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Min  Zhan

Min Zhan Ph.D.

Academic Title: Associate Professor
Primary Appointment: Epidemiology & Public Health
Location: HH, 114A
Phone: (410) 706-3518

Personal History:


PhD, University of Waterloo


1990-91: Lecturer, Shandong Institute of Mining and Technology, China
1992-93: Teaching/Research Assistant, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada
1994: Director, Statistical Consulting Service, Simon Fraser University
1994-98: Research Assistant / Teaching Assistant, Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
1998: Canadian Journal of Statistics Award, Statistical Society of Canada
1998: Teaching Assistant Award, Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo
2000: Interim Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
Oct 2000-present: Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

Research Interests:

Health services research; Survival analysis; Applications of statistical methods in biomedical research


Zhan M, Dean CB, et al. Inference on segmented polynomial models. Biometrics 1996 Mar;52 (1):321-7.

Lawless JF, Zhan M. Analysis of interval-grouped recurrent event data using piecewise constant rate functions. Can  J Stat   1998 Dec;26 (4):549-65.

Fink JC, Zhan M, Blahut SA, Soucie M and McClellan WM. Measuring the efficacy of a quality improvement  program in dialysis adequacy with changes in center effects. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2002 Sep: 13 (9):2338-2344.

Miller M, Zhan M and Geogopoulos A. Effect of desirable fasting triglycerides on the postprandial response to dietary fat. Journal of Investigative Medicine. 2003 Feb; Vol. 51, No. 1: 50-55.

Powell JL, Strauss KA, Wiley C, Zhan M and Morris JG Jr. Inflammatory cytokine response to Vibrio vulnificus elicited by PBMCs from chronic alcohol users is associated with biomarkers of cellular oxidative stress. Infection and Immunity. 2003 July; Vol. 71, No.7: 4212-4216.

Sorace JM and Zhan M.  A Data Review and Re-assessment of Ovarian Cancer Serum Proteomic Profiling. BMC Bioinformatics. 2003 June, 4:24.

Dhib-Jalbut S, Chen M, Said A, Zhan M, Johnson K, and Martin R. Glatiramer Acetate Reactive Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells Respond to Multiple Myelin Antigens with a Th2-biased Phenotype.  Journal of Neuroimmunology. 2003 July; 140 (1-2):163-71.

Miller M and Zhan M. Factors influencing coronary risk in low HDL syndromes. Atherosclerosis 2003 Aug; 169 (2): 347-8.

Serwint JR, Feigelman S, Dumont-Driscoll M, Collins R, Zhan M, Kittredge D; CORNET Investigators. Factors associated with resident satisfaction with their continuity experience. Ambulatory Pediatrics.  2004 Jan-Feb; 4(1):2-3.

Brooks SE, Zhan M, Cote T and Baquet CR. Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Stage Results Analysis of 2677 Cases of Uterine Sarcoma 1989-1999. Gynecologic Oncology 2004 Apr; 93 (1): 204-8.

Miller M, Zhan M. Genetic determinants of low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol. Current Opinion in Cardiology. 2004 Jul; 19(4):380-4.

Brooks SE, Zhan M, Cote T, Ioffe O, and Baquet CR. Response to ‘The classification of a uterine sarcoma as high grade endometrial stromal sarcoma should be abandoned’. Gynecologic Oncology. 2004. 95: 413.

Roghmann M, Taylor K, Gupta A, Zhan M, Johnson JA, Cross A, Edelman R and Fattom A. Epidemiology of Capsular and Surface Polysaccharide in Staphylococcus aureus infections Complicated by Bacteraemia. J Hospital infection. 2005 Jan, 59:27-32.

Chen BE, Cook RJ, Lawless JF, and Zhan, M. Statistical methods for multivariate interval-censored recurrent events. Statistics in Medicine. 2005 Mar 15;24(5):671-91.

Graber J, Zhan M, Ford D, Kursch F, Francis G, Bever C, Panitch H, Calabresi PA, and Dhib-Jalbut S. Interferon-b-1a induces increases in vascular cell adhesion molecule; implications for its mode of action in multiple sclerosis. Journal of Neuroimmunology. 2005 Apr;161(1-2):169-76.

