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Yi Wang is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Science at the Indiana University Fairbanks School of Public Health. Dr. Wang is an environmental epidemiologist, working to determine how environmental risk factors affect health at the population level. He currently investigates the mechanisms and effects of air pollution and heavy metal exposure on cardiovascular and aging-related morbidity and mortality in several national prospective cohorts of minority and older adults. He is also interested in gene-environment interactions, and heat-related morbidity and mortality.

Dr. Wang obtained his doctoral degree in Environmental Health Sciences from University of Michigan School of Public Health and completed his postdoctoral training in the Department of Epidemiology at the Brown University School of Public Health.