XinQi Dong is director of the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research (IFH) at Rutgers as well as the inaugural Henry Rutgers Distinguished Professor of Population Health Sciences. Dong has published extensively on the topic of violence prevention with more than 200 peer-reviewed publications and is leading a longitudinal epidemiological study (The PINE Study) of 3,300 Chinese older adults to quantify relationships among culture, violence, and health outcomes.
Dong was appointed a member of the Institute of Medicine’s Global Violence Prevention Forum and then chaired the workshop on elder abuse prevention. An epidemiologist and health services researcher whose research focuses on aging populations and the intersection of culture, resilience, and health outcomes, Dong has been a strong advocate for advancing health issues in underrepresented communities worldwide.
He has conducted work in Chicago, Illinois; Shanghai, China; and Nanjing, China.
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