Jarmin Yeh is assistant professor at the Institute for Health & Aging and faculty in the Master of Science in Healthcare Administration in Leadership Program, in the School of Nursing, at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Her interests lie at the intersections of aging studies, health and illness, and social inequalities. Her current research examines the lived experiences and material realities of older adults residing in rapidly gentrifying urban environments, as well as community supports and services for caregivers and people living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
Prior to joining UCSF, Ms. Yeh was at The New York Academy of Medicine’s Social Work Leadership Institute where she managed a national initiative, funded by the John A. Hartford Foundation, to bolster the social work workforce in aging. Her board service has included the Gray Panthers, National Women’s Political Caucus – Alameda North Chapter, Community Living Campaign, and Head Over Heels Athletic Arts. Her training includes an MSSW and MPH from Columbia University and PhD in sociology from UCSF.