Shengzhi Sun, PhD
Research Scientist
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Environmental Health

My primary research interests focus on estimating the impacts of climate hazards, air pollution, and built environment on human health across the life course under a changing climate, especially for susceptible subgroups of the fetus, children, pregnant women, and elderly.

Evidence to improve heat warning effectiveness in reducing morbidity and mortality
05/14/2020 - 10/31/2022 (Multi-PI)
PI: Shengzhi Sun, PhD
NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences


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  1. Sun S, Cao W, Ge Y, Ran J, Sun F, Zeng Q, Guo M, Huang J, Lee RS, Tian L, Wellenius GA. Outdoor light at night and risk of coronary heart disease among older adults: a prospective cohort study. Eur Heart J. 2020 Nov 17.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33205210; DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehaa846;
  2. Zhang M, Liu C, Cui FP, Chen PP, Deng YL, Luo Q, Miao Y, Sun SZ, Li YF, Lu WQ, Zeng Q. The role of oxidative stress in association between disinfection by-products exposure and semen quality: A mediation analysis among men from an infertility clinic. Chemosphere. 2020 Nov 03; 128856. PMID: 33189401; DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.128856;
  3. Cao W, Wong HM, Mo PK, Sun S, Hu YJ. Mental Health Problems of Female Spouses of Men Living With HIV in Sichuan, China: A Qualitative Study. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2020 Sep-Oct; 31(5):526-534. PMID: 31261287; DOI: 10.1097/JNC.0000000000000104;
  4. Wang L, Wu X, Du J, Cao W, Sun S. Global burden of ischemic heart disease attributable to ambient PM2.5 pollution from 1990 to 2017. Chemosphere. 2020; 263:128134. View Publication
  5. Ran J, Kioumourtzoglou MA, Sun S, Han L, Zhao S, Zhu W, Li J, Tian L. Source-Specific Volatile Organic Compounds and Emergency Hospital Admissions for Cardiorespiratory Diseases. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 08 27; 17(17). PMID: 32867048; DOI: 10.3390/ijerph17176210;
  6. Sun S, Zhao J, Cao W, Lu W, Zheng T, Zeng Q. Identifying critical exposure windows for ambient air pollution and semen quality in Chinese men. Environ Res. 2020 Oct; 189:109894. PMID: 32678738; DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2020.109894;
  7. Ran J, Yang A, Sun S, Han L, Li J, Guo F, Zhao S, Yang Y, Mason TG, Chan KP, Lee RS, Qiu H, Tian L. Long-Term Exposure to Ambient Fine Particulate Matter and Mortality From Renal Failure: A Retrospective Cohort Study in Hong Kong, China. Am J Epidemiol. 2020 06 01; 189(6):602-612. PMID: 31907517; DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwz282;
  8. Sun S, Weinberger KR, Yan M, Brooke Anderson G, Wellenius GA. Tropical cyclones and risk of preterm birth: A retrospective analysis of 20 million births across 378 US counties. Environ Int. 2020 Jul; 140:105825.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32485474
  9. Ge Y, Sun S. Estimation of Coronavirus Disease Case-Fatality Risk in Real Time. Emerg Infect Dis. 2020 08; 26(8):1922-1923. PMID: 32315282; DOI: 10.3201/eid2608.201093;
  10. Cao W, Sun S, Peng L, Gu J, Hao C, Li J, Wei D, Gilmour S, Li J. Low willingness to pay for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among men who have sex with men (MSM) in China. BMC Public Health. 2020 Mar 16; 20(1):337. PMID: 32178657; DOI: 10.1186/s12889-020-08488-w;
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