Yor Li

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Position Title
Master's of Public Health Student, UC Davis

Unit
Department of Public Health Sciences, UC Davis


Bio

Yi's experience with his family and the undeserved community motivated him to pursue a career in health. While obtaining his undergraduate degree, his interest in Public Health developed from volunteering his time with hospitals in Sacramento and with the free clinic called Hmong Lifting Undeserved Barriers (HLUB). After graduating, he began working with the Imaging of Dementia and Aging Laboratory where he discovered a lack of research in brain health for the Asian-American population. He is driven to gain the skills and knowledge through the UC Davis MPH program to make positive changes in his community. His professional interests include: Preventive Care, Food and Nutrition, Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia, Diversity, Youth Education, Underserved Communities