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Li-Jung Liang, Ph.D. [ Edit Your Profile ]

Work Email Address: liangl@ucla.edu

Work
UCLA Associate Professor, Medicine

Education:
Degrees:
Ph.D., UCLA
M.S., Statistics
B.S., Mathematics

About

Dr. Liang received her Ph.D. in Biostatistics from UCLA in 2005. Prior to her doctoral studies, she worked in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries for over 10 years. Her statistical research interests are hierarchical (multi-level) modeling, longitudinal data analysis, Bayesian methods, Markov model, and Markov chain Monte Carlo computation. She works with collaborators in several application areas, HIV/AIDS, bioinformatics, clinical trials, behavioral and social sciences, and nutrition.

Publications
Brown Arleen F, Liang Li-Jung, Vassar Stefanie D, Merkin Sharon Stein, Longstreth W T, Ovbiagele Bruce, Yan Tingjian, Escarce José J, Neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage and mortality after stroke. Neurology. 2013; 80(6): 520-7.
Li Li, Liang Li-Jung, Ding Ying Ying, Ji Guoping, Facing HIV as a family: predicting depressive symptoms with correlated responses. Journal of family psychology : JFP : journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association (Division 43). 2011; 25(2): 202-9.
Liang Li-Jung, Huang David, Brecht Mary-Lynn, Hser Yih-Ing, Differences in Mortality among Heroin, Cocaine, and Methamphetamine Users: A Hierarchical Bayesian Approach. Journal of drug issues. 2010; 40(1): 121-140.
Walker Kara Odom, Steers Neil, Liang Li-Jung, Morales Leo S, Forge Nell, Jones Loretta, Brown Arleen F, The vulnerability of middle-aged and older adults in a multiethnic, low-income area: contributions of age, ethnicity, and health insurance. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2010; 58(12): 2416-22.
Li Li, Liang Li-Jung, Lin Chunqing, Wu Zunyou, Rotheram-Borus Mary Jane, Rotheram-Borus Mary Jane, HIV prevention intervention to reduce HIV-related stigma: evidence from China. AIDS (London, England). 2010; 24(1): 115-22.
Liang Li-Jung, Weiss Robert E, Redelings Benjamin, Suchard Marc A, Improving phylogenetic analyses by incorporating additional information from genetic sequence databases. Bioinformatics (Oxford, England). 2009; 25(19): 2530-6.
Murphy Suzanne P, Gewa Constance, Liang Li-Jung, Grillenberger Monika, Bwibo Nimrod O, Neumann Charlotte G, School snacks containing animal source foods improve dietary quality for children in rural Kenya. The Journal of nutrition. 2003; 133(11 Suppl 2): 3950S-3956S.