Henry Xiang, MD, MPH, PhD, MBA
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Henry Xiang, MD, MPH, PhD, MBA, is a Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at The Ohio State University. He is the founding Director of the Center for Pediatric Trauma Research as well as the Research Director in the CDC funded Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Dr. Xiang directs the Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies Program at the NIH funded Ohio State University Center for Clinical and Translational Science. He is the President of Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR). His research areas include violence, child maltreatment, opioid drug poisoning and prescription laws, traumatic brain injuries, suicide, emergency medical care service to injured children, role of social media on violence and suicide. His pioneering and seminal work on innovative virtual reality games for controlling anxiety and pain as well as rehabilitating among children with traumatic brain injuries provided evidence on innovative and influential solutions to inform medical care of pediatric patients. Dr. Xiang has 250 peer-reviewed journal articles, 3 books (chapters), and has presented his research findings more than 100 times at conferences around the world. Dr. Xiang’s research has been continuously funded by AHRQ, HRSA, CDC, NIH, and the World Health Organization. Dr. Xiang has received numerous awards, including the Goethe Foundation International Award for Excellence in Smoking Control Research by German Medical Association; Excellence in Science Award of American Public Health Association; Joseph Tepas Award of Pediatric Trauma Society; Distinguished International Engagement Award of the Ohio State University, and Kate Granger Compassionate Care Award of HealthCare Information and Management Systems Society North American.