Yinyao Ji, M.S. 

Yinyao joined the QSU in April 2024. She got her master’s degree in Biostatistics from Duke University in 2019. Prior to the QSU, she worked as a Statistician Investigator at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she focused on advancing the understanding of processes mediating trauma recovery.




Clinical Area of Interest: Psychiatry, pediatrics, aiabetes

Methodology Area of Interest: Longitudinal data analysis, predictive modeling, data visualization


Publication (Selected): 

Short NA, van Rooij SJH, Murty VP, Stevens JS, An X, Ji Y, et al. Anxiety sensitivity as a transdiagnostic risk factor for trajectories of adverse posttraumatic neuropsychiatric sequelae in the AURORA study. J Psychiatr Res. 2022 Dec;156:45-54. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2022.09.027. Epub 2022 Sep 27. PMID: 36242943; PMCID: PMC10960961. 

Jones CW, An X, Ji Y, Liu M, Zeng D, et al. Derivation and Validation of a Brief Emergency Department-Based Prediction Tool for Posttraumatic Stress After Motor Vehicle Collision. Ann Emerg Med. 2023 Mar;81(3):249-261. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2022.08.011. Epub 2022 Nov 1. PMID: 36328855.

Straus LD, An X, Ji Y, McLean SA, Neylan TC, et al. Utility of Wrist-Wearable Data for Assessing Pain, Sleep, and Anxiety Outcomes After Traumatic Stress Exposure. JAMA Psychiatry. 2023 Mar 1;80(3):220-229. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2022.4533. PMID: 36630119; PMCID: PMC9857758.

Beaudoin FL, An X, Basu A, Ji Y, Liu M, et al. Use of serial smartphone-based assessments to characterize diverse neuropsychiatric symptom trajectories in a large trauma survivor cohort. Transl Psychiatry. 2023 Jan 7;13(1):4. doi: 10.1038/s41398-022-02289-y. PMID: 36609484; PMCID: PMC9823011.