Name: Ying (Sheryl) Sun 

Email: ying.sun2@mail.mcgill.ca

Position:  Research Coordinator 

Biography:

Sheryl joined DEPRESSD as a research coordinator in July 2018. She received a Bachelor of Science in Anatomy and Cell Biology from McGill University in 2015, and a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Boston University in 2018. Sheryl started working in the field of psychiatric research as a research assistant at Douglas Mental Hospital in 2015. Then during her stay in Boston, she gained experiences in epidemiological research, data analysis and project management from a number of institutions, including Boston Medical Center, BU School of Public Health, BU School of Medicine and International Society for Infectious Diseases etc.. Her research interests are epidemiological methodology in mental health and other related fields.

Awards:

- Honor Society Membership. Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health. 2018

- The 18th International Congress on Infectious Disease Travel Award. International Society for Infectious Disease (ISID). 2018

- Merit Scholarship. Boston University School of Public Health. 2016 

 

Publications:

Spencer AE, Plasencia N, Sun Y, Lucke C, Haile H, Cronin R, ... & Biederman J. Screening for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Comorbidities in a Diverse, Urban Primary Care Setting. Clinical Pediatrics. 2018; 0009922818787329.

 

Sun Y, Lassmann B, Galblum A, Holmes AH, Hajjeh R, Ahmand R. Seed Grants to Early Career Investigators in Low-and Middle-income Countries to Build Research Capacity in the Field of Infectious Diseases–Evaluating Grant Uptake and Reach. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2018;73:91.

 

Presentations:

Sun Y, Lassmann B, Galblum A, Holmes A, Hajjeh R, Ahmad R. Seed Grants to Early Career Investigators in Low- and Middle-income Countries to Build Research Capacity in the Field of Infectious Diseases - Evaluating Grant Uptake and Reach. The 18th International Congress on Infectious Diseases/XVIII Congreso SADI. Buenos Aries, Argentina, March, 2018.

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