Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2018 Gender disparities in the association between socio-demographics and non-communicable disease risk factors among adults with disabilities in Shanghai, ChinaPeerJ. 1-14.
2018 Indoor pedestrian motion detection via spatial clustering and mappingIEEE Sensors Letters. 1-4.
2017 Assessment of universal newborn hearing screening and intervention in shanghai, chinaInternational Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care. 206-214.
2017 Does acculturation affect the dietary intakes and body weight status of children of immigrants in the US and other developed countries? A systematic reviewEthnicity & Health. 1-21.
2017 Individual and Store Characteristics Associated with Brand Choices in Select Food Category Redemptions among WIC Participants in VirginiaInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 364.
2017 Social health insurance coverage and financial protection among rural-to-urban internal migrants in china: Evidence from a nationally representative cross-sectional studyBMJ Global Health. 1-13.
2017 The social income inequality, social integration and health status of internal migrants in ChinaInternational journal for equity in health. 139.
2016 Association between social integration and health among internal migrants in ZhongShan, ChinaPLOS ONE. e0148397.
2016 Disparities in emergency department visits in American children with asthma: 2006-2010.The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma. 1-8.
2016 Effect of the new maternity insurance scheme on medical expenditures for caesarean delivery in Wuxi, China: a retrospective pre/post-reform case studyFrontiers of medicine. 473-480.
2015 Out-of-school Sports Time and Children's Body Weight Status: Evidence from a Longitudinal SurveyThe North American Journal of Medicine and Sciences. 5-12.
2014 Adverse health effects of spousal violence among women attending Saudi Arabian primary health-care clinics.Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit. 717-25.
2014 Associations between US adult obesity and state and county economic conditions in the recessionJournal of clinical medicine. 153-166.
2014 Does child-parent resemblance in body weight status vary by sociodemographic factors in the USA?Journal of epidemiology and community health. 1034-42.
2014 Food policy approaches to obesity prevention: An international perspectiveCurrent obesity reports. 171-182.
2014 Health services use and prescription access among uninsured patients managing chronic diseases.Journal of Community Health. 572-83.
2014 Labor Market Conditions and Food Security Status of Emergency Food Assistance Program Clients in the RecessionNorth American Journal of Medicine and Science Apr. 57.
2013 Higher Food Prices May Threaten Food Security among American Low-income Households with ChildrenJournal of Nutrition. 1659-1665.
2013 Higher food prices may threaten food security status among American low-income households with childrenThe Journal of nutrition. 1659-1665.
2012 Socioeconomic and Racial/Ethnic Disparity in American's Adherence to Federal Dietary RecommendationsJournal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 614-616.
2011 Decomposing the intergenerational disparity in income and obesityThe BE Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy.
2011 Nutrigenomics Hypothesis: Examining the Association between Food Stamp Program Participation and Bodyweight among Low-Income WomenJournal of Family Economic Issues. 508-520.
2011 Review of the multi-level factors contributing to fruit and vegetable consumption in the USCiteseer.
2011 Using an Automated Web Harvesting System to Track Obesity-Related Policies
2010 Maternal Employment and Childhood Obesity among Immigrant FamiliesNorth American Journal of Medicine and Science Apr. 89.
2009 Changes in Racial/Ethnic Disparities in the Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes by Obesity Level among U.S. AdultsEthnicity & Health. 439-457.
2009 Socioeconomic Disparity in Health-Care Seeking Behavior among Chinese Women with Geritourinary SymptomsJournal of Women's Health. 1833-1839.
2009 Socioeconomic disparity in healthcare-seeking behavior among Chinese women with genitourinary symptomsJournal of Women’s Health. 1833-1839.
2008 Do Hospitalists or Physicians with Greater Inpatient HIV Experience Improve HIV Care in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy? Results from a Multicenter Trial of Academic HospitalistsClinical Infectious Diseases. 1085-1092.
2008 The Effect of Comorbid Illness and Functional Status on the Expected Benefits of Intensive Glucose Control in Older Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: A Decision AnalysisAnnals of internal medicine. 11-19.
2008 The Effect of Comorbid Illness and Functional Status on the Expected Benefits of Intensive Glucose Control in Older Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: A Decision AnalysisEffect of Health Status on Benefit of Intensive Glucose ControlAnnals of internal medicine. 11-19.
2008 The Increasing Number of Clinical Items Addressed During the Time of Adult Primary Care VisitsJournal of General Internal Medicine. 2058-2065.
2007 Impact of local food prices on the relationship between Food Stamp Program participation and bodyweight status of adults in the South. Washington (DC): US Department of AgricultureEconomic Research Service.
2007 Reply to M BishopThe American journal of clinical nutrition. 1437-1438.
2007 The Cost-Effectiveness of Improving Diabetes Care in U.S. Federally-Qualified Community Health CentersHealth Services Research. 2174-2193.
2007 The impact of functional status and comorbid illness on the expected benefits of intensive glucose control in older diabetes patients.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. S213.
2007 Using Concentration Index to Study the Trends in Socioeconmic Inequality among Overweight Adolescents in the U.S. during 1971 to 2002International journal of epidemiology. 916-925.
2007 Using concentration index to study changes in socio-economic inequality of overweight among US adolescents between 1971 and 2002International journal of epidemiology. 916-925.
2004 Socioeconomic Inequality of Obesity in the United States: Do Gender, Age, and Ethnicity Matter?Social Science & Medicine. 1171-1180.
2004 Trends in the Association between Obesity and Socioeconomic Status in U.S. Adults: 1971 to 2000Obesity Research. 1622-1632.

