October 1, 2013


The Department of Biostatistics welcomes Hana Lee, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biostatistics (Research)

Hana Lee, PhD, joined the Department of Biostatistics faculty effective 1 October 2013.  Dr. Lee received her PhD in Biostatistics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Her primary areas of research interest are in problems relating to the analysis of survival data, causal inference and clinical research on AIDS therapies.  Her current research focuses on developing statistical methods for biomedical survival data with various sampling designs on the basis of causal inference framework, methods for analysis of survival data with incomplete covariate measurements and methods for identifying prognostic factors for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) related problems.   Dr. Lee is also interested in the analysis of brain imaging data.  She worked on fMRI image analysis including hemodynamic response function estimation and brain activity detection problems and received her Masters under the guidance of Professor Young Truong, UNC - Chapel Hill.