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Qiushi Chen

Qiushi Chen

Assistant Professor, Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Scientific Program:Cancer Control

Research Interests

  • Therapeutics
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepacivirus
  • Costs and Cost Analysis
  • Quality-Adjusted Life Years
  • Antiviral Agents
  • Population
  • Pandemics
  • Health
  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Opioid Analgesics

Recent Publications


Akande, AO, Riehman-Murphy, C, Oji-Mmuo, C, Jones, AA, Chen, Q, Segel, JE, Sterner, GE & Adam, MT 2023, 'A scoping review of the opioid epidemic among U.S. Immigrants: Implications for treatment practices', Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse.
Chen, YH, Drye, M, Chen, Q, Fecher, M, Liu, G & Guthrie, W 2023, 'Delay from Screening to Diagnosis in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Results from a Large National Health Research Network', Journal of Pediatrics, vol. 260, 113514.
Chen, Q, Griffin, PM & Kawasaki, SS 2023, 'Disability-Adjusted Life-Years for Drug Overdose Crisis and COVID-19 Are Comparable During the Two Years of Pandemic in the United States', Value in Health, vol. 26, no. 6, pp. 796-801.
Chhatwal, J, Mueller, PP, Chen, Q, Kulkarni, N, Adee, M, Zarkin, G, Larochelle, MR, Knudsen, AB & Barbosa, C 2023, 'Estimated Reductions in Opioid Overdose Deaths with Sustainment of Public Health Interventions in 4 US States', JAMA network open, vol. 6, no. 6, e2314925.
Weng, X, Chen, Q, Sathapathi, TK, Yin, X & Wang, L 2023, 'Impact of school operating scenarios on COVID-19 transmission under vaccination in the U.S. an agent-based simulation model', Scientific reports, vol. 13, no. 1, 12836.
Huang, S, Chen, Q, Griffin, P, Liu, G & Azagba, S 2023, 'Longitudinal transitions in tobacco use in youth and young adults: A latent transition analysis of the population assessment of tobacco and health study from Wave 1 to 5', Addictive Behaviors, vol. 138, 107548.


Chen, S, Forster, S, Yang, J, Yu, F, Jiao, L, Gates, J, Wang, Z, Liu, H, Chen, Q, Geldsetzer, P, Wu, P, Wang, C, McMahon, S, Bärnighausen, T & Adam, M 2022, 'Animated, video entertainment-education to improve vaccine confidence globally during the COVID-19 pandemic: an online randomized controlled experiment with 24,000 participants', Trials, vol. 23, no. 1, 161.
Rhubart, D, Chen, Q, Sterner, G, Newton, R, Shaw, B & Scanlon, D 2022, 'Conceptualizing and Measuring Abatement from the Opioid Epidemic: A Case Study from Pennsylvania', Milbank Quarterly, vol. 100, no. 4, pp. 991-1005.
Mueller, PP, Chen, Q, Ayer, T, Nemutlu, GS, Hajjar, A, Bethea, ED, Peters, MLB, Lee, BP, Janjua, NZ, Kanwal, F & Chhatwal, J 2022, 'Duration and cost-effectiveness of hepatocellular carcinoma surveillance in hepatitis C patients after viral eradication', Journal of Hepatology, vol. 77, no. 1, pp. 55-62.
Chen, YH, Chen, Q, Kong, L & Liu, G 2022, 'Early detection of autism spectrum disorder in young children with machine learning using medical claims data', BMJ Health and Care Informatics, vol. 29, no. 1, e100544.
Chen, S, Geldsetzer, P, Chen, Q, Moshabela, M, Jiao, L, Ogbuoji, O, Sie, A, Atun, R & Bärnighausen, T 2022, 'Health Insurance Coverage In Low-And Middle-Income Countries Remains Far From The Goal Of Universal Coverage', Health Affairs, vol. 41, no. 8, pp. 1142-1152.
Liu, W, Yu, F, Geldsetzer, P, Yang, J, Wang, Z, Golden, T, Jiao, L, Chen, Q, Liu, H, Wu, P, Wang, C, Bärnighausen, T & Chen, S 2022, 'Prevalence of depression in China during the early stage of the COVID-19 pandemic: A cross-sectional study in an online survey sample', BMJ open, vol. 12, no. 3, e056667.
Shahjouei, S, Li, J, Koza, E, Abedi, V, Sadr, AV, Chen, Q, Mowla, A, Griffin, P, Ranta, A & Zand, R 2022, 'Risk of Subsequent Stroke among Patients Receiving Outpatient vs Inpatient Care for Transient Ischemic Attack: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis', JAMA network open, vol. 5, no. 1, 100193.
Chen, Q, Sterner, G, Segel, J & Feng, Z 2022, 'Trends in opioid-related crime incidents and comparison with opioid overdose outcomes in the United States', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 101, 103555.


