Dr. Yu is a senior biostatistician with background of clinical medicine. She has provided statistical support for projects assessing a broad range of medical conditions, including prostate cancer, HIV, digestive diseases and others since 2003. Currently, she has two subcontracts to provide statistical support for the HIV research programs in southern Africa region. She works with basic scientists, epidemiologists and clinical researchers, and provides consultation on study design and statistical analyses, and assist with grant applications and publications for basic/preclinical, clinical, epidemiology, and outcome research projects. She is interested in applied statistics and resolving problems in real-life studies using novel statistical methods, with primary focus on HIV research.