• Haiyan Qu, Ph.D, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration in the UAB School of Health Professions. Dr. Qu teaches quantitative research method course in M.S. in Health Administration Program and M.S. in Health Informatics Program.

    She has been an investigator and methodologist for over 20 research projects. Her research interests focus on health disparities. She has published articles in Journal of General Internal Medicine, Academic Medicine, American Journal of Health Behavior, Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, The Journal of Rheumatology, Clinical Rheumatology, Journal of Cancer Survivorship, Transplantation, and American Journal of Transplantation. She has served as a merit reviewer of applications submitted to Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Addressing Disparities since 2013.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2020 Organisational and individual characteristics associated with glycaemic control among patients with type 2 diabetes: Cross-sectional study in China 2020
    2020 Enhanced Advocacy and Health Systems Training through Patient Navigation Increases Access to Living-donor Kidney Transplantation 2020
    2020 Hospital characteristics associated with certified EHR adoption among US psychiatric hospitals 2020
    2019 Health Information Technology Adoption and Clinical Performance in Federally Qualified Health Centers. 2019
    2019 Factors influencing implementation of a computerized, individualized, culturally tailored lupus decision aid in lupus clinics: a qualitative semi-structured interview study 2019
    2019 Urgent Care Center and Emergency Department Utilization for Non-Emergent Health Conditions: Analysis of Managed Care Beneficiaries 2019
    2019 Beyond efficacy: a qualitative organizational perspective on key implementation science constructs important to physical activity intervention translation to rural community cancer care sites 2019
    2019 Systematic review of the hospice performance literature. 2019
    2019 Are community health centers' chief executive officers' compensation related to clinical performance? 2019
    2019 Enriching Our Understanding of Health Care Management Journals: A Career Value and Cognitive Mapping Approach 2019
    2019 Is there an association between Quality Care and Financial Performance in Community Health Centers? 2019
    2019 Patient-centered communication: dissecting provider communication 2019
    2019 Is there an association between quality care and financial performance in community health centers? 2019
    2018 Evaluating Journal Quality: The Wild New World Beyond Journal Rankings 2018
    2018 Outlets for Health Care Management Research: An Updated Assessment of Journal Ratings 2018
    2016 Mapping Perceptions of Lupus Medication Decision-Making Facilitators: The Importance of Patient Context 2016
    2016 Recommend, but also Discuss: Different Patterns of Physician-Perceived Barriers to Discussing HPV Vaccination and Their Association with Vaccine Administration in 11–12 Year-Old Girls 2016
    2016 Association of part D coverage gap With COPD medication adherence 2016
    2016 Assessment-based health informatics curriculum improvement 2016
    2016 Primary Care Physicians' Adherence to Guidelines and Their Likelihood to Prescribe the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine for 11- and 12-Year-Old Girls 2016
    2016 Recommend, but also Discuss: Different Patterns of Physician-Perceived Barriers to Discussing HPV Vaccination and Their Association with Vaccine Administration in 11–12 Year-Old Girls. 2016
    2015 Minorities with lupus nephritis and medications: A study of facilitators to medication decision-making 2015
    2015 Center-Level Experience and Kidney Transplant Outcomes in HIV-Infected Recipients 2015
    2015 Acupuncture Use in the United States: Who, Where, Why, and at What Price? 2015
    2015 Barriers to medication decision making in women with lupus nephritis: A formative study using nominal group technique 2015
    2015 Identification of strategies to facilitate organ donation among african americans using the nominal group technique 2015
    2014 Frictions as barriers to perioperative alignment: Results from a latent class analysis 2014
    2013 Feeding style differences in food parenting practices associated with fruit and vegetable intake in children from low-income families 2013
    2013 Health care providers' recommendations for physical activity and adherence to physical activity guidelines among adults with arthritis 2013
    2013 Age bias in physicians' recommendations for physical activity: A behavioral model of healthcare utilization for adults with arthritis 2013
    2013 Cultural perceptions of weight in African American and Caucasian women 2013
    2012 Association between adherence to physical activity guidelines and health-related quality of life among individuals with physician-diagnosed arthritis 2012
    2012 Determinants of physicians’ career choices in Ukraine 2012
    2012 Using cognitive mapping to define key domains for successful attending rounds. 2012
    2011 Primary care patient satisfaction segmentation 2011
    2011 Self-perceived lactose intolerance results in lower intakes of calcium and dairy foods and is associated with hypertension and diabetes in adults 2011
    2011 Impact of medicare prospective payment system on acute rehabilitation outcomes of patients with spinal cord injury 2011
    2011 Cognitive mapping tobacco control advice for dentistry: A dental PBRN study 2011
    2011 What should we include in a cultural competence curriculum? An emerging formative evaluation process to foster curriculum development 2011
    2010 Competency Development and Validation: A Collaborative Approach Among Four Graduate Programs 2010
    2010 Examining the diverse perspectives of nurse practitioners regarding obstacles to diaphragm prescription: A latent class analysis 2010
    2010 Preventing intentional food contamination: A survey to assess restaurant preparedness 2010
    2010 Strategic groupings of US biotechnology initial public offerings their market influence 2010
    2010 Barriers to diaphragm use: The views of advanced practice nurses 2010
    2010 Evaluating the quality of acute rehabilitation care for patients with spinal cord injury: An extended donabedian model 2010
    2010 Parenting practices are associated with fruit and vegetable consumption in pre-school children 2010
    2009 Prevalence of self-reported lactose intolerance in a multiethnic sample of adults 2009
    2008 Indulgent feeding style and children's weight status in preschool 2008
    2007 Reasons for not intensifying medications: Differentiating "clinical inertia" from appropriate care 2007
    2007 New purpose, Old method: NPs’ perceptions of the diaphragm 2007
    1994 The study of needs and utilization of healthcare services for army servicemen 1994


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    2015 The Influence of Market Orientation on Firm Performance: Company and Customer Perspectives.  152-152. 2015
    2014 Health Systems Strengthening 2014
    2001 Methods of Collecting Logistic Research Literature 2001

    Research Overview

  • Dr. Qu’s research interests include: patient-centered outcomes research, health disparities, organ transplant outcomes research, obesity/diabetes, cancer care outcomes & cancer survivorship, medication/treatment adherence, patient and provider communication & trust, shared decision-making, quality of care, and health policy.
  • Teaching Overview

  • Quantitative Methods in Health Informatics (Graduate);
    Quantitative Methods in Health Services Administration (Graduate);
    Health Data Management and Analytics for Enterprise Performance Improvement (Graduate);
    Research Methods (Undergraduate).
  • Full Name

  • Haiyan Qu