Yuh-Pey Anne Buu, PhD (Stats), PhD (Ed. Psych)

Associate Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Biological Sciences

Dr. Yuh-Pey Anne Buu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Biological Sciences at the University of Michigan School of Nursing. She holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Indiana University and a Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Florida. Dr. Buu is a biostatistician and developmental psychologist. She has developed new psychological measurement and statistical methodology to evaluate risk related to drug abuse and alcoholism. Her research examines prevention/intervention strategies, developmental impact, and risk factors of substance abuse from childhood to adulthood, as well as intergenerationally. Dr. Buu has been actively engaged in long-term collaborative research settings and is interested in engaging in new community-based participatory research efforts. She leads a group of analytics faculty at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor who specialize in statistical methodology and health economics that has built solid quantitative methodology curriculum for health science as well as strong interdisciplinary collaborations.

Current Research Interests:

  • Longitudinal data analysis
  • Health communication
  • Bioinformatics
  • Substance abuse prevention
  • Developmental psychology

Website | Email | Phone: (734) 764-9008

Research Areas: Quantitative MethodsHealth CommunicationHealth InformaticsSubstance Use

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