Han-Zhu Qian, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


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Assistant Professor of Medicine
Ph.D., Epidemiology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AlabamaM.P.H., Occupational Health, Shanghai Medical University, Shanghai, ChinaM.D., Tongji University, Shanghai, China
Office Address
2525 West End Avenue, Suite 750, Nashville, TN 37203-1738, USA
Nashville, TN 8719
Research Description
Non-injection drug use and HIV disease progression; male circumcision and HIV/HPV risks among men who have sex with men (MSM); HIV testing and linkage to care (TLC) among MSM; HIV risk reduction among injection drug users; methodological support for chronic disease research.
Research Keywords
HIV/AIDS and infectious disease epidemiology; Non-injection drug use and HIV risk and disease progression; Harm reduction for substance abuse; Circumcision for Preventing HIV in men who have sex with men; Global health
Liu Y, Osborn CY, Qian HZ, Yin L, Xiao D, Ruan Y, Simoni JM, Zhang X, Shao Y, Vermund SH, Amico KR. Barriers and Facilitators of Linkage to and Engagement in HIV Care Among HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex with Men in China: A Qualitative Study. AIDS Patient Care STDS [print-electronic]. 2016 Feb; 30(2): 70-7. PMID: 26784360, DOI: 10.1089/apc.2015.0296, ISSN: 1557-7449.

Samo RN, Agha A, Shah SA, Altaf A, Memon A, Blevins M, Qian HZ, Vermund SH. Risk Factors for Loss to Follow-Up among People Who Inject Drugs in a Risk Reduction Program at Karachi, Pakistan. A Case-Cohort Study. PLoS ONE. 2016; 11(2): e0147912. PMID: 26840414, PII: PONE-D-13-55206, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0147912, ISSN: 1932-6203.

Zhang H, Teng T, Lu H, Zhao Y, Liu H, Yin L, Sun Z, He X, Qian HZ, Ruan Y, Shao Y, Vermund SH. Poppers use and risky sexual behaviors among men who have sex with men in Beijing, China. Drug Alcohol Depend [print-electronic]. 2015 Dec 12/10/2015; PMID: 26796594, PII: S0376-8716(15)01807-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.11.037, ISSN: 1879-0046.

Qian HZ, Ruan Y, Liu Y, Milam DF, L Spiegel HM, Yin L, Li D, Shepherd BE, Shao Y, Vermund SH. Lower HIV risk among circumcised men who have sex with men in China: Interaction with anal sex role in a cross-sectional study. J. Acquir. Immune Defic. Syndr [print-electronic]. 2015 Sep 9/21/2015; PMID: 26413852, DOI: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000856, ISSN: 1944-7884.

Liu Y, Sun X, Qian HZ, Yin L, Yan Z, Wang L, Jiang S, Lu H, Ruan Y, Shao Y, Vermund SH, Amico KR. Qualitative Assessment of Barriers and Facilitators of Access to HIV Testing Among Men Who Have Sex with Men in China. AIDS Patient Care STDS [print-electronic]. 2015 Sep; 29(9): 481-9. PMID: 26186029, PMCID: PMC4553375, DOI: 10.1089/apc.2015.0083, ISSN: 1557-7449.

Li Z, Li J, Feng Y, Kalish ML, Lu H, Yin L, Liao L, Qian HZ, Frost SD, Ruan Y, Vermund SH, Shao Y, Xing H. Genomic characterization of two novel HIV-1 unique (CRF01_AE/B) recombinant forms among men who have sex with men in Beijing, China. AIDS Res. Hum. Retroviruses [print-electronic]. 2015 Sep; 31(9): 921-5. PMID: 26058342, PMCID: PMC4553378, DOI: 10.1089/AID.2015.0076, ISSN: 1931-8405.

Passaro RC, Pandhare J, Qian HZ, Dash C. The Complex Interaction Between Methamphetamine Abuse and HIV-1 Pathogenesis. J Neuroimmune Pharmacol [print-electronic]. 2015 Sep; 10(3): 477-86. PMID: 25850893, DOI: 10.1007/s11481-015-9604-2, ISSN: 1557-1904.

