Dr. Wanzhu Tu, Professor of Biostatistics, is an applied statistician. He is interested in modeling biological processes that underlie the pathophysiology of common diseases, such as hypertension. His statistical methodological research is mostly in the areas of nonparametric and semiparamertric models.
Dr. Tu has led multiple studies funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). He is a Fellow of the American Heart Association.