Yesol Yang

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First Name
Yesol
Last Name
Yang
Credentials
PhD, RN, APRN-CNP
Assistant Professor
Address
344 Newton Hall
Address (Line 2)
1585 Neil Avenue
City
Columbus
State
OH
Zip Code
43210

Yesol Yang is a nurse PhD scientist with training in breast cancer (BC) control and survivorship. Her overall research goal is to understand the mechanisms underlying cancer-related cognitive impairment (CRCI) in BC survivors and then to develop interventional strategies. Specifically, she is interested in examining the association of brain activation during uncertainty with subsequent cognitive function in BC survivors. Currently, she is a leading a functional magnetic resonance imaging pilot study to determine the feasibility of conducting a longitudinal study to investigate brain-social risk phenotypes of CRCI among breast cancer survivors.

Dr. Yang graduated BSN at Korea University and started her career as a nurse in a Medical Intensive Care Unit at a Samsung Cancer Center in South Korea. Upon relocation to the U.S., she was trained as a nurse educator at the MD Anderson Cancer Center. She completed her post-master’s Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner program at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, where she obtained her master’s in nursing education. She completed her doctoral education at the Duke University School of Nursing and a two-year T32 postdoctoral fellowship at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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April 15, 2024

Initiative recognized as Program of Excellence by University Outreach and Engagement

The Community Health Worker (CHW) Training Program, an initiative within The Ohio State University College of Nursing that has grown into one of the largest programs of its kind in Ohio, received the designation of 2024 Program of Excellence in Engaged Scholarship this month from the university’s Office of Outreach and Engagement.