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Prof. Heping Zhang | Public Health | Best Researcher Award

Yale University School of Public Health, United States

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Heping Zhang began his academic journey with a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Jiangxi Normal University in 1982. He continued his studies with a Master's degree in Statistics from Huazhong Normal University in 1986. Dr. Zhang pursued further education at Stanford University, where he earned his Ph.D. in Statistics with a minor in Computer Science in 1991.

Professional Endeavors

His professional career has been primarily focused on academia and research. He started as an Assistant Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics) at Yale University School of Medicine in 1992. Over the years, he progressed through various academic positions, including Associate Professor and later Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics). In 2012, Dr. Zhang was appointed as the Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Biostatistics at Yale University School of Public Health.

Contributions and Research Focus

His research primarily revolves around statistical methodology, particularly in the field of biostatistics. He has made significant contributions to various statistical methodologies, including confidence regions, image restoration, and prediction models for healthcare outcomes. Additionally, Dr. Zhang has authored several peer-reviewed research papers and books, focusing on statistical methods and their applications in medicine and public health.

Accolades and Recognition

Throughout his career, He has received recognition for his contributions to the field of biostatistics. Notably, he has authored numerous peer-reviewed original research papers and books, which have been widely cited in the scientific community. His expertise and leadership in statistical methodology have earned him accolades and awards, contributing to his reputation as a leading researcher in the field.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Zhang's research has had a significant impact on the field of biostatistics, particularly in healthcare and public health. His innovative statistical methodologies have provided valuable tools for analyzing healthcare data, improving prediction models, and informing healthcare decision-making. His work has influenced both academic research and practical applications in healthcare settings, contributing to advancements in medical science and public health practice.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As a distinguished professor and researcher in biostatistics, His legacy is marked by his significant contributions to statistical methodology and its applications in healthcare and public health. His research has laid the foundation for further advancements in biostatistics and has provided valuable insights into understanding and addressing healthcare challenges. Dr. Zhang's future contributions are expected to continue shaping the field of biostatistics, furthering our understanding of health-related data and improving healthcare outcomes.


A total of  17374 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations                17374
  • h-index                   66
  • Documetnst          356

Notable Publications 

Towards precision oncology discovery: four less known genes and their unknown interactions as highest-performed biomarkers for colorectal cancer
Liu, Y., Xu, Y., Li, X., ...Zhang, H., Zhang, Z.

Identification and validation of supervariants reveal novel loci associated with human white matter microstructure
Wang, S., Li, T., Zhao, B., ...Zhu, H., Zhang, H.

Fibroids and unexplained infertility treatment with epigallocatechin gallate: A natural compound in green tea (FRIEND) - Protocol for a randomised placebo-controlled US multicentre clinical trial of EGCG to improve fertility in women with uterine fibroids
Al-Hendy, A., Segars, J.H., Taylor, H.S., ...Huang, H., Zhang, H.

Polo-like kinase 1 as a biomarker predicts the prognosis and immunotherapy of breast invasive carcinoma patients
Shen, J., Zhang, W., Jin, Q., ...Song, Y., Zhou, S.

Jiang, Y., Wen, C., Jiang, Y., Wang, X., Zhang, H.

Moderate and increased physical activity is not detrimental to live birth rates among women with unexplained infertility and obesity
Vitek, W.S., Sun, F., Cardozo, E., ...Zhang, H., Legro, R.S.

Identification and validation of a novel anoikis-related signature for predicting prognosis and immune landscape in ovarian serous cystadenocarcinoma
Zhu, Y.-T., Wu, S.-Y., Yang, S., ...Zhou, S.-G., Chen, G.

Fresh vs. frozen embryo transfer: evidence from registry data vs. randomized trials
Wei, D., Zhang, H., Chen, Z.-J.

Pros and cons of Mendelian randomization
Zhang, H.

Prednisone vs Placebo and Live Birth in Patients With Recurrent Implantation Failure Undergoing In Vitro Fertilization: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Sun, Y., Cui, L., Lu, Y., ...Zhang, H., Chen, Z.-J.


Heping Zhang | Public Health | Best Researcher Award

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