Jaehee Yi, PhD

Research Interests

  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Emerging Adulthood

Languages

  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Social Work - Assistant Professor
  • Cancer Center Programs: Affiliate, non-programmatically aligned

Academic Bio

Jaehee Yi, PhD, is an assistant professor in the College of Social Work at the University of Utah and an investigator of the Huntsman Cancer Institute.Yi's research focus is cancer survivorship and the impact of cancer on individuals and families. She examines how social aspects such as stigma, social networks, and survivor identities affect this group. Her goal is to enhance survivors' quality of life. For future research, she plans to continue studying young adult cancer survivorship and expand her research internationally. Currently, Yi is conducting a study on cancer survivorship in South Korea.Yi earned the title Dean's Scholar at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, where she received a PhD in social work. She received a masters degree in social work from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Education History

Type School Degree
Doctoral Training University of Southern California
Social Work
Ph.D.
Graduate Training University of Michigan
Social Work
M.S.W.
Undergraduate Ewha Womans University
English Language and Literature
B.A.

Global Impact

Education History

Type School Degree Country
Undergraduate Ewha Womans University
English Language and Literature
B.A. Korea