Global Health Institute
Dr. Weijun Yu, Ph.D., is a senior research officer at Georgetown University’s Global Health Institute. She earned her Ph.D. in epidemiology from University of Maryland, College Park, in spring 2023. Weijun has utilized advanced data analytics techniques to investigate the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable populations in Hong Kong and has contributed to the development of several evidence-based clinical guidelines for occupational physicians in the United States. Her current research interests encompass infectious disease outcomes in vulnerable populations, alongside the use of epidemiological and innovative methodologies like network science to enhance disease surveillance and inform health policy.