Yang Claire Yang

PhD, Professor, Sociology, UNC-Chapel Hill, Cancer Epidemiology

Yang Claire Yang

PhD, Professor


UNC-Chapel Hill
Cancer Epidemiology

Carolina Population Center

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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.

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