Dr.  XIN Meiqi (辛美琪博士)

PhD

Post-doctoral Fellow

Phone: (852) 2647 5322

Email: meiqixin@link.cuhk.edu.hk

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Research Interests

Health behaviours and health promotion; Health communication; Health psychology; Media psychology; Epidemiology

Awards

Sep 2019 Outstanding Abstract Award- First Prize (The Third Belt and Road Initiative Global Health International Congress & 2019 Global Health Forum of the University Alliance of the Silk Road)

Jul 2019 Delegates’ Choice Poster Prize Winner (Division of Health Psychology Annual Conference 2019, The British Psychological Society)

Jul 2018 Award under Global Scholarship Programme for Research Excellence (2018/19) (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Nov 2017 Teaching Assistant Award (2016/17) (JCSPHPC, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Nov 2014  China National Scholarship (2013/14) (the State Council of the People's Republic of China)

Nov 2013 China National Scholarship (2012/13)  (the State Council of the People's Republic of China)

Nov 2012 China National Scholarship (2011/12)  (the State Council of the People's Republic of China)

Publications

*Publications in the 10% top ranking journals

 

Xin, M., Luo, S., She, R., Chen, X., Li, L., Li, L., Chen, X., & Lau, J. T. F. (2021). The impact of social media exposure and interpersonal discussion on intention of COVID-19 vaccination among nurses. Vaccines, 9(10), 1204. doi:10.3390/vaccines9101204

[Impact Factor in 2020: 4.422 (Q2)]

 

Xin, M., Mo, P. K. H., Li, J., Liu, X., Jiang, H., Chen, Y., Ma, L., & Lau, J. T. F. (2021). Smartphone non-users experience disproportionately higher psychological distress than their counterparts: mediations via psychosocial resources in a large sample of college students in China. Journal of Affective Disorders. 296. 41-48.

[Impact Factor in 2020: 4.839 (Q1)]

 

Lau, J. T. F., Yu, Y., Xin, M. (3/21), She, R., Luo, S., Li, L., Wang, S., ... & Hu, G. (2021). Adoption of preventive measures during the very early phase of the COVID-19 outbreak in China: A national cross-sectional survey study. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance, 7(10), e26840. doi: 10.2196/26840

[Impact Factor in 2020: 4.112 (Q1)]

 

Xin, M., Coulson, N. S., Jiang, C. L., Sillence, E., Chidgey A., Kwan, N. N. M., Mak, W. W. S., Goggins, W., & Lau, J. T. F., Mo, P. K. H. (2021). Web-based behavioral intervention utilizing narrative persuasion for HIV prevention among Chinese men who have sex with men (HeHe Talks Project): Intervention development. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23(9), e22312.

*[Impact Factor in 2020: 5.428 (Q1)]

 

Luo, S., Xin, M. (co-first), Wang, S., Zhao, J., Zhang, G., Li, L., ... & Lau, J. T. F. (2021). Behavioral intention of receiving COVID-19 vaccination, social media exposures, and peer discussions in China. Epidemiology & Infection, 1-33.

[Impact Factor 2020: 2.451, Q3]

 

Yu, Y., She, R., Luo, S., Xin, M. (4/21), Li, L., Wang, S., ... & Lau, J. T. F. (2021). Factors Influencing Depression and Mental Distress Related to COVID-19 Among University Students in China: Online Cross-sectional Mediation Study. JMIR Mental Health, 8(2), e22705.

[Impact Factor 2020: 4.388, Q2]

 

Wang, Q., Song, B., Di, J., Yang, X., Wu, A., Lau, J., Xin, M., Wang, L., Mo, P. (2021). Intentions to Seek Mental Health Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic Among Chinese Pregnant Women With Probable Depression or Anxiety: Cross-sectional, Web-Based Survey Study. JMIR Mental Health, 8(2), e24162.

[Impact Factor 2020: 4.388, Q2]

 

Pan, Y., Xin, M. (co-first), Zhang, C., Dong, W., Fang, Y., Wu, W., ... & Yuan, J. (2020). Associations of Mental Health and Personal Preventive Measure Compliance With Exposure to COVID-19 Information During Work Resumption Following the COVID-19 Outbreak in China: Cross-Sectional Survey Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 22(10), e22596.

[Impact Factor 2020: 5.428, Q1]

 

Pan, Y., Fang, Y., Xin, M. (3/12), Dong, W., Zhou, L., Hou, Q., ... & Wang, Z. (2020). Self-Reported Compliance With Personal Preventive Measures Among Chinese Factory Workers at the Beginning of Work Resumption Following the COVID-19 Outbreak: Cross-Sectional Survey Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 22(9), e22457.

[Impact Factor 2020: 5.428, Q1]

 

Xin, M., Luo, S., She, R., Yu, Y., Li, L., Wang, S., ... & Lau, J. T.* (2020). Negative cognitive and psychological correlates of mandatory quarantine during the initial COVID-19 outbreak in China. American Psychologist, 75(5), 607.

[Impact Factor 2020: 10.885, Q1]

 

Xin, M., Viswanath, K., Li, A. Y. C., Wangnan, C. A. O., Yuhong, H. U., Lau, J. T. F., & Mo, P. K. H.* (2020). The Effectiveness of Electronic Health Interventions for Promoting HIV-Preventive Behaviors Among Men Who Have Sex With Men: Meta-Analysis Based on an Integrative Framework of Design and Implementation Features. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 22(5), e15977.

[Impact Factor 2020: 10.885, Q1]

 

Mo, P. K., Xin, M. (co-first), & Lau J. T.* (2019). Testing the vulnerability and scar model of the relationship between self-concept, social support and anxiety symptoms among children of HIV-infected parents in China: A 3-year longitudinal study. Journal of affective disorders, 259, 441-450.

[Impact Factor 2020: 4.839, Q1]

 

Mo, P. K.*, Lau, J. T., Xin, M., & Fong, V. W. (2019). Understanding the barriers and factors to HIV testing intention of women engaging in compensated dating in Hong Kong: The application of the extended Theory of Planned Behavior. PloS one, 14(6), e0213920.

[Impact Factor 2020: 3.240, Q2]

 

Mo, P. K.*, Ko, T. T., & Xin, M. (2018). School-based gatekeeper training programmes in enhancing gatekeepers’ cognitions and behaviours for adolescent suicide prevention: A systematic review. Child and adolescent psychiatry and mental health, 12(1), 29.

[Impact Factor 2020: 3.033, Q2]

 

Mo, P. K.*, Mak, W. W., Kwok, Y. T., Xin, M., Chan, C. W., & Yip, L. W. (2018). Threats during sex work and association with mental health among young female sex workers in Hong Kong. AIDS care, 1-9.

[Impact Factor 2020: 2.320, Q2]

Education & Past Work Experience

Aug 2015 - Nov 2019  Philosophy of Doctor (PhD) in Public Health

JC School of Public Health and Primary Care (JCSPHPC), The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Hong Kong, China 

Past Experience

Nov 2019 – Mar 2020 Research Associate

Centre for Health Behaviours Research, JCSPHPC, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Sep 2019 – Oct 2019 Research Assistant (Part-time)

Centre for Health Behaviours Research, JCSPHPC, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

Sep 2018 – Feb 2019 Visiting graduate student/ Lab member

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/TH Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University