Faculty Profile for Dr. Xi Pan

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Dr. Xi Pan
Assistant Professor — Sociology
UAC 449
phone: (512) 245-3288

Biography Section

Research Interests

Public Health of Aging; Epidemiology and Aging; Health Disparities; Healthcare and Health Promotion; Chronic Disease Management; Global Health

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Pan, X., & Chee, K. H. (2020). The Power of Weak Ties in Preserving Cognition: A Longitudinal Study of Older Chinese Adults. Aging & Mental Health, 24(7), 1046–1053. https://doi.org/DOI:10.1080/13607863.2019.1597015
  • Watt, T. T., Ceballos, N. A., Kim, S., Pan, X., & Sharma, S. (2019). The unique nature of depression and anxiety among college students with adverse childhood experiences. Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma, 13(2). https://doi.org/doi: 10.1007/s40653-019-00270-4
  • Pan, X., Zhang, D., & Shi, L. (2020). Longitudinal Evidence on Grandparenting and Cognitive Function in Older Adults in China. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 1–21.
  • Pan, X., & Meng, H. (2020). Pain management and cognitive function among older adults: an exploratory study of the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 1–10.
  • Pan, X., & Meng, H. (2020). Pain Management and Cognitive Function among Older Adults: an Exploratory Study of the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study. Innovation in Aging, 4(s1), 527.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Teaching Award of Honor for Exemplary Service during the COVID-19 Crisis, Texas State University. 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities, College of Liberal Arts, Texas State University. 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Awarded 2017 Multicultural Curriculum Transformation Institute, Texas State University. May 26, 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: 23rd RAND Summer Institute, RAND Corporation. July 14, 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Graduate Students’ Achievement Award, Miami University. 2013 - 2014

Selected Grants

  • Luo, Ye (Principal), Pan, Xi (Co-Principal), Zhang, Lingling (Co-Principal). Neighborhood Environments and Cognitive Decline Among Middle-Aged and Older Adults in China, National Institute of Aging, Federal, $154174. (Funded: 2020 - 2023). Grant.
  • Pan, Xi (Principal), Westerberg, Carmen E (Co-Principal). Multi-disciplinary Internal Research Grant (MIRG): A Comprehensive Psychosocial Intervention for Reducing Burden in Informal Caregivers of People Living with Mild and Moderate Dementia, Texas State University, $28468. (Funded: December 2019 - August 31, 2021). Grant.
  • Pan, Xi (Principal). Research Enhancement Program (REP): Self-Efficacy in Dementia Caregivers and People with Early Dementia: Does Comprehensive Education Make a Difference, Texas State University, $8000. (Funded: 2018 - 2019). Grant.
  • Pan, Xi (Principal), Salcedo, Ramona (Co-Principal). Exploring Lifestyle Risks of Liver Cancer among Middle-Aged and Older Hispanics in Central Texas, Texas State University, $2500. (Funded: 2017 - 2018). Grant.
  • Watt, Toni Terling (Principal), Ceballos, Natalie A (Co-Principal), Kim, Seoyoun (Co-Principal), Pan, Xi (Co-Principal). Multi-disciplinary Internal Research Grant, Texas State University, Texas State University, $20000. (Funded: September 2017 - August 2018). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Reviewer / Referee
World Development
2021-Present
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Frontiers Aging Neuroscience
2021-Present
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Scientific Reports
2021-Present
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Journal of Aging & Social Policy
2021-Present
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BMC Public Health
2021-Present