Wei Pan
Associate Professor in the School of Nursing, with tenure

Dr. Wei Pan is Associate Professor and Faculty Lead for Research Area in Methods and Analytics at Duke University School of Nursing. He received his PhD in Measurement and Quantitative Methods from Michigan State University in 2001 and his MS in Statistics from Fuzhou University, China, in 1989. Dr. Pan’s research work focuses on causal inference (propensity score analysis, resampling, power and effect size); advanced statistical modeling (multilevel, structural, and longitudinal); meta-analysis; psychometrics; and their applications in the social, behavioral, and health sciences. He has been involved in many research projects funded by federal agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Education. He has published numerous refereed journal articles on both methodological and applied research studies. He recently published book entitled “Propensity Score Analysis: Fundamentals and Developments ” tackles both methodological and practical issues in propensity score analysis, a statistical technique for reducing selection bias so as to increase the validity of causal inference from non-randomized controlled trials or observational studies.

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  • 307 Trent Dr, 4133 Pearson Building, Durham, NC 27710
  • DUMC 3322, Durham, NC 27710
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