Yiping Li, MS

Graduate Student

Division of Applied Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Population and Public Health Sciences

Keck School of Medicine, USC


Yiping obtained her first M.S. degree in Public Health Nutrition at Case Western Reserve University. After the completion of graduate study, she worked for Sodexo as a Clinical Registered Dietitian for 16 months. Yiping joined USC in 2021 and started her second graduate journey towards epidemiology. Her current research is focusing on the association between ultra-processed food and obesity and type 2 diabetes among the youth.

Recent Publications:

Costello E, Goodrich J, Patterson WB, Rock S, Li Y, et al. Diet Quality Is Associated with Glucose Regulation in a Cohort of Young Adults. Nutrients. 2022;14(18):3734. doi:10.3390/nu14183734.