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Yue Cao PhD, MSPH

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  • Associate Professor
  • College of Health Professions
  • Health Sciences and Research
Academic Focus
  • Health Disparities
  • Epidemiology of Spinal Cord Injury
  • Psychosocial perspectives of rehabilitation outcomes
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Dr. Cao graduated from the joint program (MSPH in Epidemiology, and PhD in Medical Sociology) at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. He has focused on outcomes research for people with spinal cord injury since 2010 when he had Postdoc training in the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center. His research interests include SCI Epidemiology, health disparities, and psychosocial perspectives of rehabilitation outcomes. He has authored or co-authored 41 publications in peer reviewed journals and made 43 presentations in national or international academic conferences. As a Principal Investigator, he has been awarded three extramural grants, including two from South Carolina Spinal Cord Injury Research Fund and one from Administration for Community Living of US Department of Health and Human Services.