Dongseok Choi, PhD


Fellow, the American Statistical Association



BS (1988) Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, Computer Science & Statistics
PhD (1999) University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, Statistics


Primary Mission in the Department

Research, collaborations and teaching in Biostatistics, provide services


Specific Activities

Statistical methodology research
Collaborating with other PIs on campus


Experience and Interests

Dr. Choi is a data scientist with primary interest in big data, high dimensional data, statistical genomics/proteomics, and spatial-temporal models. He has published over 100 papers. He is the founding President of Korean International Statistical Society and a Fellow of the American Statistical Association.


Recent Publications

1.Cedfeldt AS, Bower EA, Grady-Weliky T, Flores C, Girard DE, Choi D*. A comparison between physicians and demographically similar peers in accessing personal health care. Academic Medicine. 2012 Mar;87(3):327-31 (*Corresponding author).

2.Spinelli K, Klimek J, Wilmarth PA, Choi D, Shin JB, David LL, Gillespie PG. Mass spectrometry quantification using ion-current intensities reveals distinct energy generation and calcium buffering in auditory and vestibular sensory epithelia. PNAS. 2012 Jan 31;109(5):E268-77 PMCID: PMC3277109

3.Zhen QY, Scarborough JD, Yu H, Choi D, Gillespie P. Digenic inheritance of deafness caused by 8J allele of myosin-VIIA and mutations in other Usher genes. Human Molecular Genetics. 2012 Jun 1;21(11) 2588-98,  Epub Feb 29. PMCID: PMC3349429

4.Winthrop KL, Baxter R, Liu L, Varley C, Curtis J, Baddley J, McFarland B, Austin D, Radcliffe L, Suhler E, Choi D, Rosenbaum J, Herrinton LJ. Mycobacterial disease in patients who use anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. 2012 Apr 20. (Epub ahead of print)

5.Girard DE, Brunett PH, Cedfeldt A, Bower EA, Flores C, Rajhbeharrysingh U, Choi D. Plug the leak. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. September 2012, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp293-5.

6.Choi D*, Kim MO, Hoffman K, McCarty D. High resolution analysis of process improvement quantile regress: wait time. Health Services Research. 2012 Jun 20. (Epub ahead of print) (*Corresponding author)

7.Ku JH, Ali A, Suhler EB, Choi D*, Rosenbaum JT*. Visual outcome of retinal vasculitis and factors predictive of improvement in vision. Archives of Ophthalmology (accepted, *share  senior authorship)

8.Riley KJ, Srikanth P, Choi D, Dennis M. Treatment length and outcomes among adolescents: A secondary data.  Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy (accepted)

9.Furtado JM, Davies MH, Choi D, Lauer AK, Appukuttan B, Bailey S, Rahman HT, Payne JF, Stempel AJ, Mohs K, Powers MR, Yeh S, Smith JR. Imaging retinal vascular changes in the mouse model of oxygen-induced retinopathy. Translational Vision Science and Technology. (accepted)

10.Bharadwaj AS, Appukuttan B, Wilmarth PA, Pan Y, Stempel AJ, Chipps TJ, Benedetti EE, Zamora DO, Choi D, David LL, Smith JR. Role of the retinal vascular endothelial cell in ocular disease. Progress in Retinal and Eye Research. 2012 Sep 11. (Epub ahead of print).