Feng-Chang Lin, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
PhD | University of Wisconsin, Madison | Statistics
MA | University of Wisconsin, Madison | Mathematics
Feng-Chang Lin, PhD, is Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As evidenced by more than 70 peer-reviewed papers, he is fully devoted in both statistical methodology and application that will benefit not only statistical science but also clinical practice. Working as a biostatistician in the Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he is heavily engaged in collaborative research in biomedical fields, ranging from Schools of Medicine, Public Health, Pharmacy, Nursing, and Dental. Successful research under his work addresses experimental design, data collection, and other quantitative aspects of biomedical research, of which results directly contributed to various domains of biology and biomedicine, including hypertension, dementia, blood disorder, social medicine and complementary medicine through the use of clinical and epidemiological data.
Dr. Lin has been working with Dr. Corbie-Smith and other investigators in CHER since 2009 when they studied the association between social isolation, vital exhaustion, and incidence of heart failure, a finding from well-known Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Since then they have been collaborating on multiple projects that leads to at least five manuscripts and seminar abstracts. He is also serving as a biostatistician in Dr. Corbie-Smith’s K24 mentoring grant from NHLBI and will provide statistical guidance to the trainees in the grant.
HONORS AND AWARDS
Study Abroad Scholarship2005-2006, Ministry of Education, Taiwan
- Understanding the Relationship Between Religiosity and Caregiver–Adolescent Communication About Sex Within African-American Families. Tiarney D. Ritchwood, Terrinieka W. Powell, Isha W. Metzger, Gaurav Dave, Giselle Corbie-Smith, Millicent Atujuna, Emily B. Vander Schaaf, Mysha Wynn, Feng-Chang Lin, Wenxiao Zhou, Aletha Y. Akers (2017). Journal of Child and Family Studies : 1-11
- Practical Implications of the Non-Linear Relationship Between the Test Positivity Rate and Malaria Incidence. Ross M. Boyce, Raquel Reyes, Michael Matte, Moses Ntaro, Edgar Mulogo, Feng-Chang Lin, Mark J. Siedner (2016). PloS One 11(3): e0152410
- Family Member Accompaniment to Routine Medical Visits Is Associated With Better Self-Care in Heart Failure Patients. Crystal W. Cené, Laura Beth Haymore, Feng-Chang Lin, Jeffrey Laux, Christine Delong Jones, Jia-Rong Wu, Darren DeWalt, Mike Pignone, Giselle Corbie-Smith (2015). Chronic Illness 11(1): 21-32
- Self-Care Confidence Mediates the Relationship Between Perceived Social Support and Self-Care Maintenance in Adults With Heart Failure. Crystal W. Cené, Laura Beth Haymore, Diane Dolan-Soto, Feng-Chang Lin, Michael Pignone, Darren A. DeWalt, Jia-Rong Wu, Christine Delong Jones, Giselle Corbie-Smith (2013). Journal of Cardiac Failure 19(3): 202-210
- Implementation of the Power to Prevent Diabetes Prevention Educational Curriculum Into Rural African American Communities: A Feasibility Study. Crystal W. Cené, Laura Beth Haymore, Danny F. Ellis, Shaketa Whitaker, Stacey Henderson, Feng-Chang Lin, Giselle Corbie-Smith (2013). Diabetes Educator 39(6): 776-785