Justin (Chih Chao) Yang

Visiting Scientist

Department of Environmental Health

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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.

After completing his medical degree at Peking University, Justin pursued his MPH degree at Harvard School of Public Health in 2012. His research on Taiwan food scandal, which was conducted during his MPH study, was featured on Harvard School of Public Health’s front page.

As a post-doc fellow for Dr Kales between 2012 t0 2014, Justin was a core member of Professor Kales’ firefighter studies and has published several articles related to cardiovascular disease in firefighters. The team’s 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 is currently in his internal medicine residency training at St Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA. His collaboration on cardiovascular disease research will continue here at the School of Public Health as a visiting fellow.