Chap T. Le, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor of Biostatistics, School of Public Health

Director of Biostatistics, Masonic Cancer Center

Dr. Le teaches "PubH 7405: Regression" and "PubH 7470: Statistics for Translational and Clinical Research". His collaborations have focused on the analyses of survival and categorical data; currently, major concentrations are in the areas of cancers and tobacco research. His own research interests are data-driven and include epidemiological methods, cross-over designs, survival analysis, ordered alternatives, ROC curves, and methods for the analysis of In Vitro experiments - especially Chemo-combination therapy. Dr. Le received the Leonard M. Schuman Excellence in Teaching award presented by the University of Minnesota School of Public Health (1988) and the Award for Outstanding Contributions to Post-Baccalaureate, Graduate and Professional Education by the University of Minnesota (2001; designated throughout his career at the University of Minnesota as "Distinguished Teaching Professor of Biostatistics"). He is the author of several text books [Fundamentals of Biostatistical Inference(1992), Health and Numbers: Basic Biostatistical Methods(with JB Boen, 1995), Applied Survival Analysis (1997), Applied Categorical Data Analysis (1998), Health and Numbers: A Problems-based Introduction to Biostatistics (2001), Introductory Biostatistics (2003), Statistics Quick Reference Guide for Medical Affairs (2007), Health and Numbers: Introductory Biostatistics with Microsoft Excel (2010), and Applied Categorical Data Analysis and Translational Research (2010), Introductory Biostatistics (with Lynn Eberly, 2016)] and research papers in Biometrics, Statistics in Medicine, Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics, and other journals in biomedical sciences. Dr. Le was born in Vietnam, is an Engineering graduate of California State University at Fresno, and received his Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of New Mexico.

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