Yuan is a researcher and engineer in Google Research. She is currently exploring large language models in health. She has led various dermatology related research and development efforts, with a focus on building AI assistant tools to improve global access to accurate information and care for dermatologic conditions, which includes notably DermAssist and Derm features in Google Lens . She also worked on applying computer vision techniques to large-scale user generated content in Google Maps. Prior to joining Google, she obtained her PhD in medical image processing at Vanderbilt University, where she conducted intelligent analysis of radiology images (CT, MRI) to advance image-guided neurosurgical procedures. She has been serving as a co-chair for the ISIC Skin Image Analysis workshop at CVPR/ECCV/MICCAI, and is a guest editor for Medical Image Analysis and IEEE JBHI.