Xiaojuan Li

Research Fellow

Xiaojuan Li, PhD, MSPH, is the Department of Population’s 2017 Pyle Fellowship Awardee. Dr. Li received her MSPH in Epidemiology and her PhD in Epidemiology with a minor in Biostatistics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research interest is in quantitative epidemiologic methods particularly applied for problems in pharmacoepidemiology.


October 2017

Christine Lu was invited as the Chair and a panelist of a session entitled, “Value based frameworks for precision medicine,” at the Evidence Pricing & Market Access World Congress, Philadelphia, PA, October 10-11, 2017.


Peter James

Assistant Professor

Trained in environmental health and epidemiology, Peter has focused his research on estimating the influence of geographic contextual factors, including exposure to nature, the built environment, the food environment, air pollution, light pollution, noise, and socioeconomic factors, on health behaviors and chronic disease.

DPM Faculty Receive Prestigious Mentoring Awards

DPM Professor and Vice-Chair Emily Oken, MD, MPH and Assistant Professor Jason Block, MD, MPH are the recipients of the Excellence in Mentoring Awards from Harvard Medical School in recognition of their distinguished records of mentoring.  The Excellence in Mentoring Awards were established to recognize the value of quality mentoring relationships and the impact they have on professional development and career advancement in basic/clinical medicine, research, teaching, and administrati

Current Research

Patients’ and providers’ perspectives on ASCO’s value-focused decision tool for cancer treatment
Department of Population Medicine Faculty Grant
PI: Anita Wagner, PharmD, MPH, DrPH

The aim of this project is to assess awareness, acceptability and potential use of value frameworks among HPHC’s member with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) and their providers.

Improving healthcare providers’ communication about HPV vaccine
NIH/NCI 1K22CA186979-01
PI: Melissa Gilkey, PhD