Wei-Ting Hwang, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor of Biostatistics in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
628 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-5946
Fax: 215-573-4865
B.S. (Mathematics)
National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan, 1995.
Ph.D. (Biostatistics)
Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, 2001.
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Description of Research Expertise

Biostatistics, survival data analysis, longitudinal studies, cancer, clinical trials, translational research, epidemiology, psychosocial research, nursing

Selected Publications

Rogers AE, Hwang W-T, Scott LD, Aiken LH, Dinges DF: The working hours of hospital staff nurses and patient safety. Health Affairs 23(4): 202-212, 2004.

Harris EE, Christensen VJ, Hwang W-T, Fox K, Solin LJ: Impact of concurrent versus sequential tamoxifen with radiation therapy in early-stage breast cancer patients undergoing breast conservation treatment. Journal of Clinical Oncology 23(1): 11-16, 2005.

Harris EE, Correa C, Hwang W-T, Liao J, Litt HI, Ferrari VA, Solin LJ: Late cardiac mortality and morbidity in early-stage breast cancer patients after breast conservation treatment. Journal of Clinical Oncology 24(25): 4100-4106, 2006.

Scott LD, Hwang W-T, Rogers AE, Nysse T, Dean GE, Dinges DF: The relationship between nurse work schedules, sleep duration and drowsy driving. Sleep 30(12): 1801-1807, 2007.

Pai AL, Patino-Fernandez AM, McSherry M, Beele D, Alderfer MA, Reilly AT, Hwang W-T, Kazak AE: The psychosocial assessment tool (PAT2.0): psychometric properties of a screener for psychosocial distress in families of children newly diagnosed with cancer. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 33(1): 50-62, 2008.

Stehl ML, Kazak AE, Alderfer MA, Rodriguez A, Hwang W-T, Pai AL, Boeving A, Reilly A: Conducting a randomized clinical trial of an psychological intervention for parents/caregivers of children with cancer shortly after diagnosis. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 34(8): 803-816, Sep 2010.

Evans, SM, Jenkins KW, Chen HI, Jenkins WT, Judy KD, Hwang W-T, Lustig RA, Judkins AR, Grady MS, Hahn SM, Koch CJ: The relationship among hypoxia, proliferation and outcome in patients with de novo glioblastoma: A pilot study. Translational Oncology 3(3): 160-169, Jun 1 2010.

Daymont C, Hwang W-T, Feudtner C, Rubin D: Head-circumference distribution in a large primary care network differs from CDC and WHO curves. Pediatrics 126(4): e836-842, October 2010.

Hwang W-T*, Adams SF*, Tahirovic E, Hagemann IS, Coukos G: Prognostic significance of tumor-infiltrating T cells in ovarian cancer: a meta-analysis. Gynecologic Oncology 124(2): 192-198, 2012 Notes: *Equal Contribution.

Baumann BC, Guzzo TJ, He J, Keefe SM, Tucker K, Bekelman JE, Hwang W-T, Vaughn DJ, Malkowicz SB, Christodouleas JP: A novel risk stratification to predict local-regional failures in urothelial carcinoma of the bladder after radical cystectomy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics 85(1): 81-8, 2013.

Scholler J, Brady TL, Binder-Scholl G, Hwang W-T, Plesa G, Hege KM, Vogel AN, Kalos M, Riley JL, Deeks SG, Mitsuyasu RT, Bernstein WB, Aronson NE, Levine BL, Bushman FD, June CH: Decade-long safety and function of retroviral-modified chimeric antigen receptor T cells. Science Translational Medicine 4(132): 132ra53, May 2 2012.

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