Xinguang Chen

Xinguang Chen

Professor Of Epidemiology

Department: PHHP-COM EPIDEMIOLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 294-5945
Business Email: jimax.chen@ufl.edu

About Xinguang Chen

MD in Preventive Medicine, 1982, Wuhan Medical College, MPH in Health Statistics, 1987, Tongji Medical University, MPH in Population Studies, 1992, East-West Center/University of Hawaii, and PhD in Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Hawaii. Assistant professor at University of Southern California since 1999, Associate and Full Professor with Tenure at Wayne State University since 2004, and Tenured Professor at University of Florida since 2014

Research Profile

Modeling quantum changes in medical, health and behavior-related events using catastrophe methods; descriptive and etiological studies on psychosocial factors and suicidal behavior and death using machine learning method; studies on HIV related behavior and prevention intervention among US adolescents and young adults; estimate adjusted rates using classic age-period-cohort modeling; studies of male hormones, PAS and risk of prostate cancer occurrence with electronic medical record data; studies of marijuana use among pregnant women and secondhand marijuana exposure in young children.

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0001-8263-643X

Areas of Interest
  • Injury Epidemiology
  • Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology
  • Substance Use Epidemiology, particularly opioids
  • Biostatistics
  • Cancer epidemiology
  • HIV Prevention
  • Social Determinants of Health