Lv YB, Yin ZX, Chei CL, Qian HZ, Kraus VB, Zhang J, Brasher MS, Shi XM, Matchar DB, Zeng Y. Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol was inversely associated with 3-year all-cause mortality among Chinese oldest old: data from the Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey. Atherosclerosis [print-electronic]. 2015 Mar; 239(1): 137-42. PMID: 25602855, PMCID: PMC4441211, PII: S0021-9150(15)00031-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2015.01.002, ISSN: 1879-1484.

Liu Y, Ruan Y, Vermund SH, Osborn CY, Wu P, Jia Y, Shao Y, Qian HZ. Predictors of antiretroviral therapy initiation: a cross-sectional study among Chinese HIV-infected men who have sex with men. BMC Infect. Dis. 2015; 15(1): 570. PMID: 26714889, PMCID: PMC4696158, PII: 10.1186/s12879-015-1309-x, DOI: 10.1186/s12879-015-1309-x, ISSN: 1471-2334.

Tao J, Liang J, Zhang H, Pei L, Qian HZ, Chambers MC, Jiang Y, Xiao Y. The Molecular Epidemiological Study of HCV Subtypes among Intravenous Drug Users and Non-Injection Drug Users in China. PLoS ONE. 2015; 10(10): e0140263. PMID: 26466103, PMCID: PMC4605846, PII: PONE-D-15-22407, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0140263, ISSN: 1932-6203.

He L, Zhai Y, Engelgau M, Li W, Qian H, Si X, Gao X, Sereny M, Liang J, Zhu X, Shi X. Association of children's eating behaviors with parental education, and teachers' health awareness, attitudes and behaviors: a national school-based survey in China. Eur J Public Health [print-electronic]. 2014 Dec; 24(6): 880-7. PMID: 24287031, PII: ckt177, DOI: 10.1093/eurpub/ckt177, ISSN: 1464-360X.

Lu YH, Qian HZ, Hu AQ, Ren H, Qin X, Jiang QW, Zheng YJ. Duration of viraemia in Chinese acute sporadic hepatitis E. Eur. J. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. Dis [print-electronic]. 2014 May; 33(5): 755-9. PMID: 24241947, PMCID: PMC4201985, DOI: 10.1007/s10096-013-2007-5, ISSN: 1435-4373.

Pan SW, Ruan Y, Spittal PM, Pearce ME, Qian HZ, Li D, Zhang Z, Shao Y. HIV vulnerabilities and coercive sex at same-sex sexual debut among men who have sex with men in Beijing, China. AIDS Care [print-electronic]. 2014; 26(6): 742-9. PMID: 24099311, DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2013.845284, ISSN: 1360-0451.

Lou J, Blevins M, Ruan Y, Vermund SH, Tang S, Webb GF, Shepherd BE, He X, Lu H, Shao Y, Qian HZ. Modeling the impact on HIV incidence of combination prevention strategies among men who have sex with men in Beijing, China. PLoS ONE. 2014; 9(3): e90985. PMID: 24626165, PMCID: PMC3953201, PII: PONE-D-13-42627, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090985, ISSN: 1932-6203.

Ye S, Yin L, Amico R, Simoni J, Vermund S, Ruan Y, Shao Y, Qian HZ. Efficacy of peer-led interventions to reduce unprotected anal intercourse among men who have sex with men: a meta-analysis. PLoS ONE. 2014; 9(3): e90788. PMID: 24614809, PMCID: PMC3948720, PII: PONE-D-13-05879, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090788, ISSN: 1932-6203.

Yin L, Wang N, Vermund SH, Shepherd BE, Ruan Y, Shao Y, Qian HZ. Sexual risk reduction for HIV-infected persons: a meta-analytic review of "positive prevention" randomized clinical trials. PLoS ONE. 2014; 9(9): e107652. PMID: 25243404, PMCID: PMC4171502, PII: PONE-D-14-19871, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0107652, ISSN: 1932-6203.

Qian HZ, Mitchell VJ, Bebawy S, Cassell H, Perez G, McGowan CC, Sterling TR, Vermund SH, D'Aquila R, Hulgan T. Current drug use and lack of HIV virologic suppression: point-of-care urine drug screen versus self-report. BMC Infect. Dis. 2014; 14: 508. PMID: 25234368, PMCID: PMC4175271, PII: 1471-2334-14-508, DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-508, ISSN: 1471-2334.

