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Fan Li, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biostatistics

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Fan Li, PhD

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Fan Li is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics at the Yale School of Public Health. He received his Ph.D. degree in Biostatistics at Duke University in 2019. Dr. Li’s research focuses on comparative effectiveness methodology in pragmatic randomized trials and observational studies. For pragmatic trials, he has advanced the covariate-constrained randomization techniques to design cluster randomized trials, and developed the marginal model framework for the design and analysis of complex longitudinal cluster randomized trials, including the crossover and stepped wedge cluster randomized trials. For observational studies, he has contributed propensity score weighting methods for causal inference with difference-in-differences designs and multiple treatments. He is also interested in applying contemporary comparative effectiveness methodology to address challenges in collaborative settings such as epidemiology, health services research, emergency medicine among others.

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  • PhD
    Duke University (2019)

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