Grace Huang , MA
Dr. Grace Huang is a Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA) fellow in the Behavioral Research Programâs (BRP) Science of Research and Technology Branch (SRTB) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). She received her doctorate in Health Behavior Research from the University of Southern California, and also has a Master of Public Health degree in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Bachelor degree in Psychology and Cellular, Molecular Biology from the University of Michigan.
Her research interests include the use of social network analysis methods to examine dynamic network structures, in-person and online social influence mechanisms, and their collective effects on health behaviors to inform the development of multilevel social media health promotion strategies. Grace also has experience in the implementation and evaluation of health communication initiatives through primetime television programming on a variety of topics including cancer screening and obesity prevention. During her postdoctoral fellowship, Grace will be working with Kara Hall to explore the role of networks in relation to the science of effective research teams and collaborations.
Secondary Branch Appointment:
Science of Research and Technology Branch (SRTB)
Current and past BRP mentors include Kara Hall.