Yue Zhang, PhD

Research Interests

  • Development and Application of Statistical Methods in the Epidemiology and Clinical Trial
  • Clustered and Longitudinal Data Analysis
  • Multilevel and Joint Outcome Modeling Techniques
  • Latent Variable Methods
  • Bayesian Inference
  • MCMC Simulation
  • Flexible Semiparametric Regression
  • Survival Analysis
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Multivariate Analysis and Quantile Regression

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Internal Medicine - Research Associate Professor
  • Divisions: Biostatistics, Epidemiology

Academic Office Information

  • 801-213-3735
  • Williams Building
    Division of Epidemiology
    295 Chipeta Way
    Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine
Division of Biostatistics, Department of Preventive Medicine
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Doctoral Training Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
Biostatistics
Ph.D.
Graduate Training School of Nature Sciences and Mathematics, University of Texas at Dallas
Statistics
M.S.
Undergraduate Tianjin University
Applied Mathematics
B.S.

Global Impact

Education History

Type School Degree Country
Undergraduate Tianjin University
Applied Mathematics
B.S. China

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Manwaring SS, Swineford L, Mead DL, Yeh CC, Zhang Y, Thurm AT (). The gesture–language association over time in toddlers with and without language delays. Autism Dev Lang Impair.
  2. Ou JY, Hanson HA, Ramsay JM, Leiser CL, Zhang Y, VanDerslice JA, Arden Pope C, Kirchhoff AC (). Fine particulate matter and respiratory healthcare encounters among survivors of childhood cancers. Int J Environ Res Public Health.
  3. Kirby AV, Bakian AV, Zhang Y, Bilder D, Keeshin BR, Coon H (). A Twenty-Year Study of Suicide Death in a Statewide Autism Population. Autism Research.
  4. Charlmer P, Tashijian R, Zhang Y, Henninger Heath (). The influence of radiographic viewing perspective on glenoid inclination measurement. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Arthroplasty.
  5. Blank AT, Lerman DM, Shaw S, Dadrass F, Zhang Y, Liu W, Hung M, Jones KB, Randall RL (). PROMIS Scores in Operative Mestatic Bone Disease Patients: a Multicenter, Prosepctive Study. J Surg Oncol.
  6. Chou A, Graber C, Zhang Y, Jones M, Goetz M, Madaras-Kelly K, Samore MH, Glassman P (). Specifying an Implementation Framework for VA Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs: Using a Factor Analysis Approach. J Antimicrob Chemother.
  7. Hanson L, Ahmed Z, Katz BJ, Warner JEA, Crum AV, Zhang YY, Zhang Y, Baggaley S, Pippett K, Cortez MM, Digre KB (). Patients with migraine have substantial reduction in measures of visual quality of life. Headache.
  8. Pirozzi C, Mendoza D, Xu Y, Zhang Y, Scholand MB, Baughman R (). Short-term particulate air pollution exposure is associated with increased severity of respiratory and quality of life symptoms in patients with fibrotic sarcoidosis. Int J Environ Res Public Health.
  9. Alderden J, Zhao Y, Zhang YY, Thomas D, Butcher R, Zhang Y, Cummins MR (). Outcomes of Stage 1 Pressure Injuries among Critical Care Patients: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Am J Crit Care.
  10. Godfrey WB, Yorgason JB, Zhang Y, Hicken BL, Chen W, Rupper RW (). Variability in spousal perceptions of caregiving and its relationship to older caregiver health outcomes. J Gen Intern Med.
