Keumhee C. Chough
BiographyKeumhee C. Chough is Professor of Statistics in the Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at the University of Alberta. After completing her BSc in Agriculture from Seoul National University, in Seoul, Korea, she earned her MSc from the University of Manitoba, and her PhD in Statistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1989. Since 1996, she has been with the Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, University of Alberta, after stints as Assistant Professor at the University of Iowa (1990-1992) and University of Manitoba (1992-1996). She was also the Director of the Statistics Consulting Center at the University of Iowa (1990-1992). Her research interests include design and analysis for repeated measures data, missing data methods, high dimensional data analysis methods, multivariate methods, designs for clinical trials, item response data, variable selection methods, and survival analysis. As well, she specializes in such biostatistical methods as small area variation analysis techniques with applications to health care utilization. She has been a Health Scientist funded through the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (1996-2011). She is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, the Institute of Health Economics, and the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy.
Statistics, applied statistics, biostatistics
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Design and analysis of repeated measures data, construction of optimal designs, multiple imputation techniques for missing data, multivariate Behrens-Fisher problems, and small area variation analysis techniques with special application to public health research.