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Discovering the causes of cancer and the means of prevention

Sung Duk Kim, Ph.D.

Staff Scientist
Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics

NCI Shady Grove | Room 7E-606



Dr. Sung Duk Kim joined the Biostatistics Branch as a staff scientist in September 2016. He previously served as a staff scientist in the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Branch in the Division of Intramural Population Health Research at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Prior to joining the NIH, Dr. Kim spent three years as a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut. He received a Ph.D. in statistics from the Pusan National University, Korea, in 2004.

Research Interests

  • Bayesian statistical methodology, Bayesian computation, Bayesian hierarchical modeling
  • Bayesian variable selection, categorical data analysis, cure rate model, latent class model
  • Longitudinal data analysis, missing data analysis, Monte Carlo methodology
  • Multivariate meta-analysis, structural equation model, survival data analysis