# Sharon Xiangwen Xie

**Sharon Xiangwen Xie** is a Chinese biostatistician and epidemiologist who studies neurodegenerative diseases. She is a professor of biostatistics in the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Informatics at the University of Pennsylvania.^{[1]}

## EducationEdit

Xie earned a bachelor's degree in applied mathematics at Beijing University of Technology in 1991. She came to the University of Texas at Austin for a master's degree in statistics, completed in 1993, and then moved to the University of Washington where she earned a second master's degree in biostatistics in 1995 and a Ph.D. in 1997.^{[1]} Her dissertation, *Covariate Measurement Error Methods In Failure Time Regression*, was supervised by Ross L. Prentice.^{[2]}

## CareerEdit

Xie was elected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association in 2018.^{[3]} She is program chair for the Biometrics Section of the American Statistical Association at the 2019 Joint Statistical Meetings.^{[4]}

## ReferencesEdit

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^{a}^{b}*Sharon Xiangwen Xie, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics*, University of Pennsylvania Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Informatics, 2016-11-28, retrieved 2018-10-14 **^**Sharon Xiangwen Xie at the Mathematics Genealogy Project**^**"Many Honored at President's Address, Awards Ceremony",*AMSTAT News*, October 1, 2018**^**"Program Committee",*2019 Joint Statistical Meetings*, American Statistical Association, retrieved 2018-10-14