Xinyang Yi

Graduate Research Assistant

Xinyang Yi is a Graduate Research Assistant at the Center for Public Health Systems Science. She is responsible for evidence-based literature reviews for the Center, and works primarily on the Tobacco Town project. Xinyang is a dual degree student, pursuing her MSP at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis and her MA at Xi’an Jiaotong University. In 2020, she participated in the Research on Mental Health Promotion in Public Health Emergencies from the Perspective of Positive Psychology Program. Xinyang’s research interests include the application of experimental methods in public health, randomized controlled trials, and public health policy simulation and assessment.


  • BA, Xi’an Jiaotong University, 2018
  • MA, Xi’an Jiaotong University, expected 2021
  • MSP, Washington University in St. Louis, 2020