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Yue  Guan

Research Assistant Professor

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. Dr. Guan's research work has focused on promoting population health and eliminating health inequities through effective translation of evidence-based genomic-informed programs and policies. She has led or served as a co-investigator on projects related to: effective communication of genetic risk, implementation and dissemination of evidence-based genomic applications, and community engagement to expand the reach of genomic services to racial/ethnic minorities and rural communities.

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

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Contact Information

1518 Clifton Road NE, GCR 534

Atlanta , GA 30322

Phone: 404.712.1671


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Areas of Interest

  • Cancer Prevention
  • Community Based Research
  • Genetics
  • Health Communication
  • Health Disparities
  • Implementation Science
  • Risk Assessment


  • Doctor of Philosophy 2015, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Master of Science 2012, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Bachelor of Medicine 2009, Peking University, China
  • Bachelor of Art (Dual Degree) 2008, Peking University, China

Courses Taught

  • BSHES 526: Program Planning

Affiliations & Activities


  • Public Health Genomics (HGC 805)
  • Program Planning in Health Promotion (BSHES 526)

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