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Qilu Yu, Ph.D.


Office of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
6707 Democracy Blvd., Suite 401
Bethesda, MD 20892-5475 (Courier Service – 20817)

Qilu Yu, Ph.D., is a statistician in the NCCIH Office of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs. She assists in oversight of the NCCIH clinical research portfolio by providing guidance on design, implementation, and analysis of funded research.

Dr. Yu has more than 10 years of experience planning and conducting analyses of clinical and laboratory data. She has worked on National Institutes of Health projects, including the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s Retrovirus Epidemiology Donor Study (REDS)-II and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development’s International and Domestic Pediatric and Maternal HIV Studies Network.

In previous work at the Johns Hopkins Center on Aging and Health, Dr. Yu served as codirector of data management and analysis for the Baltimore Experience Corps Study, where she supported trial design and implementation, managed data collection, provided statistical support, and supported a data safety and monitoring board and quality control efforts. At Johns Hopkins, she also provided support for randomized clinical trials, comparative effectiveness research, and other types of studies and taught in the School of Medicine.

Dr. Yu earned a B.S. in biology from the University of Science and Technology of China, completed graduate coursework in computational biology and genetics at The Pennsylvania State University, earned an M.S. in biostatistics from the State University of New York at Albany, and earned a Ph.D. in biostatistics from the University of California at Davis. She has coauthored numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts, as well as presentations delivered at professional meetings.

Dr. Yu is currently a contractor at NCCIH.

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