Publications

2020
Factors associated with opioid prescriptions among women proximal to pregnancy in the United States.
Research in social & administrative pharmacy : RSAP. [DOI] 10.1016/j.sapharm.2020.11.008. [PMID] 33234451.
2019
The role of psychological distress in the relationship between the severity of pressure injury and pain intensity in hospitalized adults.
Journal of advanced nursing. 75(6):1219-1228 [DOI] 10.1111/jan.13913. [PMID] 30456856.
2019
Cognitive Theories, Paradigm of Quantum Behavior Change, and Cusp Catastrophe Modeling in Social Behavioral Research
Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research. 10(1):127-159 [DOI] 10.1086/701837.
2019
Aerosolized surfactant in neonatal respiratory distress syndrome: Phase I study.
Early human development. 134:19-25 [DOI] 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2019.05.005. [PMID] 31121339.
2019
Age and Birth Cohort-Adjusted Rates of Suicide Mortality Among US Male and Female Youths Aged 10 to 19 Years From 1999 to 2017.
JAMA network open. 2(9) [DOI] 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.11383. [PMID] 31517968.
2018
Acculturative Stress, Poor Mental Health and Condom-Use Intention Among International Students in China
Health Education Journal. 77(2):142-155 [DOI] 10.1177/0017896917739443.
2018
Dynamic transitions between marijuana use and cigarette smoking among US adolescents and emerging adults.
The American journal of drug and alcohol abuse. 44(4):452-462 [DOI] 10.1080/00952990.2018.1434535. [PMID] 29513617.
2018
Patterns of smoking initiation during adolescence and young adulthood in South-West China: findings of the National Nutrition and Health Survey (2010-2012).
BMJ open. 8(5) [DOI] 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019424. [PMID] 29858407.
2018
Persistent Effect at 30-Month Post Intervention of a Community-Based Randomized Trial of Km2H(2) in Reducing Stroke and Heart Attack Among Senior Hypertensive Patients
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 15(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12966-017-0635-3.
2018
Phosphatidylethanol in Comparison to Self-Reported Alcohol Consumption Among HIV-Infected Women in a Randomized Controlled Trial of Naltrexone for Reducing Hazardous Drinking.
Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research. 42(1):128-134 [DOI] 10.1111/acer.13540. [PMID] 29080351.
2018
Probabilistic Discrete Event Systems Modeling of Nonlinear Transitions between Electronic and Combustible Cigarette Smoking with the 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey Data.
Nonlinear dynamics, psychology, and life sciences. 22(3):289-312 [PMID] 29908056.
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2017
The Effects of Self-Efficacy in Bifurcating the Relationship of Perceived Benefit and Cost With Condom Use Among Adolescents: a Cusp Catastrophe Modeling Analysis
Journal of Adolescence. 61:31-39 [DOI] 10.1016/j.adolescence.2017.09.004.
2017
Association between age-related reductions in testosterone and risk of prostate cancer-An analysis of patients’ data with prostatic diseases.
International journal of cancer. 141(9):1783-1793 [DOI] 10.1002/ijc.30882. [PMID] 28699177.
2017
Current Patterns of Marijuana Use Initiation By Age Among US Adolescents and Emerging Adults: Implications for Intervention
American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. 43(3):261-270 [DOI] 10.3109/00952990.2016.1165239.
2017
Cusp Catastrophe Regression and Its Application in Public Health and Behavioral Research.
International journal of environmental research and public health. 14(10) [DOI] 10.3390/ijerph14101220. [PMID] 29027967.
2017
Diet diversity and nutritional status among adults in southwest China.
PloS one. 12(2) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0172406. [PMID] 28231308.
2017
Initiation of Electronic Cigarette Use By Age Among Youth in the U.S
American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 53(3):396-399 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amepre.2017.02.011.
2017
Medicinal Cannabis for Parkinson’s Disease: Practices, Beliefs, and Attitudes Among Providers at National Parkinson Foundation Centers of Excellence.
Movement disorders clinical practice. 4(1):90-95 [DOI] 10.1002/mdc3.12359. [PMID] 30713951.
2017
Prevalence and correlates of marijuana use among HIV-seropositive and seronegative men in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study (MACS), 1984-2013.
The American journal of drug and alcohol abuse. 43(5):556-566 [DOI] 10.1080/00952990.2016.1245738. [PMID] 27808576.
2017
Trajectories of Marijuana Use Among Hiv-Seropositive and Hiv-Seronegative Msm in the Multicenter Aids Cohort Study (Macs), 1984-2013
AIDS and Behavior. 21(4):1091-1104 [DOI] 10.1007/s10461-016-1445-3.
2016
Cigarette smoking among Chinese PLWHA: An exploration of changes in smoking after being tested HIV positive.
AIDS care. 28(3):365-9 [DOI] 10.1080/09540121.2015.1090536. [PMID] 26457812.
2016
Decreased hazard of necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm neonates receiving red cell transfusions.
The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians. 29(5):737-44 [DOI] 10.3109/14767058.2015.1016422. [PMID] 25731658.
2016
Dietary Patterns in Relation to General and Central Obesity among Adults in Southwest China.
International journal of environmental research and public health. 13(11) [PMID] 27827895.
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2016
Information Diffusion in the Evaluation of Medical Marijuana Laws’ Impact on Risk Perception and Use.
American journal of public health. 106(12) [PMID] 27831789.
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2016
Lifestyle and Addictive Behaviors Among Chinese Adolescents in Hong Kong, Macau, Taipei, Wuhan, and Zhuhai-a First Cross-Subculture Assessment
International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 23(5):561-570 [DOI] 10.1007/s12529-016-9548-9.
2016
Path Analysis of Acculturative Stress Components and Their Relationship With Depression Among International Students in China
Stress and Health. 32(5):524-532 [DOI] 10.1002/smi.2658.
2016
Relationships Between Stress, Negative Emotions, Resilience, and Smoking: Testing a Moderated Mediation Model.
Substance use & misuse. 51(4):427-38 [DOI] 10.3109/10826084.2015.1110176. [PMID] 26894428.
2016
The Essential Resilience Scale: Instrument Development and Prediction of Perceived Health and Behaviour
Stress and Health. 32(5):533-542 [DOI] 10.1002/smi.2659.
2016
A Population-Based Study of Smoking, Serum Cotinine and Exhaled Nitric Oxide Among Asthmatics and a Healthy Population in the USa
Inhalation Toxicology. 28(14):724-730 [DOI] 10.1080/08958378.2016.1264502.
2015
Multisystemic Therapy Improves the Patient-Provider Relationship in Families of Adolescents with Poorly Controlled Insulin Dependent Diabetes.
Journal of clinical psychology in medical settings. 22(2-3):169-78 [DOI] 10.1007/s10880-015-9422-y. [PMID] 25940767.
2015
Development and Evaluation of the Brief Sexual Openness Scale-A Construal Level Theory Based Approach.
PloS one. 10(8) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0136683. [PMID] 26308336.
2015
Current opinion on the role of testosterone in the development of prostate cancer: a dynamic model.
BMC cancer. 15 [DOI] 10.1186/s12885-015-1833-5. [PMID] 26502956.
2015
A Comparison of the Number of Men Who Have Sex with Men among Rural-To-Urban Migrants with Non-Migrant Rural and Urban Residents in Wuhan, China: A GIS/GPS-Assisted Random Sample Survey Study.
PloS one. 10(8) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0134712. [PMID] 26241900.
2015
A Meta-Analysis of Cigarette Smoking Prevalence among Adolescents in China: 1981-2010.
International journal of environmental research and public health. 12(5):4617-30 [DOI] 10.3390/ijerph120504617. [PMID] 25922989.
2015
Constructs, Concept Mapping, and Psychometric Assessment of the Concise Scale of Individualism-Collectivism
Social Behavior and Personality. 43(4):667-684 [DOI] 10.2224/sbp.2015.43.4.667.
2014
Acculturative stress and influential factors among international students in China: a structural dynamic perspective.
PloS one. 9(4) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0096322. [PMID] 24788357.
2014
Cusp catastrophe model: a nonlinear model for health outcomes in nursing research.
Nursing research. 63(3):211-20 [DOI] 10.1097/NNR.0000000000000034. [PMID] 24785249.
2014
Cusp Catastrophe Polynomial Model: Power and Sample Size Estimation.
Open journal of statistics. 4(10):803-813 [PMID] 27158562.
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Grants

