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Ph.D. Health Geography, Louisiana State University, USA

M.S. Spatial Epidemiology, University of Florida, USA

M.S. Remote Sensing and Global Positioning SystemUniversity of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

B.Eng. Environmental Engineering (major) & Geographic Information Systems (minor), Nanjing Agricultural University, China


Spatial lifecourse epidemiology, health geography, global health

Obesity, obesogenic environment and behavior, chronic diseases

Measurement of healthcare accessibility and utilization, population modeling

Geographic Information Systems (GIS), remote sensing, Global Positioning System (GPS)

Spatio-temporal analysis, spatial statistics, geospatial modeling, mixed effects modeling


Prizes and awards

2015 HCUP Outstanding Article of the Year AwardAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), 2016

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China Medicine & Life Sciences
Obesity Medicine & Life Sciences
Geographic Information Systems Medicine & Life Sciences
remote sensing Earth & Environmental Sciences
Pediatric Obesity Medicine & Life Sciences
brucellosis Earth & Environmental Sciences
foot and mouth disease Earth & Environmental Sciences
Research Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2010 2019

  • 652 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 36 Article
  • 3 Conference contribution

Earth Observation: Investigating Noncommunicable Diseases from Space

Jia, P., Stein, A., James, P., Brownson, R. C., Wu, T., Xiao, Q., Wang, L., Sabel, C. E. & Wang, Y., 1 Apr 2019, In : Annual Review of Public Health. 40, p. 85-104 20 p., 24.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

United Nations
Environmental Exposure
1 Citation (Scopus)

Ecological Civilization: Perspectives from Landscape Ecology and Landscape Sustainability Science : editorial to the special issue

Frazier, A., Bryan, B., Buyantuev, A., Chen, L., Echevarria, C., Jia, P., Liu, L., Li, Q., Ouyang, Z., Wu, J., Xiang, W-N., Yang, J., Yang, L. & Zhao, S., Jan 2019, In : Landscape ecology. 34, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

landscape ecology
1 Citation (Scopus)

Improved population mapping for China using remotely sensed and points-of-interest data within a random forests model

Ye, T., Zhao, N., Yang, X., Ouyang, Z., Liu, X., Chen, Q., Hu, K., Yue, W., Qi, J., Li, Z. & Jia, P., 2019, In : Science of the total environment. 658, p. 936-946 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Remote sensing
Population distribution
remote sensing
Land use
5 Downloads (Pure)

Modification Effects of Population Expansion, Ageing, and Adaptation on Heat-Related Mortality Risks Under Different Climate Change Scenarios in Guangzhou, China

Liu, T., Ren, Z., Zhang, Y., Feng, B., Lin, H., Xiao, J., Zeng, W., Li, X., Li, Z., Rutherford, S., Xu, Y., Lin, S., Nasca, P. C., Du, Y., Wang, J., Huang, C., Jia, P. & Ma, W., 2019, In : International journal of environmental research and public health. 16, 3, 17 p., 376.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Climate Change
Hot Temperature
2 Downloads (Pure)

Real-Time Forecasting of Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease Outbreaks using the Integrating Compartment Model and Assimilation Filtering

Zhan, Z., Dong, W., Lu, Y., Yang, P., Wang, Q. & Jia, P., 25 Feb 2019, In : Scientific reports. 9, p. 1-9 9 p., 2661.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
foot and mouth disease
disease transmission
disease control
Kalman filter

Activities 2018 2018

  • 2 Organising a conference, workshop, ...

The 2018 ISPRS Technical Commission III Symposium

Peng Jia (Organiser)
7 May 201811 May 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

1st International Symposium on Lifecourse Epidemiology and Spatial Science 2018

Peng Jia (Organiser)
16 Jul 201820 Jul 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising a conference, workshop, ...