Yuhong Yuan
Lecturer (Adjunct), Medicine

Dr. Yuhong (Cathy) Yuan was a Gastroenterologist and a lecturer at Sun Yet-sen University of Medical Science in Guangzhou, P.R. China, with an M.D., M.Sc., and Ph.D. She then undertook post-doc training in the Netherlands and the U.K. for two years.
Cathy immigrated to Canada in 2001. She pursued her second Master’s degree in Clinical Epidemiology at McMaster University in 2005 while working as a research fellow. Since then, she has been working as a research associate and a health research methodologist at the Department of Medicine, McMaster University, till Dec. 2023.
She has been involved in numerous research projects and has contributed to clinical guideline development; she has co-authored over 210 medical papers, 10 book chapters/document sections/reports for government agencies, and over 140 conference proceedings (with an h-index of 51). Cathy has collaborated with prestigious researchers and has helped train junior researchers around the world. She is currently a Guidelines Office Methods Committee member for the European Association of Urology (EAU), an international editorial board member for a high-ranking medical journal AP&T, and an invited reviewer for several high-impact medical journals.
Since 2014, Cathy was the Cochrane Information Specialist (CIS) for Cochrane UGPD, and was the CIS for Cochrane Gut till Dec.2022. In addition, Cathy was the Managing Editor for Cochrane Upper Gastrointestinal and Pancreatic Diseases (UGPD) from 2018, until Cochrane Gut was formed in June 2020 by the merger of Cochrane UGPD and Cochrane IBD; Cathy was the Managing Editor for Cochrane Gut from June 2020 till Dec.2022.
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