Haiying Chen, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Haiying Chen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor,

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-4431 | Department: 336-716-2011


Education & Training

  • B.M., Shanghai Medical University-China, 1996
  • M.D., Shanghai Medical University-China, 1998
  • M.Sc., Ohio State University, 2002
  • Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2004


  • Am Statistical Assoc
  • Biometric Society
Haiying Chen, Ph.D.

Haiying Chen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biostatistical Sciences

Research Interests

cardiac function, diabetes, epidemiology

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-4431 | Department: 336-716-2011


Recent Publications

Arcury TA, Chen H, Mora DC, Walker FO, Cartwright MS, Quandt SA. The effects of work organization on the health of immigrant manual workers: a longitudinal analysis. Arch Environ Occup Health. 2016;71(2):66-73.

Mora DC, Miles CM, Chen H, Quandt SA, Summers P, Arcury TA. Prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders among immigrant Latino farmworkers and non-farmworkers in North Carolina. Arch Environ Occup Health. 2016;71(3):136-143.

Kraemer Diaz AE, Weir MM, Isom S, Quandt SA, Chen H, Arcury TA. Aggression among male migrant farmworkers living in camps in Eastern North Carolina. J Immigr Minor Health. 2016;18(3):542-551.

Sandberg JC, Nguyen HT, Quandt SA, Chen H, Summers P, Walker FO, Arcury TA. Sleep quality among Latino farmworkers in North Carolina: examination of the job control-demand-support model. J Immigr Minor Health. 2016;18(3):532-541.

Arcury TA, Laurienti PJ, Talton JW, Chen H, Howard TD, Summers P, Quandt SA. Urinary cotinine levels among Latino tobacco farmworkers in North Carolina compared to Latinos not employed in agriculture. Nicotine Tob Res. 2016;18(6):1517-1525.

Sandberg JC, Spears Johnson CR, Nguyen HT, Talton JW, Quandt SA, Chen H, Summers P, Arcury TA. Mobile and traditional modes of communication among male Latino farmworkers: implications for health communication and dissemination. J Immigr Minor Health. 2016;18(3):522-531.

Dharod A, Soliman EZ, Dawood F, Chen H, Shea S, Nazarian S, Bertoni AG. Association of asymptomatic bradycardia with incident cardiovascular disease and mortality: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(2):219-227.

Arcury TA, Talton JW, Summers P, Chen H, Laurienti PJ, Quandt SA. Alcohol consumption and risk for dependence among male Latino migrant farmworkers compared to Latino nonfarmworkers in North Carolina. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2016;40(2):377-384.

Quandt SA, Walker FO, Talton JW, Summers P, Chen H, McLeod DK, Arcury TA. Olfactory function in Latino farmworkers: subclinical neurological effects of pesticide exposure in a vulnerable population. J Occup Environ Med. 2016;58(3):248-253.

Bann D, Chen H, Bonell C, Glynn NW, Fielding RA, Manini T, King AC, Pahor M, Mihalko SL, Gill TM. Socioeconomic differences in the benefits of structured physical activity compared with health education on the prevention of major mobility disability in older adults: the LIFE study. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2016;():.

Laurienti PJ, Burdette JH, Talton J, Pope CN, Summers P, Walker FO, Quandt SA, Lyday RG, Chen H, Howard TD, Arcury TA. Brain anatomy in Latino farmworkers exposed to pesticides and nicotine. J Occup Environ Med. 2016;58(5):436-443.

Effoe VS, Chen H, Echouffo-Tcheugui JB, Bell RA, Correa A, Joseph JJ, Hairston KG, Kalyani RR, Bertoni AG. Predictors of longitudinal change in insulin resistance and beta-cell function in African Americans without diabetes: the Jackson Heart Study [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Diabetes Association; 2016 June 10-14; New Orleans (LA). 2016;():1563-P.

Mirabelli MC, Chatterjee AB, Mora DC, Arcury TA, Blocker JN, Chen H, Grzywacz JG, Marin AJ, Schulz MR, Quandt SA. Airway obstruction among Latino poultry processing workers in North Carolina. Arch Environ Occup Health. 2015;70(1):63-66.

Bacharova L, Chen H, Estes EH, Mateasik A, Bluemke DA, Lima JA, Burke GL, Soliman EZ. Determinants of discrepancies in detection and comparison of the prognostic significance of left ventricular hypertrophy by electrocardiogram and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. Am J Cardiol. 2015;115(4):515-522.

Arcury TA, Summers P, Talton JW, Nguyen HT, Chen H, Quandt SA. Job characteristics and work safety climate among North Carolina farmworkers with H-2A visas. J Agromedicine. 2015;20(1):64-76.

