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

Zeng, Yi, Huashuai Chen, Zhenglian Wang, and Kenneth C. Land. “Implications of changes in households and living arrangements for future home-based care needs and costs for disabled elders in China.” J Aging Health 27, no. 3 (April 2015): 519–50. https://doi.org/10.1177/0898264314552690.

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25213460
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Zeng, Yi, Huashuai Chen, Ting Ni, Rongping Ruan, Lei Feng, Chao Nie, Lingguo Cheng, et al. “GxE interactions between FOXO genotypes and drinking tea are significantly associated with prevention of cognitive decline in advanced age in China.” J Gerontol a Biol Sci Med Sci 70, no. 4 (April 2015): 426–33. https://doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glu060.

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24895270
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Lv, Yue-Bin, Zhao-Xue Yin, Choy-Lye Chei, Han-Zhu Qian, Virginia Byers Kraus, Juan Zhang, Melanie Sereny Brasher, Xiao-Ming Shi, David Bruce Matchar, and Yi Zeng. “Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol was inversely associated with 3-year all-cause mortality among Chinese oldest old: data from the Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey.” Atherosclerosis 239, no. 1 (March 2015): 137–42. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2015.01.002.

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25602855
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Zeng, Y. “Regional Diversities of Population Aging in China: Handling Demographic Changes.” German Chamber Ticker, no. No. 5 (2015): 11–13.

Scholars@Duke

Zeng, Y. “Implementing the universal two-child policy as soon as possible to realize the balanced development of population and socioeconomics in China.” Chinese Population Yearbook (2014), 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Zeng, Y. “Healthy aging: enhancing elderly services industry and sound tradition of family supports for older adults.” China Center for Economic Research (CCER) Bulletin, No. 6. National School of Development, Peking University, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Zeng, Y. “Implementing the universal two-child policy in rural and urban areas as soon as possible is beneficial for both the nation and people.” China Center for Economic Research (CCER) Bulletin, No. 32. National School of Development, Peking University, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Zeng, Y. “Try to enable older adults living healthier is the basic strategy to face the serious challenges of population aging.” China Center for Economic Research (CCER) Bulletin, No. 45. National School of Development, Peking University, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Zeng, Y. “Implementing the universal two-child policy as soon as possible is a win-win policy for both the nation and people.” China Center for Economic Research (Ccer). China Center for Economic Research (CCER), 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Chei, Choy-Lye, Prassanna Raman, Zhao-Xue Yin, Xiao-Ming Shi, Yi Zeng, and David B. Matchar. “Vitamin D levels and cognition in elderly adults in China.” J Am Geriatr Soc 62, no. 11 (November 2014): 2125–29. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.13082.

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25283584
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