Department of Public Health Sciences

LiHong Qi

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

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

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
Standing Member of the WNAR/IBS regional advisory board (RAB), 2011-2013
Academic Senate Research Travel Award, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, 2011
Member, UC Davis Cancer Center, 2010-
Member, Data Safety and Monitoring Committee (DSCM), UC Davis Cancer Center, 2010-
International Genetic Epidemiology Society, 2008
Academic Senate Research Travel Award, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, 2007-2009
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, 2006-
WNAR/IMS Student Paper Award, 2004
International Biometric Society, WNAR, 2003-2012
CAUCUS for Women in Statistics , 2003
American Statistical Association, 2002-
Graduate School Merit Award, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1998
University Fellowship, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, 1996-1998
Antai Fellowship, Peking University, P.R. China, 1993-1994
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 , 1993

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. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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 .

  9. 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.

  10. 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].

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  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. 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.

  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. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

  21. 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.

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. 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.

  25. 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.

  26. 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.

  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. 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.

  29. 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.

  30. 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.

  31. 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.

  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.