Yi Zeng, PhD

Professor in Medicine
Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center
Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Center for Population Health & Aging
Senior Fellow in the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development
Campus mail Duke Box 3003, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 660-7554
Email address zengyi@duke.edu

(1) Socioeconomic, behavior, environmental and genetic determinants of healthy aging and healthy longevity;
(2) Factors related to elderly disability and mental health;
(3) Methods of family households and elderly living arrangements forecasting/analysis and their applications in health services and socioeconomic planning, and market studies;
(4) Policy analysis in population aging, social welfare, retirement, and fertility transitions.

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., Free University of Brussels (Belgium), 1986

Publications

Zhu, Anna, Yi Zeng, and John S. Ji. “Residential Greenness Alters Serum 25(OH)D Concentrations: A Longitudinal Cohort of Chinese Older Adults.” J Am Med Dir Assoc 21, no. 12 (December 2020): 1968-1972.e2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2020.04.026.

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32605814
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Han, Bin, Huashuai Chen, Yao Yao, Xiaomin Liu, Chao Nie, Junxia Min, Yi Zeng, and Michael W. Lutz. “Genetic and non-genetic factors associated with the phenotype of exceptional longevity & normal cognition.” Sci Rep 10, no. 1 (November 5, 2020): 19140. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-75446-2.

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33154391
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Lv, Yuebin, Virginia Byers Kraus, Xiang Gao, Zhaoxue Yin, Jinhui Zhou, Chen Mao, Jun Duan, et al. “Higher dietary diversity scores and protein-rich food consumption were associated with lower risk of all-cause mortality in the oldest old.” Clin Nutr 39, no. 7 (July 2020): 2246–54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clnu.2019.10.012.

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31685303
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Jesus, Tiago S., Michel D. Landry, Helen Hoenig, Yi Zeng, Sureshkumar Kamalakannan, Raquel R. Britto, Nana Pogosova, Olga Sokolova, Karen Grimmer, and Quinette A. Louw. “Physical Rehabilitation Needs in the BRICS Nations from 1990 to 2017: Cross-National Analyses Using Data from the Global Burden of Disease Study.” Int J Environ Res Public Health 17, no. 11 (June 10, 2020). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17114139.

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32531949
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Tu, Lihui, Xiaozhen Lv, Changzheng Yuan, Ming Zhang, Zili Fan, Xiaolin Xu, Yi Zeng, Xin Yu, and Huali Wang. “Trajectories of cognitive function and their determinants in older people: 12 years of follow-up in the Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey.” Int Psychogeriatr 32, no. 6 (June 2020): 765–75. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1041610220000538.

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32336299
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Li, Zhi-Hao, Xi-Ru Zhang, Yue-Bin Lv, Dong Shen, Fu-Rong Li, Wen-Fang Zhong, Qing-Mei Huang, et al. “Leisure Activities and All-Cause Mortality Among the Chinese Oldest-Old Population: A Prospective Community-Based Cohort Study.” J Am Med Dir Assoc 21, no. 6 (June 2020): 713-719.e2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2019.08.003.

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31588027
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Yuan, Jin-Qiu, Yue-Bin Lv, Virginia Byers Kraus, Xiang Gao, Zhao-Xue Yin, Hua-Shuai Chen, Jie-Si Luo, Yi Zeng, Chen Mao, and Xiao-Ming Shi. “Number of natural teeth, denture use and mortality in Chinese elderly: a population-based prospective cohort study.” Bmc Oral Health 20, no. 1 (April 10, 2020): 100. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12903-020-01084-9.

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32276615
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Feng, Q., Z. Wang, S. Choi, and Y. Zeng. “Forecast Households at the County Level: An Application of the ProFamy Extended Cohort-Component Method in Six Counties of Southern California, 2010 to 2040.” Population Research and Policy Review 39, no. 2 (April 1, 2020): 253–81. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11113-019-09531-4.

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Lv, Yuebin, Jinhui Zhou, Virginia Byers Kraus, Tiantian Li, Jeremy A. Sarnat, Jiaonan Wang, Yang Liu, et al. “Long-term exposure to PM2.5 and incidence of disability in activities of daily living among oldest old.” Environ Pollut 259 (April 2020): 113910. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2020.113910.

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32023791
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Mao, Chen, Zhi-Hao Li, Yue-Bin Lv, Xiang Gao, Virginia Byers Kraus, Jin-Hui Zhou, Xian-Bo Wu, et al. “Specific Leisure Activities and Cognitive Functions Among the Oldest-Old: The Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey.” J Gerontol a Biol Sci Med Sci 75, no. 4 (March 9, 2020): 739–46. https://doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glz086.

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30946444
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