Yue-Fang Chang, PhD

  • Research Associate Professor

Yue-Fang Chang, PhD, joined the Department of Neurological Surgery as a research associate in June of 2000. She received her doctoral degree in statistics from the University of Illinois and Master in Public Health in epidemiology from the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Chang has worked in a variety of areas, such as brain tumor, traumatic brain injury, health outcome, neuroimaging study, women’s health and diabetes epidemiology. She serves as the statistician in several epidemiological studies including Cardiovascular Health Study, Women’s Health Initiative and Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation. Over the years she has been involved in numerous grant preparations, providing statistical expertise in design, analysis and power/sample size calculations.

Dr. Chang's publications can be reviewed through the National Library of Medicine's publication database.

Specialized Areas of Interest

Longitudinal data analysis; survival analysis; statistical computing; research methodology; injury epidemiology.

Education & Training

  • BS, Statistics, National Chung-Hsing University, Taiwan, 1984
  • MS, Statistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1987
  • PhD, Statistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991
  • MPH, Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, 1994

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