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Zhu Shankuan
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Professor
Positionㄩ
Executive Dean
Education
Ph.D.
Professional
Epidemiology and Health Statistics combining Social Medicine and Health Management  
Departments
Faculty of Public Health  
Research
Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, Cardiovascular disease and Diabetes Prevention; Injury Prevention and Control  
TEL:
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E-mail:
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Qiushi Chair Professor Zhejiang University
Executive Dean Zhejiang University School of Public Health
388 Yuhangtang Road
Hangzhou, 310058 China

Lab Research Building C321, C319
Tel (86) 571-8820-8520
Fax (86) 571-8820-8519
Email zsk@zju.edu.cn

Administration Office Administration Building 813
Tel (86) 571-8820-8520
Fax (86) 571-8820-8099

EDUCATION BACKGROUND

03/2000 - 02/2003 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Obesity Research Center, Institute of Human Nutrition, College of
Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

04/1993 - 03/1997 Ph.D. in Public Health (Medical Science)
Dept. of Public Health, Nagoya University Postgraduate School of
Medicine, Nagoya, Japan

04/1992 - 03/1993 Research Student in Public Health
Dept. of Public Health, Nagoya University School of Medicine,
Nagoya, Japan

09/1983 - 07/1988 MD in Medicine
Dept. of Clinical Medicine, Zhejiang University School of Medicine,
Hangzhou, China

WORK EXPERIENCE (Including Secondary Appointments)

07/2009 - Present Executive Dean
Zhejiang University School of Public Health, Hangzhou, China

05/2007 - Present Qiushi Chair Professor
Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

09/2007 - Present Director
Injury Control Research Center
Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China

09/2008 - Present Director
Obesity and Body Composition Research Center
Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China

07/2008 - Present Associate Adjunct Professor
Medical College of Wisconsin, WI, USA

09/2007 - Present Adjunct Senior Epidemiologist
Injury Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin,
WI, USA

07/2003 - 09/2007 Assistant Professor (tenure-track)
Department of Family and Community
Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, WI, USA

07/2003 - 09/2007 Senior Epidemiologist
Injury Research Center, Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin,
WI, USA

03/2003 - 06/2003 Research Associate
Obesity Research Center, St. Luke/Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia
University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY, USA

04/1997 - 02/2000 Assistant Professor
Dept. of Public Health, Nagoya University School of Medicine,
Nagoya, Japan

04/1993 - 03/1997 Teaching Assistant
Dept. of Public Health, Nagoya University Postgraduate School of
Medicine, Nagoya, Japan

08/1988 - 02/1992 Assistant
Dept. of Clinical Medicine, Zhejiang University School of Medicine
Hangzhou, China
Social Medicine Project Organizer (part time)
Dept. of Social Medicine, Zhejiang University School of Medicine,
Hangzhou, China
Physician (part time)
The Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of
Medicine, Hangzhou, China

ACADEMIC AFFILIATION

10/2005 - Present Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR)
01/2004 - Present American College of Epidemiology (ACE)
11/2003 - Present Association for Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM)
10/2003 - Present American Public Health Association (APHA)
09/2000 - Present North American Association for the Study of Obesity (NAASO)
09/1999 - Present International Epidemiological Association (IEA)

ACADEMIC COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

Board of Director, Wisconsin Crash Outcome Data Evaluation System (CODES) Committee
(2003 每 present)
Consultant, Emergency and Acute Care Medicine Center, The Second Affiliated Hospital of
Zhejiang University, Hangzhou China (2005 每 Present)
Executive Committee Member, International Society for Body Composition Research
(2008 每 present)
Committee Member, Injury Control Association of Chinese Preventive Medicine Association (2008 每 present)
Chair, Local Organizing Committee, International Society for Body Composition Research
(2008 每 present)
Chairman, The 9th International Symposium on In Vivo Body Composition Studies
(Hangzhou, China 2011, website: www.ibc2011.org )

EDITORSHIP & EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERSHIP

Invited Reviewer for Peer-Reviewed International Journal,
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007)
American Journal of Preventive Medicine (2002, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
American Journal of Public Health (2006, 2009)
Annals of Epidemiology (2008)
Annals of Human Biology (2006)
Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism (2006)
Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine (2008)
Atherosclerosis (2007, 2008, 2009)
British Journal of Nutrition (2005, 2009)
Circulation (2005, 2006, 2007)
Disability and Health Journal (2007)
Endocrinology (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009)
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2006)
International Journal of Obesity (2005, 2006, 2007)
JAMA (Journal of American Medical Association) (2005, 2007, 2008)
Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications (2010)
Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism (2004, 2010)
Journal of Women*s Health (2004)
Obesity Research (2001, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
Obesity Reviews (2006, 2010)
PLoS ONE (2007, 2009)
Preventive Medicine (2009, 2010)
Public Health (2009)
Public Health Nutrition (2007)

Editorial Board Chinese Journal of Emergency Medicine
World Journal of Emergency Medicine

Reviewer for Research Grant, Medical Research Council, South Africa (2005)

Reviewer for Changjiang Scholarship, Ministry of Education, P. R. China (2009)

GRANT, CONTRACT, PROJECT & AWARD

Recipient of Grant and Award
Investigator Funding
Zhejiang University School of Medicine
Direct funds: 80,000 RMB
Role: Principal Investigator (PI)

Multidiscipline Project
Zhejiang University
Direct funds: 200,000 RMB
Project title: Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular Disease Predictor Model Development
Role: Principal Investigator (PI)

China Medical Board (CMB) Distinguished Professorship Award
US China Medical Board
Direct funds: 60,000 US dollars
Role: Award Recipient

Start Funding
Zhejiang University
Direct funds: 2,000,000 RMB
Project title: Obesity and Body Composition Research Center
Injury Control Research Center
Role: Principal Investigator (PI)

