Wan Tang, PhD

Research Associate Professor of Biostatistics
Ph.D. (2004) University of Rochester


Contact Information:

University of Rochester
Dept of Biostatistics and Computational Biology
601 Elmwood Avenue Box 630
Rochester, New York 14642
Office: Saunders Research Building 4237
Phone: (585) 275-1276
Fax: (585) 273-1031
E-mail: Wan_Tang@urmc.rochester.edu

Data and Programming for Applied Categorical and Count Data Analysis

Research Interests

    • Longitudinal data analysis
    • Missing data modeling
    • Structural equation models
    • Smoothing methods

Selected Publications

  • Cerulli, C., Talbot, N., Tang, W. and Chaudron, L. Co-Occurring Intimate Partner Violence and Mental Health Diagnoses in Perinatal Women. Journal of Women’s Health, in press.
  • Tang, W., He, H. and Gunzler, D. (2012). Kernel Smoothing Density Estimation when Group Membership is Subject to Missing, Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference 142, 685-694.
  • Tang, W., Zuo, G. and He, H. (2011). Double-smoothing for Bias Reduction in Varying Coefficient Models. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics 23, 917-926.
  • Yu, Q., Tang, W., Kowalski, J. and Tu, X.M. (2011). Multivariate U-Statistics: A Tutorial with Applications. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews - Computational Statistics 3, 457-471.
  • Zhang, H., Xia, Y., Chen, R., Lu, N., Tang, W. and Tu, X. (2011). On Modeling Longitudinal Binomial Responses – Implications from Two Dueling Paradigms. Journal of Applied Statistics 38, 2373-2390.
  • Robertson-Blackmore, E., Côté-Arsenault, D., Tang, W., Glover, V., Evans, J. Golding, J. and O’Conner, T. (2011). Does Previous Prenatal Loss Predict Maternal Depression and Anxiety Even After A Subsequent Successful Pregnancy? Findings from a cohort longitudinal study. British Journal of Psychiatry 198 (5): 373-378.
  • Ma, Y., Tang, W. and Tu, X. (2010). Modeling Concordance Correlation Coefficient for Longitudinal Study Data. Psychometrika 75: 99-119.
  • Yu, Q., Tang, W., Marcus, S., Ma, Y., Zhang, H. and Tu, X.M. (2010). Modeling Sensitivity and Specificity with a Time-varying Reference Standard within a Longitudinal Setting. Applied Statistics 37: 1213-1230.
  • Privitera, M., Moynihan, J., Tang, W. and Khan, A. (2010). Light Therapy for Seasonal Affective Disorder in a Clinical Office Setting. Journal of Psychiatric Practice 16(6):387-393.
  • Tang, W., Yu, Q., Crits-Christoph, P. and Tu, X.M. (2009). A New Analytic Framework for Moderation Analysis – Moving Beyond Analytic Interactions. Journal of Data Science 7, 313-329.
  • Lu, N., Tang, W., He, H., Yu, Q., Crits-Christoph, P. and Tu, X.M. (2009). On the impact of parametric assumptions and robust alternatives for longitudinal data analysis. Biometrical Journal 51: 627-643.
  • Topciu, R., Zhao, X., Tang W., Heisel M., Talbot N. and Duberstein P. (2009). Childhood Sexual Abuse and Personality Differentiating High and Low Alexithymia in a Depressed Population. Psychotherapy Psychosomatics 78: 385-387.
  • Ma, Y., Tang, W., Feng, C. and Tu, X. (2008). Inference for Kappas for longitudinal study data: applications to HIV prevention and sexual abuse research. Biometrics 64, 781-789.
  • Yu, Q., Tang, W., Marcus, S., Ma, Y., Gamble, S.A. and Tu, X. (2008). Comparing multiple sensitivities and specificities with different diagnostic criteria: Applications to sexual abuse and sexual health research. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 53, 27-37.
  • Wan, C., Lu, Y., Tang, W., Tu, X., Zhang, C., Li, G., Shen, L. and Luo, J. (2008). Development and validation of the system of quality of life instruments for cancer patients: Lung cancer (QLICP-LU). Lung Cancer 60(1):105-112.
  • Greenleaf, A., Pramanik, M. and Tang, W. (2007). Oscillatory integral operators with homogeneous polynomial phases in several variables. Journal of Functional Analysis 244, 444-487.
  • Tu, X., Feng, C., Kowalski, J., Tang, W., Wang, H., Wan, C. and Ma, Y. (2007). Correlation Analysis for Longitudinal Data: Applications to HIV and Psychosocial Research. Statistics in Medicine 26, 4116-4138.
  • Lyness, J., Kim, J., Tang, W., Tu, X., Conwell, Y., King, D. and Caine, E. (2007). The Clinical Significance of Subsyndromal Depression in Older Primary Care Patients. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 15, 214-223.
  • Tang, W. (2006). Decay rates of oscillatory integral operators in “1+2”dimensions. Forum Mathematicum 18, 427-444.
  • Lamberti, S., Olson, D., Crilly, J., Olivares, T., Williams, G., Tu, X., Tang, W., Wiener, K., Dvorin, S. and Dietz, M. (2006). Metabolic Syndrome Prevalence Among Patients Receiving Clozapine. The American Journal of Psychiatry 163:1273-1276.