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Yi Zeng

Professor in Medicine
Medicine, Geriatrics
Duke Box 3003, Durham, NC 27710
Room 1506, Duke South, Durham, NC 27710


(1) Socioeconomic, behavior, environmental and genetic determinants of healthy aging and healthy longevity;
(2) Factors related to elderly disability and mental health;
(3) Methods of family households and elderly living arrangements forecasting/analysis and their applications in health services and socioeconomic planning, and market studies;
(4) Policy analysis in population aging, social welfare, retirement, and fertility transitions.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor in Medicine · 2006 - Present Medicine, Geriatrics, Medicine
Senior Fellow in the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development · 2006 - Present Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Institutes and Centers
Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center · 2010 - Present Duke Population Research Center, Duke Population Research Institute
Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Center for Population Health & Aging · 2011 - Present Center for Population Health & Aging, Duke Population Research Institute

Education, Training & Certifications

Free University of Brussels (Belgium) · 1986 Ph.D.