Chi-Mei Liu, PhD

Senior Biostatistician
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Chi-Mei Liu serves as the Senior Biostatistician of the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute.

Her research training steps into three fields: public health, outcome research, and health behavioral health education. Chi-Mei’s work is primarily quantitative in nature, involving analysis of large claim databases or national survey datasets.

Prior to joining ACR, Chi-Mei has many years of experiences working with health care professionals. She was a research project manager for Kaiser Permanente Northern California Residency Program in Santa Clara Medical Center for around 5 years. She knows how to work collaboratively and help stakeholders put ideas into projects using different sources of data efficiently. During the stay in Kaiser, she also served as a certified performance improvement consultant aiming to work with frontline and to use data for quality improvement or patient safety.

She also worked as a statistical consultant for Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan pharmacy residents during her graduate school in Michigan for 3 years.

Chi-Mei acquired data analysis training before coming to the United States. She served as an analyst for Tuberculosis evaluation using population-based surveillance data in Taiwan Center Disease Control for 2 years. Such learning experiences enable her to pay attention to detail and to care about the meaning of numbers!

She enjoys learning new things, helping others to achieve their professional goals, and working with all the smart people care about their research projects!

Chi-Mei received her Ph.D. in social administration science from The University of Michigan (2016) and earned her Masters in health economics from Eastern Michigan University (2011). She also completed her M.B.A. in health care administration from National Sun-Yat-Sen University (2008) and Bachelors in public health from Kaohsiung Medical University (2006) in Taiwan.

Selected Publications

Epstein, Flavio; Trammell, Jacqueline ; Liu, Chi; Denhaerynck, Kris; Dobbels, Fabienne; Russell, Cynthia; DeGeest, Sabina; Gender differences in adherence to nonpharmacological health-related behaviors after heart transplantation: A secondary analysis from the international BRIGHT study (Under review- Journal of Transplantation)

Mateen C Moghbel , Zeng Chen , Chi-Mei Liu , Sudhir Rajan , Hyma T Vempaty , Stephen L Wang. Thrombotic Risk Associated with IVC Filter Placement in Patients with Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia. J Vasc Interv Radiol . 2021 Sep 18;S1051-0443(21)01354-3

Seto T, Song MN, Trieu M, Yu J, Sidhu M, Liu CM, Sam D, Pan M. Real-World Experiences with Pazopanib in Patients with Advanced Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcoma in Northern California. Med Sci (Basel). 2019 Mar 18;7(3)

Epstein FR, Liu CM, Stevenson JM. “Heart Transplant Recipients Prefer a Telemental Health Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Intervention Delivered by Telephone. ” Telemed J E Health. 2018 Aug 10

Qureshi N, Wesolowicz L, Liu CM, Tungol Lin A. “Effectiveness of a retrospective drug utilization review on potentially unsafe opioid and central nervous system (CNS) combination therapy. ” J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2015;21(10):938-44

Li, YC and Liu,CM .“Threat-Responsiveness and the Decision to Obtain Free Influenza Vaccinations among the Elderly in Taiwan.” BMC Public Health 2009 Jul 31;9:27