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Yang, Joshua S.

Professor of Public Health

Health Science

Office: 657-278-4384

Department: 657-278-3982



Dr. Joshua Yang received his M.P.H. and Ph.D. in community health sciences (with a minor in sociology) from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Public Health. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, University of California, San Francisco. As a postdoctoral fellow, his work included an examination of tobacco industry corporate social responsibility efforts, U.S. policy coherence in tobacco control, and the strategies used by transnational tobacco companies to promote smoking in developing countries, such as Pakistan. He continues his work in the area of global health governance related to non-communicable disease. Yang has worked with the World Health Organization, Ministry of Health of Egypt and other local organizations.

Areas of Knowledge:
  • Tobacco control
  • Global governance for health

  • Globalization
  • Health
  • Healthcare -- Public Health