing evidence from clinical trials and observational studies. I am particularly passionate about applying novel methodologies to analyzing data derived from clinical trials with noncompliance, Medicare and Medicaid claims data, and disease registry database in various clinical settings.