Ying Liu, MD, PhD

Ying Liu, MD, PhD

Primary Academic Title

Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Etiology and prevention of breast cancer, risk factors across the life course in relation to breast cancer development, disparities in breast cancer incidence, progression and prognosis, biomarkers in the progression of premalignant breast lesions to breast cancer, cancer care and outcomes in low-income women


  • 1995: MD, Southeast University Medical College, Nanjing, China
  • 2006: PhD, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX


  • 2006 - 2009: Postdoctoral training, cancer survivorship, Washington University
  • 2009 - 2011: Postdoctoral training, cancer etiology, Washington University

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