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Xian Yu, Ph.D.

Xian Yu, Ph.D.

Sr. Biostatistician, Methodology & Analytics Core, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX

Sr. Biostatistician, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine


Phone: 713-440-4400 ext. 10271

Research Interests

  • Clinical trial and survival analysis
  • Epidemiology studied and outcomes research
  • SQL database management, SAS program


  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas
  • M.S., University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska
  • M.S., Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

Awards and Activities

  • Member of American Statistical Association, 2007-Present
  • Member of American Math Association, 2011-2014
  • Scholarship for Academic Excellence, University of Texas at Dallas, 2007-2010
  • Travel Award, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, 2006

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