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    Heejung Bang 
    Laurel Beckett 
    Danielle Harvey 
    Ana-Maria Iosif 
    Kyoungmi Kim 
    Chin-Shang Li 
    Diana L Miglioretti 
    Miriam Nuno 
    LiHong Qi 
    David Rocke 
    Susan L. Stewart 


   Minh Chau (Chau) Barr
   Evan de Bie
   Blythe Durbin-Johnson
   Judy Li
   Lisa (Yi) Mu
   Vien Nguyen
   Naomi Saito
   Daniel Tancredi
   Sandra Taylor
   Machelle D Wilson
   Matt Yang


LiHong Qi

  Associate Professor, PhD
Design and analysis of genetic association studies, survival analysis, modeling missing data and measurement error problems.

2003: Ph.D., Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 
2000: M.S., Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 
1998: M.S., Statistics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 
1996: M.S., Applied Mathematics, Peking University, Beijing, P.R. China 
1993: B.S., Computational Mathematics, Liaoning University, Liaoning, P.R. China 

Courses Taught
BST-290:  Graduate Group in Biostatistics seminar
EPI-298:  Introduction to SAS Programming/Introduction to Data Analysis using SAS
EPI-228:  Quantitative Methods for Epidemiology
OBG-420:  Genetic Conference
SPH-246:  Clinical Biostatistics
STA/BST-225:  Clinical Trials

Professional Affiliations/Awards
2011-2013: Standing Member of the WNAR/IBS regional advisory board (RAB)
2011: Academic Senate Research Travel Award, University of California Davis, Davis, CA
2010-: Member, UC Davis Cancer Center
2010-: Member, Data Safety and Monitoring Committee (DSCM), UC Davis Cancer Center
2008: International Genetic Epidemiology Society
2007-2009: Academic Senate Research Travel Award, University of California Davis, Davis, CA
2006-: American Society of Human Genetics
2006-: Member, Graduate Group in Epidemiology, University of California Davis, Davis, CA
2006-: Member, Graduate Group in Biostatistics, University of California Davis, Davis, CA
2004: WNAR/IMS Student Paper Award
2003-2012: International Biometric Society, WNAR
2003: CAUCUS for Women in Statistics
2002-: American Statistical Association
1998: Graduate School Merit Award, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1996-1998: University Fellowship, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
1993-1994: Antai Fellowship, Peking University, P.R. China
1993: First Prize of the Outstanding Graduation Theses, Liaoning University, P.R. China
1993: Admission to the Graduate School of Peking University with exemption from the National Graduate Entrance Examination, Peking University, P.R. China
1993: Graduate Graduated No. 1 in the class of 1993, Liaoning University, P.R. China
1993: Outstanding Graduate, Liaoning University, P.R. China

Selected Publications
  1. Yang X, Peng B, Chen R, Zhang Q, Zhu D, Zhang Q, Xue F, Qi L. (2014). Statistical profiling methods with hierarchical logistic regression for healthcare providers with binary outcomes. Journal of Applied Statistics, 41(1):46.

  2. Prentice RL, Neuhouser ML, Tinker LF, Pettinger M, Thomson CA, Mossavar-Rahmani Y, Thomas F, Qi L, Huang Y. (2013). An Exploratory Study of Respiratory Quotient Calibration and Association with Postmenopausal Breast Cancer. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, 2013 Nov 14:[Epub ahead of print].

  3. Rohan TE, Heo M, Choi L, Datta M, Freudenheim JL, Kamensky V, Ochs-Balcom HM, Qi L, Thomson CA, Vitolins MZ, Wassertheil-Smoller S, Kabat GC. (2013). Body fat and breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women: a longitudinal study. Journal of Cancer Epidemiology, 2013:754815 -754815.

  4. Qi L, Wang M, Yagnik G, Mattheisen M, Gearhart JP, Lakshmanan Y, Ebert AK, Rösch W, Ludwig M, Draaken M, Reutter H, Boyadjiev SA. (2013). Candidate gene association study implicates p63 in the etiology of nonsyndromic bladder-exstrophy-epispadias complex. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 2 AUG 2013:DOI: 10.1002/bdra.23161.

  5. Dursun I, Jakubowska-Doğru E, Elibol-Can B, van der List D, Chapman B, Qi L, Berman RF. (2013). Effects of early postnatal alcohol exposure on the developing retinogeniculate projections in C57BL/6 mice. Alcohol, 47(3):173-9.