985 Platform Research Funding
Zhejiang University School of Medicine
Project title: Obesity and Body Composition Research Center
Injury Control Research Center
Direct funds: 1,000,000 RMB
Role: Principal Investigator (PI)

985 Platform Research Funding
Zhejiang University
Project title: Obesity and Body Composition Research Center
Direct funds: 500,000 RMB
Role: Principal Investigator (PI)

R01 EB006552
National Institute of Health, USA (NIBIB/NIH)
Project title: Obesity-related Variables and Motor Vehicle Injury
Direct funds: 1,025,351 US dollars
Role: Principal Investigator (PI)

R49/CCR519614
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Project title: Center Research Grant for Injury Research Center at MCW
Direct funds: 640,000 US dollars
Role: Senior Epidemiologist (PI: S Hargarten, MD MPH)

Research Grant
Pfizer Pharmaceutical Inc., USA
Project title: Metabolic Syndrome and Body Composition
Direct funds: 50,000 US dollars (used $20,000)
Role: Principal Investigator (PI)

Research Grant
Weight Watchers International, Inc., USA
Project title: Comparison of Self-help and Commercial Weight Loss
Funds Amount: 15,000 US dollars
Role: Co-Principal Investigator (PI: S Heshka, PhD)

Research Grant
Tanita Corporation, USA
Project title: Fat Distribution and Metabolic Syndrome
Funds Amount: 15,000 US dollars
Role: Principal Investigator (PI)

Research Grant (No. 10770167)
The Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture of Japan
Project title: Study on Reliability and Validity in Repeated Surveys
Funds Amount: 1,200,000 Japanese yen
Role: Principal Investigator (PI)

International Academic Exchanges Research Grant
Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
7th International Conference on Hand-arm Vibration, 9-12 May 1995, Prague, Czech Republic
Funds Amount: Approximately 200,000 Japanese yen

Travel Grant
Dept. of Public Health, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
14th Asian Conference on Occupational Health, 15-17 Oct 1994, Beijing, China
Funds Amount: Approximately 200,000 Japanese yen

Recipient of Scholarships:
2000 Postdoctoral Fellowship Mead-Johnson and Merck Pharmaceuticals, USA
1996 Peace and Friendship Scholarship International Researcher Exchange
Association of Japan, Japan
1995 Sumitomo Scholarship Sumitomo Life Insurance Company, Japan
1994 Hattori Overseas Student Scholarship, Japan
1993 Overseas Student Scholarship International Researcher Exchange
Association of Japan, Japan

STUDY IN NEWS

1. Obesity and upper body injuries (Zhu, et al., PLoS Medicine)
News report: Los Angeles Times, Germany, Russia, etc. (March - April, 2010)

2. Seatbelt and motor vehicle injury study (Allan, Zhu, et al., Academic Emergency Medicine)
News report: New York Times, Reuters, Innovations Report, Medical News Today, News Medical Net, The Journal Times, News 24, etc. (May, 2006)

3. Obesity and motor vehicle crash study (Zhu, et al., American Journal of Public Health)
News report: New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, ABC, BBC, Fox News, Forbes, Journal Sentinel, Innovations Report, etc. (March, 2006)

4. Ethnic waist size and CVD study (Zhu, et al., American Journal of Clinical Nutrition)
News report: CBS News, ABC, Reuters, Fox News, New York Post, Yahoo News, AOL, etc. (February, 2005)
TV Show: Fox Ch6 News, 9:00 pm, November 16, 2005.

5. Metabolic syndrome study (Park, Zhu, et al., Archives of Internal Medicine)
News report: CNN, MSNBC, CBS News etc. (February, 2003)

6. Waist size study (Zhu, et al., American Journal of Clinical Nutrition)
News report: Los Angeles Times, AOL WebMD, Medrants, Yahoo Health News, Medscape, Health Canada, etc. (September, 2002)

LANGUAGE
English (fluent), Japanese (fluent) and Chinese (mother tongue)
COMPUTER SKILL

Programming language: SAS, SAS macro
Operating systems: Unix, Windows and Macintosh
Software: SAS, SPSS, Stata, Excel, Power & Precision, Microsoft Access, PowerPoint,
Word, etc.

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Board of Director, North American Zhejiang University Alumni Association (2005 - 2009)
Board of Director, North American Zhu Kezhen Education Foundation (2007 - present)
Board of Director, Milwaukee Modern Chinese School (2004 - 2007)
General Stage Manager, Chinese Spring Festival Performance (Greater Milwaukee Area) (2004 - 2007)
Conductor, Milwaukee Chinese Chorus (2006 - 2007)


PUBLICATION

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications
50 publications, total SCI impact factor 138, SCI journal citation >1320 (ISI, May 2010)

1) S Li, S Zhu, X Jin, C Yan, S Wu, F Jiang, X Shen (2010). Risk factors associated with short sleep duration among Chinese school-aged children. Sleep Medicine (accepted).

2) Z Wang, SB Heymsfield, Z Chen, S Zhu, R Pierson (2010). Body Fat Mass Estimation by Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry: Evaluation by In Vivo Human Elemental Composition. Physics in Medicine and Biology 55: 2619-2635.

3) S Zhu,* J Kim, X Ma, P Laud, F Pintar, W Shen, S Heymsfield, D Allison (2010). BMI and risk of serious upper body injury following motor vehicle crashes: Concordance of real-world and computer-simulated observations. PLoS Medicine 7(3):1-13 e1000250. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000250.

This paper was reported by: Los Angeles Times, Germany, Russia mass media, etc.

This paper was awarded an &Editorial*

Editorial: PLoS Editors: V Barbour, J Clark, S Jones, L Peiperl, E Veitch. Preventing road deaths 每 Time for data. PLoS Medicine. 2010; 7(3): 1-2.

