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  1. Li F, Tong G (2021). Sample size and power considerations for cluster randomized trials with count outcomes subject to right truncation. Biometrical Journal. Accepted. [Supp_TruncatedCounts_rev2]
  2. Li F, Tong G (2021). Sample size estimation for modified Poisson analysis of cluster randomized trials with a binary outcome. Statistical Methods in Medical Research. Accepted. [modified_Poisson_supp_FINAL]
  3. Li F, Yu H, Rathouz PJ, Turner EL, Preisser JS (2021). Marginal modeling of cluster-period means and intraclass correlations in stepped wedge designs with a binary outcome. Biostatistics. Accepted. [Pre-print][Supp_Cluster_period_SWD_final]


  1. Zeng S, Li F, Wang R, Li F (2020). Propensity score weighting for covariate adjustment in randomized clinical trials. Statistics in Medicine. Accepted. [Supplement]
  2. Wegienka G, Stewart EA, Nicholson WK, Zhang S, Li F, Thomas L, Spies JB, Venable S, Laughlin-Tommaso S, Diamond MP, Anchan RM, Maxwell GL, Marsh EE, Myers ER, Vines AI, Wise LA, Wallace K, Jacoby VL (2020). Black women are more likely than White women to schedule a uterine-sparing treatment for Leiomyomas. Journal of Women’s Health. Accepted.
  3. Shung D, Tsay C, Laine L, Chang D, Li F, Thomas P, Partridge C, Simonov M, Hsiao A, Tay KJ, Taylor A (2020). Early identification of patients with acute gastrointestinal bleeding using natural language processing and decision rules. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Accepted.
  4. Wilson FP, Martin M, Yamamoto Y, Partridge C, Moreira E, Arora T, Biswas A, Feldman H, Garg AX, Greenberg JH, Hinchcliff M, Latham S, Li F, Lin H, Mansour S, Moledina D, Palevsky PM, Parikh CR, Simonov M, Testani J, Ugwuowo U (2020). Electronic health record alerts for acute kidney injury: A multi-center randomized clinical trial. BMJ. Accepted.
  5. Yu H, Tong G, Li F (2020). A note on the estimation and inference with quadratic inference functions for correlated outcomes. Communications in Statistics – Simulation and Computation. Accepted. [Link to paper]
  6. Yang S, Li F, Starks MA, Hernandez AF, Mentz RJ, Choudhury KR (2020). Sample size requirements for detecting treatment effect heterogeneity in cluster randomized trials. Statistics in Medicine. 39(28), 4218-4237. [Yang and Li et al 2020 Stat Med Supplementary]
  7. Yu H, Li F, Turner EL (2020). An evaluation of quadratic inference functions for estimating intervention effects in cluster randomized trials. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications. 19:100605.
  8. Li F, Hughes JP, Hemming K, Taljaard M, Melnick ER, Heagerty PJ (2020). Mixed-effects models for the design and analysis of stepped wedge cluster randomized trials: An overview. Statistical Methods in Medical Research.
  9. Lu L, Li F, Wen H, Ge S, Zeng J, Luo W, Wang L, Tang C, Xu N (2020). An evidence mapping and analysis of registered COVID-19 clinical trials in China. BMC Medicine. 18(167), 1-10.
  10. Li F, Allen AS (2020). Secondary analysis of case-control association studies: Insights on weighting-based inference motivate a new specification test. Statistics in Medicine. 39(22), 2869-2882. [Li and Allen 2020 Stat Med Supplementary]
  11. Allore H, Goldfeld K, Gutman R, Li F, Monin J, Taljaard M, Travison T (2020). Statistical considerations for embedded pragmatic clinical trials in people living with dementia. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 68(S2), S68-S73.
  12. Li F, Harhay MO (2020). Commentary: Right truncation in cluster randomized trials can attenuate the power of a marginal analysis. International Journal of Epidemiology. 49(3), 964-967.
  13. Li F (2020). Comment: Stabilizing the doubly-robust estimators of the average treatment effect under positivity violations. Statistical Science. 35(3), 503-510. [Pre-print]
  14. Gallis JA, Li F, Turner EL (2020). xtgeebcv: A command for bias-corrected sandwich variance estimation for GEE analyses of cluster randomized trials. The Stata Journal. 20(2), 363-381.
  15. Li F (2020). Design and analysis considerations for cohort stepped wedge cluster randomized trials with a decay correlation structure. Statistics in Medicine. 39(4), 438-455. [Li 2019 Stat Med Supplementary]
  16. Majoros WH, Barrera A, Kim Y-S, Li F, Wang X, Cunningham SJ, Johnson GD, Guo C, Lowe WL, Scholtens DM, Hayes MG, Reddy TE, Allen AS (2020). Bayesian estimation of genetic regulatory effects in high-throughput reporter assays. Bioinformatics. 36(2), 331-338.
  17. Turner EL, Yao L, Li F, Prague M (2020). Properties and pitfalls of weighting as an alternative to multilevel multiple imputation in cluster randomized trials with missing binary outcomes under covariate-dependent missingness. Statistical Methods in Medical Research. 29(5), 1338-1353. [Turner et al 2019 SMMR Supplementary]
  18. Logan J, Bauer C, Ke J, Xu H, Li F (2020). Models for small area estimation for Census Tracts. Geographical Analysis. 52(3), 325-350.


