Cheng-Shiun Leu, PhD

Member, Statistics, Epidemiology, and Data Management Core
Associate Professor, Clinical Biostatistics, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Email: cl94@cumc.columbia.edu
Phone: (646) 774-6958

Cheng-Shiun Leu, PhD, is a Biostatistician and Research Scientist at the HIV Center, and an Investigator with the Statistics, Epidemiology, and Data Management Core. He is an Associate Professor of Clinical Biostatistics at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. His research interests include HIV research, clinical trials, sample design and experimental design. He has served as a full-time biostatistician at the HIV Center since 1998 and has contributed in research design, development of methodologies, and statistical analyses in majority of the Center studies.

EDUCATION

National Central University, Chung-Li, Taiwan
BS - 1990 - Mathematics

Columbia University, New York, NY
MS - 1994 - Biostatistics
MPhil - 1997 - Biostatistics
PhD - 1997 - Biostatistics

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1990-1991: Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Mathematics, National Central University, Chung-Li, Taiwan:

1991-1992: Research Assistant, Institute of Statistic, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

1993: Computer Programmer, Columbia University, New York, NY

1993-1994: Graduate Research Assistant, Columbia University, New York, NY

1995-1996: Computer Programmer and Analyst, Columbia University and Harlem Prevention Center, New York, NY

1997:  Research Scientist, Columbia University, Center of Radiation Oncology, New York, NY

1998: Biostatistician, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Community Medicine, New York, NY

1998-present: Biostatistician, Research Scientist IV, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY

1999-2002: Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY

2002-present: Assistant Professor of Clinical Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

2007-2011: Assistant Professor of Clinical Biostatistics, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

20011-present: Associate Professor of Clinical Biostatistics, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

HONORS AND AWARDS

1997: The John Van Ryzin Award for the best dissertation of Biostatistics or Statistics