Yuekang Li, MSW

Yuekang Li is from Beijing, China. She is currently in her forth year of the doctoral program in social work
at Washington University in St. Louis. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Law in 2011 from Tsinghua University, and a master degree in Social Work from Columbia University in 2014. Since graduation she worked at Tsinghua University Gerontology Center and the Research Center for Public Health; she also participated in the development, evaluation and research of various community social work projects. Her areas of interest include social and environmental determinants of health disparities in later life, social capital, aging in place, and community-based programs for older adults.