Yan Yan, MD, PhD

Yan Yan, MD, PhD

Professor of Surgery


Medical School: Peking Union Medical University, Beijing, China, 1986

Graduate School

MA, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1993
MS, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1995
PhD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1998


Research Interests

As an epidemiologist and applied biostatistician, Dr. Yan’s routine work is to collaborate with clinicians and researchers for study design, data analysis, paper preparations and grant applications in the medical school community, especially in the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at Siteman Cancer Center.

His research interests include competing risks, longitudinal data analyses, developing and validating prognostic models with applications in cancer prevention and treatment as well as applying casual inference theory and methods in comparative effectiveness studies. In addition, Dr. Yan is actively involved in early phase clinical trials at the Siteman Cancer Center.

Epidemiologist/Biostatistician for:

R01-Geographic Variation of Breast Cancer Survival
R01-Worksite phone counseling for smoking cessation
R01-Quality of life over time: DCIS vs early breast cancer
R01-Cell cycle variation and metastatic prostate cancer
P60-Diabetes research and training center
R01-Asthma and Nocturnal Hypoxemia in Sickle Cell Anemia
development and validation of predictive model
Risk factor for complications after spine surgery

PubMed page for Dr. Yan


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