Tao J, Li MY, Qian HZ, Wang LJ, Zhang Z, Ding HF, Ji YC, Li DL, Xiao D, Hazlitt M, Vermund SH, Xiu X, Bao Y. Home-based HIV testing for men who have sex with men in China: a novel community-based partnership to complement government programs. PLoS ONE. 2014; 9(7): e102812. PMID: 25051160, PMCID: PMC4106852, PII: PONE-D-14-12238, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0102812, ISSN: 1932-6203.

Xu JJ, Qian HZ, Chu ZX, Zhang J, Hu QH, Jiang YJ, Geng WQ, Zhang CM, Shang H. Recreational drug use among Chinese men who have sex with men: a risky combination with unprotected sex for acquiring HIV infection. Biomed Res Int [print-electronic]. 2014; 2014: 725361. PMID: 24829916, PMCID: PMC4009331, DOI: 10.1155/2014/725361, ISSN: 2314-6141.

Fan W, Yin L, Qian HZ, Li D, Shao Y, Vermund SH, Ruan Y, Zhang Z. HIV risk perception among HIV negative or status-unknown men who have sex with men in China. Biomed Res Int [print-electronic]. 2014; 2014: 232451. PMID: 24795880, PMCID: PMC3985141, DOI: 10.1155/2014/232451, ISSN: 2314-6141.

Liu Y, Qian HZ, Ruan Y, Yin L, Ma J, Dahiya K, Fan W, Shao Y, Vermund SH. Alcohol use among Chinese men who have sex with men: an epidemiological survey and meta-analysis. Biomed Res Int [print-electronic]. 2014; 2014: 414381. PMID: 24711993, PMCID: PMC3966324, DOI: 10.1155/2014/414381, ISSN: 2314-6141.

Hu QH, Xu JJ, Zou HC, Liu J, Zhang J, Ding HB, Qian HZ, Li SR, Liu Y, Jiang YJ, Shang H, Wang N. Risk factors associated with prevalent and incident syphilis among an HIV-infected cohort in Northeast China. BMC Infect. Dis. 2014; 14: 658. PMID: 25471736, PMCID: PMC4265485, PII: s12879-014-0658-1, DOI: 10.1186/s12879-014-0658-1, ISSN: 1471-2334.

Xu JJ, Zhang C, Hu QH, Chu ZX, Zhang J, Li YZ, Lu L, Wang Z, Fu JH, Chen X, Yan HJ, Zhuang MH, Jiang YJ, Geng WQ, Vermund SH, Shang H, Qian HZ. Recreational drug use and risks of HIV and sexually transmitted infections among Chinese men who have sex with men: Mediation through multiple sexual partnerships. BMC Infect. Dis. 2014; 14: 642. PMID: 25443542, PMCID: PMC4272794, PII: s12879-014-0642-9, DOI: 10.1186/s12879-014-0642-9, ISSN: 1471-2334.

Lin GW, Wang LX, Ji M, Qian HZ. The use of MR imaging to detect residual versus recurrent nasopharyngeal carcinoma following treatment with radiation therapy. Eur J Radiol [print-electronic]. 2013 Dec; 82(12): 2240-6. PMID: 24103355, PII: S0720-048X(13)00512-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2013.09.014, ISSN: 1872-7727.

Lu YH, Qian HZ, Hu AQ, Qin X, Jiang QW, Zheng YJ. Seasonal pattern of hepatitis E virus prevalence in swine in two different geographical areas of China. Epidemiol. Infect [print-electronic]. 2013 Nov; 141(11): 2403-9. PMID: 23388392, PMCID: PMC4071111, PII: S0950268813000113, DOI: 10.1017/S0950268813000113, ISSN: 1469-4409.

Tao J, Ruan Y, Yin L, Vermund SH, Shepherd BE, Shao Y, Qian HZ. Sex with women among men who have sex with men in China: prevalence and sexual practices. AIDS Patient Care STDS [print-electronic]. 2013 Sep; 27(9): 524-8. PMID: 23931683, PMCID: PMC3760059, DOI: 10.1089/apc.2013.0161, ISSN: 1557-7449.

