John S. Ji, Sc.D. | Duke Kunshan University

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John S. Ji, Sc.D.

Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Science, Duke Kunshan University
Associate Director of the Master of Environmental Policy Program

Areas of expertise: 

Epidemiology

Environmental Health

Occupational Medicine

Heavy Metal Exposure

Neuroscience

Sustainable Development Goals

Bio: 

Dr. John Ji is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Science at Duke Kunshan University. His research interest is in the intersection of environment and population health. John was formerly Senior Editor of The Lancet. He received his bachelor’s degree from Johns Hopkins University, and his doctorate degree from Harvard University.

Publications: 

Main Publications

Residential greenness and mortality in oldest-old women and men in China: a longitudinal cohort study, The Lancet Planetary Health, 2019
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanplh/article/PIIS2542-5196(18)30264-X/fulltext

Air pollution and China's ageing society, The Lancet Public Health, 2018
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpub/article/PIIS2468-2667(18)30179-8/fulltext

Changing cancer survival in China during 2003–15: a pooled analysis of 17 population-based cancer registries, The Lancet Global Health, 2018
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/langlo/article/PIIS2214-109X(18)30127-X/fulltext

The Tsinghua–Lancet Commission on Healthy Cities in China: unlocking the power of cities for a healthy China, The Lancet, 2018
https://www.thelancet.com/commissions/healthy-cities-in-China

Global, regional, and national burden of motor neuron diseases 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016, The Lancet Neurology, 2018
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/laneur/article/PIIS1474-4422(18)30404-6/fulltext

Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 354 diseases and injuries for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017, The Lancet, 2018
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(18)32279-7/fulltext

Measuring progress from 1990 to 2017 and projecting attainment to 2030 of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals for 195 countries and territories: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017, The Lancet, 2018
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(18)32281-5/fulltext

Inverted U‐shaped relationship between vitamin D and ever-reported eczema in US adults, Allergy, 2018
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/all.13708

Association between Eczema and Blood Biomarker of Cadmium, Lead, and Mercury in NHANES. Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health, 2018
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/19338244.2018.1467874?journalCode=vaeh20

Lead Exposure and Tremor among Older Men: The VA Normative Aging Study, Environmental Health Perspectives, 2015
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4421770/

Occupational Determinants of Cumulative Lead Exposure: Analysis of Bone Lead Among Men in the VA Normative Aging Study, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2014
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3982188/

Association between Blood Lead and Walking Speed in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES 1999–2002), Environmental Health Perspectives, 2013
https://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/doi/10.1289/ehp.1205918

 

Case Studies and Teaching Material

  • William C. Kirby, Joycelyn Eby, John S. Ji. “Augustine Heard & Co.: Building a Family Business in the China Trade (A).” Harvard Business School Case 316-185, June 2016.
  • Michael Chu, John S. Ji, Nancy Dai. "Cuncunle: Empowering China’s Rural Villages.” Harvard Business School Case 316-152, March 2016.
  • Michael Chu, John S. Ji, Nancy Dai. "CreditEase: Taking Inclusive Finance Online.” Harvard Business School Case 316-151, March 2016.