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Lu Wang

Public Health

PhD, Biostatistics, Harvard University
MA, Biostatistics, Harvard University
MS, Biostatistics, University of Michigan
BS, Statistics, Peking University, Beijing, China

Dr. Lu Wang is a Professor and Associate Chair for Research in the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She received her PhD from Harvard University in 2008. Her research focuses on statistical methods for evaluating dynamic treatment regimes, personalized health care, nonparametric and semiparametric regressions, missing data analysis, functional data analysis, and longitudinal (correlated/clustered) data analysis. Dr. Wang has been collaborating with investigators at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Michigan Medical School, University of Michigan School of Public Health, University of Michigan School of Kinesiology, University of Michigan Institute of Social Research, and Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Wang is an Associate Editor of JASA and Biometrics. She also serves as the Core Co-Leader of the Integrated Health Sciences Core (IHSC), Michigan Center on Lifestage Environmental Exposures and Disease (M-LEEaD).


Applying Adaptive Dynamic Decision Making to Health Care and Cities, Dynamic Treatment Regimes and Personalized Health Care, Statistical Causal Learning for Individualized Adaptive Treatment Decision Rules

University Affiliation(s)

Global Health | IHPI | M-LEEaD | School of Public Health

Community and Professional Affiliation(s)


Research Area(s)

Adaptive Feedback Treatment Algorithms | Biostatistics | Mathematical modeling & statistical analysis | Older adult chronic disease management | Targeted therapies


  • Co-investigator of: RCT of GnRH-a for ovarian protection during CYC therapy for rheumatic disease
  • Co-investigator of: Great Lakes Air Center for Integrative Environmental Research (GLACIER) - Stat Core
  • Co-investigator of: Clinical, Epidemiologic and Genomic Studies of Helicobacter Pylori in Lima, Peru: The Role of Contaminated Water
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