Chun-Wei Yuan is a Simulations and Forecasting Researcher at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. In this role he is responsible for designing and implementing simulation software to support research into the most effective use of resources in developing countries’ health systems. He works with researchers in public health, economics, and statistics to create a flexible simulation tool that incorporates a wide variety of data to both understand the current state of a health system and predict how it will respond to change.
IHME was established at the University of Washington in Seattle in 2007. Its mission is to improve health through better health evidence.
Foreman KJ, Marquez N, Dolgert A, Fukutaki K, McGaughey M, Pletcher MA, Smith AE, Tang K, Yuan C, Brown JC, Friedman J, He J, Heuton KR, Holmberg M, Patel D, Reidy P, Carter A, Cercy K, Chapin A, Douwes-Schultz D, Frank T, Fullman N, Goettsch F, Liu PY, Nandakumar V, Reitsma MB, Reuter V, Sadat N, Sorensen RJD, Srinivasan V, Updike R, York H, Lopez A, Lozano R, Lim SS, Mokdad AH, Vollset SE, Murray CJL. Forecasting life expectancy, years of life lost, and all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 250 causes of death: reference and alternative scenarios for 2016–40 for 195 countries and territories using data from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet. 16 October 2018. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(18)31694-5.