  11. Pirozzi C, Jones B, VanDerslice J, Zhang Y, Dean N, Paine R (). Short-term air pollution and incident pneumonia: a case-crossover study. Ann Am Thorac Soc.
  12. Cheng Y, Zhang Y (). Adherence and Virologic Outcomes among Treatment-Naïve Veteran Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Infection. Medicine.
  13. Al-Awad W, Karsy M, Sanai N, Spetzler R, Zhang Y, Xu Y, Mahan MA (). Impact of Removed Tumor Volume and Location on Patient Outcome in Glioblastoma. J Neurooncol.
  14. Zhang Y, Salam MT, Berhane K, Eckel S, Rappapport E, Linn WS, Habre R, Bastain TM, Gilliland FD (). Genetic and Epigenetic Susceptibility of Airway Inflammation to PM2.5 in School Children: New Insights from Quantile Regression. Environmental Health.
  15. Thomas A, Redd A, Khader K, Leecaster M, Zhang Y, Jones M, Greene T, Samore M (). Extended Models for nosocomial infection: parameter estimation and model selection. Math Med Biol.
  16. Davis RH, Zhang Y, Chen W, Zhang RZ, Swoboda KJ (). Arm anthropometry is associated with body composition in patients with spinal muscular atrophy. J Child Neurol.
  17. Tashjian RZ, Erickson GA, Robins RJ, Zhang Y, Burks RT, Greis PE (2017 Feb 02). Influence of Preoperative Musculotendinous Junction Position on Rotator Cuff Healing After Double-Row Repair.LID - S0749-8063(16)31047-7 [pii]LID - 10.1016/j.arthro.2016.12.010 [doi]. (Epub ahead of print) Arthroscopy.
  18. Tashjian RZ, Granger EK, Zhang Y (2017 Feb). Utility of prerevision tissue biopsy sample to predict revision shoulder arthroplasty culture results in at-risk patients. J Shoulder Elbow Surg, 26(2), 197-203.
  19. Maitra S, Kump J, Lee Z, Zhang Y, Pehler S, Spiker WR, Lawrence B, Bodke DS (). The Effect of Vancomycin Powder on the Rates of Infection and Pseudarthrosis in Lumbar Spine Surgery: A Retrospective Analysis of 453 Patients. Spine J.
  20. Khader K, William A, Leecaster M, Redd A, Zhang Y, Greene T, Samore M, Huskin WC (). A Dynamic Transmission Model to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Infection Control Strategies Open Forum Infectious Diseases. Open Forum Infect Dis.
  21. Suter T, Henninger HB, Zhang Y, Wylie JD, Tashjian RZ (2016 Nov). Comparison of measurements of the glenopolar angle in 3D CT reconstructions of the scapula and 2D plain radiographic views. Bone Joint J, 98-B(11), 1510-1516.
  22. Graber C, Chou A, Zhang Y, Jones M, Glassman P (). Association of inpatient antimicrobial utilization measures with antimicrobial stewardship activities and facility characteristics of Veterans Affairs medical centers. Journal of Hospital Medicine.
  23. Uddin MI, Islam S, Nishat NS, Hossain M, Rafique TA, Rashu R, Hoq MR, Zhang Y, Saha A, Harris J, Calderwood SB, Bhuiyan TR, Ryan ET, Leung DT, Qadri F (). Biomarkers of Environmental Enteropathy are Positively Associated with Immune Responses to an Oral Cholera Vaccine in Bangladeshi Children. PLoS Negl Trop Dis.
  24. Tashjian RZ, Lilly DT, Isaacson AM, Georgopoulos CE, Bettwieser SP, Burks RT, Greis PE, Presson AP, Granger EK, Zhang Y (2016 Sep/Oct). Incidence of and Risk Factors for Symptomatic Venous Thromboembolism After Shoulder Arthroplasty. Am J Orthop, 45(6), E379-E385.
  25. Hubbard RA, Lange J, Zhang Y, Salim BA, Stroud JR, Inoue LYT (). Using Semi-Markov processes to study timeliness and tests used in the diagnostic evaluation of suspected breast cancer. Stat Med.
