- California Department of Public Health
Yi is a PhD candidate in Epidemiology at the University of California Davis. His research interest is on understanding how lifecourse factors are associated with cognitive function and risk for Alzheimer's disease and dementia. His dissertation project is focused on examining how lifecourse residential segregation and ethnic enclave are associated with cognitive decline and risk for Alzheimer's disease and related dementia using causal inferences methodology and neuroimaging biomarkers. He received his Bachelor of Science. in Biology and Masters in Public Health at UC Davis. Prior to starting his PhD, he was a California Epidemiologic Investigative Service (Cal-EIS) fellow at the California Department of Public Health Injury and Violence Prevention Branch working on programs to prevent child maltreatment. In his free time he enjoys playing music, fitness, and trying new foods.