4) X Fu, X Ma, H Lu, W He, Z Wang, S Zhu* (2010). Associations of fat mass and fat distribution with bone mineral density in pre- and postmenopausal Chinese women. Osteoporosis International 1-7 DOI 10.1007/s00198-010-1210-9

This paper was selected by MDLinx as a &Featured Article* in April 2010.

5) F Jiang, S Zhu, C Yan, X Jin, H Bandla, X Shen (2009). Sleep and obesity in preschool children. Journal of Pediatrics 154:814-818.

6) R Hanrahan, P Layde, S Zhu, C Guse, S Hargarten (2009). The association of driver age with traffic injury severity in Wisconsin. Traffic Injury Prevention 10:361-367.

7) X Ma, Y Ma, S Zhu* (2009). Current situation of disaster medicine and its countermeasures in China (in Chinese). Chinese Journal of Emergency Medicine 18:1005-1008.

8) W He, X Ma, X Gao, S Pan, Y Ma, S Zhu* (2009). Child safety seat use: Keep children safer during motor vehicle crashes (in Chinese). Chinese Journal of Emergency Medicine 18:568-571.

9) S Zhu*. Building a model of the surveillance system on road traffic accident in China (in Chinese) (2008). Chinese Journal of Emergency Medicine. 17:456-458.

10) S Zhu,* X Ma, K Heng. Is injury predictable and preventable? (2007) Chinese Journal of Emergency Medicine. 16:1013-1016.

11) MD Melzer-Lange, C Van Thatcher, JX Liu, S Zhu (2007). Urban community characteristics and adolescent assault victims. Wisconsin Medical Journal. 106:394-396.

12) S Pan, S Hargarten, S Zhu*. School bus and children's traffic safety (2007). Chinese Journal of Traumatology. 10:250-256.

13) S Allen, S. Zhu, C Sauter, P Layde, S Hargarten (2006). A comprehensive statewide analysis of seatbelt non-use with injury and hospital admissions: New data, old problem. Academic Emergency Medicine 13:427-434.

This paper was reported by: New York Times, Reuters, Innovations Report, Medical News Today, News Medical Net, The Journal Times, News 24, etc.

14) K Heng, S Hargarten, A Craven, P Layde, S Zhu* (2006). Motor vehicle crashes and moderate alcohol intake 每 Conflict between health advantage and at-risk use. Alcohol & Alcoholism 41:451-454.

15) C Woolf, K Heng, P Layde, S Zhu* (2006). Elderly and motor vehicle crashes. Chinese Journal of Emergency Medicine 2006;15:6-12.

16) K Heng, A Lee, S Zhu, K Tham, K Seow (2006). Helmet use and bicycle-related trauma presenting to an acute hospital in Singapore. Singapore Medical Journal 47:367-372.

This paper was awarded an &Editorial*

[Corresponding Article]
Editorial: Ooi S B S and Lau P T C. Bicycle protection laws in Singapore: are more
compelling data still needed? Singapore Medical Journal 2006; 47: 357-358.

17) S Zhu,* PM Layde, C Guse, PW Laud, F Pintar, S Hargarten (2006). Obesity and death due to motor vehicle crashes. American Journal of Public Health 96:734-739.

This paper was reported by: New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, ABC, BBC, Fox News, Forbes, Journal Sentinel, Innovations Report, etc.

18) S Pan, E Chen, S Zhu, P. Layde, R. Pirrallo, S. Hargarten (2005). Epidemiological study on road traffic injury in China. Chinese Journal of Emergency Medicine 14:709-714.

19) C Sauter, S Zhu, S Allen, S Hargarten, P Layde (2005). Unhelmeted motorcycle riders have an increased risk of death and disability. Wisconsin Medical Journal 104: 39-44.

20) S Zhu,* SB Heymsfield, H Toyoshima, Z Wang, A Pietrobelli, S Heshka (2005). Race-ethnicity specific waist circumference cutoff points for identifying cardiovascular disease risk factors. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 81:409-415.

This paper was reported by: CBS News, ABC, Reuters, Fox News, New York Post, Yahoo News, AOL, etc.

TV Show: Fox News Ch7

21) S Zhu,* MP St-Onge. S Heshka, SB Heymsfield (2004). Lifestyle behaviors associated with lower risk of having the metabolic syndrome. Metabolism 53:1505-1513.

22) S Zhu,* S Heshka, Z Wang, W Shen, DB Allison, R Ross, SB Heymsfield (2004). Combination of body-mass index and waist circumference for predicting metabolic risk factors in whites. Obesity Research 12:633-645.

23) YW Park, S Zhu, SB Heymsfield, S Heshka (2003). Reply to &The metabolic syndrome: All criteria are equal, but some criteria are more equal than others*. Archives of Internal Medicine 163:2788.

24) K Tamakoshi, H Yatsuya, T Kondo, Y Hori, H Zhang, M Ishikawa, C Murata, R Otsuka, S Zhu, T Yoshida, H Toyoshima (2003). Long-term body weight variability is associated with elevated C-reactive protein independent of current body mass index among Japanese men. International Journal of Obesity 27:1059-1065.

25) H Yatsuya, K Tamakoshi, T Yoshida, Y Hori, HM Zhang, M Ishikawa, S Zhu, T Kondo, H Toyoshima (2003). The association between weight fluctuation and fasting insulin concentration in Japanese men. International Journal of Obesity 27: 478-483.

26) S Zhu,* ZM Wang, W Shen, SB Heymsfield, S Heshka (2003). Percent body fat: Adult ranges associated with metabolic syndrome risk. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 78:228-235.

