Ming Li, PhD
Professor of Research Population and Public Health Sciences
Dr. Ming Li is a Professor in the Division of Biostatistics of the Department of Preventive Medicine starting January 2020. Dr. Li now serves as the Director for Data Science Core at Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Prior to joining USC, Dr. Li was an Associate Professor in the Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences and a faculty biostatistician at Center for Proteomics and Bioinformatics at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) since 2014. During year 2014 to 2019, she was the Director for Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource at Case Comprehensive Cancer Center (Case CCC) and served as a full member on the Case CCC Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee. Dr. Li was also the Director for Biostatistics Core in Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences. Dr. Li was the primary statistician for CWRU Center for Multimodal Evaluation of Engineered Cartilage.
Dr. Li's research interests include proteomic data analysis, cancer biostatistics, statistical and bioinformatics methods for high dimensional data and statistical education and consulting. With more than 18 years working in biostatistics field, Dr. Li has devoted her efforts to two major areas: (1) collaborative research with principle investigators, during the collaboration, Dr. Li played a key role in multiple aspects, including designing experiments, analyzing data, supervising staff statisticians, interpreting results, drafting manuscripts, and writing statistical sections for grants; and (2) high dimensional data analysis, especially methods and software development for proteomics data.
Interest and Willingness to Pay for Integrative Therapies of Patients With Cancer and Caregivers.
JCO Oncol Pract. 2021 Jan 22;:OP2000471. doi: 10.1200/OP.20.00471. Epub 2021 Jan 22. PubMed PMID: 33492981;
Evidence for racial/ethnic disparities in emergency department visits following breast cancer surgery among women in California: a population-based study.
Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2021 Mar 6;. doi: 10.1007/s10549-021-06119-5. Epub 2021 Mar 6. PubMed PMID: 33675489;
A survey of cancer patients, caregivers, and providers regarding familiarity, importance, and utilization of supportive and integrative oncology services.
Support Care Cancer. 2021 Mar 19;. doi: 10.1007/s00520-021-06081-4. Epub 2021 Mar 19. PubMed PMID: 33740131;
The nonlinear relationship between speed of sound and compression in articular cartilage: Measurements and modeling.
J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2020 Oct;110. doi: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2020.103923. Epub 2020 Jun 19. PubMed PMID: 32952604; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7493830.
Clinical Research in Hepatology in the COVID-19 Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Era: Challenges and the Need for Innovation.
Hepatology. 2020 Nov;72(5):1819-1837. doi: 10.1002/hep.31491. PubMed PMID: 32740969; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7435542.