Ying He Appointed Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Clarkson University

Potsdam, NY, Sept. 29, 2015, — Ying He received her bachelor of arts degree in accounting from Wuhan University in China, her master of science in applied statistics from Bowling Green State University, and her Ph.D. in biostatistics from the University of Florida in Gainesville.

Her areas of research interest are in adaptive clinical trial designs, multiple testing and statistical modeling.

Before coming to this position, He was a research assistant in the Children’s Oncology Group at the University of Florida, working on clinical trials involving children with renal tumors. She also was a consultant for the Movement Disorder Center at the University of Florida, where she worked on research projects related to people with Parkinson’s Disease.

In addition, she was a research assistant at the Department of Behavioral Science and Community Health at the University of Florida. She helped investigate the smoking rate and change in tobacco use among college students.

Prof. He has teaching experience from Bowling Green State University, where she worked as an independent instructor to teach elementary mathematics and statistics courses for first- and second-year undergraduate students.

She has co-written articles for professional journals and has manuscripts under review. She also made presentations to the Florida Chapter of American Statistical Association annual meetings. One was on “Testing for Efficacy in Adaptive Clinical Trials with Enrichment” and another was on “Strong Control of Type I Error for Multi-Stage Drop-the-Losers Design.”

In 2013, Prof. He was presented with the Collaboration Research Award of the College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida.

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