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Harry Zhang

  • Harry Zhang
  • Associate Professor
  • Community & Environmental Health
  • 3138 Health Sciences Bldg
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-6870
  • qzhang@odu.edu
  • Education

    University of Alabama, 2001
    Major: Economics
    Degree: Ph. D.
    University of Alabama, 1999
    Major: Economics
    Degree: M.A.
    Fudan University , 1998
    Major: Economics
    Degree: B.A.
  • 2014: Champion of Diversity Award, Office of Institutional Equity, Old Dominion University
  • 2010: Achievement Award, North American Journal of Medicine and Science
  • 2009: Best Research Paper of the Year, Society of General Internal Medicine
  • 2008: Faculty Proposal Preparation Program (FP3) Award, Old Dominion University
  • 2006: Academic Keys Who's Who in Health Sciences Education (WWHSE)
  • 2006: Marquis Who's Who in America
  • 2006: Marquis Who's Who of Emerging Leaders, 1st edition
  • 2001: Beta Gamma Sigma, University of Alabama
  • 2001: Dissertation Fellowship, University of Alabama
  • 2001: Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, University of Alabama
  • 1998: Graduate Council Fellowship, University of Alabama
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Policy Resistance within a Region's Healthcare System: A System Dynamics Approach
    Sponsoring Organization: National Heart Lung and Blood Institute/National Institutes of Health
    Date: August 9, 2012 - July 31, 2014
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Zhang, Q.
    Causes and Interventions for Childhood Obesity: Innovative Systems Analysis
    Sponsoring Organization: NIH
    Date: September 29, 2010 - June 30, 2014
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Zhang, Q.
    Local Economic Conditions, Food Assistance, and Food Insecurity among Households with Children
    Sponsoring Organization: USDA/Economic Research Service
    Date: September 01, 2010 - August 31, 2013
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Zhang, Q.
    Availability and Accessibility of Emergency Food Assistance and Food Insecurity among American Children
    Sponsoring Organization: Center for Poverty Research at the University of Kentucky/US Department of Agriculture, Food & Nutrition Service
    Date: June 16, 2011 - September 14, 2012
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Zhang, Q.
    Price Effect on Diet and Obesity Risk of Food Assistance Program Recipients
    Sponsoring Organization: National Institute of Health/National Institute of Child and Human Development (NICHD)
    Date: August 10, 2007 - July 31, 2009
    Investigators:Zhang, Q.
    Assessing the Feasibility of Promoting Fruits and Vegetables Consumption via Auto-Call Center among Low-Income Populations
    Sponsoring Organization: College of Health Sciences, Old Dominion University
    Date: March 1, 2008 - July 1, 2008
    Investigators:Zhang, Q.
    Impact of Local Food Prices on the Relationship between Food Stamp Program Participation and Bodyweight status of Adults in the South
    Sponsoring Organization: Southern Rural Development Center and U.S. Department of Agriculture Research Innovation and Development Grants in Economics (RIDGE)
    Date: October 1, 2006 - December 14, 2007
    Investigators:Zhang, Q.
    Preference Heterogeneity and CEA in Diabetes
    Sponsoring Organization: Center for Disease Control and Prevention
    Date: October 1, 2003 - September 30, 2006
    Investigators:Zhang, Q.
    Trends in Relationship between Socioeconomic Status, Obesity and Diabetes
    Sponsoring Organization: Office of Research, Old Dominion University
    Date: July 1, 2006 - August 31, 2006
    Investigators:Zhang, Q.