  6. Chlebowski RT, Manson JE, Anderson GL, Cauley JA, Aragaki AK, Stefanick ML, Lane DS, Johnson KC, Wactawski-Wende J, Chen C, Qi L, Yasmeen S, Newcomb PA, Prentice RL. (2013). Estrogen plus progestin and breast cancer incidence and mortality in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study. Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 105(8):526-35.

  7. Goodman D, Park HL, Stefanick M, LeBlanc E, Bea J, Qi L, Kapphahn K, Lamonte M, Manini T, Desai M, Anton-Culver H. (2013). Relation Between Self-Recalled Childhood Physical Activity And Adult Physical Activity: The Women’s Health Initiative. Open Journal of Epidemiology, 3(4):224-231.

  8. Qi L, Nassir R, Kosoy R, Garcia L, Waetjen LE, Ochs-Balcom HM, Gass M, Robbins J, Seldin MF. (2013). Relationship between hysterectomy and admixture in African American women. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 208(4):279.e1-279.e7.

  9. Luo J, Rossouw J, Tong E, Giovino GA, Lee CC, Chen C, Ockene JK, Qi L, Margolis KL. (2013). Smoking and diabetes: does the increased risk ever go away? 178, 178(6):937-45.

  10. Garcia L, Qi L, Rasor M, Clark CJ, Bromberger J, Gold EB. (2013). The Relationship of Violence and Traumatic Stress to Changes in Weight and Waist Circumference: Longitudinal Analyses From the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation. Violence Journal of Interpersonal, November 7, 2013:doi: 10.1177/0886260513507132 .

  11. Chen J, Qi L, Xia Z, Shen M, Shen X, Mei J, DeRiemer K, Yuan Z. (2013). Which Urban Migrants Default from Tuberculosis Treatment in Shanghai, China? PLOS one, Nov 28, 2013:DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0081351.

  12. Koenig CM, Walker CK, Qi L, Pessah IN, Berman RF. (2012). Lack of evidence for neonatal misoprostol neurodevelopmental toxicity in C57BL6/J mice. PLoS One, 7(6):10.1371/journal.pone.0038911.

  13. Braunschweig D, Golub MS, Koenig CM, Qi L, Pessah IN, Van de Water J, Berman RF. (2012). Maternal autism-associated IgG antibodies delay development and produce anxiety in a mouse gestational transfer model. Journal of Neuroimmunology, 252(1-2):56-65.

  14. Nassir R, Qi L, Kosoy R, Garcia L, Allison M, Ochs-Balcom HM, Tylavsky F, Manson JE, Shigeta R, Robbins J, Seldin MF. (2012). Relationship between adiposity and admixture in African-American and Hispanic-American women. International Journal of Obesity, 36(2):304-13.

  15. Qi L, Nassir R, Kosoy R, Garcia L, Curb JD, Tinker L, Howard BV, Robbins J, Seldin MF. (2012). Relationship between diabetes risk and admixture in postmenopausal African-American and Hispanic-American women. Diabetologia, 55(5):1329-37.

  16. Nassir R, Qi L, Kosoy R, Garcia L, Robbins J, Seldin MF. (2012). Relationship between gallbladder surgery and ethnic admixture in African American and Hispanic American women. The American Journal of Gastroenterology, 107(6):932-940.

  17. Kosoy R, Qi L, Nassir R, Garcia L, Allison M, Shigeta R, Robbins J, Seldin MF. (2012). Relationship between hypertension and admixture in post-menopausal African American and Hispanic American women. Journal of Human Hypertension, 26(6):365-373.

  18. Luo J, Rossouw J, Tong E, Giovino GA, Lee C, Chen C, Ockene JK, Qi L, Margolis KL. (2012). Smoking cessation, weight gain, and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus among postmenopausal women. Archives of Internal Medicine, 172(5):438-440.

  19. Ta TA, Koenig CM, Golub MS, Pessah IN, Qi L, Aronov PA, Berman RF. (2011). Bioaccumulation and behavioral effects of 2,2',4,4'-tetrabromodiphenyl ether (BDE-47) in perinatally exposed mice. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 33(3):393-404.

