Youcheng Liu

Youcheng Liu

Youcheng Liu

Administrative Title

Associate Professor, Full time

Office Address

3939 Woodward Ave, Room 323

Office Phone



Dr. Liu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences. He trained in medicine and public health with specialties in industrial hygiene, environmental health, occupational health and epidemiology. His research focuses on assessing occupational and environmental exposures to chemical hazards and biological agents, evaluating the resultant health outcomes (asthma, COPD, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes) and identifying effective and feasible measures and strategies to reduce exposures and prevent diseases. Current research efforts include dermal exposure to nicotine in migrant tobacco farm workers in Kentucky and the development of a barrier cream and other intervention methods to reduce exposure and green tobacco sickness symptoms, isocyanate exposure and asthma and assessing feasibilities, effectiveness and user barriers of respiratory protection in healthcare delivery organizations.

Dr. Liu serves as a Senior Editorial Board Member for the Journal of BMC Public Health and an Editorial Board Member for the Journal of International Society for Respiratory Protection. He has served as a member of the National Academy of Science/Institute of Medicine Committees on Developing Reusable Facemasks for Use during an Influenza Pandemic and the Assessment of the NIOSH Head-and-Face Anthropometric Survey of US Respirator Users. He has also served on the Advisory Committee for the Harvard NIOSH Education and Research Center.

Please see Dr. Liu's CV

Education Training

Sc.D., Industrial Hygiene and epidemiology, Harvard University, 1997

M.S., Environmental Health, Harvard University, 1994

M.P.H., Environmental Health Sciences, Peking University, 1987

M.D., Preventive Medicine, Nanjing Medical University, 1983


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