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Dr. Ling Shi

Assistant Professor
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd

Brief Biography:


  1. Wang, XL., Wang, Y., Shi, L. (2000) Breast-feeding and Complementary Feeding of Children under the Age of 2 in Rural China. Chinese Journal of Child Health Care. 8(3),144-146.
  2. Wang, XL., Wang, Y., Shi, L. (2002) A Study on Energy Intake and the Influence Factor for 39 Infants. Chinese Journal of Child Health Care. 10(4), 223-225.
  3. Wang, XL., Wang, Y., Shi, L. (2002) The Study on Infant Feeding Behaviors, Chinese Journal of Behavioral Medical Science. 11(3), 307-309.
  4. Shi, L., Wang, Y. (2002) Research on the Risk Factors of Infant and Child Deaths: Principle of CHAID Method and Its Application. Chinese Journal of Health Statistics. 19 (5), 283-285.
  5. Wang, Y., Shi, L., An, L.  (2003). Maternal and Child Health Information System in China. Maternal and Child Health Care of China, 18 (9), 516-523.
  6. Wang, HJ., Wang, B., Shi L., Shi, Q., Wang, Y. (2007) A national survey on human resources of maternal and child health institutions at three levels. Chinese Journal of Women and Child Health Research. 18(3)
  7. Wang, B., Shi, Q., Wang, Y., Li, N., Shi, L. (2007) National survey on midwifery practice in health facilities in China. Chinese Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 42 (5)
  8. Shi, L., Zhang, JX., Wang, Y., Guyer, B. (2008) Breastfeeding in Rural China: Association between Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices. Journal of Human Lactation. 24(4), 377-385.
  9. Zhang, JX., Shi, L., Wang, Y. (2009)  An Infant and Child Feeding Index is Associated with Child Nutritional Status in Rural China. Early Human Development. 85, 247-252
  10. Zhang, JX., Shi, L. (co-first author), Wang Y., Chen DF., Wang J. (2009) Using the Theory of Planned Behavior to examine effectiveness of an educational intervention on infant feeding. Preventive Medicine. 49(6), 529-34.
  11. Shi, L., Zhang, JX., Wang, Y., Caulfield, LE., Guyer, B. (2010) Effectiveness of an educational intervention on complementary feeding practices and growth in rural China: a cluster randomised controlled trial. Public Health Nutrition. 13(4):556-65
  12. Shi, L., Zhang, JX. (2010) Recent Evidence of the Effectiveness of Educational Interventions for Improving Complementary Feeding Practices in Developing Countries. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics; doi: 10.1093/tropej/fmq053
  13. Cosgrove, L., Shi, L. , Creasey, DE, Anaya-McKivergan, M; Myers, JA, Huybrechts, KF. (2011). Antidepressants and Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk: A Review of the Literature and Researchers' Financial Associations with Industry. PLoS ONE, 6(4), e18210
  14. Sun, Q., Shi, L., Rimm, E.B., Giovannucci, E., Hu, F.B., Manson, J.E., Rexrode, K.M. (2011). Vitamin D Intake and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in US Men and Women. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 94 (2), 534-542.
  15. Shi, L., Morrison, JA., Wiecha, J., Horton, M., Hayman, L. (2011). Healthy Lifestyle Factors Associated with Reduced Cardiometabolic Risk. British Journal of Nutrition, 105, 747–754.

Academic positions:

Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA


Research interests:

child health, cardiometabolic health, lifestyle, biostatistics


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Sharing research ideas and results in a more timely way, and in a more open community