Wanying (Lola) Xie
Lola Xie is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications at Pennsylvania State University. Her research focuses on existing social and health disparities, and their influences on individual health behaviors. Her current work examines health disparities among patients with chronic mental health conditions, such as opioid use disorder (OUD) and eating disorders (ED), and how underlying social disparities impact how people process health information and change behaviors accordingly.