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 (Co-Investigator)
PI: Gregory Wellenius, ScD
NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences


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  1. Xu Q, Du J, Cao W, Sun S. Demographic and epidemiological drivers of global burden of psoriasis. Australas J Dermatol. 2021 Sep 08. PMID: 34494655; DOI: 10.1111/ajd.13710;
  2. Weinberger KR, Wu X, Sun S, Spangler KR, Nori-Sarma A, Schwartz J, Requia W, Sabath BM, Braun D, Zanobetti A, Dominici F, Wellenius GA. Heat warnings, mortality, and hospital admissions among older adults in the United States. Environ Int. 2021 Aug 27; 157:106834.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34461376
  3. Ge Y, Martinez L, Sun S, Chen Z, Zhang F, Li F, Sun W, Chen E, Pan J, Li C, Sun J, Handel A, Ling F, Shen Y. COVID-19 Transmission Dynamics Among Close Contacts of Index Patients With COVID-19: A Population-Based Cohort Study in Zhejiang Province, China. JAMA Intern Med. 2021 Aug 23.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34424260
  4. Han L, Zhao S, Cao W, Javanbakht M, Ran J, Sun S. Changes in renal failure mortality during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. J Nephrol. 2021 Aug 21. PMID: 34417995; PMCID: PMC8379559; DOI: 10.1007/s40620-021-01145-4;
  5. Deng YL, Liao JQ, Zhou B, Zhang WX, Liu C, Yuan XQ, Chen PP, Miao Y, Luo Q, Cui FP, Zhang M, Sun SZ, Zheng TZ, Xia W, Li YY, Xu SQ, Zeng Q. Early life exposure to air pollution and cell-mediated immune responses in preschoolers. Chemosphere. 2021 Aug 20; 286(Pt 3):131963. PMID: 34426263; DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2021.131963;
  6. Ran J, Zhao S, Han L, Ge Y, Chong MKC, Cao W, Sun S. Increase in Diabetes Mortality Associated With COVID-19 Pandemic in the U.S. Diabetes Care. 2021 Jun 16. PMID: 34135014; DOI: 10.2337/dc21-0213;
  7. Ran J, Zhang Y, Han L, Sun S, Zhao S, Shen C, Zhang X, Chan KP, Lee RS, Qiu Y, Tian L. The joint association of physical activity and fine particulate matter exposure with incident dementia in elderly Hong Kong residents. Environ Int. 2021 11; 156:106645. PMID: 34015665; DOI: 10.1016/j.envint.2021.106645;
  8. Weinberger KR, Kulick ER, Boehme AK, Sun S, Dominici F, Wellenius GA. Association Between Hurricane Sandy and Emergency Department Visits In New York City By Age and Cause. Am J Epidemiol. 2021 Apr 28.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33910231
  9. Sun S, Yang Q, Zhou Q, Cao W, Yu S, Zhan S, Sun F. Long-term exposure to fine particulate matter and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: a prospective cohort study. Gut. 2021 Mar 30. PMID: 33785558; DOI: 10.1136/gutjnl-2021-324364;
  10. 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. 2021 02 21; 42(8):822-830.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33205210; DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehaa846;
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