This paper was awarded an &Editorial*

[Corresponding Article]
Editorial: George L Blackburn. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey: Where
nutrition meets medicine for the benefit of health. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
2003; 78: 197-198.

27) K Tamakoshi, H Yatsuya, T Kondo, Y Hori, M Ishikawa, H Zhang, C Murata, R Otsuka, S Zhu, H Toyoshima (2003). The metabolic syndrome is associated with elevated circulating C-reactive protein in health reference range, a systemic low-grade inflammatory state. International Journal of Obesity 27: 443-449.

28) K Tamakoshi, H Yatsuya, T Kondo, Y Hori, H Zhang, M Ishikawa, C Murata, R Otsuka, S Zhu, H Toyoshima (2003). U-shaped association between white blood cell count and fasting plasma glucose level. Diabetes Care 26:950.

29) Y Park, S Zhu, L Palaniappan, S Heshka, MR Carnethon, SB Heymsfield (2003). The metabolic syndrome: prevalence and associated risk factors 每 Findings in the US population from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994. Archives of Internal Medicine 163:427-436.

This paper was reported by: CNN, ABC, MSNBC, CBS News etc.

This paper was awarded an &Editorial*

[Corresponding Article]
Editorial: James O. Hill. What to do about the metabolic syndrome? Archives of Internal
Medicine 2003; 164: 395-397.

30) M Heo, DB Allison, MS Myles, S Zhu, and KR Fontaine (2003). Obesity and health-related quality of life: the potential mediating effects of joint pain and comorbidities. Obesity Research 11:209-216.

31) W Shen, ZM Wang, H Tang, S Heshka, M Punyanita, S Zhu, J Lei, SB Heymsfield (2003). Volume estimates derived in vivo by imaging methods: Model comparisons with visible woman as the reference. Obesity Research 11:217-225.

32) S Zhu, MS Heo, M Plankey, M Faith, DB Allison (2003). Associations of body mass index and anthropometric indicators of fat mass and fat free mass with all-cause mortality among women in the First and Second National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES I & II) follow-up studies. Annals of Epidemiology 13:286-293.

33) Y Hori, H Toyoshima, T Kondo, K Tamakoshi, H Yatsuya, S Zhu, T Kawamura, J Toyama, and N Okamoto (2003). Gender and age differences in lifestyle factors related to hypertension in middle-aged civil service employees. Journal of Epidemiology 13:38-47.

34) Z Wang, S Zhu, DP Kotler, SB Heymsfield (2003). Whole-body skeletal mass: Development and validation of total-body potassium prediction models. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 77:76-82.

35) B Laferrere, S Zhu, JR Clarkson, MRM Yoshioka, ABS Funkhouser, JC Thornton and FX Pi-Sunyer (2002). Quality of life in obese women 每 Effect of race, menopausal status and weight loss. Obesity Research 10:1270-1275.

36) S Zhu, Z Wang, S Heshka, M Heo, M Faith, SB Heymsfield (2002). Waist circumference and obesity-associated risk factors among Caucasians in NHANES III: clinical action thresholds. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 76:743-749.

This paper was reported by: Los Angeles Times, AOL WebMD, Medrants, Yahoo Health News, Medscape, Health Canada, etc.

This paper was awarded an &Editorial*

[Corresponding Article]
Editorial: Michael J Lean and Thang S Han. Waist worries. American Journal of Clinical
Nutrition 2002; 76: 699-700.

37) H Sakakibara, J Lou, S Zhu, M Hirata, M Abe (2002). Autonomic nervous activity during hand immersion in cold water in patients with vibration-induced white finger. Industrial Health 40:254-259.

38) DB Allison, JR Fernandez, M Heo, S Zhu, C Etzel, CI Amos (2002). Bias in QTL effect estimates in genome scans: demonstration of the phenomenon and a method-of-moments procedure for reducing bias. American Journal of Human Genetics 70:575-585.

39) DB Allison, S Zhu, M Plankey, M Faith, M Heo (2002). Differential associations of body mass index and adiposity with all-cause mortality among men in the First and Second National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES I & NHANES II) follow-up studies. International Journal of Obesity 26:410-416.

40) S Zhu, H Toyoshima, T Kondo, K Tamakoshi, H Yatsuya, Y Tsubono, Y Nishino, I Tsuji, S Hisamich (2002). Reliability of information on previous illness and family history as compared with that on smoking and drinking habits in questionnaire surveys. Journal of Epidemiology 12:120-125.

41) M Uchiyama, T Kondo, Y Tsuzuki, S Zhu, K Tamakoshi, H Sakakibara, S Uchiyama, H Toyoshima (2001). Difference in the occurrence of cardiovascular events according to class of antihypertensive agent, based on a follow-up study of Japanese hypertension patients. Japanese Heart Journal 42:585-595.

42) S Zhu, T Kondo, H Sakakibara, K Tamakoshi, K Miyanishi, N Seki, N Tanabe, H Toyoshima (2000). Influence of life-related factors and participation in health examination on mortality in a 4.5-year follow-up of a rural cohort. Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 5:66-71.

43) J Luo, H Sakakibara, S Zhu, T Kondo, H Toyoshima (2000). Effect of vibration magnitude and repetitive exposure on finger blood flow in healthy subjects. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health 73: 281-284.

44) J Luo, H Sakakibara, S Zhu (1999). Autonomic Nervous Response to Cold Provocation in Vibration-Induced White Finger (VWF) Patients with HRV Analysis. Space Medicine & Medical Engineering 12: #1-5.

45) L Li, XJ Ye, S Zhu (1998). Problems of the Population Aging and Health Care of the Aged in China and the Countermeasures (in Chinese). Health Economics Research 116:14-16.

46) S Zhu,* H Sakakibara, S Yamada (1997). Combined effects of hand-arm vibration and noise on temporary threshold shifts of hearing in healthy subjects. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health 69:433-436.

