Erin Zhan

Precision Health Program Certificate Student
School of Information Health Informatics MS Student


Erin is a first year master’s student in the Health Informatics program. Having worked in a variety of research settings, she discovered the power of data and the importance of taking into account individual differences when developing solutions. The breadth of knowledge she gained in the scientific community, combined with her neuroscience degree, clinical, and industry experiences, demonstrate how scientific research and precision health impacted population health, and their potential in transforming healthcare. Erin’s short-term goal is to work as a clinical informatics analyst. She wants to help organizations achieve improvements in health outcomes, and help patients receive individualized care. After seeing the limited medical resources when she volunteered in Ecuador and Nepal, her long-term goal is to serve as a global health leader and to develop an information system that would allow better medical supply reallocation and enhanced education for the disadvantaged people.