A picture of Research Associate, Younsoo Jung

Youn Soo Jung

Post-Doctoral Fellow
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Younsoo Jung is a research associate in the Department of Environmental Health at Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health, mentored by Kari Neadu. Her research interests are quantifying the impact of climate change and understanding the vulnerable groups to improve health disparity and help better shape health policy. She completed her Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Iowa.Her dissertation focused on the impact of Medicaid expansion on vulnerable populations and children and understanding the competition and labor supply decisions among healthcare providers. She earned her MS in Epidemiology at Stanford University. During her master’s study, she focused on understanding the impact of wildfire smoke on healthcare utilization and the association between PM2.5 and epigenetic changes, including DNA methylation and histone modification, among pregnant women.