Hongyan Xu

Professor

Hongyan Xu

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Population Health Science: Biostats & Data Science

College of Nursing
Department of Biobehavioral Nursing

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Population Health Science

The Graduate School

Bio

Dr. Xu received his PhD in Human Population Genetics from the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston. He joined the Augusta University after finishing his postdoctoral training at the MD Anderson Cancer Center.

  • (706) 721-4697
  • (706) 721-6294
  • AE 1018

Education

  • Ph.D., Biomedical Sciences, General University of Texas Health Sci, 2003

  • MS, Genetics, General Fudan Univ / Inst of Genetics, 1999

  • BS, Biophysics Fudan Univ / Inst of Genetics, 1996

Awards & Honors

  • Leader of PRIDE Statistical Genetics Group National Institute of Health, 2017

  • NIH Study Section National Institute of Health, 2017

  • Faculty at the The Curriculum in Iron Metabolism & Related Disorders Hosted by the European School of Hematology, 2014

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 6320

    Brain, Behavior, & Movement
  • MEDI 6120

    Foundations of Medicine
  • MEDI 6330

    Healthcare Across the Lifespan
  • STAT 7750

    Intro to Genetic Analysis
  • DATS 7510

    Programming for Data Analysis
  • DATS 7900

    Capstone Proj in Data Science
  • STAT 7850

    Omics Data Analysis

Teaching Interests

Biological Sequencing Analysis, Statistical Genetics, Genomics, Computation Biology, Bioinformatics, Big Data

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • onlineBcp: An R package for online change point detection using a Bayesian approach, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Development of a Telemedicine Screening Program During the COVID-19 Pandemic., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Early detection of change patterns in COVID-19 incidence and the implementation of public health policies: A multi-national study., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Light Chain Multiple Myeloma: High Serum Free Light Chain Concentrations Portend Renal Damage and Poorer Survival., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Using NSQIP Data to Reduce Institutional Postoperative Pneumonia Rates in Non-ICU Patients: A Plan-Do-Study-Act Approach., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Big data analysis, statistical genetics, genomics, Bayesian statistics, genetic epidemiology, cancer genetics, epigenetics

Department Service

  • Department P&T Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Department Computation Committee 2016 - 2017

    Role: Committee Chair

College Service

  • Academic House 2016 - 2018

    Role: Faculty Advisor

University Service

  • Statistical consulting 2021 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Statistical consulting 2021 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Statistical Consulting 2021 - Present

    Role: Other
  • 2021 - Present

    Role: Other
  • 2021 - Present

    Role: Other

Professional Service

  • Georgia Chapter of ASA 2015 - Present

    Role: Member
  • American Society of Human Genetics 2012 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Associate Editor 2009 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Referee 2006 - Present

    Role: Other
  • American Statistical Society 2005 - Present

    Role: Member