Yang Ge

Yang Ge

Epidemiologist & Biostatistician


Yang Ge is an assistant professor at the University of Southern Mississippi.

He studies Computational Epidemiology to protect public health. His current research mainly focuses on Infectious Disease Epidemiology, covering pathogens like influenza, norovirus, COVID-19, and tuberculosis. He is also interested in associations between the environment or human behavior with diseases. Using modeling techniques, he is studying disease transmission, the kinetics of viruses and antibodies, etc.

More details of his research are listed on Google Scholar.

Last updated: 2022-08

Awards and Honors

  • Orlin K. Fletcher, Jr. Scholarship
  • University of Georgia, Research Assistantship Recipient
  • Beta Chi Chapter of the Delta Omega Honor Society
  • Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS) Membership

Journal Referee:

  • JAMA Internal Medicine
  • JAMA Network Open
  • Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • Bulletin of the World Health Organization
  • Epidemics
  • Epidemiology and Infection
  • BMC Public Health
  • Maternal and Child Health Journal
  • Public Health Reports
  • International Journal of Epidemiology
  • Science of the Total Environment
  • Jing Zhun BCS analysis v1.0.; No.: 2019 SR 0298778;
  • INOTE v 1.0.; No.: 2018 SR 981374.

Programming Skills:


  • Infectious diseases
  • Vaccine preventable diseases
  • Statistical modeling


  • PhD, Epidemiology & Biostatistics

    University of Georgia, (Advisor, Dr. Andreas Handel)

  • MS, Biostatistics

    University of Georgia, (Advisor, Dr. Ye Shen)


  • yangepi@hotmail.com
  • School of Health Professions, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406