Jun 2020 ACTIVE
Preclinical evaluation of the efficacy and mechanism of action for an alkylated polyamine analogue diethylnorspermine in treating pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NCATS
Dec 2018 – Jun 2019
FADAA Agreement
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: FL ALCOHOL & DRUG ABUSE ASSO via SUBSTANCE ABUSE MENTAL HLTH SER ADMIN
Apr 2015 – Dec 2020
Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
Role: Project Manager
Funding: UF DIV OF SPONSORED RES MATCHING FUNDS
Aug 2014 – Jun 2018
1/2 study of Aerosolized survance for the treatment
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: WAYNE STATE UNIV via US FOOD AND DRUG ADMN
Feb 2014 – Oct 2016
Social Capital and Hiv Risk Behavior Among Rural Migrants in China
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIMH
Feb 2014 – Apr 2020
Modeling Quantum Change in Adolescent Sexual Initiation and Condom Use
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NICHD

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2019-2021
PHC6517 Public Health Concepts in Infectious Diseases
2016,2020
PHC6011 Epidemiology Methods II
2016,2018-2020
PHC6601 Seminar in Contemporary Public Health Issues
2016,2018-2020
PHC6946 Public Health Internship
2017-2020
PHC7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
2017-2018,2020
PHC7017 Advanced Epidemiologic Methods III
2017-2019
PHC7918 Independent Study
2015-2018
PHC7979 Advanced Research
2017
NGR7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
2017
PHC6945 Public Health Practicum
2014-2016
PHC7934 Seminar I: Epidemiology Past, Present, and Future
2016
PHC7916 National Field Epidemiology
2015
PHC6937 Spec Top Public Hlth
2021
PHC6941 MPH Applied Practice Experience
2021
PHC6000 Epidemiology Methods I

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-5945
Emails:
Business:
jimax.chen@ufl.edu