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Yougui Wu, PhD

Yougui Wu, PhD

Associate Professor

Contact Info

  • Office: CPH 2111
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  • Academic Phone: 8139746673
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  • PH.D., Mathematical Statistics, University of Maryland, 2001
  • MS, Chinese Academy of Science, 1991
  • BS, Jiangxi Normal University, 1984




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


Dr. Wu received his PhD 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 at the College of Public Health. 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 the College of Public Health, 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.

Research Interests

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