Ruzong Fan, Ph.D. joins Biostatistics Faculty

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(October 2016) – The Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Biomathematics welcomes a new faculty member, Ruzong Fan, Ph.D., as a Professor in Biostatistics.

Prior to joining Georgetown University, Dr. Ruzong Fan was an investigator at the National Institute of Health (NIH) from 2011-2016. He was previously a faculty member in the Department of Statistics at Texas A&M University from 2001-2011. He rose from Assistant Professor to tenured Associate Professor.  In addition, Dr. Fan was a Visiting Professor at MD Anderson Cancer Center between 2008-2009.

Dr. Fan has published extensively in probability and statistics, human genetics and genetic epidemiology journals. His research interests include Statistical Genetics and Genomics, Stochastic Modeling, Stochastic Processes and Applications. Specifically, his focus is on developing novel statistical methodology to analyze biomedical data and to increase the understanding of biological architecture of complex diseases with applications to public health. 

Besides his independent research in statistical genetics, Dr. Ruzong Fan will collaborate with Lombardi and GU investigators, and participate in research and education in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics.