Yang Ge

Yang Ge

Epidemiologist & Biostatistician

University of Southern Mississippi


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

Dr. Ge studies Computational Epidemiology, with a focus on infectious diseases. He has worked extensively on influenza, norovirus, COVID-19, and tuberculosis, and is also interested in the effects of environmental factors and human behavior on the transmission of these diseases. He uses modeling techniques to study disease transmission kinetics, viral replication, and antibody response.

More details of his research are listed on Google Scholar and NCBI Bibliography

Last updated: 2023-07

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