Meet the Team

Meet Peinan Zhao, PhD

Peinan Zhao, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Clinical Research (DCR). He has been in the department for 6 years!

When asked what he would bring with him on a deserted island?

[I would bring] lighter, a good knife and axe for outdoor living, a book with long story and lots of pages like lord of the rings.

Peinan Zhao

What do you do outside of work? family? hobbies? 

Outdoor, sports

What is your favorite part about your job?


Where did you grow up?


What’s something that most people don’t know about you?

Statistical modeling with complex data

What is the best advice you’ve received and who was it from?

Lots of good advice about research from Dr. Sarah England