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  • Yee Hui Yeo

    Yee Hui Yeo

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Gastroenterology

    Bio Dr. Yeo is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Stanford University Medical Center. He obtained his MD at National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan. He underwent internship training at Taichung Veterans General Hospital, where he also worked as a research fellow under the guidance of Prof. Chun-Ying Wu. He received a Master in Global Health Science at Oxford University at 2016.

    The overall goal of his research is to advance public health to prevent and treat chronic liver diseases using large-scale databases. He is also interested in performing meta-analysis and Bayesian network meta-analysis for evidence synthesis.

    Under the guidance of Prof. Mindie Nguyen, he actively uses Truven Health MarketScan Research Database (150 million), The Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) of California (16 million), UK Biobank (0.5 million), NHANES database, single-center Stanford-based cohorts, multi-center Bay Area consortium, as well as collaborative international cohorts to study the natural history, health disparities, and cascade of care of chronic liver diseases.

    He is also interested in putting effort on viral hepatitis elimination. For HBV infection, he evaluates the coverage of HBV vaccination in children and adolescents as well as adults who are at high risk of infection to identify the groups who need vaccination. For HCV infection, he determines the efficacy of direct-acting antiviral drugs and reveals predictors for achieving sustained virological response (SVR).

    Dr. Yeo serves as a Global Outreach Subcommittee of the AASLD Clinical Practice Special Interest Group.

    He serves as ad hoc reviewer for Annals of Internal Medicine, BMJ, Journal Gastroenterology and Hepatology, BMC gastroenterology, United European Gastroenterology Journal, European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, and Digestive Disease and Sciences.