Dr. Luohua Jiang is a biostatistician with a unique combination of expertise in biostatistics, epidemiology, and diabetes research. She obtained her MD degree from Peking University Health Science Center and PhD in Biostatistics from UCLA, School of Public Health, Department of Biostatistics. Since graduation, she has provided statistical leadership and/or consultation to multiple federally funded studies that implemented and evaluated community-based chronic disease prevention and management interventions among underserved populations. Furthermore, she is an experienced diabetes researcher. She has led a series of investigations examining the relationship of diabetes with mental health and conducted multilevel analysis of the translational effects of lifestyle intervention among American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) at high risk for diabetes. She has also been funded by National Institute of Diabetes Nd Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) to assess the comparative effectiveness of a diabetes case management intervention in AI/AN communities. She has authored and co-authored 60+ publications in peer-reviewed journals, many of which appeared in premier diabetes journals. She has served as a peer reviewer for 20+ journals and a grant reviewer for various funding agencies, such as Veteran Affairs HSRD Healthcare Informatics Study Section and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.