- Nonparametric regression, Ensemble machine learning;
- Life table methods, Relative survival analysis
- Causal inference modeling
- Statistics in information security
PhD in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, May 2015
College of Public Health, University of Kentucky
Thesis: Developments in Nonparametric Regression Methods with Application to Raman Spectroscopy Analysis
Adviser: Dr. Richard Charnigo, Co-advisor: Dr. Bin Huang
Graduate study in Biostatistics, 2009-2010
School of Public Health, Shandong University
BS with honors in Information Science and Computations, 2009
School of Mathematics, Shandong University
BS with honors in Preventive Medicine, 2009
School of Public Health, Shandong University
Assistant professor at California State University, Chico August 2020 ~ present
MATH 315 Applied Statistical Methods I
MATH 615 Statistical Methods for Graduate Research
Lecturer at California State University, Chico August 2016 – May 2017
HCSV 425-01 Research and Evaluation
NFSC 600 Research Methods in Nutritional Science (Graduate)
Feb 2015 – Oct 2016, Statistician, Center for Health Services Research, University of Kentucky, KY
- Contribute to proposal development to funding agencies including Patient-Centered Out- comes Research Institute (PCORI), Robert Wood Johnson Foundation;
- Provide analytical support on Medicare data for project ACHIEVE (Achieving Patient- Centered Care and Optimized Health In Care Transitions by Evaluating the Value of Evi- dence) funded by PCORI;
- Statistical consulting on study design and analysis for patient centered outcome research
Jan 2012 – Aug 2014, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kentucky, KY
- Duties included research sponsored by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Grant [5U48DP001932 SIP-11-040] “Exploring Cancer Survival in Appalachia”
The goal of this project was to identify differences in relative survival and avoidable death within sub-regions of Appalachia, and between Appalachian and non-Appalachian areas for lung, colorectal, female breast, prostate, ovarian and cervical cancer.
Aug 2010 – Dec 2011, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kentucky, KY
- Duties included research sponsored by National Institutes of Health (NIH) the National Cen- ter for Research Resources (NCRR) grant “Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science” [UL1 RR033173]
- Survey analysis on Womens Health Registry (WHR) in KY
Introduction to SAS workshop at University of Kentucky Jan 2016, Sept. 12 & 15 2014
Target audience: graduate students, research investigators who are interested in learning SAS (N≈15)
Life table methods workshop.
Co-presenter of Invited workshop at CDC Atlanta, GA, Sept 26, 2014.
Target audience: statisticians, epidemiologists and other methodologists (N≈50) Lecture on “Utilizing SEER*Stat to calculate relative survival for customized data” Cancer relative survival workshop II April. 2014
Target audience: epidemiologists and biostatisticians from 13 Cancer Registries (N≈20) Lab tutor on using spline regression generating life tables in Stata
Cancer relative survival workshop I Mar. 2013
Target audience: epidemiologists and biostatisticians from 13 Cancer Registries (N≈20)
Extensive experience with R, SAS, Stata, and SPSS
Familiar with C, Matlab, Arc GIS, UCINET, Epi-data, Microsoft Access, and SQL
- Inducted into the National Statistics Honorary Society, Mu Sigma Rho Sep 2015
- International Biometric Society since June 2013
- Delta Epsilon Iota membership since Jan 2012
- American Statistical Association since June 2011
Honor and Awards
Presentation Award 2nd Place at 9th CCTS Conference, March 27 2014
Student Travel Award to ENAR 2014 from Graduate School at the University of Kentucky, Spring 2014
Excellent Graduate Award (3%) in Shandong Province, 2009 Academic Scholarship for 4 consecutive years (top 5%), 2005-2008
Joneen Lowman, Laura T. Stone, Jing Guo. “Effects of Interactive Book Reading for Increasing Children’s Knowledge of Instructional Verbs.”Communication Disorder Quarterly. (2018) 39:477- 489.
Richard Charnigo, Paul Khairy, Jing Guo, Azadeh Shohoudi, and Claude S. Elayi. “Use of digoxin in atrial fibrillation: One step further in the mortality controversy from the AFFIRM study.” Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. (2018) 41(7):713-719.
