Yuan Xu

Dr. Yuan Xu, MD PhD

Positions

Assistant Professor

Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Oncology

Assistant Professor

Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Surgery

Assistant Professor

Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Community Health Sciences

Member

Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute

Contact information

Phone number

Office: 403.210.9554

Background

Biography

Postdoctoral Fellow, CIHR-Health System Impact Fellow Program; PhD (Epidemiology), Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary; Residency (General Surgery), Capital Medical University, Beijing, China; Master of Medical Science (MSc) (Clinical Medicine and Surgery), Capital Medical University Beijing, China; Doctor of Medicine (MD), Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.

Shawn's main interest lies in developing methods to leverage multidimensional health data including electronic health data and administrative data to boost the outcome of health service studies, and to generate real-world evidence to support medical decision making at the health-system and point-care levels in cancer care.

Research

Areas of Research

Area of Focus
  • Clinical epidemiology
  • Real-world evidence
  • Methodology in Electronic Medical Record data
Summary of Research

Developing methods to leverage multidimensional health data including electronic health data and administrative data to boost the outcome and health service studies, and to generate real-world evidence to support medical decision making at the health-system and point-care levels in cancer care.