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Yue  Guan

Research Assistant Professor

Research Assistant Professor

Faculty, Behavioral/Social/Health Educ

Dr. Guan is a board-certified genetic counselor and social behavioral scientist. She holds a Masters of Science in Genetic Counseling and a PhD in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Guan's research work has focused on promoting population health and eliminating health inequities through effective translation of evidence-based genomic-informed programs and policies. She has led or served as a co-investigator on projects related to: effective communication of genetic risk, implementation and dissemination of evidence-based genomic applications, and community engagement to expand the reach of genomic services to racial/ethnic minorities and rural communities.

Dr. Guan is the Co-director of the Emory Precision Public Health Research Program (http://precision.emory.edu/). She has also served on several national committees, including the American Board of Genetic Counselors (ABGC) Research Committee and the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Practice Guideline Committee. 

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Contact Information

1518 Clifton Road NE, GCR 534

Atlanta , GA 30322

Phone: 404.712.1671

Email: yue.guan@emory.edu

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Areas of Interest

  • Cancer Prevention
  • Community Based Research
  • Genetics
  • Health Communication
  • Health Disparities
  • Implementation Science
  • Risk Assessment

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy 2015, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Master of Science 2012, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Bachelor of Medicine 2009, Peking University, China
  • Bachelor of Art (Dual Degree) 2008, Peking University, China

Affiliations & Activities

Courses:

  • Public Health Genomics (HGC 805)
  • Program Planning in Health Promotion (BSHES 526)

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