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Wei Pan

Professor in the School of Nursing
School of Nursing
DUMC 3322, Durham, NC 27710
307 Trent Dr, Durham, NC 27710


Dr. Wei Pan is an Associate Professor and Director of Health Statistics and Data Science at the Duke University School of Nursing. He is also an Associate Professor of Population Health Sciences at the Duke University School of Medicine. He received his Ph.D. in Measurement & Quantitative Methods from Michigan State University and M.S. in Statistics from Fuzhou University, China. His research interests are causal inference, advanced statistical modeling, data analytics, meta-analysis, and psychometrics; and their applications in the social, behavioral, and health sciences. He has been involved as a Principal Investigator, Co-Investigator, and Principal Biostatistician in many research projects funded by federal agencies, such as NIH, NSF, and the like. He has published numerous refereed journal articles on both methodological and applied research. He was awarded the Outstanding Ph.D. Faculty Award by the Duke University School of Nursing. He was Chair of the Applied Public Health Statistics Section of the American Public Health Association. He is an Invited Expert in the Reference Group on Health Statistics of the World Health Organization.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor in the School of Nursing · 2024 - Present School of Nursing
Associate Professor in Population Health Sciences · 2020 - Present Population Health Sciences, Basic Science Departments

Education, Training & Certifications

Michigan State University · 2001 Ph.D.