Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research


Yuh-Pey Anne Buu, PhD (Stats), PhD (Ed. Psych)

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Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences

Biostatistics and Data Science

Research Interests

Behavioral/Mental Health
Adolescent Health
Genetics and -omics
Substance Use


Anne Buu is a biostatistician and developmental psychologist. She is the recipient of a Research Scientist Development Award (K01) from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. She has been the Principal Investigator of multiple R01 projects funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (e.g., R01 DA049154: Methodology and Measurement for Examining Short-term and Long-term Effects of E-cigarette and Polysubstance Use). She has provided national services including co-chairing the PhenX Medical Cannabis Use, Polysubstance Use, and Recovery Working Group and serving as a standing member of the Addiction Risks and Mechanisms Study Section at the National Institutes of Health. In addition, she has served as an Associate Editor of Nicotine & Tobacco Research. She has published in statistical journals (such as the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society; Statistics in Medicine; and Bioinformatics) as well as in psychological journals (such as Journal of Abnormal Psychology; and Development and Psychopathology). She has also published in substance use journals such as Addiction; Drug & Alcohol Dependence; and Nicotine & Tobacco Research. She has passions for not only research but also teaching. She received an Honored Instructor Award from University of Michigan in 2019. She has taught Introductory Statistics, Multivariate Statistics, Longitudinal & EMA Data Analysis, and Addiction & Society at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Indiana University-Bloomington, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, and University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. In addition to classroom teaching, she has mentored many undergraduates, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, junior faculty, and Fulbright visiting scholars.


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