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Lu Shi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in Public Health Sciences      

Lu Shi bio picDept of Public Health Sciences
Edwards 525
Tel. (864) 656-0405 

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Ph.D. - F.S. Pardee RAND Graduate School
M.A. - Syracuse University
B.A. - Peking University


Simulation and modeling; Empirical methods; Behavioral and cognitive economics; Health economics; Population Health; Health Disparities.


  • Shi L, Mao Y. Excessive recreational computer use and food consumption behaviour among adolescents Italian Journal of Pediatrics. 2010;36:52+.
  •  Shi L, van Meijgaard J, Fielding J. Forecasting diabetes prevalence in California: a microsimulation. Preventing Chronic Diseases 2011;8(4):A80.
  • Shi L, Iguchi MY. "Risk homeostasis" or "teachable moment"? the interaction between smoking behavior and lung cancer screening in the Mayo Lung Project. Tobacco Induced Diseases. 2011;9(1):2.
  • Shi L, Tian H, McCarthy W, Berman B, Wu S, Boer R. Exploring the uncertainties of early detection results: model-based interpretation of mayo lung project BMC Cancer. 2011;11:92+.
  • Shi L., Meijgaard J., Simon P. The association between acculturation and recreational computer use among Latino adolescents in California Pediatric Obesity. 2012;7:E33-E36.
  • Shi L, Kanouse D, Baldwin S, Kim J. Perceptions of HIV/AIDS in One's Community Predict HIV Testing AIDS and Behavior. 2012:1-8.
  • Shi L., Zhang D. China's New Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme and Underutilization of Medical Care Among Adults Over 45: Evidence From CHARLS Pilot Data The Journal of Rural Health. 2013.
  • Shi L., Meijgaard J., Fielding J. E.. Long-Term Effects of Health Factor Modification in Milwaukee County. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 2013;19:133-138.
  • Zhang D, van Meijgaard J, Shi L, Cole B, Fielding J. Does neighbourhood composition modify the association between acculturation and unhealthy dietary behaviours? J Epidemiol Community Health. 2015.


  • Research and Evaluation Methods
  • Healthcare Operations Management Researchnt


  • Member of China Health Policy and Management Society
  • Section editor of China Health Review