Jialiang Liu is an assistant professor of instruction in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. After completing her Masters of Public Health at the University of North Text Health Science Center (UNTHSC) with a concentration in biostatistics, her interest in pursuing additional education and research in the area of novel statistical methods application took her to pursue her PhD in biostatistics in UNTHSC where she explored the big data analysis, machine learning algorithms, Bayesian framework, change point detection algorithms, natural language processing (NLP) techniques, complex data analysis, mediation analysis, and nutritional epidemiology. During her graduate program, she worked as a biostatistics consultant in the Biostatistics and Epidemiology Consulting and Collaboration Services (BECCS) at UNTHSC to provide comprehensive statistical support for projects across the university. Moreover, she has been involved in projects that study the intake of calcium and magnesium and obesity in African American and Hispanic young women, funded by the Texas Center of Health Disparity Pilot Project under NIMHD U54MD006882. In August 2020, Dr. Liu started at Temple University and is excited to be a part of the growing Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics.
- PhD, Public Health Sciences (Biostatistics concentration), University of North Texas Health Science Center
- MPH, Biostatistics, University of North Texas Health Science Center
- BS, Biostatistics, Guangdong Pharmaceutical University