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Shenghan Lai, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor of Pathology

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Titles

  • Professor of Pathology
  • Joint of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science
  • Joint of Medicine

Centers & Institutes

  • Center for Global Health

Research Interests

Infectious disease epidemiology; HIV prevention and intervention; Cardiovascular consequences of HIV infection and cocaine abuse; Disease disparities in minorities; Drug abuse; Data mining

Biography

Dr. Shenghan Lai is a professor of pathology, epidemiology and medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His research interests include infectious disease epidemiology, HIV prevention and intervention, cardiovascular consequences of HIV infection and cocaine abuse, disease disparities in minorities, drug abuse, statistical modeling and data mining.

Dr. Lai earned his M.D. and M.B. from Peking Union Medical College. He also completed his M.P.H. at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland.

He has more than 160 peer-reviewed publications and numerous book chapters.

Languages

  • English
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    Education

    • M.P.H., Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, 1987
    • M.D., Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China, 1985
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    Research Summary

    Dr. Lai’s research interests include infectious disease epidemiology, HIV prevention and intervention, cardiovascular consequences of HIV infection and cocaine abuse, disease disparities in minorities, drug abuse, statistical modeling and data mining.

     

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Alegria M, Vera M, Shrout P, Canino G, Lai S, Albizu C, Marin H, Pena M, Rusch D. “Understanding hard-core drug use among urban Puerto Rican women in high-risk neighborhoods.” Addict Behav 2004;29(4):643-64.
    2. Ren S, Yang S, Lai S. “Intraclass Correlation Coefficients and Bootstrap Methods of Hierarchical Binary Outcomes.” Stat Med 2004, accepted.
    3. Tong W, Lima JA, Meng Q, Flynn E, Lai S. “Long-term cocaine use and cardiac diastolic dysfunction: an echocardiographic study.” Int J Cardiol 2004;97:25-28.
    4. Tong W, Lai H, Yang C, Ren S, Dai S, Lai S. “Age, gender and metabolic syndrome-related coronary heart disease in US adults.” Int J Cardiol 2004; accepted.
    5. Lima JA, Desai MY, Steen H, Warren WP, Gautam S, Lai S. “Statin-induced cholesterol lowering and plaque regression after 6 months of magnetic resonance imaging-monitoring therapy.” Circulation 2004; 110(16):2336-41.
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    Department/Division

    • Pathology - Informatics
    • Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    • Medicine - Infectious Diseases
    • Radiology and Radiological Science

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