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. 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 10 01; 181(10):1343-1350.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34424260; PMCID: PMC8383161; DOI: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.4686;
  2. 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 10 01; 190(10):2138-2147.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33910231
  3. Sun S, Savitz DA, Wellenius GA. Changes in Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Associated With the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 10 01; 4(10):e2129560.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34652449
  4. Xu Q, Du J, Cao W, Sun S. Demographic and epidemiological drivers of global burden of psoriasis. Australas J Dermatol. 2021 Nov; 62(4):e554-e558. PMID: 34494655; DOI: 10.1111/ajd.13710;
  5. 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 12; 157:106834.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34461376
  6. 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;
  7. 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. 2022 Jan; 286(Pt 3):131963. PMID: 34426263; DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2021.131963;
  8. 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 07; 44(7):e146-e147. PMID: 34135014; DOI: 10.2337/dc21-0213;
  9. 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;
  10. 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;
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Bar chart showing 55 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 16 publications in 2020

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