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Dongmei Li, Ph.D. - Program Director

​Dongmei Li(585)276-7285 | Email Dongmei

Dongmei Li received her PhD in Biostatistics from Department of Statistics at The Ohio State University in 2009. Her doctoral research focus on resampling-based multiple testing procedures with applications to microarray data analysis. Dr. Li's research focus on differential analysis methods and multiple testing procedures in genomic data analysis especially in methylation and transcriptome data analysis. Dr. Li also has extensive collaboration experience. She has collaborated with numerous investigators from a variety of schools and institutions such as school of medicine, nursing and dental hygiene, biomedical engineering, education, cancer center, center on disability studies, and institute of marine biology. Dr. Li has served as co-investigators and biostatisticians on multiple national grants including a 10 million grant from CMS on diabetes studies for Medicaid beneficiaries, NIH R21, P20, P30, and U54 grants on biomedical research. Dr. Li currently directs the Biomedical Data Science Certificate Program and is the Biostatistics and Informatics Core director for the WNY Center for Research on Flavored Tobacco Products (CRoFT), a center grant funded by FDA/NCI.

Megan Wells – Current Student

Megan Wells

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Megan is currently enrolled in the BDS certificate program to further enhance her quantitative skills for analysis of large data sets. Her particular interest lies with older adults with cancer residing in rural areas. She has been employed as a project coordinator in geriatric oncology here at URMC since 2015. Megan graduated with an MPH from the University at Buffalo in 2015 with a concentration in community health and health behavior.  In her free time she likes to read, watch Jeopardy!, and visit museums and libraries around Rochester with her husband and son.