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Shi-Yi Wang, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

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Shi-Yi Wang, MD, PhD

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Dr. Wang is an Associate Professor at the Yale School of Public Health, faculty member of Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy and Effectiveness Research (COPPER) Center, and faculty member of Public Health Modeling Concentration, Yale School of Public Health. His primary interests focus on outcomes research and decision science. He is interested in combining systematic literature reviews, secondary data analyses, and simulation modeling to examine issues that are critical to clinicians and policy makers’ decision making. He has been working on several breast cancer projects, including an evaluation of preoperative breast MRI, development of an individualized decision aid to help radiotherapy decision-making, and assessment of sentinel lymph node biopsy for patients with ductal carcinoma in situ. He is also evaluating end-of-life care quality. He has served as the primary investigator or co-investigator in several projects (funded by Yale Cancer Center, AHRQ, NCI, ACS, and PCORI).

Education & Training

  • PhD
    University of Minnesota (2012)
  • MD
    Taipei Medical College (1992)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
The Population Science Research PrizeYale Cancer Center2017
The Distinguished Student Mentor AwardYale School of Public Health2016

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