Hu Y, Qian HZ, Sun J, Gao L, Yin L, Li X, Xiao D, Li D, Sun X, Ruan Y, Milam DF, Pan SW, Shao Y, Vermund SH. Anal human papillomavirus infection among HIV-infected and uninfected men who have sex with men in Beijing, China. J. Acquir. Immune Defic. Syndr. 2013 Sep 9/1/2013; 64(1): 103-14. PMID: 23732908, PMCID: PMC3780393, DOI: 10.1097/QAI.0b013e31829b6298, ISSN: 1944-7884.

Lu YH, Qian HZ, Qin X, Jiang QW, Zheng YJ. Subtypes of genotype 3 hepatitis E virus in pigs. Vet. J [print-electronic]. 2013 Aug; 197(2): 509-11. PMID: 23357066, PII: S1090-0233(12)00550-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2012.12.023, ISSN: 1532-2971.

Wang N, Sun X, Yin L, Liu H, Ruan Y, Shao Y, Qian HZ, Vermund SH. Meta-Analysis of Interventions for Reducing Number of Sexual Partners and Drug and Alcohol Abuse among People Living with HIV/AIDS. J AIDS Clin Res. 2013 Jun 6/8/2013; 4: PMID: 24224118, PMCID: PMC3819193, DOI: 10.4172/2155-6113.1000213, ISSN: 2155-6113.

Zhang L, Xiao Y, Lu R, Wu G, Ding X, Qian HZ, McFarland W, Ruan Y, Vermund SH, Shao Y. Predictors of HIV testing among men who have sex with men in a large Chinese city. Sex Transm Dis. 2013 Mar; 40(3): 235-40. PMID: 23403605, PMCID: PMC3725775, PII: 00007435-201303000-00011, DOI: 10.1097/OLQ.0b013e31827ca6b9, ISSN: 1537-4521.

Zhang Y, Peng B, She Y, Liang H, Peng HB, Qian HZ, Vermund SH, Zhong XN, Huang A. Attitudes toward HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis among men who have sex with men in western China [letter]. AIDS Patient Care STDS [print-electronic]. 2013 Mar; 27(3): 137-41. PMID: 23425017, PMCID: PMC3595955, DOI: 10.1089/apc.2012.0412, ISSN: 1557-7449.

Lu H, Liu Y, Dahiya K, Qian HZ, Fan W, Zhang L, Ma J, Ruan Y, Shao Y, Vermund SH, Yin L. Effectiveness of HIV risk reduction interventions among men who have sex with men in China: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS ONE. 2013; 8(8): e72747. PMID: 24137497, PMCID: PMC3796948, PII: PONE-D-13-10216, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0072747, ISSN: 1932-6203.

Rasbach DA, Desruisseau AJ, Kipp AM, Stinnette S, Kheshti A, Shepherd BE, Sterling TR, Hulgan T, McGowan CC, Qian HZ. Active cocaine use is associated with lack of HIV-1 virologic suppression independent of nonadherence to antiretroviral therapy: use of a rapid screening tool during routine clinic visits. AIDS Care [print-electronic]. 2013; 25(1): 109-17. PMID: 22670566, PMCID: PMC3443534, DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2012.687814, ISSN: 1360-0451.

May MT, Hogg RS, Justice AC, Shepherd BE, Costagliola D, Ledergerber B, Thiébaut R, Gill MJ, Kirk O, van Sighem A, Saag MS, Navarro G, Sobrino-Vegas P, Lampe F, Ingle S, Guest JL, Crane HM, D'Arminio Monforte A, Vehreschild JJ, Sterne JA, . Heterogeneity in outcomes of treated HIV-positive patients in Europe and North America: relation with patient and cohort characteristics. Int J Epidemiol [print-electronic]. 2012 Dec; 41(6): 1807-20. PMID: 23148105, PMCID: PMC3535877, PII: dys164, DOI: 10.1093/ije/dys164, ISSN: 1464-3685.

Reilly KH, Wang J, Zhu Z, Li S, Yang T, Ding G, Qian HZ, Kissinger P, Wang N. HIV and associated risk factors among male clients of female sex workers in a Chinese border region. Sex Transm Dis. 2012 Oct; 39(10): 750-5. PMID: 23007705, PMCID: PMC3458308, PII: 00007435-201210000-00003, DOI: 10.1097/OLQ.0b013e31825f7af7, ISSN: 1537-4521.

