Yuming Guo

Assoc Professor

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Dr Yuming Guo is an associate professor of Environmental Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University. He is supported by an NHMRC Career Development Fellowship (Level 1 & 2). A/Prof Guo was awarded Master of Medicine (2006-2009), and PhD (2010-2012) from Peking University and Queensland University of Technology, respectively. Before moving to to Monash University in March 2017, Dr Guo held appointments at the University of Queensland, Queensland University of Technology, and Peking University. His research group focuses on environmental epidemiology, biostatistics, global environmental change, air pollution, climate change, remote sensing modelling, and infectious disease modelling.

A/Prof Guo has developed/participated in several large international collaborations to assess the impacts of air pollution and climate change on human health. His research is primarily supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council, Australian Research Council, and China Natural Science Foundation.

A/Prof Guo is appointed an adjunct professor by the University of Queensland, the University of Oulu (Finland), Jinan University (Guangzhou), and Chongqing Medical University. He was awarded a visiting fellow of London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine supported by the Leverhulme Trust. A/Prof Guo has published extensively (over 100 high quality papers in the last 5 years) in prestigious international journals including the highest-ranked journals (Lancet and BMJ). His work was awarded the Best Environmental Paper by International Society of Environmental Epidemiology and he is awarded Best Young Scientist by the Lancet-CAMS Committee. A/Prof Guo is a member of Think Tank for Climate Change and Human Health in Australia. He sits in many research grant review committees and editorial board of Environmental Health Perspectives, Environment Interantional, PeerJ, and Annals of Cancel Epidemiology.


  • Public Health
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • environmental health and safety of nanotechnology
  • Global Health
  • Biostatistics
  • Time Series
  • Case study
  • Spatial temporal statistics
  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial intelligence

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Projects 2017 2022

Research Output 2008 2019

Fine particulate matter exposure and medication dispensing during and after a coal mine fire: A time series analysis from the Hazelwood Health Study

Johnson, A. L., Dipnall, J. F., Dennekamp, M., Williamson, G. J., Gao, C. X., Carroll, M. T. C., Dimitriadis, C., Ikin, J. F., Johnston, F. H., McFarlane, A. C., Sim, M. R., Stub, D. A., Abramson, M. J. & Guo, Y., 1 Mar 2019, In : Environmental Pollution. 246, p. 1027-1035 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Geographic, Demographic, and Temporal Variations in the Association between Heat Exposure and Hospitalization in Brazil: A Nationwide Study between 2000 and 2015

Zhao, Q., Li, S., Coelho, M. S. Z. S., Saldiva, P. H. N., Hu, K., Arblaster, J. M., Nicholls, N., Huxley, R. R., Abramson, M. J. & Guo, Y., 1 Jan 2019, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 127, 1, 9 p., 017001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

A machine learning method to estimate PM2.5 concentrations across China with remote sensing, meteorological and land use information

Chen, G., Li, S., Knibbs, L. D., Hamm, N. A. S., Cao, W., Li, T., Guo, J., Ren, H., Abramson, M. J. & Guo, Y., 15 Sep 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 636, p. 52-60 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Ambient air pollution in relation to diabetes and glucose-homoeostasis markers in China: a cross-sectional study with findings from the 33 Communities Chinese Health Study

Yang, B. Y., Qian, Z. M., Li, S., Chen, G., Bloom, M. S., Elliott, M., Syberg, K. W., Heinrich, J., Markevych, I., Wang, S. Q., Chen, D., Ma, H., Chen, D. H., Liu, Y., Komppula, M., Leskinen, A., Liu, K. K., Zeng, X. W., Hu, L. W., Guo, Y. & 1 othersDong, G. H., 1 Feb 2018, In : The Lancet Planetary Health. 2, 2, p. e64-e73 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

A multi-country analysis on potential adaptive mechanisms to cold and heat in a changing climate

Vicedo-Cabrera, A. M., Sera, F., Guo, Y., Chung, Y., Arbuthnott, K., Tong, S., Tobias, A., Lavigne, E., de Sousa Zanotti Stagliorio Coelho, M., Hilario Nascimento Saldiva, P., Goodman, P. G., Zeka, A., Hashizume, M., Honda, Y., Kim, H., Ragettli, M. S., Röösli, M., Zanobetti, A., Schwartz, J., Armstrong, B. & 1 othersGasparrini, A., 1 Feb 2018, In : Environment International. 111, p. 239-246 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access