Wei (Peter) Yang, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor of Biostatistics in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Graduate Group Affiliations

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Division of Biostatistics
Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
632 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021
Office: 215-573-7326
Fax: 215-573-4865
BS (Genetics)
Peking University, Beijing, China, 2001.
Ph.D. (Biostatistics)
State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany, Albany, NY, 2007.
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Selected Publications

Ertefaie A, Nguyen A, Harding D, Morenoff J, Yang W: Instrumental Variable Analysis with Censored Data in the Presence of Many Weak Instruments: Application to the Effect of Being Sentenced to Prison on Time to Employment. The Annals of Applied Statistics 12(4): 2647-2673, 2018.

Stephens-Shields AJ, Spieker AJ, Anderson A, Drawz P, Fischer M, Sozio SM, Feldman H, Joffe M, Yang W*, Greene T* (* Co-senior author) : Blood pressure and the risk of chronic kidney disease progression using multistate marginal structural models in the CRIC Study. Statistics in Medicine 36(26): 4167-4181, Nov 2017.

Yang W, Xie D, Pan Q, Feldman HI, Guo W: Joint Modeling of Repeated Measures and Competing Failure Events In a Study of Chronic Kidney Disease. Statistics in Biosciences 9(2): 504-524, 2017.

Yang W, Jepson C, Xie D, Roy JA, Shou H, Hsu JY, Anderson AH, Landis JR, He J, Feldman HI: Statistical Methods for Recurrent Event Analysis in Cohort Studies of CKD. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 12(12): 2066-2073, Dec 2017.

Anderson AH, Yang W, Townsend RR, Pan Q, Chertow GM, Kusek JW, Charleston J, He J, Kallem R, Lash JP, Miller ER 3rd, Rahman M, Steigerwalt S, Weir M, Wright JT Jr, Feldman HI, Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study Investigators: Time-updated systolic blood pressure and the progression of chronic kidney disease: a cohort study. Annals of Internal Medicine 162(4): 258-65, Feb 2015.

Yang W, Propert K, Landis JR: Estimating the efficacy of an interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome medication in a randomized trial with both non-adherence and loss to follow-up. Statistics in Medicine 33(20): 3547-55, Sep 2014.

Yang W, Joffe MM, Hennessy S, Feldman HI: Covariance adjustment on propensity parameters for continuous treatment in linear models. Statistics in Medicine 33(26): 4577-89, Nov 2014.

Joffe MM, Yang W, Feldman HI: G-Estimation and Artificial Censoring: Problems, Challenges, and Applications. Biometrics 68(1): 275-86, Mar 2012.

Anderson AH*, Yang W*, Hsu CY, Joffe MM, Leonard MB, Xie D, Chen J, Greene T, Jaar BG, Kao P, Kusek JW, Landis JR, Lash JP, Townsend RR, Weir MR, Feldman HI; CRIC Study Investigators (* Co-first author): Estimating GFR Among Participants in the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study. American Journal of Kidney Disease 60(2): 250-61, Aug 2012.

Joffe MM, Yang W, Feldman HI: Selective ignorability assumptions in causal inference. The International Journal of Biostatistics 6(2): Article 11, 2010.

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