Research/Areas of Interest: Periodontal Disease Genomic Medicine Computational Biology

Education

  • DDS, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, 1998
  • DMD, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, United States, 2020
  • DMSc, Harvard University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, United States, 2005
  • MMSc, Harvard University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, United States, 2015

Biography

After receiving her dental degree in Taiwan in 1998, Dr. Yu was trained as a general practice/prosthetic resident in Taipei Veterans General Hospital in Taiwan before she embarked on research training. Dr. Yu completed her research training for Dental Informatics at Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 2005. With her dedication and passion in the study of periodontal disease, she completed her Certificate in Periodontology at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 2015.

Dr. Yu joined Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2015. Dr. Yu currently teaches in the student clinic as well as works on periodontal disease research under the NIH K23 award. Dr.Yu has published numerous peer-reviewed articles, and won national recognitions in teaching and research. She is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology. Dr. Yau-Hua Yu, DMD, DMSc, is a full-time assistant professor at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.