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Faculty Profile

Xiaotian (Steven) Gao

Xiaotian (Steven) Gao

Assistant Professor

Department of Kinesiology and Community Health

Ph.D. in Biostatistics

University of Pittsburgh

xtgao@illinois.edu

Curriculum Vitae:
Gao, X. CV 2021.pdf

Dr. Gao’s research focuses on developing alternative statistical tools for data when the assumptions of simple statistical models do not hold. His research interests include joint modeling of complex longitudinal and survival data, nonparametric regression, robust statistics, and Bayesian hierarchical modeling. He is also interested in collaborative researches, including but not limited to statistical methods in biomarker evaluation, transplantation studies, pancreatitis and comparative effectiveness research.