Ye Shen

Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Associate Professor

Epidemiology & Biostatistics

  • Education

    PhD, Biostatistics, Yale University, 2011

    BS, Statistics, Fudan University, 2003

  • Areas of Expertise

    Research: longitudinal data analysis, spatial statistics, recurrent event modeling, semiparametric regression methods, missing data problems in clinical trials

    Teaching: introductory biostatistics, categorical data analysis, data management and computing, advanced biostatistics

    study design, power and sample size analysis, repeatedly measured (longitudinal) data, randomized clinical trials, causal inference (matching/porpensity score/SEM)

  • Affiliations



  • Selected Publications

    Martinez L, Shen Y, Handel A, Chakraburty S, Stein C, Malone L, Boom HW, Quinn FD, Joloba ML, Whalen CC, Zalwango S. Effectiveness of WHO’s Screening Algorithm for Child Contacts of Tuberculosis Cases in Resource-constrained Areas: A Prospective Cohort Study in Uganda. Lancet Respiratory Medicine. 2017; (In press).

    Heckman TG, Markowitz JC, Heckman BD, Woldu H, Anderson T, Lovejoy TI, Shen Y, Sutton M, Yarber W. A randomized clinical trial showing persisting reductions in depressive symptoms in HIV-infected rural adults following brief telephone-administered Interpersonal Psychotherapy. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2017; (In press).

    Martinez L, Handel A, Shen Y, Chakraburty S, Quinn FD, Stein CM, Malone LL, Zalwango S, Whalen CC. A Prospective Validation of a Clinical Algorithm to Detect Tuberculosis in Child Contacts. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 2017; (In press).

    Martinez L, Shen Y, Mupere E, Kizza A, Hill PC, Whalen CC. Transmission of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Households and the Community: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2017;185(12):1327-39.

    Shen Y, Huang H, Guan Y. A conditional estimating equation approach for recurrent event data with additional longitudinal information. Statistics in Medicine. 2016;35(24):4306-19.

    Chu Y, Dai L, Qi S, Smith ML, Huang H, Li Y, Shen Y. Challenges from variation across regions in cost effectiveness analysis in multi-regional clinical trials. Frontiers in Pharmacology. 2016;7.

    Zhao L, Zhang X, Shen Y, Fang X, Wang Y, Wang F. Obesity and iron deficiency: a quantitative meta‐analysis. Obesity Reviews. 2015;16(12):1081-93.

    Zhang X, Davidson EA, Mauzerall DL, Searchinger TD, Dumas P, Shen Y. Managing nitrogen for sustainable development. Nature. 2015;528(7580):51.

    Shen Y, Miao J, Li C, Fang L, Cao S, Zhang M, et al. A meta-analysis of the fusion rate from surgical treatment for odontoid factures: anterior odontoid screw versus posterior C1–C2 arthrodesis. European Spine Journal. 2015;24(8):1649-57.

    Shen Y, Anderson A, Sinha R, Li Y. Joint modeling tumor burden and time to event data in oncology trials. Pharmaceutical Statistics. 2014;13(5):286-93.

    Ebell MH, Jang W, Shen Y, Geocadin RG. Development and validation of the Good Outcome Following Attempted Resuscitation (GO-FAR) score to predict neurologically intact survival after in-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation. JAMA Internal Medicine. 2013;173(20):1872-8.

    Guan Y, Shen Y. A weighted estimating equation approach for inhomogeneous spatial point processes. Biometrika. 2010;97(4):867-80.

    Janket S-J, Shen Y, Baird AE. Why must new cardiovascular risk factors be carefully re-assessed prior to clinical application? European Heart Journal. 2008;29(10):1336-7.

    Janket S-J, Shen Y, Meurman JH. Letter by Janket et al regarding article, “Use and misuse of the receiver operating characteristic curve in risk prediction”. Circulation. 2007;116(6):e132-e.