Hui-Yi Lin, Ph.D., MS has been named Director of the Biostatistics Program at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences (LSUHSC) School of Public Health. She is a Professor of Biostatistics at LSUHSC and also serves as the Director of the Biostatistics & Bioinformatics Core at the Center for Translational Viral Oncology (CTVO), and as Co-Director of the Data Analytical Unit of the LSUHSC-NO Comprehensive Alcohol-HIV/AIDS Research Center (CARC). Her extensive background in genetic statistics, machine learning, and statistical applications in public health, cancer, and medical-related fields makes her a perfect fit for the Director’s role at LSUHSC. Her primary research interest is developing novel statistical methods for genetic studies. In addition to her work at LSUHSC, she actively participates in many projects in the international prostate cancer genome consortium.
Currently, she is PI for a multiple-year Department of Defense (DoD) grant for developing genetic risk scores for prostate cancer. She is also a Co-Investigator for several NIH grants. She has ~180 peer-review publications in high-impact journals. Furthermore, Dr. Lin has profound working experience working for ~50 NIH grants at 2 NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers: Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute and Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Check her full CV HERE.