Saurabh Parasramka, Goutham Talari, Myrna Rosenfeld, Jing Guo, and John L. Villano. “Pro- carbazine, lomustine and vincristine for recurrent highgrade glioma.” Cochrane Database Syst Rev. (2017): 7(7).
Elkins, Kelley, Lisa Bellamy, Jing Guo, and Michael R. Dobbs. “Small Rural Hospitals Have a Harder Time Achieving Success in Continuous Quality Improvement: An Example From a Stroke Care Network.” Quality Management in Health Care . (2017): 165-170.
Chen, Chun, Jason M. Unrine, Jonathan D. Judy, Ricky W. Lewis, Jing Guo, David H. McNear Jr, and Olga V. Tsyusko. “Toxicogenomic Responses of the Model Legume Medicago truncatula to Aged Biosolids Containing a Mixture of Nanomaterials (TiO2, Ag, and ZnO) from a Pilot Wastewater Treatment Plant.” Environmental science & technology. (2015) 49(14): 8759-8768.
Kristin L Long, Bin Huang, Jing Guo, Cortney Lee, David Sloan, Shaun McKenzie. “Concern- ing Trends in Appalachian Patients with Thyroid Carcinoma.” American Surgeon. (2014) 80(6): 620-3.
Bin Huang, Jing Guo, Richard Charnigo. “Statistical Methods for Population-Based Cancer Survival in Registry Data.” Journal of Biometrics and Biostatistics. (2014) 5: e129.
Katherine E. Campbell, Bin Huang, Jing Guo, Timothy W. Mullett, Jeremiah T. Martin, B. Mark Evers, Shaun P. McKenzie. “Tu1547 Esophageal and Gastroesophageal Adenocarcinoma in Young Patients: A Call for a Continued Aggressive Approach to Both Diagnosis and Treatment.” Gastroenterology. (2013) 144(5): S-1124-S-1125.
Heather M. Bush, Stacey Pagorek, Janice Kuperstein, Jing Guo, Katie N. Ballert, and Leslie Crofford. “The Association of Chronic Back Pain and Stress Urinary Incontinence: A Cross- sectional Study.” Journal of Womens Health Physical Therapy.. (2013) 37(1): 11-18.
Charnigo R, Guo J, Srinivasan C, Dasari R, Fitzmaurice M, Haka A. “Raman Spectra for Breast Cancer Diagnosis: Improved Classification via Smoothing and Stacking.” Statistical Methods in Medical Research.
Guo J, Charnigo R. Confidence intervals for adjusted Kaplan-Meier survival curves with time- dependent confounding.
Guo J, Charnigo R, Srinivasan C, Dasari R, Fitzmaurice M, Haka A. Sequential Boosting in Raman Spectra Analysis for Breast Cancer Diagnosis.
Conference Papers on Pedagogy
Zhaohong Wang and Jing Guo, A Product-Developing Immerse Learning Pilot Study for Digital Signal Processing”, abstract accepted, to submit a full paper to the 127th Annual Conference & Exposition, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 21 – 24, 2020
Zhaohong Wang and Jing Guo, “Top Down and From Scratch – A Hybrid Approach of Teaching Real Time Embedded Operating System”, the 126th Annual Conference & Exposition, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Tampa, Florida, June, 2019
Zhaohong Wang, Kathleen Meehan, and Jing Guo, “Teaching with Video Assistance in Embed- ded Real-Time Operating System”, The 48th Annual IEEE Frontiers in Education (FIE), San Jose. Oct.3-6. 2018, San Jose, CA, USA, 2018, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.1109/FIE.2018.8659305
Conference Presentations and Abstract Co-authorship
Guo J, Charnigo R. (2016) Confidence intervals for adjusted Kaplan-Meier survival curves with time-dependent confounding. Presented at 2016 Joint Statistical Meetings, Chicago, IL, USA, July 30 – August 4.
Huang B, Guo J. Life table methods workshop. Co-presenter of Invited workshop at CDC Atlanta, GA, Sept 26, 2014.
