Faculty Profile for Dr. Xi Pan

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Dr. Xi Pan
Assistant Professor — Sociology
UAC 449
phone: (512) 245-3288

Biography Section

Research Interests

Public Health of Aging; Epidemiology and Aging; Health Disparities; Healthcare and Health Promotion; Chronic Disease Management; Global Health

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Pan, X., & Chee, K. H. (2019). The Power of Weak Ties in Preserving Cognition: A Longitudinal Study of Older Chinese Adults. Aging & Mental Health. https://doi.org/DOI:10.1080/13607863.2019.1597015
  • Luo, Y., Pan, X., & Zhang, Z. (2018). Productive Activities and Cognitive Decline among Older Adults in China: Evidence from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study. Social Science & Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.09.052
  • Pan, X., Luo, Y., & Roberts, A. R. (2018). Secondhand Smoke and Women’s Cognitive Function in China. American Journal of Epidemiology, 187(5), 911–918.
  • Pan, X., Luo, Y., & Roberts, A. R. (2018). Response to Invited Commentary: Second-hand Smoke is an under Recognized Risk for Cognitive Decline. American Journal of Epidemiology, 187, 922–923.
  • Pan, X., Chahal, J. K., & Ward, R. M. (2018). Quality of Urban Life (QoUL) among Older Adults in the World Major Metropolises: A Cross-Cultural Comparative Study. Ageing & Society, 38(1), 108–128.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Awarded 2017 Multicultural Curriculum Transformation Institute, Texas State University. May 26, 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: RAND Summer Institute, RAND. July 14, 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Graduate Students’ Achievement Award, Miami University. 2013 - 2014
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Conference Travel Awards, Miami University. 2009 - 2014
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Behavioral and Social Sciences Travel Award, The Gerontological Society of America. 2013

Selected Grants

  • Pan, Xi. Exploring Lifestyle Risks of Liver Cancer among Middle-Aged and Older Hispanics in Central Texas, Texas State University, $2500. (Funded: 2017 - 2018). Grant.
  • Watt, Toni Terling (Principal), Ceballos, Natalie A (Co-Principal), Kim, Seoyoun (Co-Principal), Pan, Xi (Co-Principal). Multi-disciplinary Internal Research Grant, Texas State University, Texas State University, $20000. (Funded: September 2017 - August 2018). Grant.
  • Pan, Xi (Supporting), Davis, James (Principal). GHS-REACH: A Caregiver Coaching Intervention for High Risk Patient/Caregivers to Extend Dementia Capable Services, DHHS/Administration on Aging, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $1000000. (Funded: 2015 - 2018). Grant.
  • Pan, Xi (Principal), Davis, James (Co-Principal), Dye, Cheryl (Co-Principal). Memory Health and Quality of Life among Caregivers and Care Recipients with Dementia, The Duke Endowment, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $75000. (Funded: 2014 - 2017). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Editorial Review Board Member
Home Health Care Services Quarterly
Research Review Session Committee
Reviewer / Referee
Reviewer / Referee
Health Affairs
Editorial Review Board Member
Journal of Women & Aging