• Haiyan Qu, Ph.D, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration in the UAB School of Health Professions. Dr. Qu has taught quantitative research methods in M.S. in Health Administration Program for 12 years, and quantitative methods in M.S. in Health Informatics Program for six years.

    She has been an investigator and methodologist for 29 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, and Journal of American Medicine Association (JAMA) Surgery. She has served as a merit reviewer of applications submitted to Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Addressing Disparities since 2013, Communication and Dissemination since 2021, and Improving Healthcare Systems since 2022.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2022 Greater community vulnerability is associated with poor living donor navigator program fidelitySurgery.  172:997-1004. 2022
    2022 Patient factors associated with the offering of telehealth appointments from primary care physicians among Medicare Beneficiaries: Results from a national surveyInternational Journal of Medical Informatics.  165. 2022
    2022 Rural-urban differences in uptake of diabetes self-management education among Medicare beneficiaries: Results from the 2016 to 2018 Medicare Current Beneficiary SurveyJournal of Rural Health.  38:986-993. 2022
    2022 Donor-reported barriers to living kidney donor follow-upClinical Transplantation.  36. 2022
    2022 Factors associated with telemedicine utilization among post-transplant patients at a university kidney and pancreas transplant centerClinical Transplantation.  36. 2022
    2022 Identifying Physician-Perceived Barriers to a Pragmatic Treatment Trial in Rheumatoid ArthritisEuropean Journal of Rheumatology.  8. 2022
    2022 Health care utilization among beneficiaries with diabetes from federally qualified health centers: Analysis from a Medicaid managed care organizationJournal of Hospital Marketing and Public Relations.  39:74-87. 2022
    2022 Identifying Patient Profiles for Developing Tailored Diabetes Self-Management Interventions: A Latent Class Cluster AnalysisRisk Management and Healthcare Policy.  15:1055-1063. 2022
    2022 Understanding Physicians’ Perceptions of Patient-Identified Barriers to Osteoporosis Medication Initiation: A Cognitive Mapping ApproachRisk Management and Healthcare Policy.  15:1293-1302. 2022
    2021 Clustering of multiple lifestyle behaviors among migrant, left-behind and local adolescents in China: a cross-sectional studyBMC Public Health.  21. 2021
    2021 Evaluation of Community-Level Vulnerability and Racial Disparities in Living Donor Kidney TransplantJAMA Surgery.  156:1120-1129. 2021
    2021 Impact of Social Vulnerability on Access to Educational Programming Designed to Enhance Living Donation 2021
    2021 Hospice inpatient services provision, utilization, and financial performanceHealth Care Management Review.  46:E68-E76. 2021
    2021 Disability-inclusive diabetes self-management telehealth program: Protocol for a pilot and feasibility studyJMIR Research Protocols.  10. 2021
    2021 Telehealth behavioral intervention for diabetes management in adults with physical disabilities: Intervention fidelity protocol for a randomized controlled trialJMIR Research Protocols.  10. 2021
    2021 Determining patient needs to enhance exercise program implementation and uptake in rural settings for women after a cancer diagnosisSupportive Care in Cancer.  29:4641-4649. 2021
    2021 Self-advocacy is associated with lower likelihood of living donor kidney transplantation 2021
    2021 Are community health centers' chief executive officers' compensation related to clinical performance?Health Care Management Review.  46:162-171. 2021
    2021 Increasing HPV Vaccination Support Through a Pilot Film-Based Community EngagementJournal of Community Health.  46:343-348. 2021
    2021 Is type of practice setting associated with physician's cultural competency training? Analysis from the National Ambulatory Medical Care SurveyHealth Education Research.  36:1-8. 2021
    2021 Cognitive mapping as an approach to facilitate organ donation among African Americans 2021
    2021 Nurse Burnout Predicts Self-Reported Medication Administration Errors in Acute Care HospitalsJournal for Healthcare Quality.  43:13-23. 2021
    2021 Promoting Physical Activity in Rural Settings: Effectiveness and Potential Strategies.Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine.  6. 2021
    2021 Willingness to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine and Reasons for Hesitancy among Medicare Beneficiaries: Results from a National SurveyJournal of Public Health Management and Practice2021
    2020 Input from multiple stakeholder levels prioritizes targets for improving implementation of an exercise intervention for rural women cancer survivors.Implementation Science Communications.  1:97. 2020
    2020 Systematic review of the hospice performance literatureHealth Care Management Review.  45:E23-E34. 2020
    2020 Health Information Technology Adoption and Clinical Performance in Federally Qualified Health CentersJournal for Healthcare Quality.  42:287-293. 2020
    2020 Stakeholders’ Perception of CAHME-Accredited Graduate Programs in Health Care Management: A Mixed Methods ApproachThe Journal of health administration education.  7-24. 2020
    2020 Exploring association between certified EHRs adoption and patient experience in U.S. psychiatric hospitalsPLoS One.  15. 2020
    2020 Hospital characteristics associated with certified EHRs adoption among the U.S. psychiatric hospitalsRisk Management and Healthcare Policy.  13:295-301. 2020
    2020 Factors Associated with the Provision of Inpatient Care in Hospices.Health Care Management Review2020
    2020 Organisational and individual characteristics associated with glycaemic control among patients with type 2 diabetes: Cross-sectional study in ChinaBMJ Open.  10. 2020
    2020 Combined Thoracic-Kidney Transplantation Practices May Exacerbate Existing Geographic Disparities in Access to Deceased Donor Kidney TransplantationJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  39:S366-S367. 2020
    2020 Enhanced Advocacy and Health Systems Training through Patient Navigation Increases Access to Living-donor Kidney TransplantationTransplantation.  122-129. 2020
