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Yan Li

Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Dr. Yan Li is interested in combining her background in computer sciences, genetic and survey methodology with her research experience with National Cancer Institute to develop statistical methods for efficiently designing and analyzing complex samples in a biomedical setting. Particularly, her interests include improving population representativeness of nonprobability samples, health disparity analyses, genetic association using case-control, cohort and cross-sectional studies and surveys with complex designs.


(301) 314-6570

Areas of Interest

Core Faculty

Nonprobability Sample Analyses; Health Disparity Analyses; Survival Data Analyses; Genetic Analyses; Causal Inference Using Survey Data

PostDoc, Biostatistics and Survey Statistics, 2009

Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute

PhD, Survey Methodology, 2006

University of Maryland at College Park

MS, Statistics, 2002

University of Nebraska at Lincoln

MS, Animal Genetics and Breeding, 2000

China Agricultural University, China

BS, Computer Science,1997

Beijing Institute of Technology, China