Ding-Geng Chen, PhD

Ding-Geng Chen

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255 Crittenden Blvd. Box SON Rochester, NY 14642
Work: (585) 276-5802
Fax: (585) 273-1268


Ph.D, 1995. University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, CA


Faculty Appointments: 11/2010 - Current. Professor in Biostatistics . Univeristy of Rochester Medical Center (Biostatistics). Rochester , NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 8/2009 - 12/2010. Karl E. Peace Endowed Emiment Scholar Chair in Biostatistics / Tenured Professor . Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University (Biostatistics). Statesboro, GA, US.

Faculty Appointments: 8/2008 - 8/2009. Tenured Professor . South Dakota State University (Mathematics and Statistics ). Brookings, SD, US.

Faculty Appointments: 8/2005 - 5/2008. Associate Professor . University of South Dakota, Stanford School of Medicine. Sioux Falls, SD, US.


He, H., Wang, W., Crits-Christoph, P., Gallop, R., Tang, W., Chen, D.G., Tu, X.M.. (2014). Structural vs. Sampling Zeros from Independent Predictors: Implications for Alcohol Research. Journal of Data Science.

N. Michikazu, Chen, D.G., Nishimuraa, K., Miyamotoa, Y.. (2014). Comparative Study of Four Methods in Missing Value Imputations under Missing Completely at Random Mechanism. Open Journal of Statistics, 4, 27-37.

Brown, M., Yukata, K., Farnsworth, C., Chen, D.G., Awad, H., Hilton, J. M., O'Keefel, R.J., Xing, L., Mooney, R., Zuscik, M.. (2014). Delayed Fracture Healing and Increased Callus Adiposity in a C57BL/6J Murine Model of Obesity-Associated Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. "PLose ONE".

Chen, D.G., Chen, X., Lin, F., Tang, W., Lio, Y.L., Guo, Y.. (2014). Cusp Catastrophe polnomial model: power and sample size determination. Open Journal of Statistics.

Chen,D.G., Chen, X., Tang, W., & Lin, F.. (2014). Sample Size Determination to Detect Cusp Catastrophe in Stochastic Cusp Catastrophe Model: A Monte-Carlo Simulation-Based Approach. Lecture In W.G. Kennedy, N. Agarwal, & S. J. Yang (Eds.). SBP 2014, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8393, 35-41.

Chen, X. & Chen, D.G.. (2014). Mutual Information Technique in Assessing Crosstalk through a Random-Pairing Bootstrap Method. In W.G. Kennedy, N. Agarwal, and S.J. Yang (Eds.). SBP 2014, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8393 , 239-246.

Chen,Ding-Geng(Din);Lin, Feng; Chen, Xinguang(Jim); Tang, Wan; Kitzman, Harriet. (2014). Cusp Catastrophe Model: A Nonliner Model for Health Outcome in Nursing Research. Nursing Research, 63 (3), 211 - 220.

Balakrishnan, N., Tsai, T.R., Lio, Yuhlong, Nan Jiang and D.G. Chen. (2014). Reliability Inference on Composite Dynamic Systems Based on Burr Type-XII Distribution. IEEE Trasaction on Reliability, 64 (1), 144-153; 10.1109/TR.2014.2338251.

Chen, D.G., Lio, Y.L., Jiang, Nan. (2013). Lower Confidence Limits on the Generalized Exponential Distribution Percentiles under Progressive Type-1 Interval Censoring. . Commuincations in statistics-Simulation and Computation, 42 (9), 2106-2117.

Chen, D.G., Yu,L., Peace, K.E.,Lio, Y.L. & Wang, Y.. (2013). Approximating the baseline hazard function by Taylor Series for interval-censored time-to-event data. Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistis, 23 (3), 659-708.

Xie, C., Lu, X., Pogue, J., & Chen, D-G. (2013). Weighted Multiple Testing Correction for Correlated Binary Endpoints. Communications in Statistices - Simulation and Computation htt://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03610918.2012.674599.

Baumgarten, K.M., Harvey A., Oliver, Jack Foley, Ding-Geng Chen, Peter Autenrid, Shanzhong Duan, and Patrick Heiser. (2013). Human Growth Hormone May Be Detrimental When Used to Accelarate Recovery from Acute Tendon-Bone Interface Injuries. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 95 (9), 783-789.

Robertson-Blackmore, E., Groth, SW, Chen, D., Gilchrist, MA, O'Connor, TG, & Moynihan, JA. . (2013). Depressive symptoms and proinflammatory cytokines across the perinatal period in African American Women. Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology, Early Online, 1-8, DOI: 0.3109/0167482X.2013.868879.

Chen, X., Stanton, B., Chen, D-G., and Li, X.. (2013). Intention to Use Condon, Cusp Modeling, and Evaluation of an HIV Prevention Intervention Trail. Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology, and Life Scinces, 17 (3), 385-403.

Chen, D.G., and Peace, K.E.. (2013). Applied Meta-Analysis using R.(ISBN: 978-1-46-650599-5). Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series. FL: Boca Raton, 342 http://www.taylorandfrancis.com/books/search/author/din_chen.

