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Lisa Gao

Lisa Gao
PhD Student | Actuarial Science, Risk Management, and Insurance
Job Candidate
Actuarial Science, Risk Management, and Insurance
4260 Grainger Hall

Biography

Lisa Gao is a PhD candidate in the Actuarial Science, Risk Management, and Insurance department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research interests are in data-driven problems in predictive and dependence modeling.

She holds a BMath in Actuarial Science and Statistics from the University of Waterloo and is an Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA).

Research

Selected Published Journal Articles

Gao, L. & Rosenberg, M. (2021). Assessing the Causal Impact of Delayed Oral Health Care on Emergency Department Utilization North American Actuarial Journal

Frees, E. & Gao, L. (2020). Predictive Analytics and Medical Malpractice North American Actuarial Journal

Cretu, D. & Gao, L. & Liang, K. & Soosaipillai, A. & Diamandis, E. & Chandran, V. (2018). Differentiating Psoriatic Arthritis From Psoriasis Without Psoriatic Arthritis Using Novel Serum Biomarkers Arthritis Care & Research

Working Papers

Gao, L. & Shi, P. (2021). Leveraging High-Resolution Weather Information to Predict Hail Damage Claims: A Spatial Point Process for Replicated Point Patterns

Presentations

Actuarial Research Conference (2021) Leveraging High-Resolution Weather Information to Predict Hail Damage Claims: A Spatial Point Process for Replicated Point Patterns (Best Student Presentation)

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics (2021) Leveraging High-Resolution Weather Information to Predict Hail Damage Claims: A Spatial Point Process for Replicated Point Patterns

Actuarial Research Conference (2019) Assessing the Causal Impact of Delayed Oral Health Care on Emergency Department Utilization (Honorable Mention)

Teaching

Undergraduate Courses

Machine Learning for Business Analytics (BUS 656), Spring 2022.

Loss Models I (ACT 652), Fall 2017.

Business Analytics I (BUS 306), Fall 2016.

Business Analytics I (BUS 306), Spring 2017.

Principles of Risk Management (RMI 300), Fall 2019.

Principles of Risk Management (RMI 300), Spring 2020.

Principles of Risk Management (RMI 300), Fall 2020.

Principles of Risk Management (RMI 300), Spring 2021.

Principles of Risk Management (RMI 300), Fall 2021.

Principles of Risk Management (RMI 300), Spring 2022.