Professor Ji Qian FANG

Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health
Chair Professor, Department of medical statistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Sun Yat-Sen University

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Biography 

Ji-Qian Fang, Ph.D., born in Shanghai 1939, BS in 1961 from the Department of Mathematics, Fudan University and Ph.D. in 1985 from the Program of Biostatistics, the University of California at Berkeley. His Ph.D. thesis studied multi-state survival analysis for life phenomena under the guidance of Professor Chin Long Chiang. During 1985 to 1990, Dr. Fang was a Professor and Director, the Department of Biostatistics and Biomathematics, Beijing Medical University; Since 1991, he has been the Director and Chair Professor, Department of Medical Statistics, School of Public Health, Sun Yat-Sen University. Professor Fang was a Visiting Professor of University of Kent, UK in 1987 and Australian National University in 1990, as well as an Honorary Professor of Chinese University of Hong Kong (since 1993). He is the Secretary for the Group China of the International Biometric Society and Vice President of the Chinese Association of Health Statistics.


Research Interests 
His research interests cover widely various fields, including “Stochastic Models of Life Phenomena”, “Gating Dynamics of Ion Channels”, “Biostatistical Theory and Methods for Research on Cancer Prevention”, “Bootstrap Studies on Multi-state Models”, “Statistical Methods for Data on Quality of Life”, “Health and Air Pollution”, “Analysis of DNA Finger Printing”, “Linkage Analyses between Complex Trait and Multiple Genes “, and “Statistical approach for Bioinformatics” etc..  These projects were sponsored by either the National Foundations of China or by international organizations, such as the World Health Organization and the European Commission.

Select Publications
Monographs (First author):
  • Computer and its Applications in Medical Field, Beijing: National Medical Press, 1981
  • Life Table and its Applications. Chinese version of C. L. Chiang's book, 1984, Shanghai
    Translation and Publishing Center, Inc., 1984
  • Stochastic Processes and its Applications, Chinese version of C. L. Chiang's book, 1980, Shanghai: Shanghai Translation and Publishing Center, Inc. 1987
  • Quality of Life, Methods for Assessment and Applications. Beijing: Beijing Medical University Press, 2000.
  • Advanced Medical Statistics, Beijing: National Medical Press, 2002 (in Chinese)
  • Advanced Medical Statistics, Singapore: World Scientific Co., 2003 (in English)
Text Books (First author):
  • Advanced Mathematics, Beijing: National Medical Press, 1987 and 1992
  • Methods of Mathematical Statistics, Beijing: National Medical Press, 1987 and 1995
  • Advanced Mathematics for Life Sciences, Beijing: Beijing Medical University Press, 1990
  • Medical Statistics and Computerized Experiment, Shanghai: Shanghai Science and Technology Press, 1997 and 2001 (in Chinese)
  • Medical Statistics and Computer Experiments, World Scientific Co., 2005 (in English)
  • Applied Statistical Methods. Chinese version of C. L. Chiang's book, Beijing: Joint Press of Beijing Medical University and China Union Medical University, 1998.
  • Health Statistics (5-edition), Beijing: National Medical Press, 2003
  • Statistical methods for Biomedical Research, Beijing: University Education Press, 2007