Jie Chen

Interim Chair

Jie Chen

Interim Chair


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Population Health Science: Biostats & Data Science

The Graduate School

Other Duties

Program Director, Population Health Science, Biostats & Data Science

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  • AE 1017


  • Ph.D., Mathematics, General Bowling Green State University, 1995

  • MS, Statistics, General University of Akron The, 1991

Awards & Honors

  • Distinguished Service Award Augusta University The Graduate School, 2021

  • Elected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association American Statistical Association, 2014

  • Awarded University of Missouri President's Leadership Development Program (LDP) Certificate University of Missouri (UM) System, 2010

  • Lukcas Visiting Scholar Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University, 2007

  • Faculty honoree Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day, University of Missouri-Kansas City Activity and Program Council, 2004

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • STAT 9300

    Dissertation Research
  • STAT 8890

    Readings and Research
  • STAT 7110

    Stat Models and Methods
  • STAT 9120

    Theory of Linear Models
  • ANAT 8120

    Cell Biology Techniques
  • STAT 7620

    Statistical Theory II


Selected Recent Publications

  • Hindlimb Immobilization Increases IL-1 beta and Cdkn2a Expression in Skeletal Muscle Fibro-Adipogenic Progenitor Cells: A Link Between Senescence and Muscle Disuse Atrophy, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • MicroRNA cargo of extracellular vesicles released by skeletal muscle fibro-adipogenic progenitor cells is significantly altered with disuse atrophy and IL-1β deficiency., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Synergistic Effects of Multiple Factors Involved in COVID-19-dependent Muscle Loss, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • onlineBcp: An R package for online change point detection using a Bayesian approach, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Integrative analysis of multiple types of genomic data using an accelerated failure time frailty model, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • DPHS Faculty Recruitement Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Department Comprehensive Exam Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MS Data Science Program Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Biostatistics Admissions Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • DPHS Administrative Council 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • 2021 - Present

    Role: Other
  • 2020 - Present

    Role: Other
  • AU Search Committee for the Dean of the Graduate School 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Organizing Committee Co-Chair for the Second Annual Workshop: Emerging Data Science Methods for Complex Biomedical and Cyber Data 2019 - Present

  • Graduate Council Curriculum Subcommittee/Co-Chair 2019 - Present

Professional Service

  • Frontiers in Applied Mathematics and Statistics 2021 - Present

    Role: Editor, Associate Editor
  • Journal of Applied Statistics 2020 - Present

    Role: Editor, Journal Editor
  • American Statistical Association representative to the Joint Committee on Women in the Mathematical Sciences 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Southern Regional Council on Statistics 2014 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Frontiers in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology 2011 - Present

    Role: Editor, Associate Editor