Yiqi Cao, JS ’15, will participate in “RefleXions", a TEDx Event

August 25, 2014

Yiqi Cao, the Reverend Calvin and Frances Blackwell Jefferson Scholar, researches food culture and its ties to family history and is an advocate for health care quality improvements. 

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