Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene
He Qiqiang (Associate Professor)
Date:2015-12-30  Clicks:

Qiqiang HE, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Nutrition

School of public health

Wuhan University

Wuhan, China                                                         



Research interests

1.  Nutrition, Behavior and HealthFocus on the associations between physical activity, diet, health behaviors and obesity, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and mental health.

2.       Evidence-based Nutrition: Explore the relationships of nutritional factors with cardiovascular diseases, cancer, and diabetes, etc. using evidence-based methods.  


Selected publications (* corresponding author)

1. Cai LB, Xu FR, Cheng QZ, Zhan J, Xie T, Ye YL, Xiong SZ, McCarthy K, He QQ*. Social Smoking and Mental Health Among Chinese Male College Students. American Journal of Health Promotion. 2015. [Epub ahead of print]

2. McCarthy K, Cai LB, Xu FR, Wang PG, Xue HL, Ye YL, Xiong SZ, Liu ZM, He QQ*. Urban-Rural Differences in Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors: A Cross-Sectional Study of Schoolchildren in Wuhan, China. PLoS One. 2015;10(9):e0137615. 

3. Ye YL, Wang PG, Qu GC, Yuan S, Phongsavan P, He QQ*. Associations between multiple health risk behaviors and mental health among Chinese college students. Psychol Health Med. 2015 Jul 29. [Epub ahead of print]

4. Zhan J, Liu YJ, Cai LB, Xu FR, Xie T, He QQ*. Fruit and Vegetable Consumption and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: a Meta-analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2015 Jun 26:0. [Epub ahead of print]

5. Liu XM, Liu YJ, Zhan J, He QQ*. Overweight, Obesity and Risk of All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Dose-Response Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies. European Journal of Epidemiology. 2015;30(1):35-45.

 6. Mccarthy K, Ye YL, Yuan S, He QQ*. Parental Weight Status and Offspring Cardiovascular Disease Risks: a Cross-Sectional Study of Chinese Children. Preventing Chronic Diseases. 2015;12:E01.

7. Shao XL, Zhan J, Li H, He QQ*. Associations between Body Mass Index and Sexual Behavior and Sexual Health in Chinese Adults. Health Behav Policy Rev. 2015;2(4):243-250   

8. Wang SQ, Liu YJ, Zhan J, Liu XL, Feng Q, Gong J, Talbott EO, He QQ*. Determinants of metabolic syndrome in Chinese schoolchildren. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health. 2015;27(2):NP674-80. 

9. Huang C, Zhan J, Liu YJ, Li DJ, Wang SQ, He QQ*. Association between alcohol consumption and risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in hypertensive patients: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.  Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 2014;89(9):1201-10. 

10. Feng Q, Zhang QL, Du Y, Ye YL, He QQ*. Associations of physical activity, screen time with depression, anxiety and sleep quality among Chinese College freshmen. PLoS ONE. 2014;9(6):e100914. 

11. Liu YJ, Zhan J, Liu XL, Wang Y, Ji J, He QQ*. Dietary flavonoids intake and risk of type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies. Clinical Nutrition. 2014;33:59-63.

12. Wang Y, Ji J, Liu YJ, Deng X, He QQ*. Passive smoking and risk of type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies. PLoS ONE. 2013;8(7):e69915.

13. Ji J, Wang SQ, Liu YJ, He QQ*. Physical Activity and Lung Function Growth in a Cohort of Chinese Schoolchildren: a prospective study. PLoS ONE. 2013;8(6):e66098.

14. He QQ, Huang C, Zhao L, Feng J, Shi Q, Wang D, Wang S. α-Naphthoflavone inhibits3T3-L1 pre-adipocytes differentiation via modulating p38MAPK signaling. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2013;6(2):168-78.

15. Wang PG, Gong J, Wang SQ,  Talbott EO, Zhang B, He QQ*. Relationship of body fat and cardiorespiratory fitness with cardiovascular risk in Chinese children. PLoS ONE. 2011;6(11):e27896.

16. He QQ, Wong TW, Du L, et al. Exposure-response effects of environmental tobacco exposure on school children’s 

respiratory health: a prospective cohort studyAmerican Journal of Prevention Medicine 2011;41:487-93. 
17. He QQ, Wong TW, Du L, et al. Physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and obesity among Chinese children. Preventive Medicine 2011; 52:109-13.

18. He QQ, Wong TW, Du L, et al. Effects of ambient air pollution on lung function growth in Chinese children. Respiratory Medicine. 2010;104:1512-1520.

19. He QQ, Wong TW, Du L, et al. Birth Weight and Lung Function in a cohort of Chinese School Children. Pediatric Pulmonology 2009;44:662-668.

20. He QQ, Wong TW, Du L, et al. Respiratory health in overweight and obese Chinese children. Pediatric Pulmonology 2009;44:997-1002.

21. He QQ, Wong TW, Du L, et al. Nutrition and children’s respiratory health in Guangzhou, China. Public Health 2008; 122:1425-1432.