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Chunhao

Chunhao Tu, Ph.D.

Statistician and Associate Professor

Location

College of Pharmacy Building 222
Portland Campus
On campus

Dr. Chunhao Tu is an applied statistician. He joined the UNE CoP in August of 2009 after receiving his PhD.

Credentials

Education

PhD, Statistics
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
2009

Research

Selected publications

  • Tu, C., Koh, W. Y. (2019). Comparison of balancing scores using the ANCOVA approach for estimating average treatment effect: a simulation study. Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics 29(3):508-515.
  • Bernard, K., Cowles, B., McCall, K., Henningsen, R. M., O'Toole, M., Tu, C. (2019). Impact of medication synchronization programs on proportion of days covered (PDC) scores and Medicare Part D medication-related adherence metrics. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association 59(3):343-348.
  • Tu, C. (2019). Comparison of various machine learning algorithms for estimating generalized propensity score. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation 89(4):708-719.
  • Holt, C. T., McCall, K. L., Cattabriga, G., Tu, C., Smalley, E. K., Nichols, S. D. (2018). Using controlled substance receipt patterns to predict prescription overdose death. Pharmacology 101:140-147.
  • Tu, C., Koh, W. Y. (2017). A comparison of balancing scores for estimating rate ratios of count data in observational studies. Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation 46(1):772-778.
  • Choi, H., Stewart, A., Tu, C. (2017). Medication discrepancies in the dental record and impact of pharmacist-led intervention. International Dental Journal 67(5):318-325.
  • McCall, K. L., Nichols, S. D., Holt, C. T., Ochs, L., Cattabriga, G., Tu, C. (2016). Prescription monitoring program trends among individuals arrested in Maine for trafficking prescription drugs in 2014. Pharmacotherapy 36(6):585-589.
  • Tu, C., Koh, W. Y. (2016). Causal inference for average treatment effects of multiple treatments with non-normally distributed outcome variables. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation 86(5):855-861.
  • Tu, C., Koh, W. Y. (2016). Using inverse probability weighting estimators to evaluate various propensity scores when treatment switching exists. Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation 45(6):2182-2190.
  • Tu, C., Koh, W. Y. (2014). Comparison of adjusted and unadjusted marginal probabilities for estimating binomial parameters in observational studies. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation 84(12):2644-2651.
  • McCall, K. L., Tu, C., Lacroix, M., Holt, C. T., Wallace, K. L., Balk, J. (2013). Controlled substance prescribing trends and physician and pharmacy utilization patterns: epidemiological analysis of the Maine prescription monitoring program from 2006 to 2010. Journal of Substance Use 18(6):467-475.
  • Tu, C., Jiao, S., Koh, W. Y. (2013). Comparison of clustering algorithms on generalized propensity score in observational studies: a simulation study. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation 83(12):2206-2218.
  • Tu, C., Koh, W. Y., Jiao, S. (2013). Using generalized doubly robust estimator to estimate average treatment effects of multiple treatments in observational studies. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation 83(8):1518-1526.
  • Lawrence, M., Hartigan, E., Tu, C. (2013). Lower limb moments differ when towing a weighted sled with different loads and attachment points. Sports Biomechanics 12(2):186-194.
  • Zimmerman, L., Brnason, S., Schulz, P., Nieveen, J., Tu, C. (2012). Rural versus urban comparison: physical activity and functioning following coronary artery bypass surgery. Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care 12(1):16-28.
  • Teter, C. J., Falone, A. E., Bakaian, A. M., Tu, C., Ongur, D., Weiss, R. D. (2011). Medication adherence and attitudes in patients with bipolar disorder and current versus past substance use disorder. Psychiatry Research 190(2-3):253-258.
  • Zimmerman, L., Barnason, S., Hertzog, M., Young, L., Nieveen, J., Schulz, P., Tu, C. (2011). Gender differences in recovery outcomes after an early recovery symptom management intervention. Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care 40(5):429-439.
  • May, T., Seder, D. B., Fraser, G. L., Tu, C., McCrum, B., Lucas, L., Riker, R. R. (2011). Association of the bedside shivering assessment scale and derived EMG power during therapeutic hypothermia in survivors of cardiac arrest. Resuscitation 82(8):1100-1103.
  • Tu, C., Koh, W. Y. (2010). Using bioequivalence approach to assess toxicity effect of herbal products, tyrelTM and rumbionTM. American Journal of Pharmacology and Toxicology 5(2):109-111.
  • Zimmerman, L., Barnason, S., Young, L., Tu, C., Schulz, P., Abbott, A. (2010). Symptom profile of coronary artery bypass surgery patients at risk for poor functioning outcomes. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 25(4):292-300.
  • Barnason, S., Zimmerman, L., Schulz, P., Tu, C. (2009). Influence of an early recovery telehealth intervention on physical activity and functioning after coronary artery bypass surgery among older adults with high disease burden. Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care 38(6):459-468.
  • Barnason, S., Zimmerman, L., Nieveen, J., Schulz, P., Miller, C., Hertzog, M., Tu, C. (2009). Influence of a symptom management telehealth intervention on older adults’ early recovery outcomes after coronary artery bypass surgery. Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care 38(5):364-376.
  • Zimmerman, L., Barnason, S., Schulz, P., Nieveen, J., Miller, C., Hertzog, M., Rasmussen, D., Tu, C. (2007). The effects of a symptom management intervention on symptom evaluation, physical functioning, and physical activity for women after coronary artery bypass surgery. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 22(6):493-500.

Research interests

Machine Learning, Causal Inference, Applied Statistics

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