Jinyi Zhu entered the Decision Sciences concentration of the Ph.D. Program in Health Policy at Harvard University in 2016. She graduated from Peking University in 2014 with a BS in Biological Science and a BA in Economics, where she also worked as an undergraduate research assistant for two years on policy analysis and economic evaluation of China’s healthcare reforms. Following graduation, she pursued an MPH in Health Policy at the Yale School of Public Health and graduated in May 2016. While at Yale, she worked at the Yale School of Medicine on projects that analyzed the cost-effectiveness of lifestyle interventions in primary care settings to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease. Jinyi’s research interests include disease modeling and cost-effectiveness analysis of prevention and treatment technologies for diseases, as well as integrating methods of operations research to inform health decision making.