Senior Research Coordinator, Office for Health, Equity, Inclusion & Diversity and Center for Diversity in Public Health Leadership Training
Kennedy Krieger Institute
716 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
Xuhao Yang is the Senior Research Coordinator of The Office for Health, Equity, Inclusion and Diversity (O-HEID) at Kennedy Krieger Institute. Xuhao received his Bachelor of Science in Global Health from Wuhan University in China. Xuhao has a Master of Science in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. As a student at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, Xuhao focused on social and behavioral interventions.
Xuhao is interested in translating evidence-based practices into community health services and public health training programs. He has global health research experience in community medicine and school-based health surveys in several countries, including Zambia, Nepal, Thailand, and China. Xuhao assisted in several systematic review projects as a research assistant at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. His assistance supported the development of a WHO Guideline Development project on self-care/online interventions for sexual and reproductive health among key populations, and a systematic review and meta-analysis on needle/syringe exchange programs among people who inject drugs in low- and middle-income countries. He accomplished a qualitative evaluation of an HIV peer-mentoring program for adolescents and young adults in Zambia. He also worked with the HIV/HCV counseling and testing team in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.