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Lingling Zhang has been selected for a summer residency at the Brocher Foundation, a non-profit Swiss foundation that hosts scientists and experts studying the implications of medical research and biotechnology development.

Clemson University professor Lingling Zhang has been selected for a summer residency at the Brocher Foundation, a non-profit Swiss foundation that hosts scientists and experts studying the ethical, legal and social implications of medical research and biotechnology development.

Zhang, an assistant professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences, will be working on her project, “Equitable access to geriatric mental health services in aging China: Implications for financing, human resources and education,” during the residency. She will also participate in research exchange activities including a monthly seminar and will collaborate with leading healthcare researchers worldwide.

“I’m really grateful for all of the great support from my department and colleagues who are committed to working together to provide the best education for our students and to make a difference to population health,” Zhang said. “So even though I am the one going for the residency, I will be working collaboratively with this dedicated group of outstanding healthcare researchers.”

Located in Swiss city of Hermance, the Brocher Foundation seeks to encourage multidisciplinary research on medical development, give spending priority to scientific activities, and provide an international forum dedicated to life sciences.