Associate Professor, Department of Applied Social Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Dr Yan’s research interests include elder abuse, elder sexuality, and dementia care. Her work on elder abuse has been widely recognized in the international research community. She had been invited to present her work on elder abuse at the workshop on Elder Abuse and Its Prevention organized by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), Washington DC. She was also a member of the Expert Group Meeting on Neglect, Abuse, and Violence against Older Women at the United Nations New York Headquarters. She was awarded the GSA fellowship in 2016.