Yingxin (Rachel) Hou, M.S., joined Statistics Collaborative, Inc. (SCI) in 2005. She is a member of the American Statistical Association, the International Biometric Society (Eastern North American Region), and the Society for Clinical Trials.
At SCI, Ms. Hou has worked on projects evaluating treatments for a range of diseases, including lung cancer, melanoma, lymphoma, genetic disorders, cardiovascular disease, and malaria. She assists in the development of statistical analysis plans, the writing of study reports for Data Monitoring Committees (DMCs), and serves as a coordinator or co-manager on several projects for DMCs for large, multinational Phase 2 and 3 trials. Ms. Hou was the lead programmer on the High Risk MI project, a study that integrated data from four large-scale, multinational, cardiovascular clinical trials.
Ms. Hou programs and validates analysis datasets, generates tabular presentations of descriptive and model-based statistics, and performs interim analyses involving calculation of conditional power. She designs and programs complex graphical presentations including forest, mosaic, and patient profile plots.
She received her B.S. in Public Health from Shanghai Medical University, Shanghai, China (1998) and her M.S. in Statistics from George Mason University (2005).