October 16, 2006

TAMPA, Fla. – H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute announces Dung-Tsa Chen, Ph.D., and Daohai Yu, Ph.D. as associate professors in the Biostatistics Department.

Chen received his doctorate in Biometry from the University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center. Most recently, Chen worked at the University of Alabama at the Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center as assistant professor in the biostatistics and bioinformatics unit.

Yu received his doctorate from the University of Michigan. Prior to joining Moffitt, he worked at Duke University Medical Center as assistant professor in the department of biostatics and bioinformatics, cancer center biostatistics.

Both are members of the American Statistical Association and the International Biometric Society.

In 2001, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute earned NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center status in recognition of its excellence in research and contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Additionally, Moffitt is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, a prestigious alliance of the country’s leading cancer centers, and is listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s Best Hospitals for cancer. Moffitt’s sole mission is to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer.