Chathura Siriwardhana, Ph.D.

Chathura Siriwardhana, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Biostatistician

Office: MEB 411-13
(808) 692-1487


  • Ph.D. in Biostatistics
    University of Louisville
    Louisville, KY

Research Focus

Nonparametric and Semiparametric Methods, Survival Analysis, Statistics in Genomics, Health Research Design.

Selected Publications

  • Siriwardhana C, Fang R, Salanti A, Leke RGF, Bobbili N, Taylor DW, Chen JJ. Statistical prediction of immunity to placental malaria based on multi-assay antibody data for malarial antigens. Malaria Journal. 2017 Sep;16(1):391. doi:10.1186/s12936-017-2041-3. PubMed PMID: 28962616; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5622501.
  • Siriwardhana C, Datta S, Kulasekera KB. Flexible semi-parametric regression of state occupational probabilities in a multistate model with right-censored data. Lifetime Data Analysis. 2018 July;24(3):464-491. doi: 10.1007/s10985-017-9403-6. PubMed PMID: 28819787; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5816729.
  • Siriwardhana C, Lim E, Davis J, Chen J. Progression of diabetes, ischemic heart disease, and chronic kidney disease in a three chronic conditions multistate model. BMC Journal of Public Health. 2018 Jun;18(1):752. doi:10.1186/s12889-018-5688-y. PubMed PMID: 29914451; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6006736.
  • Siriwardhana C, Zhao M, Datta S, & Kulasekera KB. A probability based method for selecting the optimal personalized treatment from multiple treatments. Statistical Methods in Medical Research. 2019 Mar;28(3):749-760. doi:10.1177/0962280217735701. PubMed PMID: 29145777.
  • Bowler S, Chew GM, Budoff M, Chow D, Mitchell BI, D’Antoni ML, Siriwardhana C, Ndhlovu LC, Shikuma C. PD-1+ and TIGIT+ CD4 T Cells are associated with coronary artery calcium progression in HIV-infected treated adults. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 2019 May;81(1):e21-e23. doi:10.1097/QAI.0000000000002001. PubMed PMID: 30865177; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6458053.


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