Faculty Profile

Thuy Le

Thuy Le, PhD

  • Assistant Research Scientist, Health Management and Policy

Dr. Le is interested in mathematical modeling for cancer and tobacco research, and machine learning applications in tobacco regulatory science. Dr. Le has developed mathematical models to evaluate the benefits and harms of breast cancer mammography and predict the number of white blood cells during acute lymphoblastic maintenance therapy. Dr. Le has recently focused on employing mathematical models to quantify the burden of menthol cigarettes on public health and estimate the smoking cessation rate. In addition, Dr. Le is working on applying machine learning techniques to predict and understand smoking behaviors.

  • PhD, University of Padua, Italy, 2016
  • Diploma, Belarusian State University, 2012

Mathematical Modeling, Machine Learning, Causal Inference, Tobacco Control, Leukemia, Breast Cancer

Research Projects:
Dr. Le is a member of the Center for the Assessment of Tobacco Regulations
Dr. Le is co-PI of a pilot project on Predicting Smoking Behaviors Using Machine Learning

Email: thuyttle@umich.edu
Office: 734-764-6036
M3240 SPH II
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

For media inquiries: sph.media@umich.edu

Areas of Expertise: Cancer,  Health Policy,  Tobacco