Chao Xu, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Phone: (405) 271-2229, ext 48054

The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
801 Northeast 13th Street, Room 321
Post Office Box 26901
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73190




Education and Training:

  • Ph.D. in Biostatistics, Tulane University, New Orleans, USA May 2018
  • M.ENG. in Systems Engineering, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China Jun 2011
  • B.S. in Management Information System, Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, China Jun 2008
  • Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics, University of Washington, Seattle, USA, 2010 and 2013


Appointments and Positions:

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 2018-Present

Complete List of Publications:

Most Recent 5 Publications:


Research Interests:

  • Statistical Genetics, High-dimensional Statistics, Bioinformatics, Genetic Epidemiology.

Current Major Research Projects:

  • Research design and data analysis in neurology and cancer study.
  • Statistical methods for genetic study.
  • Interaction between human microbiome and environment exposures.