Chuanhong Liao, MS

Chuanhong Liao is one of the biostatisticians at the biostatistics laboratory of University of Chicago since September 2008. In her role as biostatistician for the Department of Public Health Sciences, she assists investigators on data collection and statistical analysis. Her current research interests are mainly focused on high risk areas for global health, such as alcohol, tobacco, e-cigarettes, HIV, etc.; survival analysis; diagnostics, statistical methods in epidemiology.


  • Nelson R, Liao C., Fichera A, Rubin D., Pekow J (2014). Rescue therapy with cyclosporine or infliximab is not associated with an increased risk for post-operative complications in patients hospitalized for severe, steroid-refractory ulcerative colitis. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. 20(1):14-20.
  • Padela A. I., Murrar S, Adviento B Liao C., Hosseinian Z, Peek M, Curlin F (2014). Associations between Religion-Related Factors and Breast Cancer Screening Among American Muslims. J Immigrant Minority Health. PMID: 24700026.
  • Appannagari A, Mangla S Liao C., Reddy G, Kupfer SS. (2014). Risk Factors for Inadequate Colonoscopy Bowel Preparations in African-Americans and Caucasians at an Urban Medical Center. Southern Medical Journal. 107(4): 220-224.
  • Chon W. J., Josephson M, Gordon E, Becker YT, Witkowski P, Arwindekar D, Naik A, Thistlethwaite JR, Liao C., Ross LF (2014). When the living and the deceased cannot agree on organ donation: a survey of U.S. Organ Procurement Organizations (OPO). American Journal of Transplantation. 14(1):172-7.
  • Bhorade S, Husain A, Liao C., Li, LC, Ahya V, Baz M, Valentine V, Seethamraju H, Alex C, Love R, Bag R, DeOliveira N, Vigneswaran W, Garrity J.E., Arcasoy S (2013). Interobserver variability in grading transbronchial lung biopsies after lung transplantation. (CHEST, 143(6):1717–1724).
  • Tretiakova M, Antic T, Binder D, Kocherginsky M, Liao C., Taxy JB, Oto A (2013). Microvessel density is not increased in prostate cancer: digital imaging of tissue microarray and routine sections. (Human Pathology, 44(4):495-502).
  • Snyder H, Yeldandi VV, Prem Kumar G, Liao C., Lakshmi V, Gandham SR, Muppudi U, Oruganti G, Schneider JA (2012). Field-Based Video Pre-Test Counseling, Oral Testing and Telephonic Post-Test Counseling: Implementation of an HIV Field Testing Package Among High-Risk Indian Men. (AIDS Educ Prev., 24(4):309-26).
  • Schneider JA, Vadivelu S, Liao C., Kandukuri SR, Trikamji BV, Chang E, Antonopoulos D, Prasad S, Lakshmi V (2012). Increased Likelihood of Bacterial Pathogens in the Coronal Sulcus and Urethra of Uncircumcised Men in a Diverse Group of HIV Infected and Uninfected Patients in India. (J Glob Infect Dis. 4(1):6-9).
  • Schneider JA., Michaels S, Rani S, McFadden R, Liao C., Yeldandi V, Oruganti G (2012). A protective effect of circumcision among receptive male sex partners of Indian men who have sex with men. (AIDS and Behavior, 16(2):350-9).