Yichen Jin is a Research Associate in the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University. She has a Master of Science in Public Health (specializing in Nutrition) from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and her research interests are in examining the role of dietary determinants of health and wellness. In the MASALA study, Yichen has focused on the role of diet and other lifestyle factors with cardiometabolic health.