Yu Chung

Yu Chung, MPH, MS

Program Administrator, Regulatory Knowledge and Support


Ms. Chung supports the Regulatory Knowledge and Support (RKS) core group within the SC CTSI, which is dedicated to improving the quality of clinical trials conducted in academia through innovative approaches to education and training. Ms. Chung manages and provides regulatory consultations to USC investigators who are looking for help in developing regulatory strategies; conducts regulatory research to identify and address regulatory challenges in clinical trials; develops manuscripts, abstracts, and posters for publication and secures funding sources for research projects and student fellowships.

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Professional Background

Ms. Chung has over 15 years of experience as a senior analyst at the USC Biomedical Institutional Review Board performing review, analysis, and evaluation of human research protocols and served as a regulatory Subject Matter Expert for faculty, staff, students, and ancillary committees on IRB regulations, polices and practices. Prior, as an epidemiology analyst in the County of Los Angeles, Ms. Chung planned, conducted, and evaluated epidemiological studies and investigators of food-borne outbreaks, including the development of study design and methodology, analysis of case and control data, and presented investigation findings. She also has experience working in the Public Affairs Office in the Food and Drug Administration Los Angeles District and conducting bench research in microbiology and molecular genetics.  

Ms. Chung obtained a Masters of Public Health with emphasis in Biostatistics and Epidemiology and a Masters of Regulatory Science, both from USC.  


Spending time with her family and pets

NIH Funding Acknowledgment: Important - All publications resulting from the utilization of SC CTSI resources are required to credit the SC CTSI grant by including the NIH funding acknowledgment and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.