Peisong Han, Ph.D.

John G. Searle Assistant Professor of Biostatistics

Biography

Dr. Han received his M.S. in Statistics from Michigan State University in 2008 and Ph.D. in Biostatistics from the University of Michigan in 2013. Before joining the University of Michigan in 2018, Dr. Han was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Waterloo, Canada, from 2013 to 2017. His primary research interests include (i) missing data problems in public health studies and survey sampling, (ii) data integration, especially when both summary information and individual-level data are available from different data sources, (iii) longitudinal data analysis, and (iv) application of statistical models to different scientific areas. He develops new statistical methods motivated by scientific questions from different areas.

As a member of the Prechter bipolar research team, Dr. Han is currently involved in projects studying the longitudinal trajectory of personality traits and mood symptoms, how the two are related and how they are related to other outcomes of interest, such as suicide attempt. He provides statistical expertise on relevant data analyses.