Xu JJ, Smith MK, Chu J, Ding GW, Chang DF, Sharp GB, Qian HZ, Lu L, Bi AM, Wang N. Dynamics of the HIV epidemic in southern China: sexual and drug-using behaviours among female sex workers and male clients in Yunnan. Int J STD AIDS. 2012 Sep; 23(9): 670-5. PMID: 23033525, PMCID: PMC4390176, PII: 23/9/670, DOI: 10.1258/ijsa.2009.009128, ISSN: 1758-1052.

Yin ZX, Shi XM, Kraus VB, Fitzgerald SM, Qian HZ, Xu JW, Zhai Y, Sereny MD, Zeng Y. High normal plasma triglycerides are associated with preserved cognitive function in Chinese oldest-old. Age Ageing [print-electronic]. 2012 Sep; 41(5): 600-6. PMID: 22447910, PMCID: PMC3500861, PII: afs033, DOI: 10.1093/ageing/afs033, ISSN: 1468-2834.

Zhai Y, Shi XM, Fitzgerald SM, Qian HZ, Kraus VB, Sereny M, Hu P, Yin ZX, Xu JW, Zeng Y. High sensitivity C-reactive protein associated with different health predictors in middle-aged and oldest old Chinese. Biomed. Environ. Sci. 2012 Jun; 25(3): 257-66. PMID: 22840575, PMCID: PMC4579244, PII: S0895-3988(12)60053-1, DOI: 10.3967/0895-3988.2012.03.002, ISSN: 0895-3988.

Qian HZ, Vermund. Are Low- and Middle-Income Countries Repeating Mistakes Made by High-Income Countries in the Control of HIV for Men who have Sex with Men?. 2012.

Zhang L, Ding X, Lu R, Feng L, Li X, Xiao Y, Ruan Y, Vermund SH, Shao Y, Qian HZ. Predictors of HIV and syphilis among men who have sex with men in a Chinese metropolitan city: comparison of risks among students and non-students. PLoS ONE [print-electronic]. 2012; 7(5): e37211. PMID: 22623994, PMCID: PMC3356386, PII: PONE-D-11-22148, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0037211, ISSN: 1932-6203.

Ye S, Xiao Y, Jin C, Cassell H, Blevins M, Sun J, Vermund SH, Qian HZ. Effectiveness of integrated HIV prevention interventions among Chinese men who have sex with men: evaluation of a 16-city public health program. PLoS ONE [print-electronic]. 2012; 7(12): e50873. PMID: 23300528, PMCID: PMC3534092, PII: PONE-D-12-19770, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050873, ISSN: 1932-6203.

Wang X, Norris JL, Liu Y, Vermund SH, Qian HZ, Han L, Wang N. Risk behaviors for reproductive tract infection in women who have sex with women in Beijing, China. PLoS ONE [print-electronic]. 2012; 7(7): e40114. PMID: 22768334, PMCID: PMC3388038, PII: PONE-D-12-00960, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0040114, ISSN: 1932-6203.

Yang Y, Li X, Zhang Z, Qian HZ, Ruan Y, Zhou F, Gao C, Li M, Jin Q, Gao L. Association of human papillomavirus infection and abnormal anal cytology among HIV-infected MSM in Beijing, China. PLoS ONE [print-electronic]. 2012; 7(4): e35983. PMID: 22558293, PMCID: PMC3338486, PII: PONE-D-12-00696, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0035983, ISSN: 1932-6203.

Qian HZ, Vermund SH. Are Low- and Middle-Income Countries Repeating Mistakes Made by High-Income Countries in the Control of HIV for Men who have Sex with Men?. J AIDS Clin Res. 2012; Suppl 4: e001. PMID: 24455449, PMCID: PMC3893757, DOI: 10.4172/2155-6113.S4-e001, ISSN: 2155-6113.

Rich JD, Wohl DA, Beckwith CG, Spaulding AC, Lepp NE, Baillargeon J, Gardner A, Avery A, Altice FL, Springer S, . HIV-related research in correctional populations: now is the time. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2011 Dec; 8(4): 288-96. PMID: 21904902, PMCID: PMC3208731, DOI: 10.1007/s11904-011-0095-3, ISSN: 1548-3576.

Zhai Y, Shi XM, Qian HZ, Fitzgerald SM, Zeng Y, Yin ZX, Xu JW, Liu YZ. [Association of anemia with cognition among senior female in China]. Zhonghua Yu Fang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2011 Sep; 45(9): 802-5. PMID: 22177302, ISSN: 0253-9624.

