Menggang Yu

Position title: Professor, Biostatistics and Medical Informatics


Phone: 261-1988

Menggang Yu

Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Informatics
Director, Biostatistics Shared Resource,
UW Carbone Cancer Center
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Dr. Menggang Yu is a professor at the Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, University of Wisconsin – Madison and Director of the Biostatistics Shared Resources at the UW Carbone Cancer Center. He is an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA).

Dr. Yu conducts broad statistical methodology research, all motivated by his daily collaborative experience with medical investigators. His methodological publications cover extensive topics including joint modeling of longitudinal and survival data, missing data, clinical trial design and analysis, causal inference, and personalized medicine.

Dr. Yu is also a devoted statistical collaborator. One of his career goals is to make integral contributions to scientific research that has direct impact on human health. His scientific collaboration is mainly in the areas of cancer and health care research.

He has also co-authored over 80 collaborative medical papers, among which over 25% are in highly impactful medical journals (with 2017 impact factors range from 10.0 to 244.6). These publications introduce ground-breaking and practice-changing results to many areas of oncology and health services.