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Shumei S. Sun

Shumei S. Sun

Professor and Department Chair

Work: (804) 827-2042
Fax: (804) 828-8900 or (804) 827-2552
Email: shumei.sun@vcuhealth.org


  • Ph.D., biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh
  • M.S., applied mathematics and statistics, State University of New York
  • B.P.H., public health, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University

Contact Information

VCU Medical Center
Department of Biostatistics
P.O. Box 980032
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0032


One Capitol Square, Room 725
830 East Main Street
Richmond, Virginia

Special interests

Dr. Sun’s research seeks to understand the natural history of human growth, body composition and risk factors for cardiovascular and other age-related diseases in the human life span. The aim of her research is to improve quality of life through health promotion and disease prevention. Sun’s statistical work relates to modeling of complex cross-sectional and longitudinal data for body composition and cardiovascular risk factors to provide insight into the multifactorial matrix of variables associated with cardiovascular and other age-related diseases.

Joint appointment

Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Medicine

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