Director, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research
Henry Rutgers Distinguished Professor of Population Health Science

Dr. XinQi Dong, MD, MPH is the Director of Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research at Rutgers University – New Brunswick, and the inaugural Henry Rutgers Distinguished Professor of Population Health Science. Dr. Dong is a population health epidemiologist and geriatrician, and has published extensively on violence prevention, elder justice and healthy aging, with more than 220 peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Dong has led multiple longitudinal epidemiological studies, including the New Jersey population health cohort study, currently in the design phase and the pine study of 3,300 Chinese older adults to quantify relationships among culture, violence and health outcomes. Dr. Dong is the principal investigator of numerous federally-funded grants, and has mentored many trainees and faculty researchers to success. He leads the National Institute on Aging-funded P30 Asian Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR).