Faculty Profile: Yongwen Jiang

Yongwen Jiang
Assistant Professor of Community Health (Clinical)
Community Health
Work: +1 401-222-0797
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), Crash data, and Elderly Mistreatment data.


Brown Community Health faculty member
Community Health Policy Group
Youth Surveys Advisory Committee
BRFSS RFP Review Committee
Initiative for Healthy Weight Data Subcommittee

Funded Research


Teaching Experience

Spring, 2009 Teaching Introduction to SAS for the 2008/2009 MPH Candidates, with Ms. Janice Fontes.
Spring, 2009 Small Group Leader, MPH Analytic Internship (PHP2075), with Prof. Annie Gjelsvik, Department of Community Health, Brown University.

Selected Publications

  • 1. Jiang, Y., & Hesser, JE. (2009). Using item response theory to analyze the relationship between health-related quality of life and health risk factors. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2009;6 (1). http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2009/jan/07_0272.htm. (2009)