University of California
Edward H. Yelin, PhD, MCP

Edward H. Yelin, PhD, MCP

Emeritus Professor
School of Medicine
Department of Medicine and Institute for Health Policy Studies
University of California
San Francisco, CA 94143-0920
ed.yelin@ucsf.edu
415-476-9027
 
Current Research Interests
• Health impacts of emergent working conditions
• Economic impact of chronic disease
• Gender, race, and health disparities in employment
• Role of emerging health care system in outcomes of chronic conditions
• Employment prospects of chronically ill in emerging industries
• Role of chronic stress, economic deprivation, and neighborhood poverty in health outcomes
 
Key Publications
•  Yelin E, Tonner C, Kim SC, Katz JN, Ayanian JZ, Brookhart MA, Solomon DH. Sociodemographic, disease, health system, and contextual factors affecting the initiation of biologic agents in RA: a longitudinal study Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Dec 10. doi: 10: 1002/acr22244 [epub ahead of print].
• Yelin E, Trupin L, Katz P, Criswell LA, Yazdany J, Gillis J, Panopalis P. Impact of health maintenanceorganizations and fee-for-service on health care utilization among people with systemic lupuserythematosus. Arthritis Rheum. 2007 Apr 15;57(3):508-15. PubMed PMID: 17394180; PubMed CentralPMCID: PMC2875127.
• Yelin E, Trupin L, Katz P, Criswell L, Yazdany J, Gillis J, Panopalis P. Work dynamics among personswith systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Rheum. 2007 Feb 15;57(1):56-63. PubMed PMID:17266065; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2875125.
• Yelin E, Katz P, Balmes J, Trupin L, Earnest G, Eisner M, Blanc P. Work life of persons with asthma,rhinitis, and COPD: a study using a national, population-based sample. J Occup Med Toxicol. 2006 Feb2;1:2. PubMed PMID: 16722563; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1436006.
• Yelin E, Trupin L. Disability and the Terms of Employment. Monthly Labor Review 2003; 126: 20-31.
• Yelin EH. 1997. The employment of people with and without disabilities in an age of insecurity. Annals of the AAPSS 549(1):117-28.
• Yelin EH, Katz PP. 1994. Labor force trends of persons with and without disabilities. Monthly Labor Review 177(10):36-42.
• Yelin EH. 1992. Disability and the Displaced Worker. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
• Yelin EH. 1986.The myth of malingering: why individuals withdraw from work in the presence of illness. Milbank Quarterly 64(4):622-49.
• Yelin EH. 1997. The employment of people with and without disabilities in an age of insecurity. Annals ofthe AAPSS 549(1):117-28.
• Yelin EH, Katz PP. 1994. Labor force trends of persons with and without disabilities. Monthly LaborReview 177(10):36-42.
• Yelin EH. 1992. Disability and the Displaced Worker. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
• Yelin EH. 1986.The myth of malingering: why individuals withdraw from work in the presence of illness.Milbank Quarterly 64(4):622-49.
• Yelin EH, Henke CJ, Kramer JS, Nevitt MC, Shearn MA, Epstein WV. 1985. A comparison of thetreatment of rheumatoid arthritis in health maintenance organizations and fee-for-service practices. NewEngland Journal of Medicine 312(15):962-67.

Honors
• Elected Member, National Academy of Social Insurance
• Distinguished Scholar Award, American College of Rheumatology
• Clinical Scholar Science Award, American College of Rheumatology
• Clarke Award for Research, Arthritis Foundation
• Star Award, Outstanding Contributions to Rheumatology, Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals
• President's Award, Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals
• Harold S. Luft Mentoring Award in Health Policy and Health Services Research, UCSF
• Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Investigator in Health Policy Award
• Lawren Daltroy Award for Excellence in Research in Health Communication, Lupus 2014 Investigators Meeting