Khang Woo Ahn, PhD

Kwang Woo Ahn, PhD



  • Biostatistics

Contact Information


PhD, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 2008
MS, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 2005
BS, Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 2003

Research Areas of Interest

  • Biostatistics
  • Clinical Trial
  • Controlled Clinical Trial
  • Data Accuracy
  • Data Interpretation, Statistical
  • High Dimensional Data Analysis
  • Historical Data for Clinical Trials
  • Machine Learning
  • Missing Data
  • Right-Censored Data Analysis

Research Experience

  • Survival and competing risks data analysis, high dimensional data analysis, missing data, bioinformatics, personalized medicine

Research Interests

Dr. Kwang Woo Ahn is a professor in the division of biostatistics at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He joined the division in the fall of 2008. He has been collaborating with various research groups at MCW including Center for International Blood & Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR), Department of Physiology, and Department of Plastic Surgery. In CIBMTR, he is serving as PhD statistician of several working committees including Chronic Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Pediatric Cancer. He is involved in projects on hypertension, next generation sequencing data from Physiology. His current research interest includes survival analysis and variable selection.