Shihchen Kuo RPh PhDAssistant Research Scientist, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Diabetes, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Shihchen Kuo, RPh, PhD, is the Assistant Research Scientist in the Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetes in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. He is a pharmacist-epidemiologist, health services researcher, and decision-analytic modeler. His clinical interests focus on epidemiology and management of diabetes and its complications, cardiovascular diseases, and chronic kidney diseases. His research focuses on using health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), health services research, computer simulation modeling, and decision-analytic science to help inform clinical care and health policy decision-making. Dr. Kuo has been involved in HEOR for the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial/Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (DCCT/EDIC), Diabetes Prevention Program/Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study (DPP/DPPOS), and Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness (GRADE) Study. He has been working with the diabetes modeling group at the University of Michigan and collaborating with multidisciplinary researchers in the U.S. and around the world to conduct HEOR for diabetes prevention and control.