Ahmad I, Zhan M, and Miller M. High Prevalence of CRP Elevation with Normal Triglycerides (100-149 mg/dL): Are TG Levels Below 100 mg/dL more Optimal in CHD Risk Assessment? American Journal of the Medical Sciences. 2005 Apr; 329(4):173-7.

Roghmann M, Bradham D, Zhan M, Fridkin SK, and Perl TM. Additional Methodological Issues in Measuring the Impact of Antimicrobial Resistance (Letter to the Editor). Emer Infect Dis. 2005 Jun; 11 (6): 982-983.

Lu WX, Jones-Burton C, Zhan M, Salzberg DJ, Moore J Jr., Fink JC. Survival benefit of recombinant human erythropoietin administration prior to onset of end-stage renal disease: variations across surrogates for quality of care and time. Nephron Clin Pract. 2005; 101 (2): C79-86. Epub 2005 June 20.

Miller M, Zhan M, and Havas S. High Attributable Risk of Elevated C-Reactive Protein to Conventional CHD Risk Factors: The NHANES III Study. Archive of Internal Medicine. 2005 Oct; 165 (18):2063-8.

Fantry LE, Zhan M, Taylor GH, Sill AM, and Flaws JA. Age of Menopause and Menopausal Symptoms in HIV-Infected Women. AIDS Patient Care and STDs. 2005 Nov, 19 (11) 703-711.

DeForge, BR, Stewart, DL, Zhan, M, & Graham, L.  Psychosocial factors in hypertension control. Journal of the Association for Academic Minority Physicians, 2005, 16(1), 59-63.

Menis M, Kozlovsky B, Langenberg P, Zhan M, Dwyer DM, Israel E, Groves C, Hopkins A, and Steinberger EK. Body Mass Index and Up-to-Date Colorectal Cancer Screening among Marylanders 50 Years and Older. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2006 Jul;3(3):A88. Epub 2006 Jun 15.

Ling H, Shahinaz G, Israel E, Langenberg P, Zhan M, Dwyer DM, Groves C, Hopkins A, Steinberger EK. Oral Cancer Exams Among Cigarette Smokers in Maryland. Cancer Detection and Prevention. 2006;30(6):499-506. Epub 2006 Nov 20.

Fink JC, Hsu VD, Zhan M, Walker LD, Mullins CD, Jones-Burton C, Langenberg P, and Seliger SL. Center effects in anemia management of dialysis patients.  Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 2007 Feb;18(2):646-53. Epub 2007 Jan 17

Shurland S, Zhan M, Bradham DD and Roghmann M. Methicillin Resistance Increases Mortality for Staphylococcus aureus Infections Except in Patients with Pneumonia. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2007 Mar;28(3):273-9. Epub 2007 Feb 15.

Graber JJ, Ford D, Zhan M, Francis G, Panitch H, Dhib-Jalbut S. Cytokine changes during interferon-beta therapy in multiple sclerosis: Correlations with interferon dose and MRI response. J Neuroimmunol. 2007 Apr;185(1- 2):168-74. Epub 2007 Feb 27.

Steinberger EK, Poppell C, Zhan M,  Shebl F, Groves C, Hopkins A, Bienia M, Dwyer D.  Colorectal Cancer Screening – Maryland, 2002 to 2006. MMWR. 2007 Sep; 56(36) 932-936.

Zhan M, Flaws JA, Gallicchio L, Tkaczuk K, Lewis LM, and Royak-Schaler R. Profiles of Tamoxifen-related Side Effects by Race and Smoking Status in Women with Breast Cancer. Caner Detection and Prevention. 2007; 31(5):384-390.

Spolter YS, Seliger SL, Zhan M, Hsu VD, Walker LD, Fink JC. The relationship between dialysis performance measures: adequacy and anemia management. American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 2007 Nov;50(5):774-81.

Keelaghan E, Margolis D, Zhan M, Baumgarten M. Prevalence of pressure ulcers upon hospital admission among nursing home residents transferred to the hospital. Wound Repair and Regeneration. 2008; 16:331-336.