Heping Zhang
Heping Zhang
Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Biostatistics, Professor of Statistics and Data Science; and Professor of Child Study, Yale School of Public Health
Elected to the Academy in 2021


Jiangxi Normal University, 1982, BS, Mathematics; Huazhong Normal University, 1986, Statistics; Stanford University, 1991, PhD, Statistics.

Professional Area

Statistical nonparametric methods; genomewide association studies of complex diseases; analysis of neuroimaging data and cognitive function, reproductive health, and mental disorders.


For significant contribution to the theory, methods, and applications of statistics; for practice-changing discoveries in reproductive medicine; for novel study designs and discoveries in genetics of complex diseases; for outstanding service to scientific communities and mentoring of next generation data and statistical scientists.