• 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 Is type of practice setting associated with physician's cultural competency training? Analysis from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.Health Education Research2020
    2020 Hospice inpatient services provision, utilization, and financial performance.Health Care Management Review2020
    2020 Systematic review of the hospice performance literatureHealth Care Management Review.  45:E23-E34. 2020
    2020 Organisational and individual characteristics associated with glycaemic control among patients with type 2 diabetes: Cross-sectional study in ChinaBMJ Open.  10. 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 Are community health centers' chief executive officers' compensation related to clinical performance?Health Care Management Review2019
    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
    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 RecipientsAmerican Journal of Transplantation.  15:2096-2104. 2015
    2015 Acupuncture Use in the United States: Who, Where, Why, and at What Price?Health Marketing Quarterly.  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
    2013 Cultural perceptions of weight in African American and Caucasian womenAmerican Journal of Health Behavior.  37:3-13. 2013
    2012 Determinants of physicians’ career choices in UkraineInternational Journal of Behavioural and Healthcare Research.  3:291-305. 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
    1994 The study of needs and utilization of healthcare services for army servicemenChinese Journal of Social Medicine.  2:62-63. 1994
    Factors Associated with the Provision of Inpatient Care in Hospices.Health Care Management Review


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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