Chen, D.G., Sun, J., and Peace, K.E.. (2012). Interval-Censored Time-to-event data: Methods and application. Biostatistics Series.

Yu,L., Yu, R., Liu, L., Chen, D.G.. (2012). Extended Quasi-Likelihood with Fractional Polynomials in the Frame of the ATF model. Statistics in Medicine, 31 (13), 1369-1379.

Samawi, H.M., Dunbar, M., & Chen, D-G(D). (2012). Steady-state Ranked Gibbs Sampler. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 82 (8), 1223-1238.

Lin, F., Chen, D-G., Vance, D.E., Ball, K.K. & Mapstone, M.. (2012). Longitudinal relationships between subjectives fatigue, cognitive function, and everyday functioning in old age. International Psychogeriatrics. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23083533 Dr. Giovanni Schifitto and Dr. James McMahon were acknowledged for their contributions..

Lin, F., Chen, D.-G., Vance, D., & Mapstone, M.. (2012). Laboratory-and Real World-Based Speed of Processing in Community-Dwelling Older Adults. The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbs075.

Zhang P.G., Cheng D.G., Roe T. (2010). Choice of Baselines in Clinical Trials: A Simulation Study from Statistical Power Presective . Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation, 39 (11), 1305-1317.

Chen D.G., Loi Y. (2010). Parameter Estimations for Generalized Exponential Distribution under Progressive Type-I Interval Censoring . Computation Statistics and Data Analysis , 54 (4), 1581-1591.

Chen D.G. (2010). Incorporating historic control information with Empirical Bayes. Computation Statistics and Data Analysis , 54, 1646-1656.

Aloia, J.F.; Chen, D.G.; Chen, H. (2010). The 25(OH)D/PTH Threshold in Black Women. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism , 95 (11), 5069-5073.

Chen, D. C and Peace, K. E. (2010). Clinical Trail Data Analysis using R. Chapman and Hall/CRC.

Peace, K. E. and Chen, D. G.. (2010). Clinical Trail Methodology. Chapman and Hall, CRC.

Wang, X.; Chen, D.G. (2009). Recombinant murine cytomegalovirus vector activities human monocyte-derived dendritic cells in a NF-_B dependent pathway . Molecular Immunology , 26, 3462-3465.

Chen, D.G.; Lio, Y. (2009). A Novel Estimation Approach for Mixture Transition Distribution Model in High-Order Markov Chains . Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation, 38 (5), 990-1003.

Lester, P.E.; Stafaanacci, R.G.; Chen, D.G . (2009). Nursing Home Procedures on Transitions of Care . Journal of American Medical Directors Association , 10 (9), 634-638.

Sutton, F.; Chen, D.G.; Ge, X.; Kenefick, D. . (2009). Cbf Genes of the Fr-A2 allele are differentially regulated between long-term cold acclimated crown tissue of freeze-resistant and- susceptible, winter wheat mutant lines . BMC Plant Biology , 9 (34).

Chen, D.G.; Lio, Y.L. (2008). Comparative Studies on Frailties in Survival Analysis. Communications in Statistics. , 37 (8), 1631-1646.

Gup, X.; Rosa, A.; Chen, D.G.; Reeves, S.; Weaver, S.A. (2008). Molecular Mechanisms of Primary and Secondary Mucosal Immunity Using Avian Infectious Bronchitis Virus as a Model System . Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology , 121 (34), 332-343.

Chen, D.G . (2007). Bootstrapping Estimation for Relative Potency in the Combinations of Bioassays . Computational Statistics and Data Analysis , 51, 4597-4604.

Chen, D.G. (2007). Dose-time-response cumulative multinominal generalized linear model . Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics , 17 (1), 173-185.

Chen, D.G.; Carter, E.M.; Hubert, J.J.; Kim, P.T. . (1999). Empirical Beyes Estimation for Combination of Multivariate Bioassays. Biometrics , 55 (4), 1035-1043.


"Mea-Analysis Using R".
2014 Annual Fall Meeting, Northeastern Illinois Capter of the American Statistical Association

Family Caregivers' Perceptions of Patients' Health Status and Time to Hospitalization for Decompensating Heart Failure.
2014 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science

Model the Structural Zeroes in Mental health research.
Joint Statistical Meeting, American Statistical Association

Comparative Studies for Cox Hazards Model Based on the Suita Study.
Joint Statistical Meeting, American Statistical Association

Mutual Information technique in assessing crosstalkd through a random-pairing bootstrap method.
2014 International Conference, The 2014 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction (SBP)

Sample Size determination to detect cusp catastrophe model: a Monte-Carlo simulation approach.
2014 International Conference, The 2014 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction (SBP)

Statistical Power Analysis for the Polynomial Cusp Catastrophe Model: A Simulation-Based Approach.
23rd Annual Conference for Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and Life Sciences


Journal of Statistics and Computation and Simulation , Associate Editor

American Statistical Association, Professional Member