Our Team

Stat4ward promotes individual excellence and self-fulfillment through career success. We pride ourselves with a strong culture for professional growth via mentoring, leadership opportunities, and more importantly, exposure to a wide variety of exciting projects from different clients.

Chief Executive Officer, MS

Adeline Yeo

Ms. Yeo received her Master’s degree in Biostatistics. She has 20 years of experience supporting phase I-II trials in a variety of therapeutic areas, with most experience in Oncology. Over the years, she has been a statistics consultant for large pharmaceuticals including Eli Lilly, Wyeth, Amgen, and Novartis.

Chief Scientific Officer, PhD.

Shuguang Huang

Dr. Shuguang Huang has 20 years of experience working in pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies. He had assumed technical and management positions at Eli Lilly, Wyeth, and Pfizer. His most position was Associate VP, department head of Biostatistics at Helomics, a cancer diagnostic company. In 2014, he co-founded and assumed the Chief Scientific Officer position for the statistics consulting company Stat4ward.
His expertise includes (i) In-depth real-life expertise in assay development and validation. (ii) data mining and exploratory analysis using high-throughput assay technologies.  (iii) Broad experience with various assay technologies and their applications in drug development and biomarker assay development. (iv) Statistical process control. (v) IVD/LTD regulatory submission – PMA, 510(k), CLIA.
Dr. Huang is a committee member of AAPS Flow Cytometry Action Programming Committee, and he is the committee members for a few CLSI guideline development teams. He has conducted a few workshops across US teaching Assay validation based on CLSI guidelines. He has 30 peer-reviewed publications.

Hannah Zhao

Dr. Zhao has extensive work experience in health care research for 20 years. She is well-versed in standard and advanced biostatistics techniques used in biomedical research, including cross sectional data, clustered and multilevel data, (nested) case control studies, self-controlled case series method (SCCS), marginal structural models, latent variable modeling, propensity score methods.

Qingyang Zhang
PhD, Biomarker Algorithm Development

Dr. Zhang received his Ph.D. in Statistics with concentration in computational biology. His expertise is in network modeling, gene expression analysis, and computational systems biology. Dr. Zhang has 12 peer-reviewed articles published in Journal of the American Statistical Association, PLoS Genetics and BMC Systems Biology et

Sha Yang
MS, Analytical Method Development

Sha Yang has 15 years of experience. Her focuses in Stat4Ward include statistical design of experiment (DOE), SAP development, and data analysis. She has deep expertise in diagnostic product development, CMC, and exploratory modeling. 

Dakun Wang
PhD, Medical writing/ Analytical Method Development

Dr. Wang has ~20 years of experience working in academic medical research and industrial diagnostic companies. She is an experienced bilingual medical scientist and medical writer/editor. She is familiar with a variety of state-of-the-art molecular techniques. She supports the design and execution of in vitro diagnostic assay analytical validation, regulatory submissions, and manuscript development for publications.

Hang Nguyen
PhD, Principal Biostatistician

Dr. Nguyen has experience in survival analysis, clinical trials, statistical methods in sampling, epidemiology, genetic data, causal inference, and machine learning. At Stat4ward she focuses on statistical methodologies related to CDx and clinical trials. She received her Ph.D. in Biostatistics from Southern Methodist University.

Shen Zhang
PhD, Principal Biostatistician

Dr. Zhang is our Principal Statistician. She has experience in Bayesian adaptive design, Phase I design methods simulation, machine learning, and Bayesian penalized quantile regression. At Stat4ward she focuses on statistical methodologies related to CDx and clinical trials. She received her Ph.D. in Applied Statistics from University of Texas at San Antonio.

Yan Jiang
MS, Biostatistician

Ms. Jiang has MS in Biostatistics and BS in Preventive Medicine. She provides statistics and programming supports to biomarker exploratory analysis and CDx projects.

Jia Zhang
MA, Biostatistician

Ms. Zhang has MA in Statistics and BS in Engineering. She provides data analysis, statistical modeling, and programming support in various projects.

Jimin Wang
MS, Biostatistician

Mr. Wang has MS in Biostatistics and BS in Statistics. He provides statistics and programming supports to CDx and CMC projects.

Joanne Yu
MS, Biostatistician

Ms. Yu has M.S. in Business Analytics and B.S. in Accountancy. She focuses on providing support in data analysis, data visualization, programming, and project management.

Wendy Liu
BS, Biostatistician

Ms. Liu has BS in Statistics. She provides programming support to different studies. She is very experienced in immunogenicity ADA cutpoint analysis

Serena Sin
MBA, HR Manager/ QA

Ms. Sin provides service in HR related matters. She also provides support in QA. She received her MBA in 2006 and has BS in Food Studies.

Alethea Wieland
QA Manager

Alethea is a seasoned life science scientist with deep knowledge in corporate compliance, regulatory affairs, clinical operations, healthcare IT/AI, drug and medical device sectors. She has strong expertise in clinical research (e.g.,  EMR-EDC Interoperability, Regulatory Negotiations/Submissions) and Quality Assurance (e.g. Process/Quality Improvements, Risk Analysis/ Investor Relations).

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