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Qingyi Wei

Professor Emeritus in Population Health Sciences
Population Health Sciences
103858, GSRB1 Room 3015C, Durham, NC 27710
215 Morris Street, Suite 210, Durham, NC 27701


Qingyi Wei, MD, PhD, Professor in the Department of Medicine, is Associate Director for Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Co-leader of CCPS and Co-leader of Epidemiology and Population Genomics (Focus Area 1). He is a professor of Medicine and an internationally recognized epidemiologist focused on the molecular and genetic epidemiology of head and neck cancers, lung cancer, and melanoma. His research focuses on biomarkers and genetic determinants for the DNA repair deficient phenotype and variations in cell death. He is Editor-in-Chief of the open access journal "Cancer Medicine" and Associate Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Molecular Epidemiology and Genetics.

Area of Expertise: Epidemiology

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor Emeritus in Population Health Sciences · 2024 - Present Population Health Sciences, Basic Science Departments
Research Professor of Global Health · 2020 - Present Duke Global Health Institute, University Institutes and Centers
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute · 2013 - Present Duke Cancer Institute, Institutes and Centers

Education, Training & Certifications

Johns Hopkins Unversity, Bloomberg School of Public Health · 1993 Ph.D.
Nanjing Medical University (China) · 1983 B.M.