Jianhua Hu, PhD, MS


Dr. Jianhua Hu's research focus on methodology development to address unconventional data analysis challenges in biomedical studies to improve disease diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment. This includes analyzing high-dimensional genomics/proteomics, imaging, and longitudinal data, modeling disease heterogeneity, and developing innovative adaptive designs to achieve personalized treatments. Dr. Hu's research substantially involves variable selection, classification, dimension reduction, nonparametric estimation, and robust inference.

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Biostatistics (in Medicine and in the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center)

Administrative Titles

  • Director, Cancer Biostatistics Program


  • Female

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • BS, East China Normal University (China)
  • MS, 2000 National University of Singapore
  • PhD, 2003 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill