Haomiao Jia, PhD is an Associate Professor of Biostatistics at Columbia University School of Nursing. Dr. Jia received his PhD from Case Western Reserve University. His program of research focuses on Health-Related Quality-of-Life (HRQOL): concept, measurements, and estimation methods; mental health outcomes. In addition, Dr. Jia’s research interests include small area estimation, temporal-spatial analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, survival analysis: quality-adjusted survival time, and time series analysis, panel data.