School of Journalism and Mass Communication, UNC-Chapel Hill
Xiaokun Qian is a Master’s student in Interdisciplinary Health Communication at UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She is interested in harnessing communication tools to address a variety of public health issues, including tobacco cessation, cancer prevention and control and HIV/AIDS prevention among groups with low health literacy. Prior to coming to UNC, she interned at the Shanghai Daily Online Department and the Los Angeles Times Shanghai Bureau. She had the chance to travel to poor rural areas in China and feels that a lot needs to be done to raise public awareness about health problems.