Qingyi Wei
Qingyi Wei

Qingyi Wei

Professor in Population Health Sciences


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


Professor in Population Health Sciences in the School of Medicine

2017 School of Medicine

Research Professor of Global Health in the University Institutes and Centers

2020 University Institutes and Centers

Professor in Medicine in the School of Medicine

2018 School of Medicine

Member of the Duke Cancer Institute in the School of Medicine

2013 School of Medicine


B.M. 1983

1983 Nanjing Medical University (China)

Ph.D. 1993

1993 Johns Hopkins Unversity, Bloomberg School of Public Health

Publications, Grants & Awards

DCI Centers, Cancer Types & Labs

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