Ying Chen

Appointments and Affiliations

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Biostatistics Program
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division and Public Health Sciences Division
Member, Appointed 2011
University of Washington
Department of Statistics
Affiliate Professor
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Mailing Address

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
P.O. Box 19024
Seattle, Washington 98109-1024
United States


Phone: (206) 667-7051
Fax: (206) 667-4378


Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, Biostatistics, 1999.
B.S., Peking University, Computational Mathematics, 1992.

Research Interests

Dr. Ying Qing Chen is a Full Member at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Affiliate Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Washington. Dr. Chen obtained his doctoral degree in Biostatistics from the Department of Biostatistics at Johns Hopkins University. He was the Sweesy-Womack Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at UC Berkeley and Associate Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Florida prior to joining the Hutchinson Center faculty in 2004. His expertise is in the development of statistical methods for analysis of survival and longitudinal data from clinical trials and epidemiological studies. Since joining the Center, Dr. Chen has been statistician on several Phase III trials: including HIVNET 024, HPTN 046, and HPTN 052.

Previous Positions

2004-2011: Associate Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Biostatistics Program, Public Health Sciences Division (PHS) and Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division (VIDD)
2003-2004: Associate Professor, University of Florida, Division of Biostatistics, Department of Statistics
1999-2004: Assistant Professor, University of California, Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health

Additional Experience

2004-Present: Affiliate Associate, Full Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Washington


American Statistical Association
International Biometric Society
International Chinese Statistical Association
Society for Clinical Trials
International AIDS Society

Honors and Awards

2003-2004: Stanley Schor Visiting Scholar, Merck Research Laboratories, Rahway, NJ
2001-2004: Sweesy-Womack Endowed Chair, University of California, Berkeley, CA
2001-2002: Hellman Family Faculty Fund, University of California, Berkeley, CA
1999-2000: Student Award and Travel Fellowship, ICSA, Washington, DC
1999-2000: The Thomas Charlmers Award, SCT, Anaheim, CA
1999-2000: Margaret Merrell Award, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
1998-1999: Young Investigators Travel Grant to IBS, Cape Town, South Africa


  • NIH/NCI: Statistical Methods for Medical Studies; Investigator (PI: Ross Prentice), 2006-2016.
  • NIH/Pending: Statistical Methods for Dissecting Time-Varying GxE Interactions; Investigator (PI: Lue Ping Zhao), 2012-2015
  • NIH/NIAID: Statistical Methods in HIV/AIDS Research, Principal Investigator, 2010-2013
  • NIH/NIAID: Leadership for HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials Network, Investigator (PI: Deborah Donnell), 2004-2013.
  • NIH/NIAID: Statistical Methods for HIV/AIDS Research, Sub-Award Principal Investigator (PI: Mei-Cheng Wang), 2008-2012.

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