Ruan Y, Pan SW, Chamot E, Qian HZ, Li D, Li QC, Liang HY, Spittal P, Shao Y, Kristensen S. Sexual mixing patterns among social networks of HIV-positive and HIV-negative Beijing men who have sex with men: a multilevel comparison using roundtable network mapping. AIDS Care [print-electronic]. 2011 Aug; 23(8): 1014-25. PMID: 21400315, PII: 934676403, DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2010.542127, ISSN: 1360-0451.

Qian HZ, Stinnette SE, Rebeiro PF, Kipp AM, Shepherd BE, Samenow CP, Jenkins CA, No P, McGowan CC, Hulgan T, Sterling TR. The relationship between injection and noninjection drug use and HIV disease progression. J Subst Abuse Treat [print-electronic]. 2011 Jul; 41(1): 14-20. PMID: 21349679, PMCID: PMC3110534, PII: S0740-5472(11)00014-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.jsat.2011.01.007, ISSN: 1873-6483.

Kipp AM, Desruisseau AJ, Qian HZ. Non-injection drug use and HIV disease progression in the era of combination antiretroviral therapy. J Subst Abuse Treat [print-electronic]. 2011 Jun; 40(4): 386-96. PMID: 21353444, PMCID: PMC3081970, PII: S0740-5472(11)00008-0, DOI: 10.1016/j.jsat.2011.01.001, ISSN: 1873-6483.

Dong R, Qiao X, Jia W, Wong M, Qian H, Zheng X, Xing W, Lai S, Wu Z, Jiang Y, Wang N. HIV, HCV, and HBV co-infections in a rural area of Shanxi province with a history of commercial blood donation. Biomed. Environ. Sci. 2011 Jun; 24(3): 207-13. PMID: 21784304, PII: S0895-3988(11)60041-X, DOI: 10.3967/0895-3988.2011.03.001, ISSN: 0895-3988.

Zhang L, Qian HZ, Blevins ML, Yin L, Ruan Y, Vermund SH. Internet-based behavioral interventions for preventing HIV infection in men who have sex with men (MSM) (Protocol). 2011.

Zhou F, Kominski GF, Qian HZ, Wang J, Duan S, Guo Z, Zhao X. Expenditures for the care of HIV-infected patients in rural areas in China's antiretroviral therapy programs. BMC Med. 2011; 9: 6. PMID: 21241494, PMCID: PMC3025874, PII: 1741-7015-9-6, DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-9-6, ISSN: 1741-7015.

Siddiqui AU, Qian HZ, Altaf A, Cassell H, Shah SA, Vermund SH. Condom use during commercial sex among clients of Hijra sex workers in Karachi, Pakistan (cross-sectional study). BMJ Open. 2011 Jan 1/1/2011; 1(2): e000154. PMID: 22021875, PMCID: PMC3191590, PII: bmjopen-2011-000154, DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2011-000154, ISSN: 2044-6055.

Hu Y, Liang S, Zhu J, Qin G, Liu Q, Song B, Wang Q, Wei D, Zhang L, Qian HZ, Ruan Y, Shao Y.. Factors Associated with Recent Risky Drug Use and Sexual Behaviors among Drug Users in Southwestern China. J AIDS Clinic Res. 2011; ((2)): 120.

Jin X, Smith K, Chen RY, Ding G, Yao Y, Wang H, Qian HZ, Chang D, Wang G, Wang N. HIV prevalence and risk behaviors among male clients of female sex workers in Yunnan, China. J. Acquir. Immune Defic. Syndr. 2010 Jan; 53(1): 131-5. PMID: 19730110, PMCID: PMC2799544, DOI: 10.1097/QAI.0b013e3181b3552a, ISSN: 1944-7884.

Dorjgochoo T, Shu XO, Li HL, Qian HZ, Yang G, Cai H, Gao YT, Zheng W. Use of oral contraceptives, intrauterine devices and tubal sterilization and cancer risk in a large prospective study, from 1996 to 2006. Int. J. Cancer. 2009 May 5/15/2009; 124(10): 2442-9. PMID: 19170208, PMCID: PMC2666967, DOI: 10.1002/ijc.24232, ISSN: 1097-0215.

