Chiu Yi Tan

Chiu Yi Tan, MSW, LMSW-C

  • Student, PhD in Social Welfare
  • Research Interests

    Psychosocial oncology

    Cancer survivorship

    Substance use

    Digital health interventions

    Adolescents and young adults

    Chiu Yi (Joey) Tan is an innovation fellow at the Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation and a PhD student at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice. She earned her BA in Psychology from San Jose State University and her MSW degree from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor. She has contributed towards multiple psychosocial oncology projects centered around Adolescents and Young Adults (AYAs) at the University of Michigan, including a meta-analysis and oncofertility study. Before starting her PhD, she worked as a research coordinator at Michigan Medicine on several social media intervention studies, funded by NIAAA and NIDA, to address substance use behaviors among emerging adults. She is a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Michigan. Clinically, she has gained over 2 years of experience delivering mental health interventions to promote behavior change. Her research interest includes developing accessible digital health interventions to improve cancer survivorship outcomes, especially among AYAs.









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