Nguyen HT, Quandt SA, Summers P, Morgan TM, Chen H, Walker FO, Howard TD, Galvan L, Arcury TA. Learning ability as a function of practice: does it apply to farmworkers?. J Occup Environ Med. 2015;57(6):676-681.

Chen H, Quandt SA, Barr DB, Arcury TA. Assessing assay variability of pesticide metabolites in the presence of heavy left-censoring. J Agric Biol Environ Stat. 2015;20(1):65-82.

Effoe VS, Correa A, Chen H, Lacy ME, Bertoni AG. High-sensitivity C-reactive protein is associated with incident type 2 diabetes among African Americans: the Jackson Heart Study. Diabetes Care. 2015;38(9):1694-1700.

Chow LS, Chen H, Miller ME, Marcovina SM, Seaquist ER. Biomarkers related to severe hypoglycaemia and lack of good glycaemic control in ACCORD. Diabetologia. 2015;58(6):1160-1166.

Quandt SA, Pope CN, Chen H, Summers P, Arcury TA. Longitudinal assessment of blood cholinesterase activities over 2 consecutive years among Latino nonfarmworkers and pesticide-exposed farmworkers in North Carolina. J Occup Environ Med. 2015;57(8):851-857.

Schwartz AV, Chen H, Ambrosius WT, Sood A, Josse RG, Bonds DE, Schnall AM, Vittinghoff E, Bauer DC, Banerji MA, Cohen RM, Hamilton BP, Isakova T, Sellmeyer DE, Simmons DL, Shibli-Rahhal A, Williamson JD, Margolis KL. Effects of TZD use and discontinuation on fracture rates in ACCORD bone study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015;100(11):4059-4066.

Tribble AG, Summers P, Chen H, Quandt SA, Arcury TA. Musculoskeletal pain, depression, and stress among Latino manual laborers in North Carolina. Arch Environ Occup Health. 2015;():.

Chen LY, Bigger JT, Hickey KT, Chen H, Lopez-Jimenez C, Banerji MA, Evans G, Fleg JL, Papademetriou V, Thomas A, Woo V, Seaquist ER, Soliman EZ. Effect of intensive blood pressure lowering on incident atrial fibrillation and p-wave indices in the ACCORD blood pressure trial. Am J Hypertens. 2015;():.

Soliman EZ, Byington RP, Bigger JT, Evans G, Okin PM, Goff DC Jr, Chen H. Effect of intensive blood pressure lowering on left ventricular hypertrophy in patients with diabetes mellitus: Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes Blood Pressure trial. Hypertension. 2015;66(6):1123-1129.

Arcury TA, Summers P, Talton JW, Chen H, Sandberg JC, Spears Johnson CR, Quandt SA. Heat illness among North Carolina Latino farmworkers. J Occup Environ Med. 2015;57(12):1299-1304.

Effoe VS, Chen H, Moran A, Bertoni AG, Bluemke DA, Seeman T, Darwin C, Watson KE, Rodriguez CJ. Acculturation is associated with left ventricular mass in a multiethnic sample: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2015;15(1):161.

Whitlock MC, Yeboah J, Burke GL, Chen H, Klepin HD, Hundley WG. Cancer and its association with the development of coronary artery calcification: an assessment from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015;4(11):e002533.

Raymer JH, Studabaker WB, Gardner M, Talton J, Quandt SA, Chen H, Michael LC, McCombs M, Arcury TA. Pesticide exposures to migrant farmworkers in eastern NC: detection of metabolites in farmworker urine associated with housing violations and camp characteristics. Am J Ind Med. 2014;57(3):323-337.

Arcury TA, Lu C, Chen H, Quandt SA. Pesticides present in migrant farmworker housing in North Carolina. Am J Ind Med. 2014;57(3):312-322.

Cartwright MS, Walker FO, Newman JC, Schulz MR, Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Mora DC, Chen H, Eaton B, Quandt SA. One-year incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome in Latino poultry processing workers and other Latino manual workers. Am J Ind Med. 2014;57(3):362-369.

Sandberg JC, Talton JW, Quandt SA, Chen H, Weir M, Doumani WR, Chatterjee AB, Arcury TA. Association between housing quality and individual health characteristics on sleep quality among Latino farmworkers. J Immigr Minor Health. 2014;16(2):265-272.

Arcury TA, Cartwright MS, Chen H, Rosenbaum DA, Walker FO, Mora DC, Quandt SA. Musculoskeletal and neurological injuries associated with work organization among immigrant Latino women manual workers in North Carolina. Am J Ind Med. 2014;57(4):468-475.

