Dr. Depeng Jiang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences of University of Manitoba. In July 2010, he joined the University of Manitoba as an Associate Professor and served as a Director of the Biostatistical Consulting Unit (BCU). Now, he also serves as a Lead of Biostatistics Group within Data Science Platform of the George and Fay Yee Center for Healthcare Innovation (CHI). Before joining the University of Manitoba, he worked as a research fellow at Department of Economics of the John Hopkins University (1998-1999), a Statistician at Department of Psychology of York University (2002-2007) and a Biostatistician and Research Scientist at St Michael’s Hospital (2007-2010).
Dr. Jiang’s program of research has a focus on person-oriented statistical methods. More specially, his research interests include:
• Longitudinal data analysis and multilevel modeling
• Latent class analysis and growth mixture model
• Structural equation model (SEM) and Bayesian SEM
• Clinical trial design and intervention program evaluation
• Joint models for longitudinal and survival outcomes and missing data analysis
Please refer to Dr. Jiang's Homepage for details of his ongoing research projects and publications.
Prospective Students: Research assistantships are available for students who have good quantitative skills and ability to work independently, and are willing to study toward master or doctoral degree under his supervision. If you are interested in joining his group, please take a look at Dr. Jiang's Homepage