7th Annual Recipient of the Charles R. Katholi Distinguished Dissertation Award

2014 Charles R. Katholi Distinguished Dissertation Award

Peng Li, PhD is the 2014 Recipient of the Charles R. Katholi Distinguished Dissertation Award from the Department of Biostatistics. Peng joined the UAB doctoral program in Biostatistics in 2011 after completing three MS degrees in Biostatistics, Computer Science, and Biochemistry. In his dissertation entitled “The small sample inferences of cluster-randomized trials”, he proposed, implemented and evaluated GEE and GLMM models to preserve type I error to analyze correlated outcomes from cluster-randomized trials. Peng will continue to combine his knowledge across multiple disciplines to further quantitative analytical approaches in healthcare research.