Jaehee Yi

Curriculum Vitae

Jaehee Yi portrait
  • Assistant Professor, College Of Social Work



  • PhD, Social Work, University of Southern California
  • MSW, Social Work, University of Michigan
  • BA, English Language and Literature & Education, Ewha Womans University, Korea

Honors & Awards

  • Professor Off Campus. Tanner Humanities Center, 11/01/2016
  • Pilot study on Telehealth Photo Storytelling intervention. University of Utah Faculty Seed Grant, 07/01/2016
  • ‚ÄčEntrepreneurial Faculty Scholar. University of Utah, 06/01/2016
  • Associate Research Dean's Research Award for Productivity. University of Utah College of Social Work, 05/06/2016
  • Dean's Scholar. University of Southern California, 05/2011


  • Children's Oncology Group (COG), Behavioral Sciences Committee and Minority Affairs Committee, 10/2013 - 05/31/2016
  • Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers (APOSW), Research Chair, 07/2012 - 06/30/2016
  • Association of Oncology Social Workers (AOSW), State representative of Utah, 02/2012 - 06/30/2016
  • Cancer Control and Population Sciences (CCPS), Investigator, 08/2011 - present


  • English, fluent.
  • Korean, fluent.
  • Spanish, basic.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • China. Planning to launch a research project on young adult cancer survivorship in Lanzhou, China.
  • Eastern Asia
  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Republic of Korea. Conducting studies on the quality of life of cancer survivors and their families since 2009.