Justin (Chih Chao) Yang

Visiting Scientist

Department of Environmental Health

Featured on Harvard's website

Justin Yang is currently a visiting scientist at the Environmental & Occupational Medicine & Epidemiology Program of Harvard School Of Public Health, and also at Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine of Harvard Medical School/ Cambridge Health Alliance. His recent research of Taiwan food scandal was featured on Harvard School of Public Health’s front page. Justin is a core research member of Professor Kales’ firefighter studies, and has published several articles related to cardiovascular disease in firefighters. The team’s most recent paper,  Modified Mediterranean Diet Score and Cardiovascular Risk in a North American Working Population, was reported by USAToday, FoxNews, HealthDay, and various other news agencies internationally.

Justin will start his internal medicine residency at Tufts Medical School/ Steward St Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston, MA in June 2014. His collaboration on cardiovascular disease research will continue here at the School of Public Health as a visiting fellow.