Nai-Wei Chen, PhD


Dr. Chen has a wide range of methodologic interests in theoretical and applied statistics, including longitudinal data analysis, categorical data analysis, generalized linear mixed models, latent growth curve models, missing data issues, and machine learning techniques. He has applied these methods to the needs of individual studies and objectives on collaborated projects. He has collaborated with investigators on design, data management, and analysis of studies in medical and population-based research through utilizing varying data resources, including longitudinal survey data, administrative claim data, medical registry data, electronic health records, and clinical trial.

Academic Information

Assistant Research Professor


1 Hospital Drive
MA306N Medical Sciences Building, DC032.00
Columbia, MO 65212
United States

P. 573-884-7232

Research Interests

  • Longitudinal Data Analysis
  • Categorical Data Analysis
  • Missing Data Issues
  • Latent Growth Curve Models

Education & Training


2011 PhD, Statistics - Texas A&M University, College Station
2003 MS, Statistics - National Central University, Taiwan


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