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Yun Cai, PhD, DNP, AGNP, RN

Research Coordinator
Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research


Yun (Karen) Cai is the Research Coordinator at the Herbert and Jacqueline Krieger Klein Alzheimer’s Research Center. She holds dual doctoral degrees in Nursing (PhD and DNP). Her research interests lie on the intersection of gerontology, resilience, and health services research. Before joining the center, she had worked as a nurse practitioner in primary care and as a registered nurse in long-term care.