Xichen Mou

Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Environmental Health

(901) 678-1491
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Xichen Mou

About Xichen Mou

Xichen Mou, PhD, MS, is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Environmental Health. Dr. Mou received his PhD in Statistics from the University of South Carolina in 2019 and his MS in Statistics from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 2013. He currently teaches Biostatistical Methods I at the School of Public Health. His primary research interest focuses on statistical modeling in group testing data and pooled biomarker data. In statistical methodology, his interests include nonparametric regression and generalized linear model. Dr. Mou is open to collaboration in a wide range of areas such as medicine, health policy, and environmental science.


PhD, Statistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
MS, Statistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

Research Interests

  • Group testing
  • Pooled biomarker data analysis
  • Nonparametric regression
  • Repeated measures

Xichen's GitHub


1. Nieto-Martínez R, Velásquez-Rodríguez A, Neira C, Mou X, Neira A, Garcia G, Velásquez-Rodríguez P, Levy M, Mechanick JI, Velásquez-Mieyer PA. Impact of a Multidisciplinary Approach on Cardiometabolic Risk Reduction in a Multiracial Cohort of Adults: A 1-Year Pilot Study. Nutrients. 2022 Aug 18;14(16):3391. doi: 10.3390/nu14163391. PMID: 36014896; PMCID: PMC9412886.

2. Xichen Mou, Hongmei Zhang, S. Hasan Arshad "Identifying intergenerational patterns of correlated methylation sites," The Annals of Applied Statistics, Ann. Appl. Stat. 16(1), 521-536, (March 2022).