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Shubing Cai, Ph.D.

Shubing Cai, Ph.D.


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About Me

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Public Health Sciences (SMD)



Erickson Foundation Award for Excellence in Research. 2011

James G. Zimmer New Investigator Research Award. 2010

Betty J. Cleckley Minority Issues Research Award. 2009

Retirement Research Foundation Laurence G. Branch Doctoral Student Research Award. 2009


Journal Articles

Continuity of Care and Successful Hospital Discharge of Older Veterans with Dementia

Lei L*, Cai S, Conwell Y, Fortinsky RH, Intrator O.

J Appl Gerontol. 2022; .

HCBS Service Spending and Nursing Home Placement for Patients with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias: Does Race Matter?

Yan, D.*, Wang S.*, Temkin-Greener, H., Cai, S.

J Appl Gerontol. 2022; .

The National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care and Hospital Readmission among Skilled Nursing Facility Residents

Wang, S.*, Temkin-Greener, H., Conwell, Y., Cai, S.,.

Journal of Applied Gerontology. 2022; .

Opioid administration trends among long-stay community living centers residents with dementia

Wang, H.*, Cai, S., Caprio, T., Goulet, J., Intrator, O.

JAGS. 2022; .

End-Of-Life Care In Assisted Living Communities: Race And Ethnicity, Dual Enrollment Status, And State Regulations

Temkin-Greener, H., Guo*, W., Hua, Y., Li, Y, Caprio, T., Schwarts, L, Cai, S.,.

Health Aff (Millwood). 2022; .

The Diagnosis of Schizophrenia Among Nursing Home Residents With ADRD: Does Race Matter Schizophrenia

Cai, S., Wang, S., Yan, D., Conwell, Y., Temkin-Greener, H.

Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2022; .

Continuity of Care and Health Care Cost among Community-Dwelling Older Adult Veterans Living with Dementia

Lei L*, Intrator O, Conwell Y, Fortinsky RH, Cai S.

Health Services Research. 2021; .

COVID-19 Cases and Death in Nursing Homes: The Role of Racial and Ethnic Composition of Facilities and Their Communities

Cai S. Yan, D., Intrator, O.;.

JAMDA. 2021; .

Racial Disparity in End-of-Life Hospitalizations among Nursing Home Residents with Dementia

Temkin-Greener H, Yan, D., Wang S*, Cai S.

J Am Geriatr Soc. 2021; .

Association of Costs and Days at Home With Transfer Hospital in Home.

Cai, S., Intrator, O., Chan, C., Buxbaum., Haggerty, MA, Phibbs, CS, Schwab, E., Kinosian, B.,.

JAMA. 2021; .

Nursing Home Admissions for Persons with Dementia: Role of Home and Community-Based Services

Wang, S*, Yan, D, Temkin-Greener, H, Cai, S.

Health Serv Res. 2021; .

Medicaid home- and community-based services and discharge from skilled nursing facilities

Wang, S*, Temkin-Greener, H, Simning, A, Konetzka, RT, Cai, S.

Health Serv Res. 2021; .

The Use Patterns of Medicaid Home and Community Based Services among Medicare/Medicaid Beneficiaries with Dementia

Yan, D.*, Wang S.*, Temkin-Grener, H., Cai, S.

Front Public Health. 2021; .

Quality of Nursing Homes and Admission of Residents with ADRD: The Potential Influence of Market Factors and State Policies

Yan, D., Wang, S.,* Temkin-Greener ,H., Cai, S,.

J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2020; .

Policy to Reduce Antipsychotic Use and Hospitalization of Nursing Home Residents with Dementia

Wang, S.*, Temkin-Greener ,H., Conwell, Y., Cai, S,.

J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2020; .

Obesity among Nursing Home Residents: Association with Potentially Avoidable Hospitalizations

Temkin-Greener H, Wang S*, Mukamel D, Caprio T, Cai S.

J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2020; .

Can Continuity of Care Reduce Hospitalization among Community-Dwelling Older Adult Veterans Living with Dementia?

Lei L*, Cai S, Conwell Y, Fortinsky RH, Intrator O.

Medical Care. 2020; .

Rehabilitation Therapy for Nursing Home Residents at the End-of-Life

Temkin-Greener, H., Lee, T., Caprio, T., Cai, S.

J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2019; .

Trajectory of Physical Functioning Among Persons Living With HIV in Nursing Homes

Cai S, Miller S, Wilson I.