  26. Tashjian RZ, Granger EK, Zhang Y, Teerlink CC, Cannon-Albright LA (2016 Jun). Identification of a genetic variant associated with rotator cuff repair healing. J Shoulder Elbow Surg, 25(6), 865-72.
  27. Eckel SP, Zhang Z, Habre R, Rappaport EB, Linn WS, Berhane K, Zhang Y, Bastain TM, Gilliland FD (2016 May). Traffic-related air pollution and alveolar nitric oxide in southern California children. Eur Respir J, 47(5), 1348-56.
  28. Chou AF, Graber CJ, Jones M, Zhang Y, Goetz MB, Madaras-Kelly K, Samore M, Kelly A, Glassman PA (). Characteristics of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs at Veterans Affairs Hospitals: Results of a Nationwide Survey. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol.
  29. Brown K, Danemann N, Stevens V, Zhang Y, Greene T, Samore M, Arora P (). Integrating Time-Varying and Ecological Exposures into Multivariate Analyses of Hospital-Acquired Infection Risk Factors: A Review and Demonstration. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 37(4), 411-9.
  30. Zhang Y, Berhane KT (). Dynamic Latent Trait Models with Mixed Hidden Markov Structure for Mixed Longitudinal Outcomes. J Appl Stat, 43(4), 704-720.
  31. Eckel SP, Zhang Z, Rappaport EB, Habre R, Linn WS, Berhane K, Bastain TM, Zhang Y, Gilliland FD (). Indoor Room Nitric Oxide and Alveolar Nitric Oxide in the Southern California children’s health study. Eur Respir J.
  32. Suter T, Popp AG, Zhang Y, Zhang C, Tashjian RZ, Henninger H (). The influence of radiographic viewing perspective and demographics on the Critical Shoulder Angle. J Shoulder Elbow Surg, 24(6), e149-58.
  33. Suter T, Popp AG, Zhang Y, Zhang C, Tashjian RZ, Henninger H (). Der Einfluss der radiologischen Projektion und demographischen Faktoren auf die Bestimmung des Critical shoulder angle (CSA). Sports Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 31(2), 162-163.
  34. Suter T, Gerber Popp A, Zhang Y, Zhang C, Tashjian RZ, Henninger HB (2015 Jun). The influence of radiographic viewing perspective and demographics on the critical shoulder angle. J Shoulder Elbow Surg, 24(6), e149-58.
  35. Eckel SP, Linn WS, Salam MT, Bastain TM, Zhang Y, Rappaport EB, Liu M, Berhane K (2015 Mar). Spirometry effects on conventional and multiple flow exhaled nitric oxide in children. J Asthma, 52(2), 198-204.
  36. Tashjian RZ, Burks RT, Zhang Y, Henninger HB (2015 Mar). Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty: a biomechanical evaluation of humeral and glenosphere hardware configuration. J Shoulder Elbow Surg, 24(3), e68-77.
  37. Zhang Y, Berhane K, Eckel SP, Salam MT, Linn WS, Rappaport EB, Bastain TM, Gilliland FD (2015). Determinants of Children's Exhaled Nitric Oxide: New Insights from Quantile Regression. PLoS ONE, 10(7), e0130505.
  38. Viollet L, Glusman G, Murphy KJ, Newcomb TM, Reyna SP, Sweney M, Nelson B, Andermann F, Andermann E, Acsadi G, Barbano RL, Brown C, Brunkow ME, Chugani HT, Cheyette SR, Collins A, DeBrosse SD, Galas D, Friedman J, Hood L, Huff C, Jorde LB, King MD, LaSalle B, Leventer RJ, Lewelt AJ, Massart MB, Merida MR 2nd, Ptacek LJ, Roach JC, Rust RS, Renault F, Sanger TD, Sotero de Menezes MA, Tennyson R, Uldall P, Zhang Y, Zupanc M, Xin W, Silver K, Swoboda KJ (2015). Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood: Retrospective Genetic Study and Genotype-Phenotype Correlations in 187 Subjects from the US AHCF Registry. PLoS ONE, 10(5), e0127045.
