Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Program in Public Health

Lijing L Yan, PhD, MPH

Lijing L Yan, PhD, MPH

Adjunct Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine

Focus of Work

Bio

Dr. Yan is a cardiovascular epidemiologist with a background in demography and health economics. Her main research interests are prevention and control of cardiovascular diseases (including diabetes). She has been involved in investigating associations of major modifiable risk factors and psychosocial factors with long-term coronary and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. She is highly interested in and committed to translating best evidence into policy and practice globally, especially in ...[Read full text]Dr. Yan is a cardiovascular epidemiologist with a background in demography and health economics. Her main research interests are prevention and control of cardiovascular diseases (including diabetes). She has been involved in investigating associations of major modifiable risk factors and psychosocial factors with long-term coronary and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. She is highly interested in and committed to translating best evidence into policy and practice globally, especially in China. She is currently the head of the Research and Development Division at the George Institute for International Health, China (www.george.org.cn) and the director of the NHLBI/UHG Center of Excellence for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control in China.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • PhD, MPH: University of California-Los Angeles (1999)

Contact

312-908-7914

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Chicago IL 60611