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Biostatistician Joins Wills Eye

Ed ZhangDr. Qiang "Ed" Zhang has joined the Vision Research Center at Wills Eye Hospital as a biostatistician. He holds a PhD in biostatistics and a MPH in international and family health from the University of Texas at Houston School of Public Health as well as a MS in pathology and a BM in medicine from the China Medical University in the People's Republic of China.  Dr. Zhang was a faculty biostatistician in the Department of Pediatrics at George Washington University School of Medicine and a principal biostatistician at GlaxoSmithKline in King of Prussia, PA.

"I look forward to working with everyone in the team to best support Wills Eye Hospital's clinical research activities." said Dr. Zhang. "There are many exciting ongoing projects in development within the group that will make this position very interesting."