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CHQ Faculty and Scholars presenting at the American Public Health Association [APHA] Annual Meeting EXPO 2017

 

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Abstracts

Will the village doctors in South China use a mobile-based HIV training? Factors for their acceptability,  Shan Qiao1, Xiaoming Li, PhD1, Zhiyong Shen, MD2 and Yuejiao Zhou, MD3, (1)University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, (2)Guangxi Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Nanning, China, (3)Guangxi Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Nanning, China

Changing Minds Through Communications: Utilization of theory to enhance village doctors’ willingness to treat people living with HIV/AIDS in rural China,  Jo-Yun Li, University of South Carolina, Sayward Harrison, Ph.D., Shan Qiao and Xiaoming Li, PhD, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Disclosure of sexual orientation to healthcare providers among men who have sex with men: A systematic review,  Shan Qiao, Guangyu Zhou, Ph.D. and Xiaoming Li, PhD, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Age differences in retention in care among HIV-positive patients in South Carolina,  Yuchen Mao1, Alyssa Robillard, PhD2, Xiaoming Li, PhD1, Shan Qiao1 and Qun Zhao3, (1)University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, (2)University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health, Columbia, SC, (3)Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology, Nanjing, China

Psychological resources buffer the effects of stigma on health among children affected by parental HIV/AIDS ,  Yanping Jiang1, Xiaoming Li, PhD1, Guangyu Zhou, Ph.D.1, Shan Qiao1, Junfeng Zhao, Ph.D.2 and Guoxiang Zhao2, (1)University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, (2)Henan University, Kaifeng, China

Prevalence of HIV Testing Among Adults with a Hepatitis C Diagnosis: Findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2009 – 2014,  Bankole A. Olatosi, PhD, MS, MPH, FACHE and Chamberline Ozigbu, MD, MPH, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Cardiovascular Disease Morbidity and Mortality Among HIV/AIDS Patients in South Carolina,  Akhtar Hossain, MS1, Hrishikesh Chakraborty, DrPH1 and Xiaoming Li, PhD2, (1)Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, Columbia, SC, (2)University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

HIV Rountable 2 – HIV and Related Psychosocial Factors

Moderator: Shan Qiao

Psychological resources buffer the effects of stigma on health among children affected by parental HIV/AIDS Yanping Jiang1, Xiaoming Li, PhD1, Guangyu Zhou, Ph.D.1, Shan Qiao1, Junfeng Zhao, Ph.D.2 and Guoxiang Zhao2, (1)University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, (2)Henan University, Kaifeng, China

 

McCutchen House Luncheon to celebrate New Funded Project: Big Data Analytics of HIV Treatment Gaps in South Carolina and welcome new CHQ team members

The University of South Carolina’s 28th President Harris Pastides, joined by Vice Provost P. Allen Miller, Dean G. Thomas Chandler, and the South Carolina Smartstate Center for Healthcare Quality (CHQ) faculty and staff, celebrated the NIH funded project titled, “Big Data Analytics of HIV Treatment Gaps in South Carolina: Identification and Prediction”  funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) secured by Dr. Xiaoming Li (PI) and Dr. Bankole Olatosi (PI), in collaboration with Dr. Jianjun Hu, Dr. Sharon Weissman, and Dr. Jiajia Zhang.  The celebration also included new team members that recently joined CHQ.  (September 1, 2017)

CHQ Welcomes Dr. Crystal Stafford as a Postdoctoral Fellow

Crystal Stafford, DrPH
Dr. Stafford received her Doctor of Public Health degree from the University of Texas (UT) School Of Public Health, Houston. She has experience as a public health practitioner in communities (rural and metropolitan), the nonprofit sector and working with veteran populations.  Her research interests include, community based health services for HIV and STI treatment and prevention, chronic disease management among disadvantaged and vulnerable populations and developing interventions to improve health care outcomes.

CHQ Welcomes Dr. Michelle Deming as a Postdoctoral Fellow

Michelle Deming, Ph.D.
Dr. Michelle Deming earned her Ph.D. in sociology at the University of South Carolina, and her Master’s Degree in Public Sociology at the University of North Carolina (Wilmington).  Her primary research interest lies in addressing HIV-related stigma as it intersects with other stigmatized identities.  During her time at the CHQ, she will focus on the development of interventions and measurement related to HIV stigma.