J-C Chen

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Workplace policies and prevalence of knee osteoarthritis: the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project
    J C Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Occup Environ Med 64:798-805. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Neurobehavioral effects of ambient air pollution on cognitive performance in US adults
    Jiu Chiuan Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, UNC School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Neurotoxicology 30:231-9. 2009
  3. pmc Sleep duration and risk of ischemic stroke in postmenopausal women
    Jiu Chiuan Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Stroke 39:3185-92. 2008
  4. pmc Metabolic syndrome and inflammatory responses to long-term particulate air pollutants
    Jiu Chiuan Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:612-7. 2008
  5. pmc Death stroked by dusty air: more mysteries to be solved
    J C Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, UNC CH, School of Public Health, 2104G, McGavran Greenberg, CB 7435, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Occup Environ Med 64:3-4. 2007
  6. pmc Long driving time is associated with haematological markers of increased cardiovascular risk in taxi drivers
    J C Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Occup Environ Med 62:890-4. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Occupational factors associated with low back pain in urban taxi drivers
    Jiu Chiuan Chen
    Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Occup Med (Lond) 55:535-40. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Using exposure prediction rules for exposure assessment: an example on whole-body vibration in taxi drivers
    Jiu Chiuan Chen
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 15:293-9. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Personal coronary risk profiles modify autonomic nervous system responses to air pollution
    Jiu Chiuan Chen
    Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:1133-42. 2006
  10. pmc GIS approaches for the estimation of residential-level ambient PM concentrations
    Duanping Liao
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1374-80. 2006

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Workplace policies and prevalence of knee osteoarthritis: the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project
    J C Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Occup Environ Med 64:798-805. 2007
    ..We examined the associations between workplace policies and KOA in a community-based population in the USA...
  2. doi request reprint Neurobehavioral effects of ambient air pollution on cognitive performance in US adults
    Jiu Chiuan Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, UNC School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Neurotoxicology 30:231-9. 2009
    ..In vivo animal experiments demonstrate neurotoxicity of exposures to particulate matter (PM) and ozone, but only one small epidemiological study had linked ambient air pollution with central nervous system (CNS) functions in children...
  3. pmc Sleep duration and risk of ischemic stroke in postmenopausal women
    Jiu Chiuan Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Stroke 39:3185-92. 2008
    ..Many studies have shown a U-shape association between sleep duration and mortality, but epidemiological evidence linking cardiovascular diseases with habitual sleep patterns is limited and mixed...
  4. pmc Metabolic syndrome and inflammatory responses to long-term particulate air pollutants
    Jiu Chiuan Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:612-7. 2008
    ..Human data linking inflammation with long-term particulate matter (PM) exposure are still lacking. Emerging evidence suggests that people with metabolic syndrome (MS) may be a more susceptible population...
  5. pmc Death stroked by dusty air: more mysteries to be solved
    J C Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, UNC CH, School of Public Health, 2104G, McGavran Greenberg, CB 7435, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Occup Environ Med 64:3-4. 2007
  6. pmc Long driving time is associated with haematological markers of increased cardiovascular risk in taxi drivers
    J C Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Occup Environ Med 62:890-4. 2005
    ..To examine the association between driving time and changes in haematological markers of increased risks for cardiovascular diseases (CVD)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Occupational factors associated with low back pain in urban taxi drivers
    Jiu Chiuan Chen
    Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Occup Med (Lond) 55:535-40. 2005
    ..Urban taxi drivers differ from other professional drivers in their exposures to physical and psychosocial hazards in the work environment. Epidemiological data on low back pain (LBP) of this occupational group are very scarce...
  8. ncbi request reprint Using exposure prediction rules for exposure assessment: an example on whole-body vibration in taxi drivers
    Jiu Chiuan Chen
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 15:293-9. 2004
    ..It is often difficult and expensive to make direct measurements of an individual's occupational or environmental exposures in large epidemiologic studies...
  9. ncbi request reprint Personal coronary risk profiles modify autonomic nervous system responses to air pollution
    Jiu Chiuan Chen
    Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:1133-42. 2006
    ..We investigated whether PM2.5-mediated autonomic modulation depends on individual coronary risk profiles...
  10. pmc GIS approaches for the estimation of residential-level ambient PM concentrations
    Duanping Liao
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1374-80. 2006
    ..Semiautomated daily kriging estimations and semivariogram cross-validations are feasible on a national scale. Lognormal ordinary kriging with a spherical model is valid for estimating daily ambient PM at geocoded residential addresses...
  11. pmc Night heart rate variability and particulate exposures among boilermaker construction workers
    Jennifer M Cavallari
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1046-51. 2007
    ..Although studies have documented the association between heart rate variability (HRV) and ambient particulate exposures, the association between HRV, especially at night, and metal-rich, occupational particulate exposures remains unclear...
  12. ncbi request reprint Roles of safety climate and shift work on perceived injury risk: a multi-level analysis
    Yueng Hsiang Huang
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, 71 Frankland Road, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 39:1088-96. 2007
    ..These findings highlighted the importance of considering company level factors when attempting to understand the differences between day shift and night shift work on an individual's perception of injury risk...
  13. ncbi request reprint Seat inclination, use of lumbar support and low-back pain of taxi drivers
    Jiu Chiuan Chen
    Occupational Health Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 31:258-65. 2005
    ..This cross-sectional study was conducted to examine the association between seat inclination, use of lumbar support, and the prevalence of clinically significant low-back pain among taxi drivers..

Research Grants2

  1. Environmental Determinants of Sleep Disturbance: Role of Ambient Air Pollution
    Jiu Chiuan Chen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Expected results from this proposed first epidemiologic study on the effect of ambient air pollution on sleep disturbance will have major implications for public health policies and clinical care for patients with sleep disorders. ..