Fan Li

Associate Professor of Statistical Science

External address: 
122 Old Chem Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90251, Durham, NC 27708-0251
Phone: 
(919) 681-4156
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Religion, Spirituality and CVD Risks: A Focus on African Americans awarded by National Institutes of Health (Statistician). 2017 to 2022

A life course perspective on the effects of cumulative early adversity on health awarded by University of Notre Dame (Co-Principal Investigator). 2017 to 2018

New weighting methods for causal inference awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2014 to 2017

NCRN-MN:Triangle Census Research Network awarded by National Science Foundation (Co Investigator). 2011 to 2016

Collaborative Research: Statistical Modeling and Inference for High-dimensional Multi-Subject Neuroimaging Data awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2012 to 2015

Bayesian multivariate analysis for causal inference with intermediate variable awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2012 to 2015

Wang, F, Wang, J, Gelfand, A, and Li, F. "Accommodating the ecological fallacy in disease mapping in the absence of individual exposures." Statistics in medicine (September 19, 2017). Full Text Open Access Copy

Mercatanti, A, and Li, F. "Do debit cards decrease cash demand?: causal inference and sensitivity analysis using principal stratification." Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series C (Applied Statistics) 66.4 (August 2017): 759-776. Full Text

Li, F, Morgan, KL, and Zaslavsky, AM. "Balancing Covariates via Propensity Score Weighting." Journal of the American Statistical Association (July 10, 2017): 0-0. Full Text

Brennan, JM, Thomas, L, Cohen, DJ, Shahian, D, Wang, A, Mack, MJ, Holmes, DR, Edwards, FH, Frankel, NZ, Baron, SJ, Carroll, J, Thourani, V, Tuzcu, EM, Arnold, SV, Cohn, R, Maser, T, Schawe, B, Strong, S, Stickfort, A, Patrick-Lake, E, Graham, FL, Dai, D, Li, F, Matsouaka, RA, O'Brien, S, Li, F, Pencina, MJ, and Peterson, ED. "Transcatheter Versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: Propensity-Matched Comparison." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 70.4 (July 2017): 439-450. Full Text

Akande, O, Li, F, and Reiter, J. "An Empirical Comparison of Multiple Imputation Methods for Categorical Data." The American Statistician 71.2 (April 3, 2017): 162-170. Full Text

Li, F, Zhang, T, Wang, Q, Gonzalez, MZ, Maresh, EL, and Coan, JA. "Spatial Bayesian variable selection and grouping for high-dimensional scalar-on-image regression." The Annals of Applied Statistics 9.2 (June 2015): 687-713. Full Text

Zhang, T, Wu, J, Li, F, Caffo, B, and Boatman-Reich, D. "A Dynamic Directional Model for Effective Brain Connectivity using Electrocorticographic (ECoG) Time Series." Journal of the American Statistical Association 110.509 (March 2015): 93-106. Full Text Open Access Copy

Mercatanti, A, Li, F, and Mealli, F. "Improving inference of Gaussian mixtures using auxiliary variables." Statistical Analysis and Data Mining: The ASA Data Science Journal 8.1 (February 2015): 34-48. Full Text

Mercatanti, A, Li, F, and Mealli, F. "Improving inference of Gaussian mixtures using auxiliary variables." Statistical Analysis and Data Mining 8.1 (January 1, 2015): 34-48. Full Text

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