DR Emily You

DR Emily You


  • Ageing and aged care
  • Health policies and systems
  • Public health interventions



  • Emily You is a Research Fellow at the Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age, The University of Melbourne. She completed her PhD focusing on community aged care services from the Centre for Health Policy, The University of Melbourne in 2014. She obtained both her Master’s degree in Social Medicine and Health Service Management and Bachelor’s degree in Medicine from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan China. Emily’s research interests include healthy lifestyle behaviours, cognitive health and mental health in older age, cross-cultural health promotion, and health and aged care systems and policies.   


Member of

  • Global Health Research and Policy journal. Editoral Board Member 2016 -
  • Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG). Early Career Researcher/ Practitioner membership 2012 -
  • International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR). Member 2014 - 2015


Selected publications


Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2014
  • Master, Huazhong University of Science and Tech 2008
  • Bachelor, Huazhong University of Science and Tech 2006

Awards and honors

  • Rapid Fire Presentation Runner Up prize at the Emerging Researchers in Ageing Conference, Australian Association of Gerontology, 2015
  • Awarded the Chinese Medical Science Award due to making great contributions to China's community health research, Chinese Medical Association, 2011
  • Melbourne University PhD Full Scholarships (MRS & MIFR) (2010-2014), The University of Melbourne, 2010
  • Postgraduate Scholarships (2006-2008), Huazhong University of Science &Technology, 2006
  • Hong Kong Federation Medical Education Scholarship (2002-2003), Hong Kong Federation Medical Pharmacological Company, 2002
  • Undergraduate Scholarships (2001-2006), Huazhong University of Science &Technology, 2001



Available for supervision

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