Yingqi Zhao received her PhD in biostatistics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 2012. She is currently an Associate Professor at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Her research focus includes methodologies for personalized medicine, dynamic treatment regimes, observational studies and machine learning. Specific applications of these work include cancer treatment and prevention, health care delivery for complex type II diabetes patients and childhood obesity surveillance. Her work in personalized medicine is particularly notable for these applications, which has been the basis for much subsequent work on developing biomarker-based treatment rules. She is actively engaged with collaborations with the SWOG clinical oncology cooperative group.
Our research is supported by NIDDK, NICHD, NCI and Hope Foundation.