Fengxia Yan, M.D., M.S.

Fengxia Yan, M.D., M.S. 

Associate Professor

Community Health & Preventive Medicine

Location: Multidisciplinary Research Center
Phone: 404-752-1153
E-mail: fyan@msm.edu


Qingdao University Medical College
Doctor of Medicine in Medical Science in Pediatrics 

Quingdao University Medical College
Degree: Master of Science in Human Histology and Embryology

Georgia State University
Degree: Master of Science in Biostatistics

Qingdao University Medical College
Degree: Bachelor

Research Interests

  • Applying statistical methods to solve public health, medical and biomedical problems using both newly collected and existing datasets
  • Chronic diseases
  • Cancer,
  • Mental health
  • Infectious diseases
  • Constructing different type of models to examine the risk factors or perform prediction

Clinical Interests

Participating in clinical trials


  • Yan F, Cha E, Lee ET, et, al. A self-assessment tool for screening young adults at risk of type 2 diabetes using Strong Heart Family Study data.  Diabetes Educ (2016), 42(5):607-17.
  • Fareed S, Sarode N, Yan F, et al. Immergluck LC. Applying fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) to treat recurrent Clostridium difficile infections (rCDI) in children. PeerJ (2018), 6: 14-33
  • Yan F, Guo JF, Cui X.  Racial disparity of the preventive health care and behavior risk factors among Type 2 Diabetes.  Ethn Dis (2015), 25(2):220-5.
  • Yan F, Mayberry R, Li Y: Statistical methods and common problems in medical or biomedical science research. Int J Physiol Pathophysiol Pharmacol (2017), 9(5):157-163.
  • Wiltshire A, Brayboy LM, Yan F, et al. Infertility knowledge and treatment beliefs among African American women in an urban community. Contracept Reprod Med (2019), 4: 16-23.