Yougui Wu, Ph.D.

Yougui Wu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Contact Info

Office: 2111, MDC 56
Voice Mail: (813)974-6673
Fax: (813) 974-4719
Email: ywu@health.usf.edu
 Education and History

Came to USF

2001

Education

B.S. Jiangxi Normal University, 1984
M.S. Chinese Academy of Science, 1991
Ph.D. University of Maryland, 2001

Discipline

Biostatistics

Specialization

Methodology Development in the Areas of Familiar Aggregation using Case-Control Family Data and Biomarkers Evaluation using Longitudinal Data.

Research Interests

Biomarkers Evaluation Based on Longitudinal Data
Semi-Parametric Statistical Inference
Misclassification in Quality Control Charts
Missing Data Analysis
Alzheimer's Disease

Other Information

Curriculum Vitae

 Biography

Dr. Wu received his Ph.D. in Biostatistics from University of Maryland at College Park, worked as a Pre-doctoral research fellow in Statistics at National Institute on Deafness and Other Communicative Disorders before he was recruited to USF. Dr. Wu is the Director of Data Management & Biostatistics Core of the NIH-National Institute on Aging designated Florida Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, and Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

Dr. Wu's statistical methodological research interests have been mainly in the area of time series, semi-parametric statistical inference, biomarker evaluation in longitudinal studies, case-control family data analyses, and misclassification effects on control charts. In addition to his methodological research, Dr Wu has been actively involved in collaborative research in clinical trials and observational studies with researchers from Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Clinical Core and Mouse Core of the FADRC, as well as the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute. The applications have included mouse trials, Dementia and Alzheimer's disease, and infectious diseases.