CV and Publications

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Selected Publications:

2017 Yang, Yang Claire, Moira Johnson, Courtney Boen, Kristen Schorpp, and Kathleen Mullan Harris. “Social disparities in biological risk factors of cancer in young adulthood: obesity, inflammation, and socio-behavioral mechanisms.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine 53(3S1):S21-S29. PMID: 28818242.

2016 Yang, Yang Claire, Courtney Boen, Karen Gerken, Ting Li, Kristen Schorpp, and Kathleen Mullan Harris. “Social Relationships and Physiological Determinants of Longevity across Human Life Span.” Proceedings of National Academy of Science 113(3):578-83. PMCID: PMC4725506.

2014 Yang, Yang Claire, Ting Li, and Steven M. Frenk. “Social Network Ties and Inflammation in U.S. Adults with Cancer.” Biodemography and Social Biology 60:21-37.

2014 Yang, Yang Claire, Kristen Schorpp, and Kathleen Mullan Harris. “Social Support, Social Strain, and Chronic Inflammation: Evidence from a National Longitudinal Study of U.S. Adults.” Social Science & Medicine 107:124-135.

2014 Yang, Yang Claire, Ting Li, and Yingchun Ji. “Social Integration in Relation to Metabolic Dysregulation in the U.S. Older Adult Population.” BioMed Central-Public Health 13:1210.

2013 Masters, Ryan, Eric Reither, Daniel Powers, Yang Claire Yang, Andrew Burger, and Bruce Link. “The Impact of Obesity on U.S. Mortality Levels: The Importance of Age and Cohort Factors in Population Estimates.” American Journal of Public Health 103(10): 1895-1901. PMCID: PMC Journal – In process.

2013 Li, Ting, Yang Claire Yang, and James Anderson. “Mortality Increase in Late-Middle and Early-Old Age: Heterogeneity in Death Process as a New Explanation.” Demography 50(5): 1563-1591. PMCID: PMC23743628.

2013 Short, Susan, Yang Claire Yang, Tania Jenkins. “Sex, Gender, Genetics, and Health.” American Journal of Public Health 103:S93-S101. PMCID: PMC3786754.

2013 Yang, Yang Claire, Martha McClintock, Michael Kozloski, and Ting Li. “Social Isolation and Adult Mortality: The Role of Chronic Inflammation and Sex Differences.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 54(2):182-202. PMCID: PMC3998519.

2012 Yang, Yang, Ting Li, and Matthew Nielsen. “Aging and Cancer Mortality: Dynamics of Change and Sex Differences.” Experimental Gerontology 47:695-705. PMCID: PMC3418386.

2012 Zheng, Hui, and Yang Yang. “Population Heterogeneity in the Impact of Body Weight on Mortality.” Social Science & Medicine 75:990-996. PubMed PMID: 22709443.

2012 Yang, Yang and Michael Kozloski. “Change of Sex Gaps in Total and Cause-Specific Mortality Over the Life Span in the United States.” Annals of Epidemiology 22(2):94-103. PMCID: PMC3337035.

2011 Yang, Yang and Michael Kozloski. “Sex Differences in Age Trajectories of Physiological Dysregulation: Inflammation, Metabolic Syndrome, and Allostatic Load.” Journals of Gerontology: Biological Sciences 66A:493-500. PMCID: PMC3107023.

2011 Zheng, Hui, Yang Yang, and Kenneth C. Land. “Heterogeneity in the Strehler-Mildvan General Theory of Mortality and Aging.” Demography 48:267-290.

2011 Reither, Eric S., Jay Olshansky, and Yang Yang. “New Forecasting Methodology Indicates More Disease and Earlier Mortality Ahead for Today’s Younger Americans.” Health Affairs 30(8):1562-1568. PMCID: PMC21700600.

2010 Chen, Feinian, Yang Yang, and Guangya Liu. “Social Change and Socioeconomic Disparity in Health Over the Life Course in China.” American Sociological Review 75(1):126-150. PMCID: PMC2850448.

2010 Yang, Yang and Linda C. Lee. “Dynamics and Heterogeneity in the Process of Human Frailty and Aging: Evidence from the U.S. Older Adult Population.” Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences 65(B):246-255. PMCID: PMC2981448.