Thyvu Mai

MPH Public Health Genetics
MPH in Public Health Genetics; Thesis: "We're not just raw material for research": Understanding the Cultural Beliefs of Indigenous Communities to Ensure Culturally-Sensitive Genetic Research Engagement
Areas of Interest: 
Health promotion beyond the laboratory setting

Prior to joining the UW community, Thyvu worked as a clinical laboratory scientist diagnosing genetic disorders. Drawing upon her clinical background and public health interests, she is pursuing an MPH in PHG with the goal of expanding her role in health promotion beyond the laboratory setting to more direct community interventions.

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