Le Bao

Associate Professor of Statistics

Le Bao

Research Summary

Bayesian methods, data mining, computational methods, applications in health, environmental and social sciences.

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Hiv Epidemics Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Incidence Calibration Uncertainty Bayesian Estimation Testing Africa South Of The Sahara Information Storage And Retrieval Surveys And Questionnaires Statistical Models Sentinel Surveillance Estimate Population Anonymous Testing Pregnant Women Infection Malawi Statistical Factor Analysis Bayesian Hierarchical Model Marginal Structural Models Endogenous Retroviruses Tea Deer

Most Recent Papers

Using factor analyses to estimate the number of female sex workers across Malawi from multiple regional sources

Xiaoyue Maggie Niu, Amrita Rao, David Chen, Ben Sheng, Sharon Weir, Eric Umar, Gift Trapence, Vincent Jumbe, Dunker Kamba, Katherine Rucinski, Nikita Viswasam, Stefan Baral, Le Bao, 2021, Annals of Epidemiology on p. 34-40

Comparison of HIV Prevalence Among Antenatal Clinic Attendees Estimated from Routine Testing and Unlinked Anonymous Testing

Ben Sheng, Jeffrey W. Eaton, Mary Mahy, Le Bao, 2020, Statistics in Biosciences on p. 279-294

Thirty Years of The Network Scale up Method

Ian Laga, Le Bao, X Niu, 2020, arXiv preprint arXiv:2011.12516

What Can We Learn from the Travelers Data in Detecting Disease Outbreaks--A Case Study of the COVID-19 Epidemic

Le Bao, Ying Zhang, X Niu, 2020, arXiv preprint arXiv:2008.11874

Evaluating the relative contribution of data sources in a Bayesian analysis with the application of estimating the size of hard to reach populations

Jacob Parsons, X Niu, Le Bao, 2020, Statistical Communications in Infectious Diseases

A Joint Spatial Conditional Auto-Regressive Model for Estimating HIV Prevalence Rates Among Key Populations

Zhou Lan, Le Bao, 2020, arXiv preprint arXiv:2009.01099

The Estimation and Projection Package Age-Sex Model and the r-hybrid model

Jeffrey W. Eaton, Tim Brown, Robert Puckett, Robert Glaubius, Kennedy Mutai, Le Bao, Joshua A. Salomon, John Stover, Mary Mahy, Timothy B. Hallett, 2019, AIDS on p. S235-S244

Modeling the marked presence-only data: a case study of estimating the female sex worker size in Malawi

Ian Laga, Le Bao, X Niu, 2019, arXiv preprint arXiv:1912.07099

Bayesian Estimation of MSM Population Size in Côte d’Ivoire

Abhirup Datta, Wenyi Lin, Amrita Rao, Daouda Diouf, Abo Kouame, Jessie K. Edwards, Le Bao, Thomas A. Louis, Stefan Baral, 2019, Statistics and Public Policy on p. 1-13

Tea consumption and longitudinal change in high-density lipoprotein cholesterol concentration in Chinese adults

Shue Huang, Junjuan Li, Yuntao Wu, Sareh Ranjbar, Aijun Xing, Haiyan Zhao, Yanxiu Wang, Gregory C. Shearer, Le Bao, Alice H. Lichtenstein, Shouling Wu, Xiang Gao, 2018, Journal of the American Heart Association on p. e008814

Most-Cited Papers

Improvements in prevalence trend fitting and incidence estimation in EPP 2013

Tim Brown, Le Bao, Jeffrey W. Eaton, Daniel R. Hogan, Mary Mahy, Kimberly Marsh, Bradley M. Mathers, Robert Puckett, 2014, AIDS on p. S415-S425

Modelling national HIV/AIDS epidemics: revised approach in the UNAIDS Estimation and Projection Package 2011.

Le Bao, Joshua A. Salomon, Tim Brown, Adrian E. Raftery, Daniel R. Hogan, 2012, Sexually Transmitted Infections

A new infectious disease model for estimating and projecting HIV/AIDS epidemics.

Le Bao, 2012, Sexually Transmitted Infections

Statistical models for incorporating data from routine HIV testing of pregnant women at antenatal clinics into HIV/AIDS epidemic estimates

Ben Sheng, Kimberly Marsh, Aleksandra B. Slavkovic, Simon Gregson, Jeffrey W. Eaton, Le Bao, 2017, AIDS on p. S87-S94

The population history of endogenous retroviruses in mule deer (odocoileus hemionus)

Pauline L. Kamath, Daniel Elleder, Le Bao, Paul C. Cross, John H. Powell, Mary Poss, 2014, Journal of Heredity on p. 173-187

Estimating the sizes of populations at risk of HIV infection from multiple data sources using a Bayesian hierarchical model

Le Bao, Adrian E. Raftery, Amala Reddy, 2015, Statistics and its Interface on p. 125-136

Incorporating incidence information within the UNAIDS estimation and projection package framework

Le Bao, Jingyi Ye, Timothy B. Hallett, 2014, AIDS on p. S515-S522

Accounting for nonsampling error in estimates of HIV epidemic trends from antenatal clinic sentinel surveillance

Jeffrey W. Eaton, Le Bao, 2017, AIDS on p. S61-S68

The Estimation and Projection Package Age-Sex Model and the r-hybrid model

Jeffrey W. Eaton, Tim Brown, Robert Puckett, Robert Glaubius, Kennedy Mutai, Le Bao, Joshua A. Salomon, John Stover, Mary Mahy, Timothy B. Hallett, 2019, AIDS on p. S235-S244

Incorporation of hierarchical structure into estimation and projection package fitting with examples of estimating subnational HIV/AIDS dynamics

Xiaoyue Niu, Amy Zhang, Tim Brown, Robert Puckett, Mary Mahy, Le Bao, 2017, AIDS on p. S51-S59