Health Policy and Management Assistant Professor Receives 2015 Asian and Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health's Best Published Paper Award

Feng QianA recently published first authored paper by Feng (Johnson) Qian, assistant professor of Health Policy and Management at the University at Albany School of Public Health. has won the 2015 Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health’s Best Published Paper Award. The paper “Characteristics, quality of care, and in-hospital outcomes of Asian American heart failure patients: Findings from the American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines - Heart Failure Program”, published in the International Journal of Cardiology, was the largest study to examine the clinical profile, quality of care, and health outcomes for Asian-American patients with heart failure (HF). Previously, little was known about Asian-American patients with HF although Asian-Americans have become the fastest growing racial group in the United States. 

Read more about his study here.