Yuehan (Joyce) Zhang

Bachelor Mathematics; Master of Statistics Xiamen University
PhD Candidate


Yuehan's PhD thesis will focus on evaluating the changes of physical functioning limitations and psychological distress of colorectal cancer survivors in relation to colorectal cancer diagnosis. Her research aims to better understand the role of cancer diagnosis in exacerbating the person-centered outcomes in older adults.


Research interests

  • Cancer
  • Statistical modeling
  • Large datasets

Thesis involved examining the epidemiological profile of comorbidities in cancer survivors in the 45 Up Study