  39. Jones M, Graber C, Butler J, Nechodom K, Ying J, Zhang Y, Kay C, Furman A, Weir C, Glassman P, Pollack L, Samore M, Goetz MB (). Decreased Vancomycin Use after Implementation of a Decision Support Program for Antibiotic Time outs. Open Forum Infect Dis.
  40. Annis P, Lawrence BD, Spiker WR, Zhang Y, Chen W, Daubs MD, Brodke DS (2014 Oct). Predictive factors for acute proximal junctional failure after adult deformity surgery with upper instrumented vertebrae in the thoracolumbar spine. Evid Based Spine Care J, 5(2), 160-2.
  41. Brooke BS, Zhang Y, Greene TH, Zhang Y, Presson A, Kraiss LW (). Cardiac Stress Testing During Workup for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair Does Not Improve Patient Outcomes. J Vasc Surg, 60(2), 547.
  42. Berhane K, Zhang Y, Salam MT, Eckel SP, Linn WS, Rappaport EB, Bastain TM, Lurmann F, Gilliland FD (2014 Jul). Longitudinal effects of air pollution on exhaled nitric oxide: the Children's Health Study. Occup Environ Med, 71(7), 507-13.
  43. Zhang Y, Berhane K (2014 Apr 15). Bayesian mixed hidden Markov models: a multi-level approach to modeling categorical outcomes with differential misclassification. Stat Med, 33(8), 1395-408.
  44. Miglioretti DL, Zhang Y, Johnson E, Lee C, Moring R, Vanneman N, Smith-Bindman S (). Personalized Technologist Dose Audit Feedback for Reducing Patient Radiation Exposure from Computed Tomography. J Am Coll Radiol, 11(3), 300-8.
  45. Eckel SP, Linn WS, Berhane K, Rappaport EB, Salam MT, Zhang Y, Gilliland FD (2014). Estimation of parameters in the two-compartment model for exhaled nitric oxide. PLoS ONE, 9(1), e85471.
  46. Linn WS, Rappaport EB, Eckel SP, Berhane KT, Zhang Y, Salam MT, Bastain TM, Gilliland FD (2013 Sep). Multiple-flow exhaled nitric oxide, allergy, and asthma in a population of older children. Pediatr Pulmonol, 48(9), 885-96.
  47. Eckel SP, Berhane K, Salam MT, Rappaport EB, Linn WS, Bastain TM, Zhang Y, Lurmann F, Avol EL, Gilliland FD (2011 Oct). Residential traffic-related pollution exposures and exhaled nitric oxide in the children's health study. Environ Health Perspect, 119(10), 1472-7.
  48. Berhane K, Zhang Y, Linn WS, Rappaport EB, Bastain TM, Salam MT, Islam T, Lurmann F, Gilliland FD (2011 May). The effect of ambient air pollution on exhaled nitric oxide in the Children's Health Study. Eur Respir J, 37(5), 1029-36.
  49. Bastain TM, Islam T, Berhane KT, McConnell RS, Rappaport EB, Salam MT, Linn WS, Avol EL, Zhang Y, Gilliland FD (2011 Mar). Exhaled nitric oxide, susceptibility and new-onset asthma in the Children's Health Study. Eur Respir J, 37(3), 523-31.
  50. Zhang Y, McConnell R, Gilliland F, Berhane K (2011 Mar 01). Ethnic differences in the effect of asthma on pulmonary function in children. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 183(5), 596-603.

Other

  1. Viollet L, Glusman G, Murphy KJ, Newcomb TM, Reyna SP, Sweney M, Nelson B, Andermann F, Andermann E, Acsadi G, Barbano RL, Brown C, Brunkow ME, Chugani HT, Cheyette SR, Collins A, DeBrosse SD, Galas D, Friedman J, Hood L, Huff C, Jorde LB, King MD, LaSalle B, Leventer RJ, Lewelt AJ, Massart MB, Merida MR 2nd, Ptacek LJ, Roach JC, Rust RS, Renault F, Sanger TD, Sotero de Menezes MA, Tennyson R, Uldall P, Zhang Y, Zupanc M, Xin W, Silver K, Swoboda KJ (2015). Correction: Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood: Retrospective Genetic Study and Genotype-Phenotype Correlations in 187 Subjects from the US AHCF Registry. PLoS One (10(8), pp. e0137370). United States.