An-Lin Cheng, Ph.D.
Professor, Director of Research and Statistical Consult Service
Department(s) of Biomedical and Health Informatics
UMKC School of Medicine
Education and Background
Statistics - University of Georgia, Athens
Meet An-Lin Cheng
Dr. An-Lin Cheng received her PhD in Statistics from the University of Georgia, immediately followed by postdoc training at Yale University in the Department of Biostatistics. She then joined the School of Nursing and Health Studies at the University of Missouri – Kansas City at 2006 as Assistant Professor. With this position she had the opportunity to work with researchers from a wide range of disciplines such as dentistry, nursing, biomedical engineering, statistics, biostatistics, environmental sciences, and medicine. She also taught graduate level statistics courses for nursing PhD students and served as a member or chair of their committees. Dr. Cheng was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure at 2012. In August 2016, Dr. Cheng join the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics.
Dr. Cheng has extensive experience handling large data sets and conducting secondary data analyses. She have participated in 17 funded research projects and published more than 45 peer review research articles. Her primary roles will be leading the Research and Statistical Consult Service and collaborating with researchers on Hospital Hill Campus.[/expand]
Specialties and Research/Medical Interests
Multivariate Statistics, Longitudinal data analysis, HIV health care data, Data analysis for phase I, II, and III clinical trials, community-based interventions, response adaptive designs, Generalized linear mixed models, Hierarchical linear mixed modeling, Multiple imputation technique