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Emory Rollins School of Public Health

Yue  Guan

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. Her research work has focused on translational research in precision public health:

  • Communication research to develop and evaluate effective communications of genomic information;

  • Implementation and dissemination research to promote the adoption of evidence-based genomic applications in public health;

  • Community engagement research to expand the reach of genomic screening programs to underserved minority populations. 

Dr. Guan is the co-director of the Emory Precision Public Health Research Program ( She has also served on multiple national committees, including the American Board of Genetic Counselors (ABGC) Research Committee and the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Practice Guideline Committee. 

Contact Information

1518 Clifton Road NE, GCR 534

Atlanta , GA 30322

Phone: 404.712.1671


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Areas of Interest

  • Behavior and Health
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Genetics
  • Health Communication
  • Health Literacy
  • Health Promotion
  • Public Health Practice
  • Risk Assessment

Affiliations & Activities

Course: Public Health Genomics (HGC-805-000)