Hao Liu, PhD
Hao Liu, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Rutgers School of Public Health. Dr. Liu obtained his doctorate degree in biostatistics from the University of Washington.
Dr. Liu has more than fifteen years of experience in applying biostatistics in cancer research and has been continuously funded by external National Institutes of Health grants. Dr. Liu is on the editorial board of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, and previously, was on numerous editorial boards including the Journal of Clinical Oncology and has participated in many National Institutes of Health study sections. He has published widely in collaborative research and statistical methodology research with more than 120 peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Liu was fortunate to be part of many successful cancer center support grant applications, including building the biostatistics programs in two NCI cancer centers, where during his tenure, both achieved the prestigious NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center status. Perceiving statistical ideas and techniques as means for speeding up medical research, he has published many important statistical methodology papers in the areas of survival analysis, clinical trial designs, and the design and analysis of population-based studies.