Jessie Chin examines cancer-related misinformation using behavioral and computational approaches. Her goal is to promote the implementation and dissemination of health knowledge and service to different stakeholders and patient populations in society. Her research aims to build a systematic and automatic way to identify cancer-related misinformation and assess its impact on health-related beliefs and behavior. The Chin Research group aims to translate theories in social and behavioral sciences to design technologies and interactive experiences to promote health communication and behavior across the lifespan.
Jessie Chin, PhD, received her MS in Human Factors and her PhD in Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She did her postdoctoral training in Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology at the School of Information Sciences and affiliated professor with the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology.