Rajan Lamichhane, Ph.D., MSc, is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical and Translational Sciences at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. Dr. Lamichhane directs the Biostatistics and Study Design Core in the department. He attained a Ph.D. degree in Statistics from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA in 2013. Dr. Lamichhane has strong teaching, research, and analytical background. He aims to integrate the development of novel analytic approaches and their application to a wide range of areas in health and health care. His current research interests include sampling, time series, model selection, big data analytics, and machine learning. Dr. Lamichhane has several publications in the areas of food insecurity, obesity, sleep behavior, breastfeeding and health disparities. For more details about his publications, please check the publications link to the side. Dr. Lamichhane has a strong background in statistical modeling, analysis, and simulation. He has expertise in several programming languages including SAS, R, STATA, SQL, and StatXact. Dr. Lamichhane also has a very good experience of teaching a wide range of graduate and undergraduate courses.