John Ji

John Ji

Duke Kunshan University

Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Science

John S. Ji is Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Science at Duke Kunshan University, and holds a secondary appointment in the Division of Environmental Science & Policy in the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University. John is the Director of Graduate Studies for the international Masters of Environmental Policy (iMEP) program at DKU. John’s research interests are in environmental health, gene-environment interaction, neuro-epidemiology, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. John has work experiences as Medical Device Fellow at the US FDA, Program Manager at China Medical Board, Senior Researcher at Harvard Business School, Asia Editor at The Lancet, and Consultant for HNP Global Practice at The World Bank Group. He received his bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience from Johns Hopkins University and his doctoral degree in Environmental Health from Harvard School of Public Health; his concentration was Environmental & Occupational Medicine & Epidemiology, supported by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health ERC program.

       

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Wei, Jia, Tarannum Jaleel, Amanda S. MacLeod, and John S. Ji. “Inverted U-shaped relationship between vitamin D and ever-reported eczema in US adults..” Allergy 74, no. 5 (May 2019): 964–75. https://doi.org/10.1111/all.13708.
Ji, John S., Anna Zhu, Chen Bai, Chih-Da Wu, Lijing Yan, Shenglan Tang, Yi Zeng, and Peter James. “Residential greenness and mortality in oldest-old women and men in China: a longitudinal cohort study..” Lancet Planet Health 3, no. 1 (January 2019): e17–25. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2542-5196(18)30264-X.
GBD 2017 Population and Fertility Collaborators, Christopher J. L. “Population and fertility by age and sex for 195 countries and territories, 1950-2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017..” Lancet 392, no. 10159 (November 10, 2018): 1995–2051. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32278-5.
GBD 2017 Mortality Collaborators, Yuichiro. “Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality and life expectancy, 1950-2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017..” Lancet 392, no. 10159 (November 10, 2018): 1684–1735. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)31891-9.

Courses

ENVIRON 898K: Master's Project I (ENVIRON 898K: Master's Project I)
ENVIRON 736K: Planetary Health and Environmental Epidemiology (ENVIRON 736K: Planetary Health and Environmental Epidemiology)
ENVIRON 593K: Independent Studies and Projects (ENVIRON 593K: Independent Studies and Projects)

area(s) of expertise

Environmental Health

Contact Information

404 Chapel Drive, Flowers Bldg Suite 214
Durham, NC 27708
404 Chapel Drive, Flowers Bldg Suite 214
Durham, NC 27708

Education

Ph.D., Harvard University (2013)
M.S., Harvard University (2010)
A.B., Johns Hopkins University (2008)