J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2019; .

Hospital readmissions among post-acute nursing home residents: does obesity matter?

Cai S, Wang S*, Mukamel D, Caprio T, Temkin-Greener H.

J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2019; .

Nursing Home Residents by HIV status: Characteristics, Dementia Diagnoses and Antipsychotic Use

Miller, SC, Cai, S, Daiello, LA, Shireman, TI, Wilson, IB.

J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019; .

Coordinated-Transitional Care for Veterans with Heart Failure and Chronic Lung Disease

Reese RL, Clement SA, Syeda S, Hawley CE, Gosian JS, Cai S, Jensen LL, Kind AJH, Driver JA.

J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019; .

Nursing Homes that Serve Patients with HIV

Meyers, D., Ira B. Wilson, I.B., Lee, Y., Cai, S, Miller, S., Rahman, M.

. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019; .

Differences in the ability to predict and prepare for sexual activity between HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected young South African Women

Sadeghi, R., Alio,A, Bennie, T., Wallace, M., Cai, S., Beau, A., Bekker, L., Adler, D.,.

J AIDS HIV Res. 2018; .

Evaluation of the Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center Hospital-in-Home Program

Cai S, Grubbs A, Makineni R, Kinosian B, Phibbs C, Intrator O.

J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018; .

Dementia Evaluation, Management and Outreach (DEMO): A Novel Program Improves Access, Satisfaction for Patients with Cognitive Complaints

Blumenthal J.B., Cai, S., May, C., Scarinzi, G., Gernat, E., Mordecai, K., Loreck, D., Brandt ,N., Inscore, A., Intrator, O.

Federal Practitioner. 2017; .

Evaluation of A Hospital-In-Home Program Implemented Among Veterans

Cai, S., Laurel, P.A., Makineni, R., Marks, ML, Kinosian, B., Phibbs, C.S., Intrator, O.

American Journal of Managed Care. 2017; .

Nursing home–hospice collaboration and end-of-life hospitalizations

Cai, S., Miller, SC., Gozalo, P.

J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2017; .

Racial differences in hospitalizations among Medicare-Medicaid dual eligible dying nursing home residents

Cai, S., Miller, SC, Mukamel, DB.

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2016; .

Least Squared Simulated Errors:An Estimator for Structural Models With Unspecified Regression Functions

Veazie, P. Cai, S.

Sage Open. 2015; .

The impact of Medicaid payer status on hospitalizations in nursing homes

Cai, S. , Miller, SC, Nelson, DL, Mukamel, DB.

Medical Care. 2015; .

Serious mental illness and nursing home quality of care.

Rahman M, Grabowski DC, Intrator O, Cai S, Mor V

Health services research.. 2013 August 48 (4):1279-98. Epub 12/26/2012.

Obesity and pressure ulcers among nursing home residents.

Cai S, Rahman M, Intrator O

Medical care.. 2013 June 51 (6):478-86. Epub 1900 01 01.

Nonbenzodiazepine sleep medication use and hip fractures in nursing home residents.

Berry SD, Lee Y, Cai S, Dore DD

JAMA internal medicine.. 2013 May 13173 (9):754-61. Epub 1900 01 01.

Do patients with advanced cognitive impairment admitted to hospitals with higher rates of feeding tube insertion have improved survival?

Cai S, Gozalo PL, Mitchell SL, Kuo S, Bynum JP, Mor V, Teno JM

Journal of pain and symptom management.. 2013 March 45 (3):524-33. Epub 08/04/2012.

Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use among Veterans Residing in Community Living Centers: Have we gotten better?

Dosa D, Cai S, Hyde S, Thomas K, Intrator O.

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2013; .

Nursing home work environment and the risk of pressure ulcers and incontinence.

Temkin-Greener H, Cai S, Zheng NT, Zhao H, Mukamel DB

Health services research.. 2012 June 47 (3 Pt 1):1179-200. Epub 11/18/2011.

Road to the nursing home: costs and disease progression among medicare beneficiaries with ADRD.

Bentkover J, Cai S, Makineni R, Mucha L, Treglia M, Mor V

American journal of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.. 2012 March 27 (2):90-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Racial disparities in in-hospital death and hospice use among nursing home residents at the end of life.

Zheng NT, Mukamel DB, Caprio T, Cai S, Temkin-Greener H

Medical care.. 2011 November 49 (11):992-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Hospitalizations in nursing homes: does payer source matter? Evidence from New York State.

