Lihong Qi, Ph.D.

Lihong Qi

Position Title

Public Health Sciences

One Shields Avenue, Davis CA 95616

Research interests

  • Design and analysis of genetic association
  • Studies study of complex traits including cancer
  • Survival analysis
  • Modeling missing data
  • Measurement error problems

Recent Publications

  • Thomson CA, Crane TE, Garcia DO, Wertheim BC, Hingle M, Snetselaar L, Datta M, Rohan T, LeBlanc E, Chlebowski R, Qi L.  Association between dietary energy density and obesity-associated cancer: Results from the Women's Health Initiative. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2017.

  • Wu X, Basu R, Malig B, Ebisu K, Broadwin R, Derby C, Gold E, Qi L, Green R. Association between Gaseous Air Pollutants and Cardiovascular Disease Markers in a Cohort of Midwife Women. Environ Int. 2017 Oct;107:131-139. Epub 2017 Jul 26.

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

  • Qi L, Wang M, Yagnik G, Mattheisen M, Gearhart JP, Lakshmanan Y, Ebert AK, Rösch W, Ludwig M, Draaken M, Reutter H, Boyadjiev SA. 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.

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

  • 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. 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.


  • 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