Lifang Zhang, MD, MS

Assistant Professor & SCC Co-Director

SAS Clinical Trial Programmer


MS (Biostatistics), University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston TX, 2002

MD, Tongji Medical University, Wuhan, China, 1987

(706) 721-4453
room number AE-1013
Lifang Zhang, MD


SAS programming for clinical data management and clinical trial tables, lists, and graphs generation. Research on large scale of national database for public health and cancer related publications. Experimental deign, general linear model and repeated measures, longitudinal study, 

Lifang received a MD degree from Tongji Medical University in China, and a MS degree in BioStatistics from the University of Texas at Houston in 2002. She began her employment with Augusta University's Department of Biostatistics in November 2007 as the Biostatistician. Lifang provides statistical data analysis, including biostatistical consulting. 

Since 2015, Lifang started to work as SAS programmer for phase I and II clinical trials  in Georgia Cancer Center.  



Statistical programming; SAS programming.  Biostatistical Consulting in Research, Research Design and Statistics.



  • Houssein Talal Abdul Sater, Li fang Zhang, Firas Y. Kreidieh, Jean-Pierre Blaize, Swetha Aribindi, Shou-Ching Tang "Validity of 1% Hormonal Receptor Positivity Cutoff by the American Society of Clinical Oncology/College of American Pathologists (ASCO-CAP) Guidelines at Georgia Cancer Center". JCO Precision Oncology (2022), Accepted
  • Youssef NA, Ravilla D, Patel, Yassa M, Sadek R, Zhang LF, McCloud L, McCall WV, Rosenquist PB. Magnitude of Reduction & Speed of Remission of Suicidality for Low Amplitude Seizure Therapy (LAP-ST) Compared to Standard Right Unilateral ECT: A Pilot Double-Blinded Randomized Clinical Trial).(2019) Brain Sciences. 9(5), 99.
  • Salgueiro, M., Stribos, M., Zhang, L.F. et al. Value of pre-operative CTX serum levels in the prediction of medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ): a retrospective clinical study. (2019) EPMA Journal 10, 21–29 .
  • Lyon M, Agrawal P, Friez K, Gordon R, Morales I, Zhang LF, Xu H, Heger I, Gibson RW. Effect of History of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury on Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter Changes after Valsalva Maneuver (2018). J Neurotrauma  Jan 22. doi: 10.1089/neu.2017.5164.
  • Lifang Zhang, Extract Information from Large Database Using SAS® Array, PROC FREQ, and SAS Macro (2016) SESUG 2016 annual meeting presentation  Oct. 17-19
  • Andrea L, Haes F, He Q, Rady PL, Zhang L, Grady J, Hughes TK, Stisser K, Konig R, Tyring SK (2004): Nested PCR with the PGMY09/11 and GP5/6 Primer sets improves detection of HPV DNA in cervical samples. Journal of Virological Methods 122: 87-93
  • Levin HS, Hanten G, Zhang L, Swank P R, Hunter J (2004): Selective Impairment of Inhibition After TBI in Children, Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 26: 589-597, 2004
  • Chapman SB, Sparks G, Levin HS, Dennis M, Zhang L, Song J (2004): Discourse Macrolevel Processing After Severe Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury, Developmental. Neuropsychology, 25: 37-60
  • Levin, HS, Zhang L, Dennis, M, Ewing-Cobbs L, Schachar R, Max JE, Landis JA, Roberson G, Scheibel RS, Miller DL, Hunter JV (2004): Psychosocial outcome of TBI in children with unilateral frontal lesions. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society 10: 305-316
  • Levin HS, Hanten G, Chang C-C, Zhang L., Schachar R, Ewing-Cobbs L, Max JE (2002): Working memory after traumatic brain injury in children. Annals of Neurology, 52:82-88
  • Hanten G, Zhang L, Levin HS(2002): Selective Learning in Children after Traumatic Brain Injury: A Preliminary Study. Child Neuropsychology. 8(2) 107 – 120