Stanley Xu, PhD

Head of Biostatstics

Stan XuStanley Xu, PhD, is the Head of Biostatistics and a Senior Investigator at the Institute for Health Research. His research areas include longitudinal data analysis, analytic strategies in observational studies, count data analysis, missing data, outcome misclassification, and survival analysis.

Dr. Xu has completed doctoral training in both biochemistry and biometrics at the Beijing Agricultural University and the University of Colorado, Denver, respectively. He is responsible for developing analytic strategies for a variety of research problems in health outcomes and health services research and oversees the work of analytic staff within the IHR. He has contributed to several scientific fields including vaccine safety, substance abuse, cardiac outcomes, pharmacoepidemiology, health care utilization, and mental health.

Dr. Xu is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Informatics at the University of Colorado School of Public Health and is a peer reviewer for a number of journals, including Statistics in Medicine, Biometrical Journal, Journal of Clinical Epidemiology and Vaccine.