Research Departments & Organizations
Circumcision, Male; Clinical Trial; Epidemiologic Methods; Epidemiology; Harm Reduction; Hepatitis C; HIV; Mobile Applications; Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Social Discrimination; Social Media; Social Stigma
Dr. Qian's research focuses on epidemiology of infectious diseases and prevention intervention of HIV and sexually transmitted diseases among key populations, including men who have sex with men (MSM), people who inject drugs (PWID), female sex workers (FSW) and plasma donors. He spends 5-6 months each year in China to provide assistance and supports for the collaborative research and training programs between Yale School of Public Health and Chinese universities.
Extensive Research Description
Multi-component HIV Intervention Packages for Chinese MSM (R01 AI094562, 2011-2016): A randomized clinical trial of peer-led text messaging and behavioral interventions for improving the HIV care continuum among Chinese men who have sex with men (MSM).
Expanded Testing, Linkage, and Treatment for HIV Prevention among MSM in China (R34 AI091446, 2011-2012): A project for planning a randomized clinical trial to test the efficacy of multi-component HIV "test-and-linkage-to-care" interventions among Chinese MSM.
Male Circumcision and HIV/STI Risks among Chinese MSM (Career development grant from the Vanderbilt Clinical Research Scholar Program, 2009-2010): A cross-sectional survey evaluating the association between male circumcision and HIV/STI risks among Chinese MSM.
Non-injection drug use and HIV disease progression (Seed grant fromVanderbilt-Meharry-Center for AIDS Research Developmental Core Award, 2008-2010): A cohort study of evaluating the effects of injecting drug use (IDU) and non-IDU on HIV disease progression in an HIV patient cohort in Nashville, Tennessee.