Role: PhD Student
School: Clinical Medicine
Organisation: University of Cambridge
Justin Christopehr Yang is a doctoral student in the Department of Public Health and Primary Care at the University of Cambridge under the supervision of Professor Carol Brayne and Dr. Andres Roman-Urrestarazu. His research interests primarily lie in the social and economic epidemiology of substance-related use disorders and related health disparities by examining such measures as prevalence of substance use by subpopulations and unmet need for treatment.
Before starting his PhD, Justin worked as a Senior Associate at Avalere Health’s Reimbursement and Market Access practice where he helped multinational life science companies, patient advocates, and charitable foundations solve coverage, coding, payment, and patient access problems facing drugs, biologics, and medical devices. In particular, Justin helped develop tailored product launch strategies, tactical product lifecycle management insights, and data analytic models to support business decisions.
M Prilutskaya, JC Yang, A Roman-Urrestarazu (2018). Synthetic Cannabinoids, Opioids, and Polydrug Use: Clinical Implications. Handbook of Novel Psychoactive Substances: What Clinicians Should Know About NPS (Routledge, in press).
A Roman-Urrestarazu, JC Yang, S Ettelt, I Thalmann, V Seguel Ravest, C Brayne (2018). Private Health Insurance in Germany and Chile: Two Stories of Co-Existence, Segmentation and Conflict. IJEH.
JC Yang, A Roman-Urrestarazu, C Brayne (2018). Binge alcohol and substance use across birth cohorts and the Global Financial Crisis in the United States. PLOS ONE.