Adee, M, Zhuo, Y, Zhan, T, Chen, Q, Toumi, A, Ayer, T, Nwankwo, C, Zhong, H, Puenpatom, A & Chhatwal, J 2021, 'A Tool to Inform Hepatitis C Elimination: A Case for Hepatitis C Elimination in China', Clinical Liver Disease, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 99-106.
Chen, S, Chen, Q, Yang, J, Lin, L, Li, L, Jiao, L, Geldsetzer, P, Wang, C, Wilder-Smith, A & Bärnighausen, T 2021, 'Curbing the COVID-19 pandemic with facility-based isolation of mild cases: a mathematical modeling study', Journal of Travel Medicine, vol. 28, no. 2, taaa226.
Yu, F, Geldsetzer, P, Meierkord, A, Yang, J, Chen, Q, Jiao, L, Abou-Arraj, NE, Pan, A, Wang, C, Bärnighausen, T & Chen, S 2021, 'Erratum: Correction: Knowledge About COVID-19 Among Adults in China: Cross-sectional Online Survey (Journal of medical Internet research (2021) 23 4 (e26940))', Journal of medical Internet research, vol. 23, no. 5, pp. e30100.
Yu, F, Geldsetzer, P, Meierkord, A, Yang, J, Chen, Q, Jiao, L, Abou-Arraj, NE, Pan, A, Wang, C, Bärnighausen, T & Chen, S 2021, 'Knowledge about COVID-19 among adults in China: Cross-sectional online survey', Journal of medical Internet research, vol. 23, no. 4, e26940.


Chen, Q, Ayer, T, Adee, MG, Wang, X, Kanwal, F & Chhatwal, J 2020, 'Assessment of Incidence of and Surveillance Burden for Hepatocellular Carcinoma among Patients with Hepatitis C in the Era of Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents', JAMA network open, vol. 3, no. 11, e2021173.
Chen, S, Chen, Q, Yang, W, Xue, L, Liu, Y, Yang, J, Wang, C & Bärnighausen, T 2020, 'Buying Time for an Effective Epidemic Response: The Impact of a Public Holiday for Outbreak Control on COVID-19 Epidemic Spread', Engineering, vol. 6, no. 10, pp. 1108-1114.
Zhuo, Y, Hayashi, T, Chen, Q, Aggarwal, R, Hutin, Y & Chhatwal, J 2020, 'Estimating the price at which hepatitis C treatment with direct-acting antivirals would be cost-saving in Japan', Scientific reports, vol. 10, no. 1, 4089.


Çağlayan, Ç, Terawaki, H, Ayer, T, Goldstein, JS, Rai, A, Chen, Q & Flowers, C 2019, 'Assessing the Effectiveness of Treatment Sequences for Older Patients With High-risk Follicular Lymphoma With a Multistate Model', Clinical Lymphoma, Myeloma and Leukemia, vol. 19, no. 5, pp. 300-309.e5.
Chhatwal, J, Chen, Q, Wang, X, Ayer, T, Zhuo, Y, Janjua, NZ & Kanwal, F 2019, 'Assessment of the Feasibility and Cost of Hepatitis C Elimination in Pakistan', JAMA network open, vol. 2, no. 5, pp. e193613.
Chen, Q, Ayer, T, Bethea, E, Kanwal, F, Wang, X, Roberts, M, Zhuo, Y, Fagiuoli, S, Petersen, J & Chhatwal, J 2019, 'Changes in hepatitis C burden and treatment trends in Europe during the era of direct-acting antivirals: A modelling study', BMJ open, vol. 9, no. 6, e026726.
Chen, Q, Larochelle, MR, Weaver, DT, Lietz, AP, Mueller, PP, Mercaldo, S, Wakeman, SE, Freedberg, KA, Raphel, TJ, Knudsen, AB, Pandharipande, PV & Chhatwal, J 2019, 'Prevention of Prescription Opioid Misuse and Projected Overdose Deaths in the United States', JAMA network open, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. e187621.
Chhatwal, J, Chen, Q, Bethea, ED, Hur, C, Spaulding, AC & Kanwal, F 2019, 'The impact of direct-acting anti-virals on the hepatitis C care cascade: identifying progress and gaps towards hepatitis C elimination in the United States', Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, vol. 50, no. 1, pp. 66-74.