Yong Chen

Senior Fellow

Yong Chen, PhD

  • Professor, Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, Perelman School of Medicine

Yong Chen, PhD is a Professor of Biostatistics at at the Perelman School of Medicine. He directs a Computing, Inference, and Learning Lab at Penn, which focuses on integrating fundamental principles and wisdoms of statistics into quantitative methods for tackling key challenges in modern biomedical data. Dr. Chen is an expert in synthesis of evidence from multiple data sources, including systematic review and meta-analysis, distributed algorithms, and data integration, with applications to comparative effectiveness studies, health policy, and precision medicine. He is also working on developing methods to deal with suboptimal data quality issues in health system data, dynamic risk prediction, pharmacovigilance, and personalized health management. He has over 150 publications in a wide spectrum of methodological and clinical areas.

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