Professor


Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

Rollins School of Public Health

Emory University

Email: yguo2 at emory dot edu

A pdf of Dr. Guo's CV can be found here

Education and Professional Experience

  • 2019-Present, Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Emory University
  • 2016-Present, Director, Center for Biomedical Imaging Statistics (CBIS), Emory University
  • 2014-2015, Acting Director, Center for Biomedical Imaging Statistics (CBIS), Emory University
  • 2013-Present, Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Emory University
  • 2009-Present, Graduate Training Faculty, Neuroscience Graduate Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University
  • 2006-2013, Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Emory University, USA
  • 2004-2006, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Emory University, USA
  • 2004, Ph.D., Biostatistics, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, USA
  • 2000, M.S. , Renmin University of China
  • 1998, B.S., Renmin University of China

Research Interests

Imaging Statistics; Brain Network Analysis; Independent Component Analysis (ICA); Agreement and Reliability Methods; Multimodal Data Analysis; Predictive Modeling, Hierarchical Models; Statistical Methods for Mental Health, Child Development studies and Women's Health.

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA), 2018
  • Featured in Emory Health Sciences News "Trio in biostatistics: 'Role models for us all' "
  • Featured in Emory Rollins Magazine "Finding Mental Disorders with Math"
  • Honorable Mention in Biostatistics Teaching Award: Course “Biostatistical Methods I” [2013,2018], Course “Advanced Topics in Neuroimaging Statistics” [2016], Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Emory University
  • R.L. Anderson Award of Summer Research Conference on Statistics, 2005

Selected Service

  • Principal Organizer, Statistical Methods in Imaging (SMI) 2020 meeting
  • President, Georgia Chapter of American Statistical Association, 2017-2018
  • International Biometry Society ENAR Distinguished Student Paper Award Committee, 2017-2020.
  • Program Chair, American Statistical Association(ASA) Statistics in Imaging Section, 2015-2016.
  • Editorial Service:

2019-pres Biometrics Associate Editor

2013-2015 Psychosomatic Medicine Statistical Editor

Teaching

Emory University

BIOS 506: Biostatistical Methods I

BIOS 516: Introduction to Large-Scale Biomedical Data Analysis

BIOS 508: Categorical Data Analysis

BIOS 760R: Advanced Topics in Neuroimaging Statistics

BIOS 706: Logistic Regression and Survival Analysis

Conferences

Short Course “Statistical Modeling and Analysis of Brain Imaging Data” in International Biometrics Society (ENAR) Meeting, San Antonio, TX, March, 2009. (jointly taught with F.D. Bowman).

Short Course “Statistical Methods for Brain Network Analysis Using Multimodal Imaging Data” in International Biometrics Society (ENAR) Meeting, 2017. (Jointly taught with Phebe B. Kemmer)