  20. Qi L, Chen K, Hur DJ, Yagnik G, Lakshmanan Y, Kotch LE, Ashrafi GH, Martinez-Murillo F, Kowalski J, Naydenov C, Wittler L, Gearhart JP, Draaken M, Reutter H, Ludwig M, Boyadjiev SA. (2011). Genome-wide expression profiling of urinary bladder implicates desmosomal and cytoskeletal dysregulation in the bladder exstrophy-epispadias complex. International Journal of Molecular Medicine, 2011(27):6.

  21. Krig SR, Frietze S, Simion C, Miller JK, Fry WH, Rafidi H, Kotelawala L, Qi L, Griffith OL, Gray JW, Carraway KL 3rd, Sweeney C. (2011). Lrig1 is an estrogen-regulated growth suppressor and correlates with longer relapse-free survival in ERα-positive breast cancer. Molecular Cancer Research, 9(10):1406-17.

  22. Li X, Xu P, Shen X, Qi L, DeRiemer K, Mei J, Gao Q. (2011). Non-Beijing strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in China. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 49(1):392-5.

  23. Chen Z, Qi L, Beck TJ, Robbins J, Wu G, Lewis CE, Cauley JA, Wright NC, Seldin MF. (2011). Stronger bone correlates with African admixture in African-American women. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research , 26(9):2307-2316.

  24. Qi L, Wang YF, He Y. (2010). A comparison of multiple imputation and fully augmented weighted estimators for Cox regression with missing covariates. Statistics in Medicine, 29(25):2592-604.

  25. Ching BJ, Wittler L, Proske J, Yagnik G, Qi L, Draaken M, Reutter H, Gearhart JP, Ludwig M, Boyadjiev SA. (2010). p63 (TP73L) a key player in embryonic urogenital development with significant dysregulation in human bladder exstrophy tissue. International Journal of Molecular Medicine , 26(6):861-7.

  26. Huang Y, Hinds DA, Qi L, Prentice RL. (2010). Pooled versus individual genotyping in a breast cancer genome-wide association study. Genetic Epidemiology, 34(6):603-12.

  27. Zhang X, Lv CC, Tian J, Miao RJ, Xi W, Hertz-Picciotto I, Qi L. (2010). Prenatal and perinatal risk factors for autism in China. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40(11):1311-1321.

  28. Seldin MF, Qi L, Scherbarth HR, Tian C, Ransom M, Silva G, Belmont JW, Gamron S, Allievi A, Palatnik SA, Saurit V, Paira S, Graf C, Guillerón C, Catoggio LJ, Prigione C, Berbotto GA, García MA, Perandones CE, Truedsson L, Abderrahim H, Battagliotti CG, Pons-Estel BA, Alarcon-Riquelme ME. (2008). Amerindian ancestry in Argentina is associated with increased risk for systemic lupus erythematosus. Genes and Immunity, 9(4):389-93.

  29. Tian C, Plenge RM, Ransom M, Lee A, Villoslada P, Selmi C, Klareskog L, Pulver AE, Qi L, Gregersen PK, Seldin MF. (2008). Analysis and application of European genetic substructure using 300 K SNP information. PLOS Genetics, 4(1):e4.

  30. Invernizzi P, Selmi C, Poli F, Frison S, Floreani A, Alvaro D, Almasio P, Rosina F, Marzioni M, Fabris L, Muratori L, Qi L, Seldin MF, Gershwin ME, Podda M; Italian PBC Genetic Study Group. (2008). Human leukocyte antigen polymorphisms in Italian primary biliary cirrhosis: a multicenter study of 664 patients and 1992 healthy controls. Hepatology, 48(6):1906-12.

  31. Margolis KL, Lihong Qi, Brzyski R, Bonds DE, Howard BV, Kempainen S, Simin Liu, Robinson JG, Safford MM, Tinker LT, Phillips LS; Women Health Initiative Investigators. (2008). Validity of diabetes self-reports in the Women's Health Initiative: comparison with medication inventories and fasting glucose measurements. Clinical Trials (London, England), 5(3):240-7.

  32. Reutter H, Qi L, Ludwig M, et al. (2007). Concordance for the Bladder Exstrophy-Epispadias Complex (BEEC) in Twins: Suggestive of Genetic Susceptibility. American Journal of Medical Genetics, 22:2751-2756.

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