Name: Yin Wu

Email: yin.wu@mail.mcgill.ca

Position:  Postdoctoral Fellow 

Biography:

Dr. Wu is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, under the co-supervision of Dr. Brett Thombs and Dr. Andrea Benedetti. She is also an instructor in the Department of Epidemiology at McGill University. She completed her Ph.D. in education psychology and quantitative methods at University at Buffalo in 2017, during which she got her advanced certificate in applied statistical analysis of New York state. Her research focuses on application of quantitative data analysis techniques and methodology in improving psychological health and well-being. She is involved in the DEPRESSD project of individual patient data meta-analyses on the diagnostic accuracy of depression screening tools.

Awards:

- Utting Postdoctoral Fellowship for Studies in Depression. Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, 2018

- The Peter Drapiewski Scholarship. Graduate School of Education, University at Buffalo, 2016

- American Educational Research Association (AERA) Grants Program. Institute on Statistical Analysis: Causal Analysis Using International Data. Funded by National Science Foundation, 2015

- Outstanding Graduate Student Award. South China Normal University, 2011

 

Publications:

Thombs BD, Levis B, Rice BD, Wu Y, Benedetti A. Reducing waste and increasing the usability of psychiatry research: The family of EQUATOR reporting guidelines and one of its newest members – the PRISMA-DTA Statement. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. 2018 [Epub ahead of print].https://doi.org/10.1177/0706743718773705

Lee J, Kim N, Wu Y. College readiness and engagement gaps between domestic and international students: Re-envisioning educational diversity and equity. The Journal of Higher Education. 2018 [Epub ahead of print]. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10734-018-0284-8

Wu Y. Universal beliefs and specific practices: Students’ math self-efficacy and its influencing factors between the United States and China.International Education Studies. 2016;9(12):61-74.

Wu Y, Chen X, Zheng X. Post-traumatic stress symptoms and mental health and correlates among women after being exposed to the Wenchuan Earthquake. Chinese Journal of Clinical Psychology. 2011;19(1):92-95.

Li Y, Wang R, Wu Y, Cheng H, Zhao Y, Yang L, Zhang Y, Liu J. Investigation and analysis quality of life and its influencing factors in the elderly.Chinese Journal of Geriatrics. 2011;30(03):248-250.

Wu Y, Chen X. Report of investigation of Guangzhou middle school students experienced traumatic events: Case study of a middle school of Yuexiu district. Journal of Shanxi Teachers University: Social Science. 2010;37(S1):138-140.

Wu Y. Investigation and analysis on the state of mind, family function and social support of pregnant and lying-in women in Changzhi city. Chinese Nursing Research. 2010;24(30):2759,2819.

Li Y, Wang R, Wu Y, Cheng H, Zhao Y, Yang L, Zhang Y, Liu J. Quality of life of elderly caregivers living in Changzhi city. Chinese Journal of Health Management. 2010;04(05):272-274.

 

Presentations:

Wu Y. The effect of teacher support on students’ mathematics achievement: mediated by student self-efficacy. Oral presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Conference, New York, NY. April 2018.

Lee J, Wu Y. Is the Common Core racing U.S. to the top? Tracking state proficiency standards and achievement. Oral presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX. April 2017.

Wu Y, Liu K, Zhao Y. How parental involvement associates with students’ post-secondary education enrollment between Asian Americans and white students. Oral presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Conference, Washington, DC. April 2016.

Wu Y. Universals and specifics of students’ math self-efficacy and influential factors between the U.S. and China. Oral presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. April 2015.

Wu Y. Students’ math self-efficacy and influencing factors among East Asian countries and the United States. Oral presented at the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada. March 2014.

Wu Y. Post-traumatic stress symptoms and mental health and correlates among women after being exposed to the Wenchuan earthquake. Oral presented at the 13th National Academic Congress of Psychology, Shanghai, China. November 2009.

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