Lily D. Yan, MD
Resident Physician
Boston Medical Center
Dept of Preventive Medicine

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Lily Yan is a resident physician in the preventive medicine - internal medicine program at Boston Medical Center, and a Masters of Science candidate in Health Services and Systems Research program at the Boston University School of Public Health. She studied Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology at Yale University, and obtained her medical degree from Stanford University. In medical school, she worked in Cambodia on emergency chief complaints, and in Nepal in a pediatric ward. She was a Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellow at CIDRZ in Lusaka, Zambia working in rural primary care clinics, on hypertension and contraception. Her research interests include global health and primary care, creating and measuring quality in healthcare, and noncommunicable diseases, particularly in low and middle income countries. She is interested in how to horizontally strengthen primary care to allow improved outcomes across disease conditions.
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  1. Yore MA, Strehlow MC, Yan LD, Pirrotta EA, Woods JL, Somontha K, Sovannra Y, Auerbach L, Backer R, Grundmann C, Mahadevan SV. Characteristics and outcomes of pediatric patients presenting at Cambodian referral hospitals without appointments: an observational study. Int J Emerg Med. 2018 Mar 13; 11(1):17. PMID: 29536212; DOI: 10.1186/s12245-018-0172-0;.
  2. Yan LD, Mwale J, Straitz S, Biemba G, Bhutta Z, Ross JF, Mwananyanda L, Nambao M, Ngwakum P, Genovese E, Banda B, Akseer N, Yeboah-Antwi K, Rockers PC, Hamer DH. Equity dimensions of the availability and quality of reproductive, maternal and neonatal health services in Zambia. Trop Med Int Health. 2018 04; 23(4):433-445.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29457318.
  3. Yan LD, Thomas D, Schwartz M, Reich J, Steenkamp D. Rescue of Graves Thyrotoxicosis-Induced Cholestatic Liver Disease Without Antithyroid Drugs: A Case Report. J Endocr Soc. 2017 Mar 01; 1(3):231-236.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29264480; DOI: 10.1210/js.2016-1065;.
  4. Yan LD, Chirwa C, Chi BH, Bosomprah S, Sindano N, Mwanza M, Musatwe D, Mulenga M, Chilengi R. Hypertension management in rural primary care facilities in Zambia: a mixed methods study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 02 03; 17(1):111. PMID: 28158981; DOI: 10.1186/s12913-017-2063-0;.
  5. Yan LD, Chi BH, Sindano N, Bosomprah S, Stringer JS, Chilengi R. Prevalence of hypertension and its treatment among adults presenting to primary health clinics in rural Zambia: analysis of an observational database. BMC Public Health. 2015 Sep 21; 15:933. PMID: 26391985; DOI: 10.1186/s12889-015-2258-4;.
  6. Yan LD, Mahadevan SV, Yore M, Pirrotta EA, Woods J, Somontha K, Sovannra Y, Raman M, Cornell E, Grundmann C, Strehlow MC. An observational study of adults seeking emergency care in Cambodia. Bull World Health Organ. 2015 Feb 01; 93(2):84-92. PMID: 25883401; DOI: 10.2471/BLT.14.143917;.
  7. Pathania M, Torres-Reveron J, Yan LD, Kimura T, Lin TV, Gordon V, Teng ZQ, Zhao X, Fulga RA, Vactor DV, Bordey A. miR-132 enhances dendritic morphogenesis, spine density, synaptic integration, and survival of newborn olfactory bulb neurons. PLoS One. 2012; 7(5):e38174.7.
  8. Pathania M, Yan LD, Bordey A. A symphony of signals conducts early and late stages of adult neurogenesis. Neuropharmacology. 2010 May; 58(6):865-76. PMID: 20097213; DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2010.01.010;.

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