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Posts by Yuqing Zhang, DSc


Dr. Zhang is the Director of Epidemiological and Biostatistical Methods in Rheumatology at Mass General and a Professor in Residence in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is a senior epidemiologist with expertise in study design and statistical analysis, and has mentored both MD and PhD trainees and junior faculty for over 30 years.

Over the past several years he has applied causal inference theory to clarify the paradoxical phenomenon in observational studies of risk factors for progression and sequelae of musculoskeletal diseases and developed a novel approach of online case-crossover study to examine triggers for disease flare.


The Rheumatology Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital provides leading-edge treatment and transformative care to patients with rheumatic disease and autoimmune conditions.