Yuan Lu, ScD

Associate Research Scientist in Medicine (Cardiology)

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Center for Outcomes Research & Evaluation (CORE)


Yuan Lu, ScD is an Associate Research Scientist in the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) at Yale University. She is trained in epidemiology and global health, with particular focus on risk factors and preventive interventions for cardiovascular diseases. She obtained both of her ScD and MSc Degrees in Global Health and Population at the Harvard School of Public Health. After her doctoral studies, she joined CORE at Yale University as a Postdoctoral Associate and later as an Associate Research Scientist in 2017, primarily conducting epidemiological and cardiovascular outcomes research. Over the past few years, she has been working on a number of groundbreaking collaborating projects between Yale University and the Chinese National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases in Beijing. These include the Millions Persons Project that assembles remarkable population health and biomedical resources from 5 million people across China. She has authored over 30 peer-reviewed publications, including first author articles in leading journals such as The Lancet and Circulation, and her work has been cited more than 10,000 times. She is also a finalist of the 2016 American Heart Association Elizabeth Barrett-Connor Research Award for Young Investigators.

Education & Training

ScD Harvard School of Public Health (2015)

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Yuan Lu, ScD
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1 Church Street, Ste 1st floor
New Haven, CT 06510
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Yale/YNHH Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE)