Dr. Yong Chen is an Associate Professor of Biostatistics at the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics (DBEI), the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania (Penn). He is the PI of the PennCIL lab, which is aiming to tackle key challenges in the modern data rich era, including heterogeneity, complexity, suboptimal quality, reproducibility, privacy, and high-dimensionality of biomedical data. He has published over 100 papers. His research has been continuously funded by NIH, PCORI and AHRQ.
- Senior Fellow at the Institute of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pennsylvania
- Senior Scholar at the Center for Evidence-based Practice at Penn School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
- Faculty member at the Applied Mathematics & Computational Science Program, Penn Arts & Sciences, University of Pennsylvania
- Ph.D. in Biostatistics at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Johns Hopkins University
- Thesis Advisors: Professor Kung-Yee Liang and Professor Charles Rohde.
- M.A. in Mathematics at the Department of Mathematics, the Johns Hopkins University
- B.S. in Mathematics at the University of Science and Technology of China
- 2019. Distinguished Faculty member at the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
- 2018. Best paper award by the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) Yearbook Section on Clinical Research Informatics
- 2018. Elected Member, International Statistical Institute
- 2018. Elected Member, Society for Research Synthesis Methodology
- 2015. Institute of Mathematical Statistics IMS Travel Award
- 2010. Margaret Merrell Award for excellence in research, Department of Biostatistics, The Johns Hopkins University.
- 2005 — 2010. Sommer Scholar, the Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Johns Hopkins University