Congratulations on Qi’s paper on ozone and cognitive impairment published in Environment International

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

Call for papers on Climate Epidemiology in the Frontiers in Epidemiology

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”

New project to examine the associations between extreme precipitation, floods, or drought and childhood diarrhea in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

This project is funded by the Reckitt Global Hygiene Institute. This project aims to apply estimate the relationship between extreme precipitation, floods, or drought and risk of childhood diarrhea in LMICs, and to evaluate whether these effects are modified by water, sanitation, and hygiene (WaSH) practices. Team Kai Chen, PhD, Principal Investigator Robert Dubrow, MD,Continue reading “New project to examine the associations between extreme precipitation, floods, or drought and childhood diarrhea in Low- and Middle-Income Countries”

3 Essential Questions: Climate Change and Health (YSPH News)

This is a news posted in Yale School of Public Health website, written by Michael Greenwood on September 29, 2021. Kai Chen, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, studies the relationship between climate change, air pollution and human health. He applies multidisciplinary approaches in climate and air pollution sciences, exposure assessmentContinue reading “3 Essential Questions: Climate Change and Health (YSPH News)”

Welcome Mitchell Manware back to CHEN Lab!

Check Mitchell’s biography here. Mitchell is a first year MPH student in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Yale School of Public Health.  He is interested in the intersection of climate change and human health, specifically the social, individual and environmental factors influencing climate change vulnerability among disadvantaged populations.  Mitchell’s prior experience consists ofContinue reading “Welcome Mitchell Manware back to CHEN Lab!”