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Yiqun Chen joins biostatistics department at Johns Hopkins University

Yiqun Chen

Congratulations to University of Washington Biostatistics alumnus Yiqun Chen (PhD, ’22) who will join the faculty at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the department of biostatistics in January 2025 as an assistant professor. 

Chen is currently finishing a postdoctoral fellowship in data science at Stanford University, working with Professor James Zou on applying advanced AI techniques to biomedical data. 

Chen received his PhD in Biostatistics from the University of Washington, advised by Professor Daniela Witten.  While at UW, Chen received the University of Washington School of Public Health Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, and the Thomas R. Fleming Excellence in Biostatistics Award. 

His research interests include applying generative AI methods to biomedical data analysis and quantifying the resulting uncertainty.