  1. Li F, Li F (2019). Propensity score weighting for causal inference with multiple treatments. The Annals of Applied Statistics. 13(4), 2389-2415. [Preprint] [Supplement]
  2. Li F, Li K, Li C, Luo S (2019). Predicting the risk of Huntington’s disease with multiple longitudinal biomarkers. Journal of Huntington’s Disease. 8(3), 323-332. [PMC Full Text]
  3. Yu H, Li F, Gallis JA, Turner EL (2019). cvcrand: A package for covariate-constrained randomization and the clustered permutation test for cluster randomization trials. The R Journal. Forthcoming. [R Package]
  4. Li F, Li F (2019). Double-robust estimation in difference-in-differences with an application to traffic safety evaluation. Observational Studies. 5, 1-20.
  5. Li F, Forbes AB, Turner EL, Preisser JS (2019). Power and sample size requirements for GEE analyses of cluster randomized crossover trials. Statistics in Medicine. 38(4), 636-649. [Supplement]
  6. Li F, Thomas LE, Li F (2019). Addressing extreme propensity scores via the overlap weights. American Journal of Epidemiology. 188(1), 250-257. [Supplement]


  1. Li F, Turner EL, Preisser JS (2018). Sample size determination for GEE analyses of stepped wedge cluster randomized trials. Biometrics. 74(4), 1450-1458. [Supplement]
  2. Logan J, Foster A, Ke J, Li F (2018). The uptick in income segregation: Real trend or random sampling variation? American Journal of Sociology. 124(1), 185-222. [Preprint]
  3. Gallis JA, Li F, Yu H, Turner EL (2018). cvcrand and cptest: Commands for efficient design and analysis of cluster randomized trials using constrained randomization and permutation tests. The Stata Journal. 18(2), 357-378. [Preprint]
  4. Li F, Turner EL, Preisser JS (2018). Optimal allocation of clusters in cohort stepped wedge designs. Statistics and Probability Letters. 137, 257-263.


  1. Zinszer B, Rolotti S, Li F, Li P (2017). Bayesian word learning in multiple language environments. Cognitive Science. 42(S2), 439-462.
  2. Assel MJ , Li F , Wang Y , Allen AS, Baggerly KA, Vickers AJ (2017). Genetic polymorphisms of CFH and ARMS2 do not predict response to antioxidants and zinc in patients with Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Independent statistical evaluations of data from the Age-Related Eye Disease Study. Ophthalmology. 125(3), 391-397.
  3. Li F, Turner EL, Heagerty PJ, Murray DM, Vollmer W, DeLong ER (2017). An evaluation of constrained randomization for the design and analysis of group-randomized trials with binary outcomes. Statistics in Medicine. 36(24), 3791-3806. [Supplement]
  4. Brennan JM, Thomas L, Cohen DJ, Shahian S, Wang A, Mack MJ, Holmes DR, Edwards FH, Frankel NZ, Baron SJ, Carroll J, Thourani V, Tuzcu EM, Arnold SV, Cohn R, Maser T, Schawe B, Strong S, Stickfort A, Patrick-Lake E, Graham FL, Dai D, Li F, Matsouaka RA, OBrien S, Li F, Pencina MJ, Peterson ED (2017). Transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve replacement: propensity-matched comparison. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 70(4), 439-450.
  5. Turner EL, Prague M, Gallis J, Li F, Murray DM (2017). Review of recent methodological developments in group-randomized trials: Part 2–Analysis. American Journal of Public Health. 107(7), 1078-1086. [Supplement]
  6. Turner EL, Li F, Gallis J, Prague M, Murray DM (2017). Review of recent methodological developments in group-randomized trials: Part 1–Design. American Journal of Public Health. 107(6), 907-915. [Supplement]

2016 and prior:

  1. Benjamin Neelon SE, Mayhew M, O’Neill JR, Neelon B, Li F, Pate RR (2016). Comparative evaluation of a South Carolina policy to improve nutrition in child care. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 116(6), 949-956.
  2. Li F, Lokhnygina Y, Murray DM, Heagerty PJ, DeLong ER (2016). An evaluation of constrained randomization for the design and analysis of group-randomized trials. Statistics in Medicine. 35(10), 1565-1579. [Supplement]
  3. Neelon B, Li F, Burgette LF, Benjamin Neelon SE (2015). A spatiotemporal quantile regression model for emergency department expenditures. Statistics in Medicine. 34(17), 2559-2575. [Supplement]
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