Lin C, Ma Y, Liu R, Shao Y, Ma Z, Zhou L, Jing Y, Bell ML, Chen K. Associations between short-term ambient ozone exposure and cause-specific mortality in rural and urban areas of Jiangsu, China. Environmental Research 2022:113098
February 28, 2022 “The Temperature Toll”, by Anna Calame and Angelica Lorenzo, features our recent studies identifying the link between extreme temperatures and increased mental health-related emergency room visits in New York. Check the story below. Relavent publications: Yoo E, Eum Y, Roberts J, Gao Q, Chen K. 2021. Association between extreme temperatures and emergency room visits relatedContinue reading “Yale Scientific Magazine: “The Temperature Toll””
Today, the IPCC AR6 released the second part of the Sixth Assessment Report, Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. We are very excited that our findings have been cited to contribute to the unequivocal scientific evidence that climate change is a threat to human wellbeing and the health of the planet. Citations in CHAPTERContinue reading “CHENlab findings in support of the IPCC AR6 WGII report”
A recent study at the Yale School of Public Health found an association between long term ozone exposure and cognitive decline in a cohort of older Chinese adults. Check the Yale Daily News story on our recent paper!
Happy New Year! Qi Gao’s paper, published on January 1, 2022, shows that ozone is a risk factor for late-life cognitive decline among Chinese older adults. Thanks to the incredible co-authors Prof. Jun Bi at Nanjing University, @DrEmmaZang@liuhua_shi@SarahRyanLowe Huashuai, Drs. Zeng and Dubrow @CCHYale@YaleSPH Full paper link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0160412021006978
Welcome, Nina to join the CHENlab and the Yale Center on Climate Change and Health as a Postdoctoral Associate!
Submission Deadlines 14 January 2022 Abstract 15 March 2022 Manuscript We welcome all original research and reviews on the broad perspective of examining health risks associated with non-optimal climatic and meteorological conditions. We are also interested in submissions identifying vulnerable communities and addressing climate injustice. Global and regional studies emphasizing the health impact in low-Continue reading “Call for papers on Climate Epidemiology in the Frontiers in Epidemiology￼”
Congratulations to Yiqun Ma for passing her Ph.D. Qualifying Exam with Distinction!
Read the Yale News here: Heat, humidity and UV rays linked to COVID-19 spread, YSPH finds
Effect of air pollution reductions on mortality during the COVID-19 lockdown: A natural experiment study See more details in our AIR-LOCK webpage!