Ph.D. and M.S., health outcomes and pharmacy practice, University of Texas at Austin; M.D., clinical medicine, Suzhou Medical College
Summary of Experience
Dr. Yang specializes in health economics and outcomes research. She works closely with pharmaceutical and device companies to support product launch, product positioning, and post-market research by designing and analyzing clinical trial data, insurance claims databases, electronic medical charts, and primary survey data. Her expertise also includes building predictive models for health risks, and developing software to support medical decision making. Collaborating frequently with academic experts and clinical key opinion leaders, Dr. Yang has extensive experience in patient-reported outcomes (e.g., health-related quality of life, patient preference in medical product features) and clinician-reported outcomes, and has worked on development and validation of a number of such instruments in various disease areas. Dr. Yang's research has been published in many peer-reviewed journals and presented at many clinical and economic research conferences. She is a licensed oncology surgeon in China. Prior to joining Analysis Group, Dr. Yang was a senior scientist at QualityMetric (now part of Optum, Inc.).