Skin cancer prevention among young adults: The Risk Information and Skin-cancer Education for Undergraduate Prevention study
Dr. Yelena Wu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Dermatology and Investigator at the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah. She is a pediatric and clinical child psychologist. She completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology at the University of California Berkeley, and at the University of Kansas completed her M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical child psychology, and minor in quantitative psychology. At Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, she completed her pre-doctoral internship and her post-doctoral fellowship in adherence and self-management of chronic health conditions. Her research focuses on promoting pediatric health outcomes by improving implementation of preventive health behaviors and disease management. Her current work centers on skin cancer prevention among young populations as well as COVID testing in K-12 schools.