Yang Claire Yang
Area of interest
Biodemography of cancer, aging, and mortality; medical sociology and social epidemiology (social disparities in aging and life course trajectories of cancer, comorbidity, and frailty; social behavioral links to cancer biology, physiology, and longevity); quantitative methodology (cohort analysis, generalized linear mixed models; Bayesian methods)
Awards and Honors
2014 Early Achievement Award, Population Association of America
2013 Elected member of the Sociological Research Association.
2012 Ruth & Philip Hettleman Prize for Artistic & Scientific achievement, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
2010-11 Harrington Faculty Fellowship, University of Texas, Austin. Declined.