PhD Student, School of Social Policy & Practice, University of Pennsylvania
Joey Tan, LMSW-C, is an Innovation Fellow at the Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation (PC3I) and a doctoral student at the School of Social Policy and Practice at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests include examining and promoting Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) cancer survivors’ psychosocial outcomes, as well as developing accessible digital health interventions.
Prior to beginning her PhD program, she worked as a research coordinator at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. She has contributed towards multiple NIH-funded studies focusing on the development of social media interventions, addressing risky health behaviors. She has also worked on various Psycho-Oncology projects, including an Oncofertility study and meta-analysis examining the outcomes of psychosocial interventions among pediatric and AYA cancer survivors. Currently, she is working on a guaranteed income and financial treatment trial, focusing on cancer patients.