Ming Ji

Office: GMCS 513
Hours: Monday 1-3pm, Thursday 11-12:30pm and by appointment.

Phone: (619) 594-3454.
E-mail: mji@mail.sdsu.edu
Address: Graduate School of Public Health
San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182.



Division of Epidemiology/Biostatistics

Graduate School of Public Health

Assistant Professor

  • PH602: Biostatistics (Probability, Probability Distributions, Point and Interval Estimation, Hypothehsis Testing, Categorical Data Analysis, Correlation and Regression, ANOVA)
  • PH722 : Clinical Trials (Causal inference, Study design, Randomization, Bias, Blinding, Ethical Principles, Interim monitoring, Intent to treat, Data analysis, Meta Analysis, Multicenter trials)
  • PH800: Analysis of Cohort Studies (Generalized linear models, GEE, Mixed Effects Models, Survival Analysis)

  • Research Interests

  • Longitudinal data analysis
  • Missing data analysis.
  • Microarray data analysis
  • Multilevel Modeling.
  • Medical Diagnostic Tests.
  • Observational Studies and Causal Inference.
  • Bootstrap resampling
  • Change Point Analysis
  • Clinical Trial Design and Analysis
  • Tobacco Control
  • Behavioral Prevention and Intervention Studies
  • For a copy of more detailed CV for Dr. Ming Ji, click here

  • CV
  • Other Interests

  • Tai Chi (see Yang Family Tai Chi).
  • Traveling.
  • Enjoy Music

  • Statistical Consulting

    I provide statistical consultation on
  • Study design
  • Statistical data analysis
  • Grant proposal writing (sample size and power, analysis plan)
  • Statistics Lecture/Seminar
  • I have provided statistical and biostatistical consulting for various industrial, government and academic organizations.

    Selected Publications

    Nichols JF, Rauh MJ and M Ji. Prevalence of the female athlete triad syndrome among high school athletes Accepted of publication by Archive of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

    M Ji, Robert Gilick and Steve Bender. Trend in helmet use and head injuries in San Diego county: the effect of the bicycle helmet legislation. Accepted for publication by Accident Analysis & Prevention

    Yael Pernick, Jeanne F Nichols, Mitchell J Rauh, Mark Kern, M Ji, Mandra J Lawson and Denise Wilfley. Disordered Eating Among a Multi-Racial/Ethnic Sample of Female High School Athletes. Accepted for publication by Journal of Adolescent Health .

    M Ji, Neby Bekele, William Huster, Wesley Johnson and David Rocke. External validation bias in the Tenenbein's Double Sampling Estimator of Prevalence. Accepted for Publication by Far East Journal of Theoretical Statistics

    Ming Ji, Richard Hofstetter, Mel Hovell, Veronica Cramer, Yoon Ju Song and Jeoune Lee. Smoking Cessation Patterns and Predictors among Adult Californians of Korea Descent. Nicotine and Tobacco Research Volume 7, Number 1 / February 2005, pp59-69

    Ming Ji, Chengjie Xiong and Michael Grundman. Hypothesis testing of a change point during cognitive decline among Alzheimer's disease patients. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. Vol 5, Number 5, October 2003 p375-382

    Lois Biener, Ming Ji, Elizabeth Gilpin and Alison Albers. The impact of emotional tone, message and broadcast parameters in youth anti-smoking advertisements. Accepted for publication by Journal of Health Communications May-June 2004, vol. 9, iss. 3, pp. 259-274(16)

    Chengjie Xiong, Yan Yan and Ming Ji. Test of homogeneity for umbrella alternatives for dose-response relationship for Poisson variables. Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods. November, 2003, Vol. 2, No. 2, 389-399

    Jennifer Wessel, Eric Topol, Ming Ji, Joanne Meyer and Jeanette McCarthy. Replication of the association between the Thrombospondin-4 A387P Polymorphism and Myocardial Infarction: Importance of Wait-to-hip Ratio as a Confounding Variable. American Heart Journal, Vol 147, 5, pp905-909; 2004

    Chengjie Xiong, Miller J Philip, Yan Yan and Ming Ji. Effect of a guarantee time on sample size for testing the ratio of means from two lifetime distributions. Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics Vol 14, No 1, pp177-188; 2004

    Chengjie Xiong and Ming Ji. Analysis of Grouped and Censored Data from Step-Stress Life Testing. IEEE Transactions on Reliability Vol 51, No 1, pp22-28, 2004

    Wilder, RB; Hsiang, JY; Ji, M; Earle, JD; and White RD. Preliminary Results of Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiotherapy as Salvage Treatment for a Rising Prostate-Specific Antigen Level Postprostatectomy. American Journal of Clinical Oncology (CCT) 23(2): 176-180, 2000

    Chengjie Xiong, Yan Yan and Ming Ji. Sample Sizes for Comparing Means of Two Lifetime Distributions with Type II Censored Data. Controlled Clinical Trials, 24 (2003), 283-293

    Wilder, RB; Chou, RH; Ryu, JK; Stern, RL; Wong, MS; Ji, M; Roach M; White, RD. Potency Preservation Following Three Dimensional Conformal Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer: Preliminary Analysis. American Journal of Clinical Oncology (CCT) 23(4): 330-333, 2000

    Chou, RH; Wilder, RB; Ji, M; Ryu, JK; Leigh, BR; Earle, JD; Kubo, HD; Roach, M; White, RD. Acute Toxicity of Three Dimensional Conformal Radiotherapy (3D-CRT) in Prostate Cancer Patients Eligible for Implant. Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics, Vol 47, No. 1, pp 115-119, 2000

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