OHSU

Rongwei (Rochelle) Fu, PhD

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Education

PhD (2000) Department of Plant Science, University of Connecticut
PhD (2003) Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut

Experience and Interests

Dr. Fu is a biostatistician collaborating extensively with investigators of OHSU with interest with statistical modeling and applied methodological research on medical and biological data. Now she serves as the biostatistician for Oregon evidence-based practice center and the lead biostatistician for Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine. She also teaches MPH statistical courses and advises MPH students.

Current research interests: statistical genetics, Bayesian methods, Bayesian meta-analysis, analysis of large Medicare/Medicaid data and applied statistical methodology research in biomedical science.

Recent Publications

Lowe RA, McConnell KJ, Fu R., Weathers CC, Boyer-Quick J, Adams AL, Bauman B 2006 Changes in Access to Primary Care for Oregon Health Plan Beneficiaries and the Uninsured: The Emergency Department Perspective. American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 24: 33-37.

Fu, R and Ashley, Richard A. 2006. Interference of large crabgrass (Digitaria sanguinalis), redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus) and hairy galinsoga (Galinsoga ciliate) with bell pepper. Weed Science, 54(2):364-372.

Nelson H.D., Vesco K.K., Haney E.M., Fu R., Nedrow A., Miller J., Nicolaidis, C., Walker, M and Humphrey L. 2006. Nonhormonal Therapies for Menopausal Hot Flashes: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis . JAMA, 295 (17):2057-2071.

Cherniack M, Brammer AJ, Nilsson T, Lundstrom R, Meyer JD, Morse T, Neeley G, Peterson D, Toppila E, Warren N, Atwood-Sanders M, Michalak-Turcotte C, Abbas U , Bruneau H , Croteau M, Fu R 2006. Nerve Conduction and Sensorineural Function in Dental Hygienists Using High Frequency Ultrasound Handpieces. American Journal of Industrial Medicine49(5): 313 - 326 .

Chou R., Fu R. , Huffman L.H. and Korthuis P.T. 2006. Comparative efficacy and tolerability of highly active antiretroviral therapy regimens: meta-analysis of head-to-head trials. Lancet, 368: 1503-1515. Chou R., Fu R. , Carson S., Saha S. and Helfand M. 2007. Methodological shortcomings predicted lower harm estimates in one of two sets of studies of clinical interventions. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 60 :18-28.

Fu R. , Harris E., Helfand M. and Nelson, H.D. 2007. Estimating risk of breast cancer in carriers of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations: A meta-analytic approach. Statistics in Medicine, 26:1775-1787.

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Rongwei (Rochelle) Fu, PhD
Associate Professor

Phone: (503) 494-6069
Fax: (503) 494-4981