Ruan Y, Qian HZ, Li D, Shi W, Li Q, Liang H, Yang Y, Luo F, Vermund SH, Shao Y. Willingness to be circumcised for preventing HIV among Chinese men who have sex with men. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2009 May; 23(5): 315-21. PMID: 19335172, PMCID: PMC2743100, DOI: 10.1089/apc.2008.0199, ISSN: 1557-7449.

Qian HZ, Li Q, Yao H, Ruan Y, Kristensen S, Schumacher JE, Pan SW, Shao Y, Kimerling ME. Tuberculosis co-morbidity and perceptions about health care among HIV-infected plasma donors in rural China. Southeast Asian J. Trop. Med. Public Health. 2009 Jan; 40(1): 108-12. PMID: 19323042, ISSN: 0125-1562.

Vermund SH, Qian HZ. Circumcision and HIV prevention among men who have sex with men: no final word [editorial]. JAMA. 2008 Oct 10/8/2008; 300(14): 1698-700. PMID: 18840846, PII: 300/14/1698, DOI: 10.1001/jama.300.14.1698, ISSN: 1538-3598.

Qian HZ, Vermund SH. Editorial commentary: antiretroviral therapy for former plasma donors in China: saving lives when HIV prevention fails [editorial]. Clin. Infect. Dis. 2008 Sep 9/15/2008; 47(6): 834-6. PMID: 18690804, DOI: 10.1086/590940, ISSN: 1537-6591.

Zhang L, Zhu J, Rui B, Zhang Y, Zhang L, Yin L, Ruan Y, Qian HZ, Shao Y. High HIV risk among Uigur minority ethnic drug users in northwestern China. Trop. Med. Int. Health [print-electronic]. 2008 Jun; 13(6): 814-7. PMID: 18363583, PMCID: PMC2746442, PII: TMI2071, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2008.02071.x, ISSN: 1365-3156.

Qian HZ, Hao C, Ruan Y, Cassell HM, Chen K, Qin G, Yin L, Schumacher JE, Liang S, Shao Y. Impact of methadone on drug use and risky sex in China. J Subst Abuse Treat [print-electronic]. 2008 Jun; 34(4): 391-7. PMID: 17869049, PII: S0740-5472(07)00188-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.jsat.2007.07.002, ISSN: 0740-5472.

Yin L, Zhang Y, Qian HZ, Rui B, Zhang L, Zhu J, Guan Y, Wang Y, Li Q, Ruan Y, Shao Y. Willingness of Chinese injection drug users to participate in HIV vaccine trials. Vaccine [print-electronic]. 2008 Feb 2/6/2008; 26(6): 762-8. PMID: 18191881, PMCID: PMC2762822, PII: S0264-410X(07)01447-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2007.11.091, ISSN: 0264-410X.

Ruan Y, Zhang L, Wei J, Qian HZ, Ning S, Xu J, Jia S, Xing H, Yin L, Zhang Y, Song Y, Shao Y. Risk factors for death in subjects with transfusion-related HIV infection in rural China [letter]. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2008 Feb; 22(2): 95-7. PMID: 18260799, DOI: 10.1089/apc.2007.0103, ISSN: 1557-7449.

Schumacher JE, Fischer G, Qian HZ. Policy drives harm reduction for drug abuse and HIV/AIDS prevention in some developing countries. Drug and alcohol dependence. 2007 Dec 12/1/2007; 91(2-3) Sect. 300,5.

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Zhao PF, Liu SS, Qian HZ. Evaluation of the effectiveness of counseling services in public STD clinics in Shanghai. Chin J STD/AIDS Prev Cont (Chinese). 2001; 7: 270-2.

Zhao PF, Qian HZ, Zhou YY, Luo L, Sun Q, Tan DH, Li SQ. Reproductive tract infections among married women in suburb Beihai City, Guangxi Province. Chin J Epidemiol (Chinese). 2001; 22((2)): 251.

Zhao PF, Qian HZ, Tan ML, Le JY. Promotion of safer sex at STD clinics in Shanghai: Perspectives from STD physicians. Chin J STD/AIDS Prev Cont (Chinese). 2000; 6: 148-50.

Qian HZ, Zhao PF, Yu H, Gu SG, Gao Y, Short RV. Qualitative study on the needs of AIDS/STD/reproductive health education among medical freshmen in Shanghai. Chin J School Doctor (Chinese). 2000; 14: 245-8.

