Faculty Profile – Bing Lu

Dr. Bing Lu

Dr. Lu is a Professor in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Department of Public Health Sciences. He has a multidisciplinary background in biostatistics, epidemiology, and medicine, with specific teaching and research interests in longitudinal analysis, design and analysis of clinical trials, statistical methods in epidemiology, and outcomes research of chronic diseases. As the PI, Co-I and lead biostatistician, Dr. Lu has been involved in numerous established and innovative projects in a variety of areas including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, cardiovascular disease, lupus, obesity, and women’s health. He has extensive experience in studies using large epidemiological data including the Nurses’ Health Study (NHS), Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI), Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).

Xu C, Marchand NE, Driban JB, McAlindon T, Eaton CB, Lu B. Dietary patterns and progression of knee osteoarthritis: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative. Am J Clin Nutr. 2020;111(3):667-676.