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Ye (Julia) Zhu, MD, MPH, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate, Mayo Clinic

Project Title: Physicians’ Attitudes about Clinical Implementation of Pharmacogenomics

Julia Zhu is a research associate in the Knowledge Synthesis Unit at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Her research interests include understanding and developing individualized medicine from multiple aspects such as patient outcome evaluation and prediction, economic evaluation, and policy analysis using population-level data and simulation methods. The ultimate goal of her work is to optimize clinical decision-making, disease outcomes, and patient quality of life. Her primary research currently focuses on the clinical implementation of pharmacogenomics. Her CERSI Scholar project aims to understand the physicians’ opinions on the clinical use of pharmacogenomics and explore the potential opportunities and identify the potential barriers of this field.