Yuming Guo

Assoc Professor

Accepting PhD Students

20082022
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Biography

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 200 high quality papers) in prestigious international journals including the highest-ranked journals (NEJM, Lancet, BMJ, PLoS Medicine, Nature Communications, The Lancet Planetary Health, EHP). His work was awarded the NHMRC Research Excellence Award, 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.

Research area keywords

  • 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

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Assessing heatwave impacts on cause-specific emergency department visits in urban and rural communities of Queensland, Australia

Xu, Z., FitzGerald, G., Guo, Y., Jalaludin, B. & Tong, S., 1 Jan 2019, In : Environmental Research. 168, p. 414-419 6 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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