Dr. Qian joined the College of Dentistry in 2001. She is an associate research scientist in the Division of Biostatistics and Research Design. Dr. Qian also holds an adjunct faculty appointment in the Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry.
Dr. Qian's current primary responsibilities include providing statistical consultations and assistance to predoctoral and graduate students, faculty and research staff for the projects at various stages of the research process; serving on graduate student committees; and contributing statistical guidance and oversight on research planning and design, sampling methods, power and sample size determination, data management, data analysis, and interpretation of findings.
Dr. Qian is currently involved in multiple projectes related to dentofacial growth, early childhood caries, dental materials, periodontal research, and oral health research. Dr. Qian's research interests include analysis of categorical data, survival analysis, time series analysis, longitudinal data analysis, and cost effectivness analysis in oral health care.
Beasley, R.T., Williamson, A.E., Justman B.C., Qian F. Time required to remove GuttaCore, Thermafil Plus, and Thermoplasticized Gutta-percha from moderately curved root canals with ProTaper files. Journal of Endodontics. January 2013;39(1):125-128.
Marshall T., Straub-Morarend C.L., Qian F, Finkelstein M.W. Perceptions and practices of dental school faculty regarding evidence-based dentistry. Journal of Dental Education. February 2013;77(2):146-51.
Valencia A., Damiano P., Qian F., Warren J.J., Weber-Gasparoni, K., Jones, M. Racial and ethnic disparities in utilization of dental services among children in Iowa: The Latino experience. American Journal of Public Health. December 2012;102(12):2352-9.
Jobman, K.J., Weber-Gasparoni K., Ettinger R.L., Qian F. Caregivers' perceived comfort regarding oral care delivery in group homes: a pilot study. Special Care in Dentistry. June 2012;32(3):90-8.
Kim M.J., Damiano P, Hand J, Denehy G., Cobb D., Qian F. Consumers' choice of dentists: how and why people choose dental school faculty members as their oral health care providers. Journal of Dental Education. June 2012;76(6):695-704.
Wilwert M., Watkins C., Ettinger R.L., Howard H.J., Qian F. The involvement of Iowa dentists in hospice care. Special Care in Dentistry. November 2011;31(6):204-9.
Nestman T.S., Marshall S.D., Qian F., Holton N., Franciscus R.G., Southard, T.E. Cervical vertebrae maturation method morphologic criteria: poor reproducibility. American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics. August 2011;140(2):182-8.
Ganguly R., Ruprecht A., Vincent S., Hellstein, J., Timmons S., Qian F. Accuracy of linear measurement in the Galileos cone beam CT under simulated clinical conditions. Dentomaxillofacial Radiology. 2011;40:299-305.
McQuistan M., Kuthy R.A., Qian F., Riniker-Pins K.J., Heller K.E. Dentists' treatment of underserved populations following participation in community-based clinical rotations as dental students. Journal of Public Health Dentistry. Fall 2010;70(4):276-84.
Kuthy R.A., McQuistan M.R., Heller K.E., Riniker-Pins K.J., Qian F. Dental students' perceived comfort and future willingness to treat underserved populations: surveys prior to and immediately after extramural experiences. Special Care in Dentistry. December 2010;30(6):242-9.
Liu M., Aquilino S.A., Lund P.S., Vargas M.A., Diaz-Arnold A.M., Gratton D.G., Qian F. Human perception of dental porcelain translucency correlated to spectrophotometric measurements. Journal of Prosthodontics. April 2010;19(3):187-93.
Morarend C., Qian F., Marshall S.D., Southard K.A., Grosland N.M., Morgan T.A., McManus M., Southard T.E. Effect of screw diameter on orthodontic skeletal anchorage. American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics. August 2009;136(2):224-9.
Potter K.S., McQuistan M.R., Williamson A.E., Qian F., Damiano P. Should endodontists place implants? A survey of U.S. endodontists. Journal of Endodontics. July 2009;35(7):966-70.
Wagoner S.N., Marshall T.A., Qian F., Wefel J.S. In vitro enamel erosion associated with commercially available original flavor and sour versions of candies. Journal of the American Dental Association. July 2009;140(7):906-13.