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RESEARCH INTERESTS

bullet Pregnancy complications and other gestational risk factors
bullet Racial distribution of birth defects


RECENT PUBLICATIONS

bullet Kalsbeek WD, Yang J, and Agans RP. Predictors of Nonresponse in a Longitudinal Survey of Adolescents. ASA Proceedings of the Section on Survey Research Methods, 2002
bullet Yang J and Savitz DA. Effect of vaginal bleeding during pregnancy on preterm and small-for-gestational age births: US National Maternal and Infant Health Survey, 1988. Paediatric & Perinatal Epidemiology 2001; 15:34-39
bullet Yang J and Savitz DA. (Abstract). Predictors of vaginal bleeding in the first two trimesters of pregnancy. American Journal of Epidemiology 2001;153: S157

PAPERS SUBMITTED FOR PUBLICATION

bullet Yang J, Savitz DA, Dole N, Hartmann KE, Herring AH, Olshan AF, and Thorp JM. Determinants of vaginal bleeding during pregnancy
bullet Yang J, Savitz DA, Dole N, Hartmann KE, Herring AH, Olshan AF, and Thorp JM. Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy in relation to preterm birth.
bullet Yang J, Hartmann KE, Herring AH, Savitz DA. Reducing misclassification in assignment of gestational month.


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EDUCATION

bullet PhD, May 2003, Major in Epidemiology & Minor in Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
bullet MS in Health Statistics, 1997, Shanghai Medical University, Shanghai, China
bullet Bachelor of Medicine, 1994, Shanghai Medical University, Shanghai, China


ACHIEVEMENTS, AWARDS, AND HONORS

bullet 1998-2003, Traineeship, Carolina Population Center
bullet 1998-2000, Fellowship, Hewlett Foundation
bullet 1989, National Award of Scientific Technology Advancement, issued by China State Family Planning Commission


 

 

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