Chao Yan, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Biomedical Informatics

Chao Yan, PhD, is a post-doctoral research fellow of the Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Yan’s research focuses on synthetic health data generation and evaluation, predictive modeling,  medical AI disparity, and privacy protection in health data use.

He received his PhD in Computer Science from Vanderbilt University in 2022. Dr. Yan has received multiple research honors, including one of the best article on clinical research informatics published in 2020, which was included in the 2021 International Medical Informatics Association Yearbook, and the distinguished paper award in 2019 AMIA Annual Symposium. He has been invited to give multiple presentations on his research, including the JAMIA Journal Club Webinar. Dr. Yan was a member of the JAMIA Student Editorial Board.