Wonsuk Yoo

Associate Professor

Wonsuk Yoo

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Periodontics

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

College of Nursing
Department of Physiological and Technological Nursing


Assistant Division Chief of Data Coordinating Center (DCC) at Institute of Public and Preventive Health (IPPH)


  • Ph.D., Biometry/Biometrics. Medical University of South Ca, 2004

  • MSTAT, Statistics, General. University of Florida, 1999

Awards & Honors

  • AACR Cancer Biostatistics Workshop Travel Award American Association for Cancer Research, 2009

  • 2005 Young Investigator's Award American Statistical Association, 2005

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • OBMP 9010

    Grad Oral Bio Seminar
  • OBPR 9010

    Graduate Oral Biology Seminar

Teaching Interests

Biostatistics to Public Health Research Intro to Big Data Analysis Survival data analysis Applied mixed effects model


Selected Recent Publications

  • Patient web portals, disease management, and primary prevention, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Systemic Levels of Estrogens and PGE2 Synthesis in Relation to Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Risk., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Recent trends in racial and regional disparities in cervical cancer incidence and mortality in United States, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Persons Who Failed to Obtain Colorectal Cancer Screening Despite Participation in an Evidence-Based Intervention., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Systemic levels of estrogens and PGE2 synthesis in relation to postmenopausal breast cancer risk, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Dr. Yoo has extensive range of both collaborative and methodological research experience in health science and medical research. His research is mainly focused on developing biostatistical tools and methodologies that utilize complex and large amount of data to predict the risk of complex human diseases such as Cancer, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Mental Health. His research interests include developing risk score predictive modelling, EpiGenomics approach to assess the effects of multiple polymorphisms using nonparametric data-mining methods for detecting important SNPs interactions and Environmental factors, developing statistical modeling for longitudinal biomarkers on early detection, and Meta-analysis.

Department Service

  • Faculty Recruiting Committee 2017 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Institutional Review Board (Cancer) 2017 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • BMC Public Health 2016 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Cancer Research UK 2016 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Grant Proposal
  • JSM Women's Health 2016 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • International Journal of Chronic Diseases \& Therapy (IJCDT) 2015 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • MAYFEB Journal of Medicine 2015 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member