Hong Xiao, Ph.D.

Hong Xiao


Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy


EMAIL: hxiao18@cop.ufl.edu

PHONE: 352-273-6711

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  • Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Socioeconomics, University of Iowa
  • B.S., Pharmacy, Peking University, China

Biographical Sketch

Hong Xiao, Ph.D., a professor of pharmaceutical outcomes and policy, holds a doctorate degree in pharmaceutical socioeconomics from the University of Iowa and a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy from Peking University, formerly Beijing Medical University, in China. Her research interests include access to health service resources (including pharmaceutical products and services); cost and utilization analysis; patient reported outcomes (quality of life, patient satisfaction and self-rated health status) and disparity research in cancer outcomes using spatiotemporal analysis.


  • International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology
  • International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • American Association for Cancer Research

Research Interests

  • Access and utilization of health service resources including pharmaceutical products and services
  • Economic burden analysis and patient reported outcomes
  • Health disparities research in cancer
  • Spatiotemporal analysis of risk factors and health outcomes

Recent Publications

Xiao, H, Ali, Askal, Tan, Fei, Adunlin, Georges, and Huang, Youjie. (2017). Survival Analysis of Women with Triple Negative Breast Cancer using EMR-Linked Cancer Registry Data in Florida. J Womens Health Gyn. 1: 1-10.

Tan, F, Xiao, H, Gummadi, S, Koniaris, L, Feldman, J, Ali, A, Adunlin, G, and Huang, Y. (2017). Impact of Body Mass Index on Prognosis for Breast Cancer Patients. Journal of Women’s Health and Gynecology. 4: 1-11.

Ali, A., Xiao, H., Tawk, R., Campbell, E., Semykina, A., Montero, A. J., & Diaby, V. (2017). Comparison of health utility weights among elderly patients receiving breast-conserving surgery plus hormonal therapy with or without radiotherapy. Current Medical Research and Opinion, Feb;33(2):391-400.

Gilbert SM, Pow-Sang JM, Xiao H. (2016) Geographical Factors Associated With Health Disparities in Prostate Cancer. Cancer Control. Oct;23(4):401-408

Xiao, H., Tan, F., Goovaerts, P., Adunlin, G., Ali, A., Huang, Y., & Clement G.K. (2016) Impact of Comorbidities on Prostate Cancer Stage at Diagnosis in Florida. American Journal of Men’s Health, 10(4):285-295

Ali A, Xiao H, Campbell, E and Vakaramoko D. (2015) Improving Health Care Decision Making in the USA Through Comparative Effectiveness Research: The Role of Economic Evaluation. Pharm Med DOI 10.1007/s40290-015-0113-7

Xiao, H., Tan F, Adunlin G, Ali A, Goovaerts P, Gwede C and Huang Y. (2015) Factors Associated with Overall Survival Prostate Cancer in Florida: A Multilevel Analysis. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 26: 266–277

Diaby V, Tawk R, Sanogo V, Xiao H and Montero A. (2015) A review of systematic reviews of the cost-effectiveness of hormone therapy, chemotherapy, and targeted therapy for breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat 2015 May;151(1):27-40

Goovaerts P, Xiao H, Adunlin G, Ali A, Tan F, Gwede C and Huang Y. (2015) Geographically-weighted regression analysis of percentage of late-stage prostate cancer diagnosis in Florida. Applied Geography 62; 191-200

Adunlin, G., Diaby,V., Montero, A., & Xiao, H. (2014). Application of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis in Health Care: A Systematic Review and Bibliometric Analysis. Health Expectations.  December ; 18(6): 1894–1905

Ali, A., Xiao, H., & Kiros, GE. (2014). Health Insurance and Breast Conserving Surgery with Radiation Treatment. American Journal of Managed Care, 20(6); 502-516

Adunlin, G., Diaby,V., Montero, A., & Xiao, H. (2014). Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis in Oncology. Health Expectations doi: 10.1111/hex.12178

Xiao, H., Tan, F., Goovaerts, P., Ali, A. A., Adunlin, G., Gwede, C.K., & Huang, Y. (2013). Multi-level Factors Associated with Overall Mortality for Men Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer in Florida. Journal of Men’s Health, 8(4); 316-326

Xiao, H., Tan, F., Goovaerts, P., Adunlin, G., Ali, A., Gwede, C.K., & Huang, Y. (2013). Use of Treatment Information from a State Cancer Registry in Prostate Cancer Research. Journal of Registry Management, 40(3):127-130.

Xiao, H., Tan, F., Gwede, C.K., Goovaerts, P., Huang ,Y., Adunlin, G., & Ali A. (2013) Construction of Comorbidity Index for Prostate Cancer Patients Linking State Cancer Registry with Inpatient and Outpatient Data. Journal of Registry Management. 40(4):159-164

Xiao, H., Tan, F., Goovaerts, P., Adunlin, G., Ali, A., Huang, Y., & Gwede, C.K. (2013) Factors Associated with Time-to-Treatment of Prostate Cancer in Florida. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.;24:132-146

Adunlin, G., Xiao, H., & Diaby, V. (2013). Exploring the state of pharmacy profession: The perspective of Côte d’Ivoire. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 5(5):470-476.

Xiao H and Barber JP.(2008). Effect of perceived health status on patient satisfaction. Value in Health: Journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 11(4): July/August, pp. 719-25.

White A, Odedina F, Xiao H, Campbell E and Segal R. The Economic Burden of End-Stage Renal Disease with Hyperphosphatemia: A Study of Florida Medicaid. Disease Management & Health Outcomes, 2006;14(2):99-106(8)

Xiao H, Barber J and Campbell E. Economic burden of dehydration among hospitalized elderly patients. Am J Health-Syst Pharm 2004;61:2534-40

Campbell E, Xiao H and Smith M. Type of hysterectomy: Comparison of characteristics, hospital costs, utilization and outcomes. The Journal of Reproductive Medicine   December 2003;48(12):943-949