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Kai Ding


Kai Ding, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone: (405) 271-2229, x48737

Office: Hudson College of Public Health

801 NE 13th St, Room 329

Post Office Box 26901

Oklahoma City, OK 73104



Dr. Ding is Professor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He graduated with a BA in Statistics from Fudan University in Shanghai, China in 2002, an MS in Statistics from University of Kentucky in 2005, and a PhD in biostatistics from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2010. He is a member of the Biostatistics Research Design and Shared Resources at the Stephenson Cancer Center. His expertise includes semiparametric modeling, survival analysis, high dimensional data, gastrointestinal and gynecological cancers, and ophthalmology.



  • PhD, Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010
  • MS, Statistics, University of Kentucky, 2005
  • BS, Statistics, Fudan University, 2002



  • Professor of biostatistics, Hudson College of Public Health, 2023 – present
  • Associate professor of biostatistics, Hudson College of Public Health, 2017 – 2023
  • Assistant professor of biostatistics, Hudson College of Public Health, 2010 – 2017


  • BSE 5733 Principles of Mathematical Statistics I
  • BSE 5743 Principles of Mathematical Statistics II
  • BSE 6643 Survival Data Analysis


Research Interests:

  • Semiparametric modeling
  • Survival analysis
  • High dimensional data
  • Gastrointestinal and gynecological cancers
  • Ophthalmology


Link to Dr. Ding's current publications

Select publications:

  1. Salem G, Ding K, Sakuraba A, Cohen R. Role of topical tacrolimus in the management of proctitis, perianal manifestations in Crohn's disease, and chronic pouchitis: a systematic review. J Investig Med. 2021 Feb 23:jim-2020-001699. doi: 10.1136/jim-2020-001699. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33622709.
  2. Essel KG, Behbakht K, Lai T, Hand L, Evans E, Dvorak J, Ding K, Konecny G, Moore KN. PARPi after PARPi in epithelial ovarian cancer. Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2021 Jan 11;35:100699. doi: 10.1016/j.gore.2021.100699. PMID: 33537389; PMCID: PMC7840844.
  3. Jin HD, Surbeck JW, Marsh HR, Ding K, Kingsley RM, Riaz KM, Park SSK, Shah VA. The effect of punctal plugs in reducing ocular surface irritation after povidone-iodine preparation of intravitreal injection-a randomized trial. Eye (Lond). 2021 Mar 21. doi: 10.1038/s41433-021-01476-3. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33746207.
  4. Lin W, Martinez SA, Ding K, Beebe LA. Knowledge and Perceptions of Tobacco-Related Harm Associated with Intention to Quit among Cigarette Smokers, e-Cigarette Users, and Dual Users: Findings from the US Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Wave 1. Subst Use Misuse. 2021;56(4):464-470. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2021.1879145. Epub 2021 Feb 17. PMID: 33594931.
  5. Wendelboe AM, Campbell J, Ding K, Bratzler DW, Beckman MG, Reyes NL, Raskob GE. Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism in a Racially Diverse Population of Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. Thromb Haemost. 2021 Jun;121(6):816-825. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1722189. Epub 2021 Jan 10. PMID: 33423245; PMCID: PMC8180377.