Yilin is a Ph.D. student in Geography & GIS at UIUC. She also work as a Research Assistant at Dr. Marynia Aniela Kolak's Healthy Regions & Policies Lab.
Yilin interested in interdisciplinary research on integrating geospatial science, urban health, and network analysis to identify vulnerable groups and optimize health resource distribution in the cities. She focused on identifying how spatial, social, and structural determinants impact community health. Also, she interested in exploring the relationships between people’s mobility within cities, including healthcare-seeking behaviors, and resource accessibility.
BS in Geography - University of Minnesota Twin Cities
MS in GIS - Temple University
Ph.D. Student in Geography & GIS - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Spatial Distribution of COVID-19 and Its Influential Factors in the City of Philadelphia