Presentations & Publications

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

• 2021 American Occupational Health Conference (AOHC), virtual

“The Future of Back Pain Treatment: Clinical Evidence of Novel Digital Therapeutic Mobile Applications”

• New England College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine/Mass Association of Occupational Health Nurses (NECOEM/MaAOHN) 2018 Conference, Boston, MA
“Using push-ups as a predictor for future cardiovascular events and functional capacity”

• Grand Round, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA
“I got fentanyl through a hand-shake: A brief discussion on drug screen collection, interpretation, and transdermal exposure”

• Grand Round, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA
“Health effects of lead poisoning: An exposure case from creating and using leaded bullets at a shooting range”

• Grand Round, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston MA
“Latex allergy: True versus pseudo latex allergy”

• 2017 Tufts St Elizabeth’s Medical Center Annual Research Day, Boston, MA
“Pushups as a predictor of future cardiovascular events and functional status: A retrospective cohort study”
“Nonselective versus random screening of sleep apnea in primary care clinics”

• ICU Morbidity & Mortality, November 2016, St Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Tufts University
School of Medicine, Boston, MA

• New England College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine/Mass Association of Occupational Health Nurses (NECOEM/MaAOHN) 2013 Annual Conference, Boston, MA
“Mediterranean diet adherence and cardiovascular risk”
“Sudden cardiac death among young firefighters”

PUBLICATIONS AND ARTICLES

  1. Lan F, Kales SN, Yang J, et al Association between SARS-CoV-2 infection, exposure risk and mental health among a cohort of essential retail workers in the USA Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2021;78:237-243
  2. Korre M, Yang J, Kales SN, et al., Effect of Body Mass Index on Left Ventricular Mass in Career Male Firefighters. The American Journal of Cardiology. 2016, doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2016.08.058.
  3. Korre M, Yang J, Kales SN, et al., Cardiac Enlargement in US Firefighters: Prevalence Estimates by Echocardiography, Cardiac Magnetic Resonance and Autopsies. Journal of Clinical & Experimental Cardiology. 2016, 7:7.
  4. Yang J, Farioli A, Korre M, Kales SN, Nutritional Knowledge and Dietary Preference among United States Career Firefighters. Global Advances in Health and Medicine. 2015 Jul; 4(4):16-23.
  5. Grosso G, Marventanob S, Yang J, Miceke A, Pajake A, Scalfif L, Galvanoa F, Kales SN, A Comprehensive Meta-analysis on Evidence of Mediterranean Diet and Cardiovascular disease: are Individual Components Equal? Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. 2015 Nov 3:0
  6. Grosso G, Yang J, Marventanod S, Miceke A, Galvanoa F, Kales SN. Nut consumption on mortality risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiological studies. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2015 Apr;101(4):783-93
  7. Korre M, Tsoukas MA, Frantzeskou E, Yang J, Kales SN. Mediterranean Diet and Workplace Health Promotion. Current cardiovascular risk reports. 2014;8(12):416
  8. Fairoli A, Yang J, Kales S. Duty-related Sudden Cardiac Death among Young U.S. Firefighters: a Longitudinal Analysis of Two National Databases. Occupational Medicine (Lond). 2014 Sep;64(6):428-35.
  9. Yang J, Fairoli A, Korre M, Kales S. Mediterranean Diet Adherence and Cardiovascular Risk in a North American Working Population. PLoS ONE. 2014; 9(2): e87539.
  10. Yang J, Teehan D, Fairoli A, Baur M, Smith D, Kales S. Sudden Cardiac Death among Firefighters ≤45 Year of Age in the United States. The American Journal of Cardiology. Dec 15 2013; 112 (12):1962-1967.
  11. Liew AKC, Punnanithinont N, Lee YC, Yang J. Effect of Non-surgical Peridontal Treatment on HbA1c: a Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Australian Dental Journal. 2013 Sep;58(3):350-7.
  12. Yang J, Hauser R, Goldman RH. Taiwan Food Scandal: The Illegal Use of Phthalates as a Clouding Agent and Their Contribution to Maternal Exposure. Food and Chemical Toxicology. 2013;58:362-8.
  13. Donald Barlett and James Steele, Critical Condition– How Health Care in America Became Big Business & Bad Medicine, Doubleday, US: New York. (Yang J translated, Taiwan Cite’ Publishing), May 2006.

ABSTRACTS & POSTER PRESENTATIONS

  1. “Pushups as a predictor of future cardiovascular events and functional
    status: a retrospective cohort study”, 2nd place, original investigation, 2017 Tufts St Elizabeth’s Medical Center Research Day
  2. “Nonselective versus random screening of sleep apnea in primary care
    clinics”, 1st place, quality improvement, 2017 Tufts St Elizabeth’s Medical Center Research Day
  3. “Multidisciplinary Participation in a Nationwide Congestive Heart Failure Quality Improvement Project”, Honorable Mention, 2016 Tufts St Elizabeth’s Medical Center Research Day
  4. “Nutritional Knowledge and Dietary Preference among United States Career Firefighters”, 1st Runner Up, 2015 ACP Massachusetts Annual Chapter Scientific Meeting Poster Competition
  5. “National Diet Survey among Firefighters in the United States”, 2014 Mediterranean Diet and Workplace Health Conference, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  6. “Mediterranean Diet and Workplace Health Promotion- Initiative for Productivity and Health Management”, 2014 Mediterranean Diet and Workplace Health Conference, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  7. “The Emerging Digital Divide among Providers that Serve Minority and Low Income Patients in the Adoption and Use of Electronic Health Record”, 10th Annual Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Junior Investigators’ Poster Session (2014)
  8. “Mediterranean Diet Adherence and Cardiovascular Risk in a North American Working Population”, 8th Annual Harvard Medical School Cambridge Health Alliance Academic Poster Session (2014)
  9. “Sudden Cardiac Death among Young Firefighters in the United States”, Best Trainee Research and Clinical Advances Poster Award, 7th Annual Harvard Medical School Cambridge Health Alliance Academic Poster Session (2013)
  10. 2013 25th Anniversary of the NYS Network of Occupational Health Clinics Exhibition