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Chrystelle  Kiang

Chrystelle Kiang is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Epidemiology at Emory University, where she earned her MPH in 2019. Her general research interests are in pharmacoepidemiology, molecular and genetic epidemiology, and epidemiologic methods. Before coming to Emory, she worked in specimen processing and autopsy services in the Surgical Pathology Department at Massachusetts General Hospital, and was an undergraduate research assistant in various molecular biology research labs at MIT. She leverages this background and her epidemiology training in her research. Her dissertation research explores biomarkers and adherence measures as predictors of breast cancer recurrence.

Chrystelle is currently a part-time Epidemiology Graduate Intern in Real World Evidence at IQVIA, a clinical research and health information technology company. She helps in the development and writing of study protcols and reports for observational, mulit-country, low- to no-intervention research studies for various pharmecutical companies.

Chrystelle has served as a teaching assistant for the following courses:

  • EPI 530 Epidemilogic Methods I
  • EPI 540 Epidemilogic Methods II
  • EPI 550 Epidemilogic Methods III
  • EPI 560 Epidemilogic Methods IV
  • EPI 568 Applying Quantitative Bias Analysis to Epidemiologic Research
  • EPI 547 Public Health Applications of Molecular Epidemiology

Contact Information

Atlanta , GA


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Areas of Interest

  • Biomarkers
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Epidemiology
  • Research Methods


  • BS 2013, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MPH 2019, Emory University

Affiliations & Activities

Doctoral Student Representative, Department of Epidemiology
Epidemiology Representative, Doctoral Student Advisory Board (DSAB)
DSAB Representative, RSPH Dean's Expanded Leadership Committee
Member, Society for Epidemiologic Research


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