47) H Sakakibara, M Hirata, T Hashiguchi, N Toibana, H Koshiyama, S Zhu, et al. (1996). Digital sensory nerve conduction velocity and vibration perception threshold in peripheral neurological test for hand-arm vibration syndrome. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 30:219-224.

48) H Sakakibara, S Zhu, M Fukuta, T Kondo, M Miyao, S Yamada, H Toyoshima (1996). Knee pain and its association with age, sex, obesity, occupation and living conditions in rural inhabitants of Japan. Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 1:114-118.

49) H Sakakibara, M Hirata, T Hashiguchi, N Toibana, H Koshiyama, S Zhu, S Yamada (1995). Digital nerve conduction velocity for evaluation of peripheral nerve impairments in vibration syndrome. Center Europe Journal of Public Health 3:52-53.

50) S Zhu, H Sakakibara, T Kondo, M Miyao, S Yamada (1993). Analysis of various factors affecting vibration-induced white finger. Industrial Health 31: 171-174.

Manuscript under Review, In Preparation or Submit to Peer-Reviewed Journal

51) S Li, X Tang, X Jin, C Yan, F Jiang, M Faith, S Zhu,* X. Shen*. Habitual sleep duration and overweight/obesity in Chinese school aged children (resubmit).

52) X Ma, P Laud, F Pintar, J Kim, A Shih, SB Heymsfield, DB Allison, S Zhu*. Obesity and risk of non-fatal injury during motor vehicle crashes (resubmit).

53) X Ma, P Layde, S Zhu*. Child restraint use and risk of death during motor vehicle crashes (resubmit).

54) X Ma, K Heng, S Hargarten, C Woolf, S Zhu*. The effects of restrain system on chest injury in motor vehicle crashes amongst elderly (resubmit).

55) JE Kim, I Kim, P Shum, A Shih, F Pintar, W Shen, X Ma, P Laud, SB Heymsfield, DB Allison, S Zhu. Frontal motor vehicle crashes: A computational mechanistic study of injury severity and pattern sustained by obese drivers (in preparation).

56) X Ma, S Zhu*. Are booster seat recommendations getting ahead of evidence? (in preparation).

57) W He, H Lu, Z Wang, S Zhu*. Waist circumference diagnostic criteria in Chinese adults (in preparation).

58) H Lu, X Fu, W He, Z Wang, SB Heymsfield, S Zhu*. Trunk fat and metabolic risk factors: influence of ethnicity (in preparation).

59) H Lu, X Fu, X Ma, Z Wu, W He, Z Wang, D Allison, SB Heymsfield, S Zhu*. The relationships of fat mass and fat distribution with bone mineral density among Chinese, blacks and whites (in preparation).

60) W He, S Zhu*. Sunburn and mortality: Results from NHANES I follow-up study (in preparation).

61) X Fu, S Zhu*. Association of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry-derived adiposity measurements with metabolic risks in Chinese men and women (in preparation)

62) X Ma, S Zhu*. The characteristics of youth drivers (in preparation).

*: Corresponding author.

Peer-Reviewed National or International Conference Abstract

1) S Zhu, W He, H Lu, S Gao, Z Wang. Waist circumference cutoffs for identifying metabolic risk factors in Chinese adults. Abstract of the 27thAnnual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society. Oct 25, 2009. Washington, DC.

2) H Lu, X Fu, W He, S Gao, Z Wang, SB Heymsfield, S Zhu. Trunk fat and metabolic risk factors: influence of ethnicity. Abstract for the 27thAnnual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society. Oct 25, 2009. Washington, DC.

3) X Fu, H Lu, W He, S Gao, Z Wang, S Zhu. Associations between body composition and bone density in Chinese adults. Abstract for the 27thAnnual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society. Oct 25, 2009. Washington, DC.

4) X Ma, P Laud, F Pintar, W Shen, J Kim, A Shih, D Allison, SB Heymsfield, S Zhu. Obesity and Non-fatal Injury in Motor Vehicle Crashes. Abstract of the 27thAnnual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society. Oct 25, 2009. Washington, DC.

5) S Zhu, X Ma, P Laud, F Pintar, W Shen, J Kim, A Shih, SB Heymsfield, D Allison. Obesity and Regional Body Injury in Motor Vehicle Crashes. Abstract of the 27thAnnual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society. Oct 25, 2009. Washington, DC.

6) Z Wang, FX Pi-Sunyer, SB Heymsfield, S Zhu, C Zhao, RN Pierson. Soft-Tissue R Values in Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DXA): Validation by Human Elemental Composition. Abstract of the Annual Meeting of The Obesity Society (TOS), October, 2008 Arizona, US.

7) S Zhu, Z Wang, H Lu, C Shan, S Gao, W He, M Yang, J Wang. Human body composition research in China. Abstract of the 8th International Symposium on In Vivo Body Composition Studies, July 9-12, 2008 New York, NY.

8) S Zhu, X Ma, W Shen, E McGinley, P Laud. Does body composition play a role in motor vehicle injury? Abstract of the 8th International Symposium on In Vivo Body Composition Studies, July 9-12, 2008 New York, NY.

9) R Hanrahan, S. Zhu, C Guse, P Layde, S Hargarten. The effect of driver age and contributing factors on injury severity amongst drivers involved in motor vehicle crashes in Wisconsin. 2007 National Injury Prevention and Control Conference (CDC), Oct 10-11, 2007 Columbus, OH.

10) K. Heng, A. Lee, KY Tham, S. Zhu, E Seow. Helmet use and bicycle-related trauma in patients presenting to an acute hospital in Singapore. Submitted to the 8th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion. May 2006, South Africa.

