CV and Publications

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Selected Publications:

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. (PDF)

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. (PDF)

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. (PDF)

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. (PDF)

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. (PDF)

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

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. (PDF)

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. (PDF)

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. (PDF)

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. (PDF)

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. (PDF)

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

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.(PDF)

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. (PDF)

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. (PDF)