My name is

Ming-Chih Kao

I'm a

statistician & physician

Moderator of Reddit /r/medicine & /r/statistics

What I do

Medicine

Clinical
Pain Medicine Physical Med & Rehab
Research
Outcomes Genomics Imaging

Statistics

Modeling
Ensemble Deep learning IRT
Computing
R C++ SAS JS Python

Management

Operations
BI Workflow Optimization
Systems
Lean 6 sigma Learning organization

Technology

Front-End
AngularJS D3.js Android
Back-end
Node.js MongoDB Hadoop
Makers
3D printing Quantified Self Arduino

Within Normal Limits of Reason

My resurrected blog on medicine and statistics

Experiences

2012

Staff Physician

Palo Alto VA

Physical medicine & rehabilitation

2009-2012

Chief Medical Officer

Clinsolver

Co-founder, medical officer, and researcher in a start-up in the clinical trials management space.

2008-2009

Staff Physician

North East Medical Services

General Medicine at North East Medical Services

2008

Chief Technology Officer

InfollutionZero

Co-founder and CTO of InfollutionZero, a non-profit on raising awareness on digital pollution

2007-2008

Statistical consultant

NIH

ClinicalTrials.Gov at the National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health

Education

2012-2013

Pain Fellowship

Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Pain Medicine fellowship at Stanford Hospital & Clinics

2008-2012

PM&R Residency

Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency at Stanford Hospital & Clinics

2007-2008

Internship

Yale-New Haven Hospital

Internal Medicine Internship at Yale-New Haven Hospital

2003-2007

MD

University of Michigan

Dean’s Fellow at University of Michigan Medical School

1999-2005

PhD

Harvard University

PhD in Biostatistics as Howard Hughes Medical Institute Pre-Doctoral Fellow, National Institutes of Mental Health Trainee, and student of Prof. Wing Hung Wong. Thesis: ”Computational and Statistical Approaches to the Study of the Genetic Bases of Human Diseases

Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center

450 Broadway St.
Redwood City, CA