Drs. Nanhua Zhang, Hamisu Salihu, and colleagues publish article on lead exposure and academic achievement in Detroit youth
Public health researchers Nanhua Zhang, PhD and Hamisu Salihu, MD, PhD are co-authors on a publication entitled “Early Childhood Lead Exposure and Academic Achievement: Evidence From Detroit Public Schools, 2008–2010.”
Drs. Zhang and Salihu teach in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of South Florida College of Public Health.
Dr. Zhang is an assistant professor of biostatistics. His research interests include analysis with missing data, survey methodology, and causal inference in randomized clinical trials with noncompliance. He is interested in developing new methods to solve dilemmas arising from health-related problems.
Dr. Salihu, a professor of epidemiology, directs the college’s Occupational Medicine Residency Program and the Center for Research and Evaluation for the Lawton & Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies.
Nanhua Zhang, Harolyn W. Baker, Margaret Tufts, Randall E. Raymond, Hamisu Salihu, and Michael R. Elliott. (2013). Early Childhood Lead Exposure and Academic Achievement: Evidence From Detroit Public Schools, 2008–2010. American Journal of Public Health. e-View Ahead of Print.