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Postdoctoral Researcher

Xinxin HAN

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Xinxin HAN, PhD, postdoctoral fellow of Tsinghua University School of Medicine.


2015/08-2019/08,Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration (Health Policy Track), The George Washington University, Washington DC, USA

2013/08-2014/08,M.S. in Health Services Research, Policy and Administration, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA

2008/09-2012/06,B.A. in English, Guangxi Medical University, Guangxi, China

Academic and Professional Experience

2019/11-Present,Postdoctoral Fellow, Tsinghua University School of Medicine, China

2014/09-2019/08,Research Assistant, Research Associate, Senior Research Assistant, The George Washington University Health Workforce Research Center,Washington DC, USA

2013/10-2015/01,Research Assistant, State Health Access Data Assistance Center,Minnesota, USA

2014/05-2014/08,Research Assistant, University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center, Minnesota, USA

Research Areas

Health policy evaluation, health policy, primary care, access to care


1.Han X, Li X, Cheng L, Wu Z, Zhu J. Performance of China's new medical licensing examination for rural general practice.BMC Medical Education.2020;20(1):1-9. Published online ahead of print. doi:10.1186/s12909-020-02234-x

2.Han X, Chen C, Pittman P. Use of temporary primary care providers in federally qualified health centers.Journal of Rural Health. 2020 May 1. Published online ahead of print. doi:10.1111/jrh.12424

3.Han X, Ku L. Enhancing staffing in rural community health centers can help improve behavioral health care.Health Affairs. 2019;38(12):2061-8. doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2019.00823

4.Han X, Pittman P, Erikson C, Mullan F, Ku L. The role of National Health Service Corps clinicians in enhancing staffing and patient care capacity in community health centers. 2019.Medical Care. 2019;57(12):1002-7. doi:10.1097/MLR.0000000000001209

5.Han X, Luo Q, Ku L. Medicaid expansion and grant funding increases helped improve community health center capacity.Health Affairs. 2017;36(1):49-56. doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2016.0929

6.Han X, Call KT, Pintor JK, Alarcon-Espinoza G, Simon AB. Reports of insurance-based discrimination in health care and its association with access to care.American Journal of Public Health. 2015;105(S3):S517-25. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2015.302668

7.Zhang J,Han X, Yang Z, Wang Z, Zheng J, Yang Z, Zhu J. Radiology Residency Training in China: Results from the First Retrospective Nationwide Survey.Insights into Imaging. 2020. Accepted.

8.Ku L,HanX,Chen C, Marko V. The association of dental education with pediatric Medicaid participation.Journal of Dental Education. 2020 Sep 10. Published online ahead of print. doi:10.1002/jdd.12390

9.Park J,Han X, Pittman P. Does expanded state scope of practice for nurse practitioners and physician assistants increase primary care utilization in community health centers?.Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. 2020;32(6):447-58. doi:10.1097/JXX.0000000000000263

10.Pittman P, Leach B, Everett C,Han X, McElroy D. NP and PA privileging in acute care settings: do scope of practice laws matter?.Medical Care Research and Review. 2020;77(2):112-20. doi:10.1177/1077558718760333

11.Pittman P, Bass E,Han X, Kurtzman E. The growth and performance of nursing programs by ownership status.Journal of Nursing Regulation. 2019;9(4):5-21. doi:10.1016/S2155-8256(19)30011-0

12.Park J, Erikson C,Han X, Iyer P. Are state telehealth policies associated with the use of telehealth services among underserved populations?.Health Affairs. 2018;37(12):2060-8. doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2018.05101

13.Pittman P, Li S,Han X, Lowe T. Clinical nonlicensed personnel in US hospitals: job trends from 2010 to 2015.Nursing Outlook. 2018;66(1):35-45. doi:10.1016/j.outlook.2017.06.014

14.Li S, Pittman P,Han X, Lowe TJ. Nurse-related clinical nonlicensed personnel in US hospitals and their relationship with nurse staffing levels.Health Services Research. 2017;52(S1):422-36. doi:10.1111/1475-6773.12655

15.Kozhimannil KB, Casey MM, Hung P,Han X, Prasad S, Moscovice IS. The rural obstetric workforce in US hospitals: challenges and opportunities.The Journal of Rural Health. 2015;31(4):365-72. doi:10.1016/j.ijid.2014.12.042

16.Dang C, Wei B, L J, Zhou M,Han X, Zhao T. Validity of the international HIV dementia scale as assessed in a socioeconomically underdeveloped region of southern China: assessing the influence of educational attainment. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2015;33:56-61. doi:10.1016/j.ijid.2014.12.042

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