11) S. Zhu, R Nirula, Y Narayan, K Brasel, S Hargarten and P Layde. Body mass index associated with injury severity in motor vehicle crashes. Abstract of 2005 National Injury Prevention and Control Conference (CDC), May 8-11, 2005 Denver.
(Poster presentation)

12) S. Zhu, P Layde, C Guse, PM Laud, F Pintar, S Hargarten. Obesity and risk of death in motor vehicle crashes. Annual Meeting of North American Association for Study Obesity and American Diabetes Association, Las Vegas, NV. Obesity Research 2004; 12(suppl): A10.
(Oral presentation)

13) S. Zhu, SB Heymsfield, H Toyoshima, Z Wang, A Pietrobelli and S Heshka. Race-ethnicity specific waist circumference cutoff points for identifying obesity-related risk factors. Annual Meeting of North American Association for Study Obesity and American Diabetes Association, Las Vegas, NV. Obesity Research 2004; 12(suppl): A194.
(Poster presentation)

14) S. Zhu, P Layde, C Guse, PM Laud, S Hargarten. Motor vehicle fatality: Risk associated with height, weight and body mass index. Annual Meeting of American Public Health Association, November 2004, Washington DC.
(Oral presentation)

15) S. Zhu, P Layde, and S Hargarten. Motor vehicle fatality: Risk associated with obesity. The 30th International Traffic Records Forum, July 25 每 28, 2004, TN.
(Oral presentation)

16) S. Zhu, S Heshka, SB Heymsfield. The power of height in a weight/height quotient that best predicts cardiovascular disease risk. Annual Meeting of Experimental Biology, Washington DC. The FASEB Journal 2004; 18(suppl).
(Poster presentation)

17) S Heshka, S. Zhu, and K Miller-Kovach. Predictive value of motivation scales for weight loss. Annual Meeting of North American Association for Study Obesity, Florida. Obesity Research 2003; 11: A103 S

18) S. Zhu, M-P St-Onge, S Heshka, SB Heymsfield. Associations of physical activity with metabolic syndrome by BMI category. Annual Meeting of Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA. The FASEB Journal 2003; 17: A2.
(Oral presentation)

19) W. Shen, S. Zhu, Z. Wang, MP. St-Onge, M. Punyanita, SB Heymsfield, S. Heshka. High correlation between single slice area and multi-slice volume imaging of the abdominal region despite high intra-subject between-slice variability in visceral adipose tissue. Annual Meeting of Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA. The FASEB Journal 2003; 17: A744.

20) S. Zhu, A. Jones Jr., SB. Heymsfield, S Heshka. Relationship of waist circumference with metabolic risk factors in NHANES III: clinical action thresholds among African Americans and Mexican Americans. Annual Meeting of Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA. The FASEB Journal 2003; 17: A1089.
(Oral presentation)

21) Alfredo Jones Jr., W. Shen, F. Rubiano, S. Zhu, M. Punyanita, SB. Heymsfield. Visceral adipose tissue prediction: Are race differences after controlling for waist circumference and age? Annual Meeting of Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA. The FASEB Journal 2003; 17: A743.

22) S. Zhu, Y.W. Park, L Palaniappan, S. Heshka, M.R. Carnethon, S.B. Heymsfield. The Metabolic Syndrome: Effects of ethnicity, BMI and socioeconomic risk factors. The 9th International Congress on Obesity, Sao Paulo, Brazil. International Journal of Obesity 2002; (Suppl).
(Poster presentation)

23) W Shen, ZM Wang, H Tang, S Heshka, S. Zhu, SB Heymsfield. Comparison of two geometric models of estimating tissue volumes: Validation by segmentation of visible women. The 9th International Congress on Obesity, Sao Paulo, Brazil. International Journal of Obesity 2002; (Suppl).

24) ZM Wang, S. Zhu, W Shen, SB Heymsfield. Skeletal muscle mass of overweight and obese adults: Prediction from total-body potassium. The 9th International Congress on Obesity, Sao Paulo, Brazil. International Journal of Obesity 2002; (Suppl).

25) S. Zhu, S Heshka, ZM Wang, SB Heymsfield. A combined measure of BMI and waist circumference (WC), compared to BMI, is a better predictor for blood pressure, serum lipids and plasma glucose. Annual Meeting of Experimental Biology. New Orleans, LN, The FASEB Journal 2002; 16(4): A612.
(Oral presentation)

26) ZM Wang, S. Zhu, J Wang, RN Pierson Jr, SB Heymsfield. Whole-body skeletal muscle mass: Development and validation of total-body potassium prediction models. The 6th International Symposium on Body Composition Studies, 2002, Rome, Italy.

27) YW Park, S. Zhu, S. Heshka, SB Heymsfield. Metabolic syndrome: A major cardiovascular risk factor that afflicts one-third of the US population. San Diego, LA. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2002; 75(Suppl); 169.

28) S. Zhu, Z. Wang, S. Heshka, M. Heo, M. Faith, and S. Heymsfield. Waist circumference cutoff-points based on the relationship with obesity-associated risk factors in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. San Diego, LA. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2002; 75(Suppl); 84.
(Oral presentation)

29) S. Zhu, Z. Wang, M. Heo, M. Faith, YW Park, S. Heshka, and S. Heymsfield. Relationship of waist circumference with obesity-associated risk factors in NHANES III: Waist circumference cut points for weight management. Quebec, Canada. Obesity Research 2001; 9(Suppl): 196S.
(Poster presentation)

30) S. Zhu, MS Heo, MW Plankey, MS faith, DB Allison. Differential associations of fat mass and lean body mass indicators with all-cause mortality in NHANES I and II follow-up studies. Los Angeles, CA. Obesity Research 2000; 8(Suppl): PD50.
(Poster presentation)

31) Y. Hori, T. Kondo, H. Yatsuya, K. Tamakoshi, S. Zhu, T. Kawamura and H. Toyoshima et al. Are Lifestyle and Health Check-up Influenced by Stress Consciousness (in Japanese). The 69th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Hygiene. Japanese Journal of Hygiene 1999; 54(1) (Suppl.): 418.

