Dr. Yih is a biologist and epidemiologist with domestic and international experience in infectious disease surveillance and immunization. She has coordinated infectious disease surveillance efforts using electronic-medical-record or laboratory data and space-time cluster detection methods. Dr Yih works mainly on post-approval vaccine safety monitoring with the CDC-sponsored Vaccine Safety Datalink (VSD) Project and the FDA-sponsored Sentinel Initiative, using self-controlled, sequential analysis, data-mining, and other methods. She is currently focusing on safety studies of recombinant zoster vaccine and COVID-19 vaccines.
Dr. Yih earned a PhD in biological sciences from the University of Michigan and a master of public health degree with a concentration in international health from the Harvard School of Public Health.