Jun Yan, PhD is a Professor in the Department of Statistics, and a Research Fellow in the Institute of Public Health Research at the University of Connecticut. He received his doctorate in statistics from University of Wisconsin--Madison, and a master's degree in Economics from the University of Miami.
Dr. Yan's methodological research interests include survival analysis, clustered data analysis, spatial data analysis, spatial extremes, estimating functions, and statistical computing. He has been involved in a number of collaborative biomedical and public health research projects. In particular, he has worked with cystic fibrosis, alcoholism, cancer, depression, dental care, and other areas.
Dr. Yan is committed to making his statistical methods available via open source software and has authored and is actively maintaining a collection of R packages in the public domain.
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