Charlie Chunhua  Liu Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Charlie Chunhua Liu

PhD, Associate Director

I have been working as an SAS programmer and project statistician for more than a decade in several research institutions and pharmaceutical companies, including the US Environmental Protection Agency, the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS), the Washing University Medical School at St. Louis, Eli Lilly and Company, and Allergan Inc. I am now an Associate Director of Biostatistics, Data Management and Programming at Kythera Biopharmaceuticals Inc., Westlake Village, CA.

Subjects: Statistics

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Clinical data presentation using beautiful and meaningful figures/graphs
    Longitudinal data analyses
    Missing Data Handling Techniques using LOCF, MI and MMRM.

Personal Interests

    I like to play golf and go hiking.


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SAS Global Forum 2013 Proceedings

Introducing and Producing Thunderstorm or Rain-drop Scatter Plots

Published: Jun 25, 2015 by SAS Global Forum 2013 Proceedings
Authors: C. Liu
Subjects: Statistics

This paper introduces a new type of scatter plot, the Thunderstorm or rain-drop scatter plot with its application and production illustrated in examples.

 MWSUG 2007 Conference Proceedings.

RANDOM and REPEATED Statements - Model the Covariance Structure in Proc Mixed

Published: Jun 25, 2015 by MWSUG 2007 Conference Proceedings.
Authors: C Liu and D Cao
Subjects: Statistics

This paper studies proper use of the RANDOM and REPEATED statements in Proc Mixed to model three commonly used covariance structures - unstructured (UN), compound symmetry (CS), and auto-regressive (AR(1)).


Producing High-quality Figures in SAS to Meet Publication Requirement

By: Charlie Chunhua Liu
Subjects: Statistics

The half day short course will cover publication requirements on high-quality figures, discus principles to produce high-quality figures in SAS, demonstrate using both SAS/GRAPH and ODS Graphics Procedures to produce some commonly used types of figures (line plots, scatter plots, bee swarm plots, box plots, and box plots overlaid with bee swarm plots etc.).

The instructor will also demonstrate to produce the above mentioned high-quality figures in listing (EMF, EPS, etc.) and document formats (RTF, PDF etc.).