Shengxu Li, MD PhD
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Department of Epidemiology
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2000
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 988-1048
Fax: (504) 988-1568

Research Interests:

Cardiovascular disease epidemiology; obesity epidemiology; genetic epidemiology


Educational Background:

  • PhD, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
  • MPH, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • MS, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, China
  • MD, Peking University, Beijing, China

Professional Achievements:

  • Eta Chapter of the Delta Omega National Honorary Society in Public Health, 2012
  • Travel grant, North American Association for Obesity Studies, New Orleans, LA, 2007
  • Unilever Corporate Research Studentship, UK, 2007   
  • American Federation for Medical Research Young Faculty Award, Southern Society, New Orleans, LA, 2004
  • American Federation for Medical Research Trainee Award, Southern Society, New Orleans, LA, 2003
  • Finalist, Population Studies, American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL, 2002


Selected Publications:

View Dr. Li's publications at his NCBI profile page


Level of Instruction:



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