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Xinyu Tang, Ph.D.

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  • Assistant Professor, College of Public Health, Department of Biostatistics
  • Assistant Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics


  • Biostatistics


  • Basic Scientist

Contact Information

  • Email:
    Phone: 501-364-6631
    Fax: 501-364-1431
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202


  • Ph.D. in Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh, 2010
  • M.S. in Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh, 2007
  • Graduate Diploma in Mathematics, University of Auckland, 2005
  • B.A. in English, Certificate in Applied Math and Software Design, East China University of Science and Technology, 2003

Recent Honors

  • Outstanding Student Award, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 2007
  • Student Travel Award, Midwest Biopharmaceutical Statistics Workshop , 2009
  • Distinguished Student Paper Awards for the 2010 ENAR Spring Meetings, The International Biometric Society, Eastern North American Region (ENAR), 2010
  • Travel Award, The National Institute of Statistical Science (NISS) and the American Statistical Association (ASA) Writing Workshop, 2011
  • Travel Award, ENAR Workshop for Junior Biostatisticians in Health Research, 2012

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Tang X., Wahed AS. Cumulative hazard ratio estimation for treatment regimes in sequentially randomized clinical trials. Stat Biosci 2015 May; 7(1):1-18.
  • Journal Article, Tang X., Wahed AS. Pattern-mixture type estimation and testing of neuroblastoma treatment regimes. J Stat Theory Pract 2015 Apr; 9(2):266-87.
  • Journal Article, O'Connor MJ., Tang X., Collins RT II. Cardiac diagnoses, procedures, and healthcare utilisation in inpatients with Ellis-van Creveld syndrome.. Cardiol Young 2015 Jan; 25(1):95-101.
  • Journal Article, Collins RT II., Fram RY., Tang X., Robbins JM., Sutton MSJ. Hospital Utilization in Adults with Single Ventricle Congenital Heart Disease and Cardiac Arrhythmias.. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2015 Feb; 25(2):179-86.
  • Journal Article, Steiner MB., Tang X., Gossett JM., Beam BW., Malik S., Prodhan P., Angtuaco MJ. Alternative repair strategies for ductal-dependent tetralogy of fallot and short-term postoperative outcomes, a multi-center analysis. Pediatr Cardiol 2015 Jan; 36(1):177-89.
  • Journal Article, Collins RT II., Phomakay V., Zarate YA., Tang X. Impact of aortic aneurysm on hospitalizations in patients with Marfan syndrome: a multi-institutional study. Pediatr Cardiol 2015 Jan; 36(1):132-9.
  • Journal Article, Arthur C., Tang X., Romero JR., Gossett JG., Harik N., Prodhan P. Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infection among young children in a cardiac intensive care unit: a single institution experience. Pediatr Cardiol 2015 Mar; 36(3):509-15.
  • Journal Article, Gupta P., Tang X., Gossett JM., Gall CM., Lauer C., Rice TB., Wetzel RC. Variation of ventilation practices with center volume after pediatric heart surgery. Clin Cardiol 2015 Mar; 38(3):178-84.
  • Journal Article, Shinkawa T., Chipman C., Bozzay T., Tang X., Gossett JM., Imamura M. Outcome of right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit for biventricular repair. Ann Thorac Surg 2015 Apr; 99(4):1357-66.
  • Journal Article, Com G., Carroll JL., Tang X., Melguizo MS., Bower C., Jambhekar S. Characteristics and surgical and clinical outcomes of severely obese children with obstructive sleep apnea. J Clin Sleep Med 2015 Apr; 11(4):467-74.

Recent Grant Awards

  • Biostatistical Core for Improved Understanding of Medical and Psychological Needs (I-MAP) in Veterans and Service Members with Chronic TBI , DOD, 2015-09-26 00:00:00-2016-09-25 00:00:00

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