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Kung-Yee Liang

E-mail: kyliang@nhri.org.tw

National Health Research Institutes

1982 Ph.D., Biomathematics Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle
1979  M.S., Statistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia,
1973 B.A., Mathematics, National Tsing Hua University

Professional Experience-
2010 to November 2017      President, National Yang-Ming University
July 2003 to August 2006   Vice President (Acting President, January 1 to June 30, 2006) National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan, R.O.C.
1982-2010                           Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University
1996-2003                           Graduate Program Director, Department of Biostatistics, School of Hygiene and Public Health
The Johns Hopkins University
Specialty or Areas of interests-
 Analysis of correlated data; genetic and psychiatric epidemiology

Awards & Honors-

  • American Statistical Association's Snedecor Award for best publication in Biometry for 1986 (1987)
  • American Public Health Association's Spiegelman Award for outstanding accomplishments in the field of health statistics (1990)
  • Elected Fellow, American Statistical Association (1995)
  • Advising, Mentoring and Teaching Recognition Award, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University (1997)
  • 2000 Bernard G. Greenberg Distinguished Lecturer, Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina (2000)
  • Elected Academician, Academia Sinica, R.O.C. (2002)
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, National Tsing-Hua University (2006) 
  • American Public Health Association’s Rema Lapouse Award for significant contributions to the scientific understanding of the epidemiology and control of mental disorders (2010)
  • Career Achievement Award, International Chinese Statistical Association (2011) 
  • Elected Member, the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS) (2012)  
  • International Statistical Institute’s Karl Pearson Prize for contemporary research contribution that has had profound influence on statistical theory, methodology, practice, and/or applications (2015)
  • Elected Member, the National Academy of Medicine, USA (2015)
  • The Heritage Award, Johns Hopkins Alumni Association for his exceptional devotion (2016)
  • Elected Member, Society of Scholars, Johns Hopkins University for distinguished contributions in individual field of scholarship since 1982  (2016)



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