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Wei-Ting Hwang, PhD

Degree and Institution

PhD, John Hopkins Universiyt, School of Hygiene and Public Health (Biostatistics)

Faculty Title

Assistant Professor, Biostatistics

Administrative Title

Senior Scholar, CCEB


Research Expertise

Dr. Hwang's methodological research interests include statistical methods for survival and longitudinal data, with emphasis on population heterogeneity, multistate process, and Bayesian modeling. She has many experiences in applications of cancer research through grants and consulting activities. She is a co-investigator on various federally and privately funded grants for preclinical and clinical cancer studies including breast, lung, brain, and prostate cancer. Her other collaborative areas include health care service associated with hospital nurses, and psychosocial -behavioral intervention program based on pediatric cancer patients.

Other Affiliations
International Chinese Statistical Association
International Biometric Society
American Statistical Association
Society of Clinical Trials
American Association for Cancer Research
AHRQ Health Care Quality and Effectiveness Research (HCQER) Study Section
Philadelphia Chapter, American Statistical Association
Editorial Board, Journal of Family Psychology
Peer Reviewer, Biostatistics; Journal of Family Psychology; American Journal of Epidemiology; BioMed Central Medical Research Methodology; Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research; Lifetime Data Analysis; Journal of Clinical Psychology; Pain Medicine; Psychometrika

Honors and Award

2004 Media Award, American Academy of Nursing
2001 Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society


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Contact Information

Wei-Ting Hwang

Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
628 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021

Office Phone: 215-573-5946
Fax: 215-573-4865