Zhao PF, Qian HZ. Infections and risk factors of gonorrhea and Chlamydia among women seeking abortion service in Shanghai. Chin J Fam Plann (Chinese). 2000; 8: 355-7.

Wei CM, Qian HZ, Chen WT. Assessment of reproductive health needs among STD patients in Xuhui District of Shanghai Municipality. Chin General Practice (Chinese). 2000; 3: 284-5.

Wei CM, Qian HZ, Chen WT. Reevaluation of STD service quality in Xuhui District of Shanghai Municipality. Chin J STD/AIDS Prev Cont (Chinese). 2000; 6: 158-60.

Wei CM, Chen WT, Qian HZ. Assessment on the role of policy in the STD control and prevention. Sh Prev Med (Chinese). 1999; 11: 574-6.

Zhao PF, Qian HZ, Yu H, Gu SG, Short RV, Gao Y. KAP study on reproductive health among medical freshmen: a survey of AIDS related knowledge and attitudes and their implications. J Reprod Med (Chinese). 1999; 8((Suppl)): 6-11.

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Qian HZ, Liao MM, Zhao PF. Analysis of infection sources and care-seeking behavior among STD clinic clients. Chin J Dermatol (Chinese). 1998; 31: 171-3.

Qian HZ, Zhao PF, Gao ES. Improving comprehensive reproductive health services: Integrating family planning service with STD/AIDS control [editorial]. Foreign Med Sci: Fam Plann (Chinese). 1998; 17: 65-9.

Yu H, Qian HZ, Zhao PF, Gu SG, Short RV, Gao Y. KAP study on reproductive health among medical freshmen: the role of gender in reproductive health education programmes. Chin J School Doctor (Chinese). 1998; 12: 241-5.

Ji SH, Wang W, Qian HZ. Evaluation of problems in the STD control networks in Shanghai. Chin J STD/AIDS Prev Cont (Chinese). 1997; 3: 189-90.

Zhao PF, Qian HZ, Yu H, Peng L, Ye HF, Wu YP, Yuan YL, Pan QR, Li YB, Yang Y. Contraceptive patterns of married Bai and Miao ethnic women at reproductive age in Yunnan and Guizhou provinces. Reproduction & Contraception (Chinese). 1997; 17: 36-42.

Yu H, Qian HZ, Zhao PF, Liu KM, Le JY, Tan ML, Zhang G, Wang Z, Wang L. Evaluation of the effect of counseling on promoting condom use for preventing re-infection of sexually transmitted diseases. Chin J STD/AIDS Prev Cont (Chinese). 1997; 3: 155-8.

Wang Z, Qian HZ. Acceptability of condom use among STD patients in Zhenzhou City. Chin J STD/AIDS Prev Cont (Chinese). 1997; 3: 212.

Wang F, Wang YB, Qian HZ, Miao SH. Intracavernous injection of alprostadil in treatment of psychological inability of ejaculation. New Drugs and Clinical Remedies (Chinese). 1997; 16: 355-7.

Zhao PF, Qian HZ. Communication skills for STD/AIDS counseling at family planning clinics -- a critical review. Chin J STD/AIDS Prev Cont (Chinese). 1996; 2: 71-3.

Zhao PF, Qian HZ, Jiang YF. Shen YQ. Sexual health education in China. Sexology (Chinese). 1996; 5: 5-7.

Zhao PF, Qian HZ, Liao MM, Lu H. Psycho-social & behavioral characteristics of STD patients. Chin J STD/AIDS Prev Cont (Chinese). 1996; 2: 270-2.

Zhao PF, Qian HZ, Yu H. Characteristics of sex debut of STD clinic patients and their determining factors. Sexology (Chinese). 1996; 5: 29-34.

Wang F, Qian HZ, Wang YB, Ou YW, Zhao PF. Application of SCASF in the treatment of female sexual dysfunction. Chin J STD/AIDS Prev Cont (Chinese). 1996; 2: 188-90.

Qian HZ, Zhao PF, Yu H. Attitudes toward marriage and childbearing among Bai and Miao ethnic women in Yunnan and Guizhou provinces. Reproduction & Contraception (Chinese). 1996; 16: 449-52.

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