32) S. Zhu, T. Kondo, K. Tamakoshi, H. Toyoshima, et al. The Effects of Missing Value on Reliability in Repeated Questionnaire Surveys (in Japanese). The 58th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Public Health, Kyusyu, Japan. Japanese Journal of Public Health 1999;(suppl).
(Poster presentation)

33) H. Yatsuya, T. Kondo, Y. Hori, K. Tamakoshi, S. Zhu, T. Kawamura and H. Toyoshima et al. A Work Site Cohort Study on Evaluation of Risk Factors for Life-style Related Diseases (in Japanese). The 9th Annual Meeting of Japanese Epidemiological Association, Tokyo, Japan. Journal of Epidemiology 1999; 9(1)(Suppl.): 71.

34) S. Zhu, T. Kondo, K. Tamakoshi, K. Miyanishi, N. Seki, and H. Toyoshima. Relationships of various lifestyle factors and health Examination with All-cause Mortality. The 15th International Scientific Meeting of International Epidemiology Association, 1999, Florence, Italy.
(Poster presentation)

35) S. Zhu, L. Li and X.J. Ye. Current Status and Countermeasures of Health Care among Elderly in China (in Japanese). The 2nd International Symposium for Longevity Society, 1998, Nagoya, Japan.
(Oral presentation)

36) S. Zhu, T. Kondo, H. Sakakibara, H. Toyoshima. Reproducibility of Past History of Disease and Family History of Cancer in Questionnaire Surveys. The 2nd Asian-Pacific Congress of Epidemiology Jointly with the 8th Scientific Meeting of Japan Epidemiological Association, Tokyo, Japan. Journal of Epidemiology 1998; 8(1)(Suppl.): 81.
(Poster presentation)

37) K. Tsuzuki, T. Kondo, S. Zhu and H. Toyoshima. Development of A New Index for Obesity Using Supersonic (in Japanese). The 57th National Conference for Japanese Society of Public Health, Gifu, Japan. Japanese Journal of Public Health 1998; 45(19)(Suppl.): 414.

38) S. Zhu, T. Kondo, H. Sakakibara and H. Toyoshima. A Cohort Study on Life Prognosis (in Japanese). The 67th National Conference of Japanese Society for Hygiene. Japanese Journal of Hygiene 1997; 52(1) (Suppl.): 246.
(Oral presentation)

39) S. Zhu, H. Sakakibara, S. Yamada. The effects of hand-arm vibration and noise (in Japanese). Japanese Journal of Occupational Health 1996; 38(suppl): S577.
(Poster presentation)

40) H. Sakakibara, S. Zhu, T. Kondo, M. Miyao, S. Yamada and H. Toyoshima. Knee Pain and Its Relation to Factors in Living (in Japanese). The 66th National Conference of Japanese Society for Hygiene. Japanese Journal of Hygiene 1996; 51(1)(suppl.): 502.

41) S. Zhu, H. Sakakibara and S. Yamada. An Experimental Study on A Combination of Vibration and Noise Affecting Hearing Threshold. The 7th International Conference on Hand-arm Vibration, May 1995, Prague, Czech Republic.
(Poster presentation)

Book Chapter and Proceeding

1) S Zhu, S Sun, X Huang. The application of statistical methods in body composition (in Chinese). In &Body composition* eds Z Wang and Z Wu. Higher Education Publisher, 2008, Beijing.

2) H. Toyoshima and S. Zhu. Takayasu*s arteritis (in Japanese). In &Intractable Diseases 每 From Epidemiology to Clinical Care*. Eds. Y. Ono et al. Nansandou, 2000, Tokyo, pp. 64-68.

3) L. Li, X.J. Ye, S. Zhu. The Current Status of Health Care amongst Elderly in China and Its Countermeasures (in Japanese). In &For the Purpose of Improvement of Human Welfare* ed. Saburo NISHI. KeiSou Publishing Co. Lt. 1999, Tokyo, pp. 84-111.

4) H. Yatsuya, T. Kondo, Y. Hori, K. Tamakoshi, S. Zhu, T. Kawamura, T. et al. Seeking Evidence for Lifestyle Related Diseases Prevention by Computerizing Annual Health Check-up Data and Storing Blood Samples for Long-term Use in a Large Occupational Setting (in Japanese with English Abstract). Proceedings of Kyoei Life Insurance Research Achievements. 1999; 19: 65-73.

5) J. Luo, H. Sakakibara, S. Zhu, M. Hirata, M. Abe. A Study of Autonomic Nervous Response to Cold Test in VWF Patients Using HRV Power Spectral Analysis and Skin Temperature. Proceedings of 5th Japan Informal Group on Human Response to Vibration (Inuyama), 1997, pp.136-147.

6) H. Sakakibara, J. Luo, S. Zhu, M. Hirata, M. Abe. Cardiac Autonomic Nervous Response to Cold in VWF Patients. Proceedings of 32nd United Kingdom Group Meeting on Human Response to Vibration (Southampton), 1997, pp. 295-304.

7) H. Sakakibara, S. Zhu, S. Yamada. Combined effect of hand-arm vibration and noise on temporary hearing threshold shift. Proceedings of the 1996 International Congress no Noise Control Engineering. 1996, Liverpool, UK, pp: 1655-1658.

8) H. Sakakibara, S. Maeda, S. Zhu, M. Morioka. Head Vibration during Operation of Pneumatic Tool in Quarry Work. Proceedings of 4th Japan Informal Group on Human Response to Vibration, 1996, pp.132-140.

