Heejung Bang, Ph.D.

Bang Heejung

Position Title

Public Health Sciences

One Shields Avenue, Davis CA 95616

Research Interests

  • Clinical trials and observational studies
  • Medical cost and cost-effectiveness analysis
  • Prediction and screening modeling

Recent Publications

  • Fenton JJ, Kravitz RL, Jerant A, Paterniti DA, Bang H, Williams D, Epstein RM, Franks P. Promoting Patient-Centered Counseling to Reduce Use of Low-Value Diagnostic Tests: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Feb 1;176(2):191-7.
  • Spence JD, Urquhart BL, Bang H. Effect of renal impairment on atherosclerosis: only partially mediated by homocysteine. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2015 Nov 14.
  • Thamer M, Kaufman JS, Zhang Y, Zhang Q, Cotter DJ, Bang H. Predicting Early Death Among Elderly Dialysis Patients: Development and Validation of a Risk Score to Assist Shared Decision Making for Dialysis Initiation. Am J Kidney Dis. 2015 Dec;66(6):1024-32.
  • Biron VL, Bang H, Farwell DG, Bewley AF. National Trends and Factors Associated with Hospital Costs Following Thyroid Surgery. Thyroid. 2015 Jul;25(7):823-9. doi: 10.1089/thy.2014.0495.
  • Bang H, Zhao H. Median-based incremental cost-effectiveness ratios with censored data. J Biopharm Stat. 2015 May 26:1-13.
  • Junck AD, Escobedo EM, Lipa BM, Cronan M, Anthonisen C, Poltavskiy E, Bang H,  Han JJ. Reliability Assessment of Various Sonographic Techniques for Evaluating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. J Ultrasound Med. 2015 Nov;34(11):2077-88.


  • Ph.D., Statistics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC 1999
  • M.S., North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC 1997