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Principal Statistician

Dr. Lingqi Tang is a principal statistician who has been at the UCLA/NPI Health Services Research Center since 1998 and has worked on major center projects.  She received her Ph.D. in Statistics and Applied Probability from the University of Alberta in 1992.  Her interests include study design, finite population sampling, and analysis of incomplete data. She is highly skilled at advanced programming and has extensive knowledge and experience with implementing advanced statistical methods, including multiple imputation methods and hierarchical modeling.  She has executed the development of numerous macros to facilitate analyses of Center data sets.  Dr. Tang will co-lead the Biostatistics Design, Analysis, and Innovations Unit.

Selected Publications

  • Choi KR, Sherbourne C, Tang L, Castillo E, Dixon E, Jones A, Chung B, Eisen C, Wells K. A Comparative Effectiveness Trial of Depression Collaborative Care: Subanalysis of Comorbid Anxiety. West J Nurs Res. 2019 Jul;41(7):1009-1031
  • Ong MK, Jones L, Aoki W, Belin TR, Bromley E, Chung B, Dixon E, Johnson MD, Jones F, Koegel P, Khodyakov D, Landry CM, Lizaola E, Mtume N, Ngo VK, Perlman J, Pulido E, Sauer V, Sherbourne CD, Tang L, Vidaurri E, Whittington Y, Williams P, Lucas-Wright A, Zhang L, Southard M, Miranda J, Wells K. A Community-Partnered, Participatory, Cluster-Randomized Study of Depression Care Quality Improvement: Three-Year Outcomes. Psychiatr Serv. 2017 Dec 1;68(12):1262-1270.
  • Castillo, E. G., Shaner, R., Tang, L., Chung, B., Jones, F., Whittington, Y., Wells, K. B. Improving depression care for adults with serious mental illness in underresourced areas: community coalitions versus technical support. Psychiatr Serv. 2018 Feb 1;69(2):195-203.
  • Sherbourne CD, Aoki W, Belin TR, Bromley E, Chung B, Dixon E, Gilmore JM, Johnson MD, Jones F, Koegel P, Khodyakov D, Landry CM, Lizaola E, Mtume N, Ngo VK, Ong MK, Perlman J, Pulido E, Sauer V, Tang L, Whittington Y, Vidaurri E, Williams P, Lucas-Wright A, Zhang L, Miranda J, Jones L, Wells K. Comparative Effectiveness of Two Models of Depression Services Quality Improvement in Health and Community Sectors. Psychiatr Serv. 2017 Dec 1;68(12):1315-1320.
  • Ashwood JS, Kataoka SH, Eberhart NK, Bromley E, Zima BT, Baseman L, Marti FA, Kofner A, Tang L, Azhar GS, Chamberlin M, Erickson B, Choi K, Zhang L, Miranda J, Burnam MA. Evaluation of the Mental Health Services Act in Los Angeles County: Implementation and Outcomes for Key Programs. Rand Health Q. 2018 Aug 2;8(1):2. eCollection 2018 Aug.
  • Arevian A, Springgate B, Jones F, Starks S, Chung, B, Wennerstrom A, Jones L, Kataoka, S, Griffith K, Sugarman O, Williams P, Haywood C, Kirkland A, Meyers D, Pasternak, R, Simmasalam R, Tang L, Castillo E, Mahajan A, Wells K. (2018). The Community and Patient Partnered Research Network (CPPRN): Application of Patient-Centered Outcomes Research to Promote Behavioral Health Equity. Ethnicity & Disease. 28. 295-302.


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