Fitzpatrick SL, Jeffery R, Johnson KC, Roche CC, Van Dorsten B, Gee M, Dotson K, Walkup MP, Espeland MA, Bahnson JL, Wagenknecht LE, Reboussin D, Rejeski WJ, Bertoni AG, Lang W, Lawlor MS, Lefkowitz D, Miller GD, Reynolds PS, Ribisl PM,. Baseline predictors of missed visits in the Look AHEAD study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014;22(1):131-140.

Quandt SA, Newman JC, Pichardo-Geisinger R, Mora DC, Chen H, Feldman SR, Arcury TA. Self-reported skin symptoms and skin-related quality of life among Latino immigrant poultry processing and other manual workers. Am J Ind Med. 2014;57(5):605-614.

Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Chen H, Mora DC, Quandt SA. Work organization and health among immigrant women: Latina manual workers in North Carolina. Am J Public Health. 2014;104(12):2445-2452.

Gibbs BB, Brancati FL, Chen H, Coday M, Jakicic JM, Lewis CE, Stewart KJ, Clark JM. Effect of improved fitness beyond weight loss on cardiovascular risk factors in individuals with type 2 diabetes in the Look AHEAD Study. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2014;21(5):608-617.

Arcury TA, Nguyen HT, Summers P, Talton JW, Holbrook LC, [sic] [Holbrook LG], Walker FO, Chen H, Howard TD, Galvan L, Quandt SA. Lifetime and current pesticide exposure among Latino farmworkers in comparison to other Latino immigrants. Am J Ind Med. 2014;57(7):776-787.

Mora DC, Grzywacz JG, Anderson AM, Chen H, Arcury TA, Marin AJ, Quandt SA. Social isolation among Latino workers in rural North Carolina: exposure and health implications. J Immigr Minor Health. 2014;16(5):822-830.

Cartwright MS, Walker FO, Newman JC, Arcury TA, Mora DC, Haiying C, Quandt SA. Muscle intrusion as a potential cause of carpal tunnel syndrome. Muscle Nerve. 2014;50(4):517-522.

Gustafson CJ, Feldman SR, Quandt SA, Isom S, Chen H, Spears CR, Arcury TA. The association of skin conditions with housing conditions among North Carolina Latino migrant farm workers. Int J Dermatol. 2014;53(9):1091-1097.

Kearney GD, Chatterjee AB, Talton J, Chen H, Quandt SA, Summers P, Arcury TA. The association of respiratory symptoms and indoor housing conditions among migrant farmworkers in eastern North Carolina. J Agromedicine. 2014;19(4):395-405.

Rosenbaum DA, Mora DC, Arcury TA, Chen H, Quandt SA. Employer differences in upper-body musculoskeletal disorders and pain among immigrant Latino poultry processing workers. J Agromedicine. 2014;19(4):384-394.

Shea MK, Cushman M, Booth SL, Burke GL, Chen H, Kritchevsky SB. Associations between vitamin K status and haemostatic and inflammatory biomarkers in community-dwelling adults. The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Thromb Haemost. 2014;112(3):438-444.

Ebong IA, Goff DC Jr, Rodriguez CJ, Chen H, Bertoni AG. Mechanisms of heart failure in obesity. Obes Res Clin Pract. 2014;8(6):e540-e548.

Schulz MR, Grzywacz JG, Chen H, Mora DC, Arcury TA, Marin AJ, Mirabelli MC, Quandt SA. Upper body musculoskeletal symptoms of Latino poultry processing workers and a comparison group of Latino manual workers. Am J Ind Med. 2013;56(2):197-205.

Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Anderson AM, Mora DC, Carrillo L, Chen H, Quandt SA. Employer, use of personal protective equipment, and work safety climate: Latino poultry processing workers. Am J Ind Med. 2013;56(2):180-188.

Rosenbaum DA, Grzywacz JG, Chen H, Arcury TA, Schulz MR, Blocker JN, Mora DC, Quandt SA. Prevalence of epicondylitis, rotator cuff syndrome, and low back pain in latino poultry workers and manual laborers. Am J Ind Med. 2013;56(2):226-234.

Clarkson TB, Ethun KF, Chen H, Golden D, Floyd E, Appt SE. Effects of bazedoxifene alone and with conjugated equine estrogens on coronary and peripheral artery atherosclerosis in postmenopausal monkeys. Menopause. 2013;20(3):274-281.

Chen H, Quandt SA, Grzywacz JG, Arcury TA. A Bayesian multiple imputation method for handling longitudinal pesticide data with values below the limit of detection. Environmetrics. 2013;24(2):132-142.

Quandt SA, Summers P, Bischoff WE, Chen H, Wiggins MF, Spears CR, Arcury TA. Cooking and eating facilities in migrant farmworker housing in North Carolina. Am J Public Health. 2013;103(3):e78-e84.

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Associate Professor, Biostatistical Sciences

Haiying Chen, Ph.D.

Haiying Chen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biostatistical Sciences

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