Liu Yang
Chengdu, China
Faculty advisor: 
Dissertation / thesis / project title and brief summary: 

"Improving Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Surveillance: Focusing on Enhancing Surveillance Methods and Evaluation".

Liu's dissertation contributes to the practice of OSH surveillance evaluation by proposing a tailored guiding evaluation framework based on field experts consensus. The research also explored potential data sources for more complete surveillance of work-related injuries and illnesses among a vulnerable population, young workers in Oregon.

Professional / academic / life plans after graduation: 

Starting a postdoctoral fellowship in the Research Center of the University of Montreal hospital center.

Favorite memory of being a graduate student at Oregon State: 

Sharing our cultures and future dreams with peer students coming from different backgrounds.