9) H. Sakakibara, M. Hirata, T Hashiguchi, N. Toibana, S. Zhu, etc. Measurement of digital nerve conduction velocity for detecting peripheral neuropathy in vibration syndrome. Proceedings of hand-arm vibration syndrome: Diagnostics and quantitative relationships to exposure. In G. Gemne, et al., eds. Solna, Sweden, 1995: 5; 133-136.

LECTURE & SPEECH (Including Invited)

1) S. Zhu. Obesity and Chronic disease prevention in China.
Speech: The Public Health Challenge of Chronic Diseases in the Asia Pacific Region, Nanjing University, China, June, 2010.

2) S. Zhu. Chronic disease prevention in China (in Chinese).
Speech: Hangzhou Forum of Public Health International Strategy, Hangzhou, China, April, 2010.

3) S. Zhu. Obesity Diagnosis
Lecture: Graduate students, Hongkong Chinese University, Hongkong, October, 2009.

4) S. Zhu. Road traffic injury epidemiology.
Lectures: 1) Graduate students, Guiyang Medical College, Guizhou, China, May 2008.
2) Physicians, Affiliated Hospital of Guiyang Medical College, Guizhou, China, May 2008.
3) Graduate students, Zhongshan University School of Public Health. Guangzhou, China, Jun 2008.

5) S. Zhu. Obesity prevention
Lectures: 1) Graduate students, Guiyang Medical College, Guizhou, China, May 2008.
2) Graduate students, Zhunyi Medical College, Guizhou, China, May 2008.
3) Graduate students, Zhongshan University School of Public Health. Guangzhou, China, Jun 2008.

6) S. Zhu. Motor vehicle injury and obesity. International Critical Care Symposium 每 The 20th Anniversary of Emergency and Critical Care Center, the 2nd Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, Dec 2006.

7) S. Zhu. The effects of seatbelt use and airbag deployment on chest injuries among elderly. Wisconsin Crash Outcome Data Evaluation System (CODES) Committee Meeting, University of Wisconsin in Madison, Feb 2006.

8) S. Zhu. Motor vehicle crash epidemiology 每 Outcomes and related factors.
Lectures: 1) Graduate students and ED physicians, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China, Nov 2005.
2) Graduate students and ED physicians, Xinhua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai JiaoTong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China, Nov 2005.
3) Graduate students and physicians, Emergency Department, Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou China, Nov 2005.

9) S. Zhu. Obesity diagnostic criteria 每 Body mass index (BMI) or anything else?
Lectures: 1) Graduate students, Zhejiang University School of Medicine and School of Public Health, Hangzhou, China, Nov 2005.
2) Graduate students and Nutrition doctors, Xinhua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai JiaoTong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China, Nov 2005.

10) S. Zhu. Obesity definition and physical activity.
Lectures: Undergraduate students (grade 2nd and 3rd), Zhejiang Normal University College of Physical Education and College of Social Work, Jinghua, China, Nov 2005.

11) S. Zhu. Associations of anthropometric measures with motor vehicle crashes. Epidemiology Seminar, Department of Epidemiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Mar 2004.

12) S. Zhu. Seatbelt use in motor vehicle crashes, and helmet use in motorcyclists. Wisconsin Crash Outcome Data Evaluation System (CODES) Committee Meeting, University of Wisconsin in Madison, Mar 2004.

13) S. Zhu. Is body-mass index (BMI) good enough for obesity assessment? Epidemiology Seminar, Department of Epidemiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Jan 2004.

14) S. Zhu. Motor vehicle fatality: Risk associated with body mass index and behavior factors. Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Dec 2003.

15) S. Zhu. Obesity and cardiovascular disease risk factors. Obesity Research Center, St. Luke*s/Roosevelt Hospital, Institute of Human Nutrition, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, USA, June 20, 2003.

16) S. Zhu. The development and assessment of obesity indicators. Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 15, 2002.

17) S. Zhu. Optimal combination of body-mass index and waist circumference for identifying CVD risk factors. The 6th Annual (2002) Academic Retreat & Annual Wu Lecture. Institute of Human Nutrition, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University. October 1, 2002. ﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛﹛
18) S. Zhu. Waist circumference and obesity-associated risk factors. Obesity Research Center, St. Luke*s / Roosevelt Hospital, Institute of Human Nutrition, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, USA, October, 2001.

19) S. Zhu. BMI and all-cause mortality 每 Findings from The First and Second National Nutrition and Examination Surveys. Obesity Research Center, St. Luke*s/Roosevelt Hospital, Institute of Human Nutrition, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, USA, April, 2001.

20) S. Zhu. Co-morbidity between diabetes, low blood pressure and stomach cancer. Research Committee of Stomach Cancer (in Japanese). Kyusyu, Japan, August 1999.

21) S. Zhu. A newly developed method for kappa statistics calculation of more than three variables using macro SAS (in Japanese). Department of Public Health, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan, Feb, 1999.

22) S. Zhu. Reliability and validity in questionnaire surveys 每 Its methods and recent development. Department of Public Health, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan, May, 1997.

23) S. Zhu. Relationships between health examination and mortality (in Japanese). Annual Meeting of &Research Committee of the Ministry of Education, Science, and Culture on Evaluation of Risk Factors for Cancer*, Nagoya, Japan, Jan 1997.

24) S. Zhu. Analysis of mortality and risk factors between participants and non-participants to blood test (in Japanese). Department of Public Health, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan, Jun, 1996.

25) S. Zhu. Hearing and noise-induced hearing threshold shift. Department of Public Health, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan, Jan, 1996.

26) S. Zhu. The effects of vibration and noise on hearing: A summary. Department of Public Health, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan, Nov, 1995.

 


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