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Associate Research Scientist
Division of Kinesiology 1027 East Huron 1688
Trained as an exercise scientist, Dr. Yen received his undergraduate and graduate training in Beijing Sports University. He completed both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees at the University of Michigan and has worked for the School of Kinesiology at Michigan since 1980.
As the leading analyst in the UM-HMRC, Dr. Yen has engaged in the development of the relational databases and research models for the Integrated Health Management System. This system, which is in use worldwide, has become an important tool for supporting decisions for organizational medical claim cost containment, productivity, and personal health management. His research on the economic value of personal health and health management programs has been well recognized in both the United States and China. Currently, he is on the editorial boards for the American Journal of Health Behavior and the Chinese Journal of Health Management.
Center for Japanese Studies
School of Social Work Building1080 South University Ave.Suite 4640
Ann Arbor, MI