JoJo Yang, MD


Pediatrics Residency: Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford

Medical School: University of California, San Francisco

Undergraduate: University of California, Los Angeles (BS in Molecular, Cell and Developmental biology; BA in Comparative Literature with Spanish and English concentrations with Honors)


  • Pediatric epilepsy
  • Neurogenetics
  • Medical education
  • Literature and Medicine

Publications and posters presentations

“Enhancing sociocultural diversity education: curricular review and essential core integration.” UCSF Curriculum Ambassadors Poster Session 2010.

Lee, S, Li, R, Kim, B, Yang Q, Berliner JA, et al. Ox-PAPC activation of plasma membrane electron transport (PMET) system increases expression of heme oxygenase 1 (HO-1) in human aortic endothelial cell (HAEC). J Lipid Res, Feb 2009.

Honors and Awards

Stanford School of Medicine Pediatric Clerkship Teaching Honor Roll (2015)

Clinical and Translational Research Dean’s Research Fellowship UCSF (2012)

Alumni Association Distinguished Senior Award UCLA (2009)

Chancellor’s Service Award UCLA (2009)

Undergraduate Research Scholars Program UCLA (2008)

Undergraduate Research Fellows Program UCLA (2007)

Regents’ Scholarship UCLA (2005)