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. 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;
  2. 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;
  3. Ge Y, Sun S, Shen Y. Estimation of case-fatality rate in COVID-19 patients with hypertension and diabetes mellitus in the New York state: a preliminary report. Epidemiol Infect. 2021 01 08; 149:e14. PMID: 33413720; PMCID: PMC7844175; DOI: 10.1017/S0950268821000066;
  4. Du J, Yang J, Wang L, Wu X, Cao W, Sun S. A comparative study of the disease burden attributable to PM2.5 in China, Japan and South Korea from 1990 to 2017. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2021 Feb; 209:111856. PMID: 33412383
  5. Wang L, Du J, Cao W, Sun S. Trends of stroke attributable to high sodium intake at the global, regional, and national levels from 1990 to 2019: a population-based study. Neurol Res. 2021 Jun; 43(6):474-481. PMID: 33377423
  6. Ran J, Schooling CM, Han L, Sun S, Zhao S, Zhang X, Chan KP, Guo F, Lee RS, Qiu Y, Tian L. Long-term exposure to fine particulate matter and dementia incidence: A cohort study in Hong Kong. Environ Pollut. 2021 Feb 15; 271:116303. PMID: 33370610
  7. 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. 2021 Apr; 268:128856. PMID: 33189401; DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.128856;
  8. 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;
  9. 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
  10. 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; PMCID: PMC7503811; DOI: 10.3390/ijerph17176210;
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