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Jenni Young

Graduate Research Assistant, FMSC, Family Science
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Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: SPH 1236
Phone: 301-405-4007 |

Jenni Young is a fourth-year Family Science doctoral student and graduate of the CFT masters program from Madison, WI. She earned a B.A. in Psychology and Mandarin Chinese from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Jenni also earned her M.A. in Chinese language and culture from The Ohio State University. She previously worked in Beijing as the Operations Manager at the Care for Children School for Children with Special Needs and the Care for Children Family Therapy Clinic. Prior to that position, she was a research assistant at Beijing Normal University’s Institute of Developmental Psychology. Jenni's research and clinical interests include interracial family relations, cross-cultural communication, and medical family therapy. She is currently in her second year as a pre-doctoral fellow at the Clinical Genetics branch of the National Cancer Institute, NIH. In her spare time, she enjoys playing board games, biking, and being outdoors.