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Healthcare and Data Analytics

Braintree, MA
January 30, 2019

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Globally trained, self-motivated and tenacious Duke graduate of Master of Biostatistics and Master of Informatics; fluent in multiple languages. Committed, highly adaptive, and responsible. Trained in analytics and business planning. Seeking leadership or business development roles in related fields, using innovation, communication and management skills to transform industry insights into business values. US citizen.


BridgeAlpha Technology, Cambridge, MA 2018-Current Director of Business Development and Innovation (Part-time)

• Played a pivotal role in design and execution of a digital marketing model to recruit users SHANGHAI ZHANGJIANG BOSTON ENTERPRISE PARK, Boston, MA 2017-2018 Project Manager (Lead of Communication and Public Relations)

• Worked directly with VP, CIO and other board directors

• Provided over 3M funding opportunities to startups and prepared them to expand business overseas

• Built strategic alliances with global enterprises, non-profit organizations, high-tech incubators, accelerators and academic institutes

• Hosted public events including academic seminar, industry engagement, investor pitch and innovative competition DUKE UNIVERSITY, Advanced Professional Degree Consulting Club 2016 Graduate Consultant

• Led a team of three to restore a major database for a local non-profit organization-Threshold Clubhouse in two weeks DUKE GLOBAL HEALTH INSTITUTE 2016

Graduate Student Researcher

Project: The Interactions of Malnutrition and Enteric Infections: Consequences for Child Health and Development”

(MAL-ED; supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Foundation of the National Institute of Health)

• Provided hands-on, computer-based training in statistical software usage to site doctors and investigators from India, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand and Bangladesh; Conducted statistical analysis for Nepal site-specific research questions SECOND MILITARY MEDICAL UNIVERSITY, Shanghai, China 2015-2016 Graduate Student Researcher (US based)

Project: An Empirical Study on Adapting Mechanism and Internet Health Management Model for Colorectal Cancer Patients with Colostomy

• Provided guidelines on sampling, database management and statistical analysis

• Edited the manuscript for publication of this proposed National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) study MASS GENERAL HOSPITAL BIOSTATISTICS CENTER, Boston, MA 2014 Harvard School of Public Health Post-baccalaureate Scholar

• Managed data for a multicenter clinical trial by utilizing SAS and SQL extensively SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY, Boston, MA 2011-2013

Department of Mathematics


• Graded homework, class work, exams and essays for multiple faculty members for over 100 students Sawyer Business School


• Collaborated with Dr. Sushil Bhatia to develop a commercial tattoo removal product as a formulation consultant EDUCATION AND HONORS

DUKE UNIVERSITY, School of Medicine, Durham, NC

Master of Management in Clinical Informatics, August 2017 Relevant coursework includes: Principles of Cost and Managerial Accounting, Health IT Business Solutions, Foundations of Management

& Organizations, Marketing Analysis, and Operations and Supply Chain Management, Clinical Informatics Strategy, Foundations of Corporate Finance, Principles of Strategy, Managerial Analysis, Applied Health Data Science Practicum: Infrastructure Requirements for Oncology Patients to Reduce Hospital Admissions

• Determine the best practices for the Duke Cancer Network to expand access in rural area

• Provide executives with a road map of reducing preventable emergency department visits and hospitalizations AVERY YUAN Page 2

Master of Biostatistics, May 2017

Relevant coursework included: Statistical Theory & Methods, Applied Biostatistics Methods, Introduction to Statistical Programming, Introduction to the Practice of Biostatistics, Statistical Methods for Learning and Discovery, Survival Analysis, Generalized Linear Models, Causal Inferences, and Clinical Trial Design and Analysis Thesis: The Association of Micronutrient Levels and Child Growth in Nepal: Modeling Longitudinal Anthropometric Measurements and Time-varying Covariates

SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY, College of Art and Science, Boston, MA Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, Minor: Psychology. May 2014, magna cum laude, GPA: 3.7/4.0, Graduated with Departmental Honor, Thesis: Cross-sectional Study on the Association of Body Mass Index and Smoking in Relation to Coronary Heart Disease Awards:

• Duke Network Data Visualization Challenge:2nd prize

• Suffolk University Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Honor: 2014

• Full scholarship to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute funded Biostatistics program: 2013

• Dean’s Honor List, Trustee’s scholarship and dean’s scholarship: 2010-2014 Certifications:

• Oregon Health & Science University: Update in Health Information Technology: Healthcare Data Analytics

• Coursera: The Data Scientist’s Toolbox by Johns Hopkins University with distinction; and the Challenges of Global Health by Duke University Global Health Institute


Speaking Engagement

• Avery Yuan, A Glimpse Into Duke Research: Where Are You Now? Duke Computing Symposium. Durham, NC. 2017

• Avery Yuan. Prospective Effects of Propranolol in Adults Following Severe Burn Injury: A Safety and Efficacy Trial. Harvard School of Public Health. Summer Program in Quantitative Sciences Annual Symposium. Boston, MA. 2014.

• Avery Yuan. Cross-sectional Study on the Association of Body Mass Index and Smoking in Relation to Coronary Heart Disease. Suffolk STEM Banquet. Boston, MA. 2014.

• Avery Yuan, Stefanie Aguiar, Djamila Maimouna Ngadiaga, Kevin Ramos, Salina Shrestha and Ana Ybarra-Rojas. Functional Genomics of bacterial Isolates Found in Cheese. Suffolk STEM Banquet. 2014.

• Avery Yuan. Smartphone Interventions for Long-term Health Management of Chronic Diseases: An Integrative Review. 141st American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. 2013.

• Avery Yuan, Minh Bui, Pauline Ngo, Kevin Ong, Jake Plaisted, and Mollie Plekan. Identification and Characterization of Genes Up- Regulating RpoS. Suffolk STEM Banquet. 2013.


• Changrong Yuan, Huijuan Qian, Jichuan Wang, Elise L Lev, Avery Yuan, and Pamela S Hinds. Factorial Structure of a Scale: Strategies Used by People to Promote Health-Chinese Version. Cancer Nursing. 2014.

• Jingting Wang, Yuanyuan Wang, Chunlan Wei, Nengliang (Aaron) Yao, Avery Yuan, Yuying Shan, and Changrong Yuan. Smartphone Interventions for Long-term Health Management of Chronic Diseases: An Integrative Review. Telemed J E Health. Paper presented at the 141st American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. 2013.

• Changrong Yuan, Jingjing Yao, Jichuan Wang, and Avery Yuan. Assessing Regional Disparity in Prevalence of Poor Psychosocial Adjustment to Illness Among Cancer Patients in China. 2013.

• Changrong Yuan, Chunlan Wei, Jichuan Wang, Huijuan Qian, Elise L. Lev, Avery Yuan, Huiling Li, and Pamela S. Hinds. Testing Measurement Invariance of the Chinese Version of the “Strategies Used by Patients to Promote Health” (C-SUPPH) among Patients with Cancer. Journal of Nursing Measurement. 2013. TECHNICAL SKILLS

Computer and software:

SPSS, SAS, LatentGold, R, Microsoft Office Suite, and Prezi Lab Instruments and techniques:

nuclear magnetic resonance, infrared, UV-vis, fluorescence, atomic absorption and GC-MS spectroscopy, HPLC, SDS-PAGE, PCR, western blotting, isolate and purify plasmid DNA, fusions, replica-plating and annotate sequence data Language:

English (Native), Mandarin (Native), Cantonese (Fluent), Shanghainese (Fluent), Korean (Elementary)

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