Jing Jin, MPH
Biostatistician, Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Jing Jin, is a biostatistician of the Department of Biostatistics at College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Her research focuses on epidemiological surveys, longitudinal data analysis, bioinformatic analysis, and genetic epidemiology.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Medical providers demonstrate weight bias (WB) to varying degrees, which negatively impacts quality of care and patient outcomes. WB is defined as the “negative weight-related attitudes, beliefs, assumptions and judgments toward individuals who are overweight and obese.” There are few established WB healthcare training programs. The objective of this study was to provide an interprofessional education (IPE) simulation activity, comparing its impact to a traditional style lecture on students’ weight-related attitudes and perceptions. 44 students from medical, pharmacy, physician assistant (PA…