Guo J, Charnigo R, Srinivasan C, Dasari R, Fitzmaurice M, Haka A. Combination of Nonpara- metric Regression Based Classifiers for Breast Tissue Diagnosis from Raman Spectra.
- Presented at 2014 CCTS (Center for Clinical and Translational Science) spring conference, Lexington, KY, March 27
- Presented at 2014 ENAR Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 16-19.
Huang B, Guo J, Rachet B, Allemani C, Weir H, Coleman M, Tucker T, Appalachian Cancer Survival Working Group. (2014) Cancer Survival in Appalachia presented by Dr. Huang at 2014 North American Association of Central Cancer Registries Annual Conference, Ottawa, Canada, June, 2014.
Tucker TC, Huang B, Guo J, Kohler BA. Using NAACCR data to identify cancer disparities. (2012) Presented by Dr. Tucker at North American Association of Central Cancer Registries Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon, June, 2012.
Charnigo R, Guo J, Srinivasan C, Dasari R, Fitzmaurice M, Haka A. (2013) Derivatives of Raman Spectra for Breast Cancer Diagnosis. Presented by Dr. Richard Charnigo at 2013 Joint Statistical Meetings, Montreal, QC, Canada, August 3-8.
Huang B, Rachet B, Allemani C, Guo J, Weir H, Coleman M, Tucker TC. (2013) Complete, Smoothed Life Tables and Life Expectancy in the Appalachian Population and SubPopulation by Region and Socioeconomic Status. Presented by Dr. Huang at 2013 North American Association of Central Cancer Registries Annual Conference, Austin, Texas, June, 2013.
Bush H, Guo J, Mendiondo M, Mannino D, Crofford L. (2011) Role of Weights in Investigating Health Outcomes: An Example Using the Kentucky Women’s Health Registry. Presented by Dr. Heather Bush at 2011 American Public Health Association (APHA) 139th annual meeting and exposition, Washington, DC, Oct 29 – Nov 2.
Huang B, Guo J, Tucker T. Appalachian Cancer Survival Working Group. (2014) Cancer Survival in Appalachia: A Population Based Study. 2014 Markey Cancer Research Day at University of Kentucky, Lexington KY, May 22.
Huang B, Zephyr P, Guo J, Giljahn L, Hudson A, Tucker T. (2014) Complete Life Tables and Life Expectancy by Region and Socioeconomic Status in KY, OH and WV. 2014 Markey Cancer Research Day at University of Kentucky, Lexington KY, May 22.
Huang B, Zephyr P, Guo J, Giljahn L, Hudson A, Tucker T. (2014) Complete Life Tables and Life Expectancy by Region and Socioeconomic Status in KY, OH and WV. 4th Annual Appalachian Translation Research Network Summit, Lexington, KY, March, 2014
Huang B, Rachet B, Allemani C, Guo J, Weir H, Coleman M, Tucker TC. (2013) “Complete, Smoothed Life Tables and Life Expectancy in the Appalachian Population and Subpopulation by Region and Socioeconomic Status.” 2013 Joint Statistical Meetings, Montreal, QC, Canada, August 3-8.
Long KL, Huang B, Guo J, Lee CY, Sloan DA, McKenzie SP. (2013) Concerning Trends in Appalachian Patients with Thyroid Carcinoma. The 2013 American Association of Endocrine Surgeons Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April, 2013.
Item Response Theory workshop on October 2 2015, Lexington, KY Clinical Research 101 workshop in June 2014, Lexington, KY
Social Network Analysis workshop in June 2014, Lexington, KY Generalized Linear Mixed Modeling workshop in May 2014, Lexington, KY Functional Data Analysis short lecture. ENAR March 2014, Baltimore, MD
High Performance Computing in R short lecture. ENAR March 2014, Baltimore, MD Intel HPC training workshop. Sept 26 2013, Lexington, KY
Design of the Survival Packages. The 8th International R User Conference. June 2012, Nashville, TN
NDI linkage workshop in March 2012, Lexington, KY
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