Qingyi Wei

Qingyi Wei
Professor in Population Health Sciences
Third Year Mentor - Human Genetics and Genomics Study Program (HGP)
Campus mail: 103858, GSRB1 Room 3015C, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 660-0562

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

Education and Training

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