MD, MMed, PhD
Dr. Zhu earned her PhD in epidemiology, biostatistics, and cancer from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and her MD and Master of Medicine in epidemiology and health statistics from Fudan University in Shanghai, China. Prior to coming to the U, she was a biostatistician at the University of Texas Health Science Center.
Dr. Zhu has a comprehensive background and specific expertise in epidemiology and biostatistics with more than 10 years of research experience, including study design (cross-sectional, cohort, and clinical trial), data management/data cleanup, statistical analysis, and manuscript writing. She has developed more than 11 population-based studies using 6 national-scale datasets as a co-PI and statistician and has collaborated with a multidisciplinary team that included neuro-oncology, neurosurgery, radiology, and pathology in more than 10 clinical research projects.
Dr. Zhu's research interest is to explore the contributors and related impacts on the outcomes of primary brain/central nervous system tumors and brain cancer metastases.