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Biography

Dr Shanshan (Shandy) Li is a research fellow in the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University. She is recipient of NHMRC Early Career Fellowship and joined Monash University from March 2017. Prior to moving to Australia in 2011 to pursue her PhD with Australian government and university scholarships at The University of Queensland, Shandy received Bachelor and Master qualifications from Capital Medical University and Peking University in China. Following completion of her PhD, she undertook 2 years postdoctoral training supported by a NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence − Centre for Air quality & health Research and evaluation administered by The University of Sydney.

 

Dr Li has background in both public health and medicine and is an epidemiologist and biostatistician with special focuses on atmospheric environmental health and extensive child health issues. She has published broadly in high-ranked topic relevant journals, and as chief investigator successfully secured competitive grants. She is peer reviewer of various Australian and Chinese grant schemes and a number of prestigious international journals. Dr Li has worked with Chinese government (Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health, and CDC), numerous universities/research institutes across the world, and UNICEF. Most of her work involves collaborations with research groups across Australia and overseas, and she is keeping up establishing broader and stronger linkages with colleagues within Australia and internationally.

 

Research interests

  • Public Health and Epidemiology (Methodological Design, Chronic Disease, Infectious Disease, Global Health, Sustainable Development)

  • Child Health (Perinatal Health, Birth Outcomes, Respiratory Health, Asthma and Allergy, Growth and Development, Activity Pattern and Behaviour)

  • Environmental Health (Environmental Epidemiology, Air Pollution, Climate Change, Exposure and Health Risk Assessment, Temperature, Planetary Health, Built Environment)

  • Biostatistics (Quantitative Analysis, Spatiotemporal Modelling)

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Projects 2017 2021

Research Output 2008 2019

Ambient heat and hospitalisation for COPD in Brazil: A nationwide case-crossover study

Zhao, Q., Li, S., Coelho, M. D. S. Z. S., Saldiva, P. H. N., Xu, R., Huxley, R. R., Abramson, M. J. & Guo, Y., 13 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Thorax. 6 p.

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Ambient PM1 air pollution, blood pressure, and hypertension: Insights from the 33 Communities Chinese Health Study

Yang, B. Y., Guo, Y., Bloom, M. S., Xiao, X., Qian, Z. M., Liu, E., Howard, S. W., Zhao, T., Wang, S. Q., Li, S., Chen, D. H., Ma, H., Yim, S. H. L., Liu, K. K., Zeng, X. W., Hu, L. W., Liu, R. Q., Feng, D., Yang, M., Xu, S. L. & 1 others, Dong, G. H., 1 Mar 2019, In : Environmental Research. 170, p. 252-259 8 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Ambient PM1 air pollution and cardiovascular disease prevalence: Insights from the 33 Communities Chinese Health Study

Yang, B. Y., Guo, Y., Morawska, L., Bloom, M. S., Markevych, I., Heinrich, J., Dharmage, S. C., Knibbs, L. D., Lin, S., Yim, S. H. L., Chen, G., Li, S., Zeng, X. W., Liu, K. K., Hu, L. W. & Dong, G. H., 1 Feb 2019, In : Environment International. 123, p. 310-317 8 p.

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Assessment of Intraseasonal Variation in Hospitalization Associated With Heat Exposure in Brazil

Zhao, Q., Li, S., Coelho, M. S. Z. S., Saldiva, P. H. N., Hu, K., Abramson, M. J., Huxley, R. R. & Guo, Y., Feb 2019, In : JAMA network open. 2, 2, p. e187901 11 p.

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Association of Breastfeeding and Air Pollution Exposure With Lung Function in Chinese Children

Zhang, C., Guo, Y., Xiao, X., Bloom, M. S., Qian, Z., Rolling, C. A., Xian, H., Lin, S., Li, S., Chen, G., Jalava, P., Roponen, M., Hirvonen, M. R., Komppula, M., Leskinen, A., Yim, S. H. L., Chen, D. H., Ma, H., Zeng, X. W., Hu, L. W. & 3 others, Liu, K. K., Yang, B. Y. & Dong, G. H., May 2019, In : JAMA network open. 2, 5, 14 p., e194186.

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