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Weizhou Tang (Ph.D. student)


Weizhou Tang received her BS in sociology in mainland China in 2009, and MSW at the University of Hong Kong in 2011. Mentored by Dr. Sue Levkoff, she was awarded a scholarship by South Carolina Healthy Brain Research Network Doctoral Scholars Program. Currently, she is working as both a scholar member and research assistant for Dr. Daniela Friedman (PI of SC-HBRN) and has also enrolled in the Health Communication Certificate Program in Fall 2015. Weizhou’s current research interests are family caregivers of patients with Alzheimer’s disease, with an emphasis on using quantitative research methods to understand caregivers’ mental health across ethnic populations, and the relationship to coping skills, perceived social support, and patients’ symptoms. In addition, she hopes to promote public awareness of cognitive health through health communication.

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