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Stella S. Yi

Stella S. Yi, MPH, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health

Keywords
Asian American, epidemiology, nutrition, physical activity, sodium, cardiovascular disease, racial/ethnic health disparities
Summary

I am a cardiovascular epidemiologist, and my research focuses on community, clinical and policy-based initiatives for the reduction of chronic disease morbidity and mortality. I have particular interest in improving cardio-metabolic health and lifestyle behaviors, including physical activity and nutrition in Asian American communities.

Prior to joining faculty at the NYU School of Medicine in 2014, I worked for six years at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) in the Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Tobacco Control on research pertaining to and evaluation of city nutrition policies and community-based initiatives to reduce the burden of chronic disease. At the NYU School of Medicine, I have deepened my expertise on health disparities in Asian American and immigrant populations and community-based, collaborative research approaches. Given these experiences, I possess a unique viewpoint on health, policy and research that encompasses both a citywide perspective paired with an understanding of specific health needs of disparity subgroups.

Phone

212-263-5163

Academic office

227 East 30th Street

Eighth Floor

New York, NY 10016

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Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health

PhD from Johns Hopkins University

MPH from Yale University

Li, Yan; Jasani, Foram; Su, Dejun; Zhang, Donglan; Shi, Lizheng; Yi, Stella S; Pagán, José A

Journal of primary care & community health. 2019 Jan-Dec; 10:2150132719829311

Popp, Collin J; Beasley, Jeannette M; Yi, Stella S; Hu, Lu; Wylie-Rosett, Judith

Journal of nutritional science. 2019 Feb; 8:e4

Kum, Susan S; Patel, Shilpa; Garcia, Mary Joy; Kim, Sara S; Kavathe, Rucha; Choy, Catherine; Taher, M D; Yi, Stella S; Islam, Nadia; Kwon, Simona C

Preventing chronic disease. 2018 09 13; 15:E112

Beasley, Jeannette M; Yi, Stella S; Ahn, Jiyoung; Kwon, Simona C; Wylie-Rosett, Judith

Journal of immigrant & minority health. 2018 Aug 10;

Lee, David C; Yi, Stella S; Athens, Jessica K; Vinson, Andrew J; Wall, Stephen P; Ravenell, Joseph E

Journal of racial & ethnic health disparities. 2018 Aug; 5(4):712-720

Kwon, Simona C; Han, Benjamin H; Kranick, Julie A; Wyatt, Laura C; Blaum, Caroline S; Yi, Stella S; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau

Journal of racial & ethnic health disparities. 2018 Apr; 5(2):271-278

Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Sacks, Rachel; Ahn, Jiyoung; Yi, Stella S

Journal of racial & ethnic health disparities. 2018 Feb; 5(1):1-6

Li, Yan; Zhang, Donglan; Thapa, Janani R; Madondo, Kumbirai; Yi, Stella; Fisher, Elisa; Griffin, Kerry; Liu, Bian; Wang, Youfa; Pagan, Jose A

Preventive medicine (1972). 2018 01; 106:73-78