Shubing Cai , Mukamel DB, Veazie P, Katz P, Temkin-Greener H

Medical care research and review : MCRR.. 2011 October 68 (5):559-78. Epub 04/07/2011.

Despite small improvement, black nursing home residents remain less likely than whites to receive flu vaccine.

Cai S, Feng Z, Fennell ML, Mor V

Health affairs.. 2011 October 30 (10):1939-46. Epub 1900 01 01.

Influenza vaccination and its impact on hospitalization events in nursing homes.

Cai S, Temkin-Greener H

Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.. 2011 September 12 (7):493-8. Epub 10/02/2010.

Medical comorbidity and functional status among adults with major mental illness newly admitted to nursing homes.

Aschbrenner KA, Cai S, Grabowski DC, Bartels SJ, Mor V

Psychiatric services : a journal of the American Psychiatric Association.. 2011 September 62 (9):1098-100. Epub 1900 01 01.

Temporal and Geographic variation in the validity and internal consistency of the Nursing Home Resident Assessment Minimum Data Set 2.0.

Mor V, Intrator O, Unruh MA, Cai S

BMC health services research.. 2011 April 1511 :78. Epub 04/15/2011.

Validation of the Minimum Data Set in identifying hospitalization events and payment source.

Cai S, Mukamel DB, Veazie P, Temkin-Greener H

Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.. 2011 January 12 (1):38-43. Epub 08/07/2010.

Nursing home admissions and long-stay conversions among persons with and without serious mental illness.

Aschbrenner K, Grabowski DC, Cai S, Bartels SJ, Mor V

Journal of aging & social policy.. 2011 23 (3):286-304. Epub 1900 01 01.

Nursing home environment and organizational performance: association with deficiency citations.

Temkin-Greener H, Zheng NT, Cai S, Zhao H, Mukamel DB

Medical care.. 2010 April 48 (4):357-64. Epub 1900 01 01.

Pressure ulcer prevalence among black and white nursing home residents in New York state: evidence of racial disparity?

Cai S, Mukamel DB, Temkin-Greener H

Medical care.. 2010 March 48 (3):233-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Cost implications of organizing nursing home workforce in teams.

Mukamel DB, Cai S, Temkin-Greener H

Health services research.. 2009 August 44 (4):1309-25. Epub 05/26/2009.

Daily practice teams in nursing homes: evidence from New York state.

Temkin-Greener H, Cai S, Katz P, Zhao H, Mukamel DB

The Gerontologist.. 2009 February 49 (1):68-80. Epub 03/18/2009.

The effect of racial diversity on social engagement among nursing home residents.

Tyler, DA, Cai, S, Feng, Z, Clark, MA, Fennell, MF.

Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences. .

Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use among Veterans Residing in Community Living Centers: Have we gotten better?

Dosa,D., Cai,S., Hyde, S., Thomas, K. , Intrator, O.


Post-Acute Care Transitions and Outcomes Among Medicare Beneficiaries with Dementia: Associations with Race/Ethnicity and Dual Status

Temkin-Greener, H., Yan, D., Cai, S.

HSR. .

Did COVID-19 Pandemic Affect Antipsychotic Use and Staffing in Nursing Homes? Association with Facility Racial and Ethnic Composition

Yan, D.*, Temkin-Greener, H., Cai, S.

Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. .

Did Minimum Wage Policy Changes Impact Home Health Workforce?

Yan, D.*, Temkin-Greener, H., Pavan, R., Hao, Y., Cai, S.,.

Home Health Care Management & Practice. .

Racial/ethnic differences in risk factors associated with severe COVID-19 among older adults with ADRD

Qin, Q*., Veazie, P., Temkin-Greener, H, Cai, S.


Trends in Risk-Adjusted Initiation and Tapering of Opioids among Veterans with Dementia in U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Community Living Centers

Wang, H.*, Cai, S., Caprio, T., Goulet, J., Intrator, O.


Community-to-Nursing Home Admissions Among Dementia Patients: Race, Facility Quality and the Influence of Medicaid Policies

Cai, S, Yan, D.,Wang, S., Temkin-Greener, H.


End-of-Life Care Transitions in Assisted Living: Associations with State Staffing and Training Regulations

Guo W*, Cai S, Caprio T, Schwarts L, Temkin-Greener H.