    2019 Factors influencing implementation of a computerized, individualized, culturally tailored lupus decision aid in lupus clinics: a qualitative semi-structured interview studyClinical Rheumatology.  38:2793-2801. 2019
    2019 Urgent Care Center and Emergency Department Utilization for Non-Emergent Health Conditions: Analysis of Managed Care BeneficiariesPopulation Health Management.  22:433-439. 2019
    2019 Beyond efficacy: a qualitative organizational perspective on key implementation science constructs important to physical activity intervention translation to rural community cancer care sitesJournal of Cancer Survivorship.  13:537-546. 2019
    2019 Enriching Our Understanding of Health Care Management Journals: A Career Value and Cognitive Mapping ApproachJournal of Hospital Librarianship.  19:1-23. 2019
    2019 Patient-centered communication: dissecting provider communicationInternational Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance.  32:534-546. 2019
    2019 Is there an association between quality care and financial performance in community health centers?Journal of health care finance.  45. 2019
    2018 Evaluating Journal Quality: The Wild New World Beyond Journal RankingsThe Journal of health administration education.  35:29-46. 2018
    2018 Outlets for Health Care Management Research: An Updated Assessment of Journal RatingsThe Journal of health administration education.  35:47-63. 2018
    2016 Mapping Perceptions of Lupus Medication Decision-Making Facilitators: The Importance of Patient ContextArthritis Care and Research.  68:1787-1794. 2016
    2016 Association of part D coverage gap With COPD medication adherenceAmerican Journal of Managed Care.  22:e275-e282. 2016
    2016 Assessment-based health informatics curriculum improvementJournal of the American Medical Informatics Association.  23:813-818. 2016
    2016 Primary Care Physicians' Adherence to Guidelines and Their Likelihood to Prescribe the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine for 11- and 12-Year-Old GirlsWomen's Health Issues.  26:34-39. 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.Maternal and Child Health Journal.  20:2539-2547. 2016
    2015 Minorities with lupus nephritis and medications: A study of facilitators to medication decision-makingArthritis Research and Therapy.  17. 2015
    2015 Barriers to medication decision making in women with lupus nephritis: A formative study using nominal group techniqueJournal of Rheumatology.  42:1616-1623. 2015
    2015 Center-Level Experience and Kidney Transplant Outcomes in HIV-Infected RecipientsAmerican Journal of Transplantation.  15:2096-2104. 2015
    2015 Acupuncture Use in the United States: Who, Where, Why, and at What Price?Journal of Hospital Marketing and Public Relations.  32:113-128. 2015
    2015 Identification of strategies to facilitate organ donation among african americans using the nominal group techniqueClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  10:286-293. 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 familiesJournal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.  45:643-651. 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 arthritisJournal of Physical Activity and Health.  10:222-231. 2013
    2013 Cultural perceptions of weight in African American and Caucasian womenAmerican Journal of Health Behavior.  37:3-13. 2013
    2012 Association between adherence to physical activity guidelines and health-related quality of life among individuals with physician-diagnosed arthritisQuality of Life Research.  21:1347-1357. 2012
    2012 Determinants of physicians’ career choices in UkraineInternational Journal of Behavioural and Healthcare Research.  3:291-305. 2012
    2012 Using cognitive mapping to define key domains for successful attending rounds.Journal of General Internal Medicine.  27:1492-1498. 2012
    2011 Primary care patient satisfaction segmentationInternational Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance.  24:564-576. 2011
    2011 Self-perceived lactose intolerance results in lower intakes of calcium and dairy foods and is associated with hypertension and diabetes in adultsAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  94:191-198. 2011
    2011 Impact of medicare prospective payment system on acute rehabilitation outcomes of patients with spinal cord injuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  92:346-351. 2011
    2011 Cognitive mapping tobacco control advice for dentistry: A dental PBRN studyAmerican Journal of Health Behavior.  35:228-239. 2011
    2011 What should we include in a cultural competence curriculum? An emerging formative evaluation process to foster curriculum developmentAcademic Medicine.  86:333-341. 2011
    2010 Competency Development and Validation: A Collaborative Approach Among Four Graduate ProgramsThe Journal of health administration education.  27:151-173. 2010
    2010 Examining the diverse perspectives of nurse practitioners regarding obstacles to diaphragm prescription: A latent class analysisJournal of Women's Health.  19:1355-1361. 2010
    2010 Preventing intentional food contamination: A survey to assess restaurant preparednessJournal of Public Health Management and Practice.  16. 2010
    2010 Strategic groupings of US biotechnology initial public offerings their market influenceTechnology Analysis and Strategic Management.  22:399-415. 2010
    2010 Barriers to diaphragm use: The views of advanced practice nursesBMJ Sexual && Reproductive Health.  36:79-82. 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 childrenPublic Health Nutrition.  13:91-101. 2010
    2009 Prevalence of self-reported lactose intolerance in a multiethnic sample of adultsNutrition Today.  44:222-227. 2009
    2008 Indulgent feeding style and children's weight status in preschoolJournal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.  29:403-410. 2008
    2007 Reasons for not intensifying medications: Differentiating "clinical inertia" from appropriate careJournal of General Internal Medicine.  22:1648-1655. 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

    Teaching Overview

  • Mixed Methods in Applications of Mixed Methods Research (Online Graduate Certificate);
    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