Xiaoying Yu, PhD
Associate Professor

UHC Building, 4th Floor, Suite 4.536
1005 Harborside Drive,
Galveston, Texas 77550

Mailing address:
301 University Boulevard,
Galveston, Texas 77555-1150

Phone: (409) 772-9144
Fax: (409) 772-5272
Email: xiyu@utmb.edu

  • Dr. Yu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biostatistics & Data Science. She is a senior biostatistician with a background in clinical medicine. She has provided statistical support for projects assessing a broad range of medical conditions, including cancer, HIV, digestive diseases, and others since 2003. Her expertise includes design and analysis for animal studies, clinical trials, and epidemiological studies; comparative effectiveness research, survey data analysis, longitudinal data analysis; and HIV research. She works with basic scientists, epidemiologists, and clinical researchers, and provides consultation on study design and statistical analyses, and assists with grant applications and publications. She is interested in applied statistics and resolving problems in real-life studies using novel statistical methods, with a primary focus on HIV research. She has a subcontract to provide statistical support for the HIV research programs in the southern Africa region and uses large administrative data to conduct HIV epidemiologic and health services research.

    Curriculum Vitae - CV


    • MD, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
    • MS, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, Chicago, Illinois
    • PhD, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, Texas
    • Clinical trial design and analysis
    • Epidemiological studies
    • Comparative effectiveness research
    • Health services research
    • Survey data analysis and longitudinal data analysis
    • HIV and aging
    • Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health
    • Office of Biostatistics