Chapters

Year Title
2004 Secular trends in socioeconomic inequality of obesity in the United StatesStudies on Economic Well-Being: Essays in the Honor of John P. Formby. Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Grants

  • Health Outcomes and Redemption Behaviors among Virginia WIC Participants  awarded by US Department of Agriculture/Economic Research Service (#58-4000-6-0061-R) 2016 - 2019
  • WIC on Wheels Virginia Mobile Clinic  awarded by US Department of Agriculture/Food Nutrition Service 2016 - 2019
  • Application of Behavioral Economics on Community Rehabilitation Needs Evaluation of Patients with Spinal Cord Injury in Shanghai  awarded by National Natural Science Foundation of China (General Program #71673052) 2017 - 2018
  • Using a Smartphone App to Improve WIC Redemptions  awarded by Duke-University of North Carolina (UNC)-US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Center for Behavioral Economics and Healthy Food Choice Research 2017 - 2018
  • WIC on Wheels Virginia  awarded by VA Department of Health 2017 - 2018
  • Food Assistance, Diet and Body Weight Status among WIC Eligible Children  awarded by National Institutes of Health/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (R03HD090387-01) 2016 - 2018
  • Food Assistance, Diet And Body Weight Status Among Wic Eligible Children  awarded by US Public Health Service (NIH) 2017
  • Junior Faculty Research Mentoring Program  awarded by Office of Research, Old Dominion University 2016 - 2017
  • Just-in-time incentives (JITI) to promote fruit and vegetable redemption among WIC participants  awarded by Duke-University of North Carolina (UNC)-US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Center for Behavioral Economics and Healthy Food Choice Research 2016 - 2017
  • Systems-oriented pediatric obesity research and training Center.  awarded by National Institutes of Health/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child and Human Development (U54HD070725-01) 2011 - 2017
  • Redesign Brand Choice Architecture in the WIC Program: Nudging WIC Participants for Lower-Priced Brands  awarded by Duke-UNC USDA Center for Behavioral Economics and Healthy Food Choice Research 2015
  • Redesign choice architecture: Nudge WIC participants to lower-priced brands.  awarded by Duke-University of North Carolina (UNC)-US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Center for Behavioral Economics and Healthy Food Choice Research 2015
  • Acculturation and health status among migrant children.  awarded by Center for Migrant Health Policy, Sun Yat-Sen University, China 2014 - 2015
  • Szklo-Coxe M. Role: Co-Principal Investigator Policy Resistance within a Region’s Healthcare System: A System Dynamics Approach.  awarded by NIH 2012 - 2015
  • Policy Resistance within a Region's Healthcare System: A System Dynamics Approach  awarded by National Heart Lung and Blood Institute/National Institutes of Health 2012 - 2014
  • Causes and Interventions for Childhood Obesity: Innovative Systems Analysis  awarded by NIH 2010 - 2014
  • Local Economic Conditions, Food Assistance, and Food Insecurity among Households with Children  awarded by USDA/Economic Research Service 2010 - 2013
  • Availability and Accessibility of Emergency Food Assistance and Food Insecurity among American Children  awarded by Center for Poverty Research at the University of Kentucky/US Department of Agriculture, Food & Nutrition Service 2011 - 2012
  • Resemblance between child & parental eating, physical activity & obesity patterns.  awarded by National Institutes of Health/ Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (3R03HD058077-01A1S1) 2009 - 2011
  • Price Effect on Diet and Obesity Risk of Food Assistance Program Recipients  awarded by National Institute of Health/National Institute of Child and Human Development (NICHD) 2007 - 2009
  • Assessing the Feasibility of Promoting Fruits and Vegetables Consumption via Auto-Call Center among Low-Income Populations  awarded by College of Health Sciences, Old Dominion University 2008
  • Impact of Local Food Prices on the Relationship between Food Stamp Program Participation and Bodyweight status of Adults in the South  awarded by Southern Rural Development Center and U.S. Department of Agriculture Research Innovation and Development Grants in Economics (RIDGE) 2006 - 2007
  • Trends in Relationship between Socioeconomic Status, Obesity and Diabetes  awarded by Office of Research, Old Dominion University 2006
  • Preference Heterogeneity and CEA in Diabetes  awarded by Center for Disease Control and Prevention 2003 - 2006
  • Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Economics, The University of Alabama 2001
  • M.A. in Economics, The University of Alabama 1999
  • B.A. in Economics, Fudan University 1998
  • Full Name

  • Qi Zhang