Henan Li, RN, PhD
PhD Student in Disability Studies, DHD, UIC

His research interests include obesity and intellectual disability. His dissertation topic examines obesity-attributable health care expenditure in American households that has a family member with intellectual disability.
Li
Phone: 312-857-8583
Fax: 312-929-0326
Email: hli48@uic.edu
Originally from China, Henan has a background in sport/exercise psychology and adapted physical education. He worked as a program coordinator for an adapted physical activity program for children with disabilities in Bloomington, Indiana. Recently, Henan has been working as a research assistant for Dr. Sandy Magaña’s Parents Taking Action project, a community-health-worker model intervention program to educate Spanish speaking parents of children with autism in the Chicagoland area.

Publications
Improving Health Behaviors of Latina Mothers of Youths and Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
Manuscript (in press) Journal of Intellectual Disability Research
Comparisons of Physical Activity between Chinese and United States Special Olympic Athletes.
Manuscript (under review), International Journal of Obesity