Service & Awards

Epidemiological Service for COVID-19

Epidemiological intern for COVID-19 Vulnerable Population Task Force at the Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas, USA, 2020

COVID-19 case investigator and contact tracer for Brazos Valley COVID Operation Center, Bryan, Texas, USA, 2020

Professional Affiliations and Services

National student meeting co-chair, abstract reviewer, presenter, American Public Health Association, 2020–present

Affiliated fellow, presenter, American Academy of Health Behaviors, 2020-present

Program planning member, session moderator, presenter, Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiological Research, 2021–present

Global health session co-chair, communication committee member, abstract reviewer,  Society for Epidemiological Research, 2021–present

Member, International Epidemiological Association, 2024–present

Member, Gerontological Society of America, 2024–present

School/University-Level Service

Doctoral student representative, Research Committee, School of Public Health, Texas A&M University, 2021–2022 

Senator for College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, Faculty Senate, Clemson University, 2024–2025

Department-Level Service

Member, Graduate Committee, Department of Public Health Sciences, Clemson University, 2024–2025

Member, Inclusive Excellence Committee, Department of Public Health Sciences, Clemson University, 2023–2024

Member, Honors and Awards Committee, Department of Public Health Sciences, Clemson University, 2024 Spring

Member, Faculty Search Committee, Department of Public Health Sciences, Clemson University, 2023 Fall

Journal Peer-Review Service 

Journal of Family Violence, The Science of the Total Environment, Clinical Epidemiology, Translational Psychiatry, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR), BMC Health Service Research, BMC Public Health, Frontiers in Psychology, Health Science Reports, Social Science Medicine (SSM) - Mental Health, Psychology Research and Behavior Management, Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, Women’s Health, International Journal of Women's Health, Clinical Interventions in Aging, Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders EXTRA

Editorial Service

Associate Editor, JMIR-Aging, 2023–present

Honors, Awards, and Scholarships

National Level

Affiliated Fellow, American Academy of Health Behavior, 2022- present

Lyndon Haviland Scholarship, American Public Health Association (APHA)- Student Assembly (SA), 2022

Resa Jones Leadership Scholarship, APHA-SA, 2022

Student Minority Supplemental Scholarship, APHA-SA, 2022 (declined)

Student Scholarship, APHA-Student Assembly, 2022 (declined)

Career Enhancement Student Scholarship, APHA-Disability Section, 2021

Rising Star Scholar in Population Health Sciences, University of Utah, December 2022


University Level

Shibata International Memorial Scholarship (1/5,000+ international students), Texas A&M University, 2022

Academic Excellence Award (top 1%)- Association of Former Students (AFS) Scholarship, Texas A&M University, 2022–2023


School Level

Delta Omega Honor Society (Top 10%)- Alpha Tau Chapter, Texas A&M University (TAMU)- School of Public Health (SPH), 2023

Awards for Excellence In Research (selected 1 from all doctoral graduates), TAMU-SPH, 2023

Travel Award to moderate 2022 Society of Perinatal Epidemiological Research (SPER) Annual Meeting

Travel Award to present at 2021 American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting

Travel Award to present at 2021 Society of Perinatal Epidemiological Research (SPER) Annual Meeting

Travel Award to present at 2020 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting

Service and Travel Award for COVID-19 Epidemiological Assistance for Texas, TAMU-SPH, 2020

Travel Award to present at 2020 American Academy of Health Behaviors (AAHB) Annual Meeting

Graduate Assistantships (Research and Teaching), TAMU-SPH, 2019–2023


Pre-doctoral level

Chancellor’s Scholar (selected one from 2017 cohort), Global Health Graduate Program, 2017

Full-tuition scholarship, Global Health Master’s Program, 2017–2019

Excellent Undergraduate Thesis (5/150) & Excellent Graduate (2/80), Wuhan University, 2017

First-Class Scholarships (1/25), Wuhan University, 2014–2016

First place in the Challenge Cup Research Competition, Wuhan University, 2017

Excellent Award in Social Investigation Competition, Wuhan University

Merit Student (1/25), Wuhan University

Excellent League member (3/80), Wuhan University

Advanced Individual of Social Work, Wuhan University