Xiao Shi, M.R.P/M.L.A, Ph.D.

Dr. Xiao Shi

Postdoctoral Visiting Fellow,
Neighborhoods and Health Lab
Division of Intramural Research

Dr. Xiao Shi is a postdoctoral visiting fellow in the Neighborhoods and Health Research Lab under the direction of Dr. Shannon Zenk. Dr. Shi’s research focuses on the quantification of built environment and examining the relationship between built environment and health outcomes across spatiotemporal scales. Dr. Shi is interested in active travel, cardiovascular disease prevention, air quality, and mental well-being.

Dr. Shi has a Ph.D. in urban design and planning from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. She also holds a Master of Regional Planning and a Master of Landscape Architecture from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. She obtained a B.S. in biological science from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

Selected Publications

Shi, X., Moudon, A.V., Hurvitz, P.M., Mooney, S.J., Zhou, C. and Saelens, B.E., 2021. Does improving stop amenities help increase Bus Rapid Transit ridership? Findings based on a quasi-experiment. Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 10, p.100323.

Shi, X., Moudon, A.V., Lee, B.H., Shen, Q. and Ban, X.J., 2020. Factors Influencing Teleworking Productivity–a Natural Experiment during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Findings, p.18195.

Mooney, S.J., Bobb, J.F., Hurvitz, P.M., Anau, J., Theis, M.K., Drewnowski, A., Aggarwal, A., Gupta, S., Rosenberg, D.E., Cook, A.J. and Shi, X., 2020. Impact of Built Environments on Body Weight (the Moving to Health Study): Protocol for a Retrospective Longitudinal Observational Study. JMIR Research Protocols, 9(5), p.e16787.

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