Yingwei Yao

Yingwei Yao PhD

Research Associate Professor

Department: Biobehavioral Nursing Science
Business Phone: (352) 273-6524
Business Email: y.yao@ufl.edu

About Yingwei Yao

SERVICE

Dr. Yao is a biostatistical reviewer for the Cancer Prevention and Control Subcommittee of the Cancer Center’s Scientific Review and Monitoring Committee.

RESEARCH

Dr. Yao’s research interests include:Statistical analysis, including statistical inference, regression, multi-level modeling, longitudinal analysis, study design and power analysisMachine learning, including clustering, classification, decision tree, splines, kernel methods, and various other supervised and unsupervised learning techniques

Research Profile

Dr. Yao has expertise in study design, power analysis, including longitudinal analysis and missing data processing; machine learning, including dimensionality reduction, model estimation, selection, validation, and testing.

Publications

2019 Cts-Clinical and Translational Science
2018 American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine
2017 AMIA … Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium

Grants

September 2019ACTIVE
Tailored Clinical Decision Support Formats Designed to Improve Palliative Care for Cancer and Chronically Ill Patients: A Pre-Clinical Test
NATL INST OF HLTH NINR ·
April 2019ACTIVE
Advancing Interdisciplinary Science of Aging through Identification of Iatrogenic Complications: The UF EHR Clinical Data Infrastructure for Enhanced Patient Safety among the Elderly (UF-ECLIPSE)
NATL INST OF HLTH NIA ·
September 2018ACTIVE
2/3 Florida-California Cancer Research, Education & Engagement (CaRE2) Health Equity Center
NATL INST OF HLTH NCI ·
September 2017ACTIVE
Evaluating the Tablet-based Turkish-PAINReportIt for Assessing Pain of Lung Cancer Patients Post Thoracotomy in TURKEY
NATL INST OF HLTH NCI ·
September 2016ACTIVE
Dignity Therapy RCT led by Nurses or Chaplains for Elderly Cancer Outpatients
NATL INST OF HLTH NCI ·
February 2015 – May 2019
PHENOTYPIC CHARACTERIZATION OF CHRONIC PAIN IN ADULTS WITHSICKLE CELL DISEASE
UNIV OF ILLINOIS ·

Education

2002
Ph.D. – Electrical Engineering (Statistical Signal/data Analysis)
Princeton University
1997
Master of Science – Electronics
Beijing University
1994
Bachelor of Science – Electronics
Beijing University

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-6524
Emails:
Business:
y.yao@ufl.edu