Hui Xie

Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences

Maureen and Milan Ilich/ Merck Chair in Statistics for Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases

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  • BS Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Peking University
  • MS Statistics, Purdue University
  • PhD Biostatistics, Columbia University


Dr. Hui Xie is the Milan and Maureen Ilich/Merck Frosst Chair Professor in Biostatistics in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University. He is a biostatistician and received his PhD degree in Biostatistics from Columbia University at New York city. Dr. Xie’s research interests include developing statistical methods for the design and analysis of clinical and population studies of arthritis diseases and cancer, and clinical trial design and analysis. He has published widely in statistics, public health and medical journals. The statistical methods that Dr. Xie developed can be used for more powerful evaluation of treatment, program and policy impact, more effective identification of risk factors for cancer, arthritis and other diseases, to improve the usability and accessibility of large medical and administrative databases as well as policy simulations.

Research Interests

Missing data analysis, eHealth and mhealth, Combining Social and Health Behavior Data from Multiple Sources, Statistical Methods for Disclosure Control.

Teaching Interests

Missing Data Analysis, Generalized Linear Models, Longitudinal Data Analysis.

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