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TitleAdjunct Assistant Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pathology & Immunology
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    Dr. Xin Ma, ACLM/IBLM Board-certified Lifestyle Medicine Specialist, has been passionate on chronic disease prevention, reversal, and wellness. Chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, cancer, metabolic diseases, and some chronic infections (e.g. tuberculosis) account for 80% disease burden and healthcare cost nationwide and worldwide. Research data has concluded that unhealthy lifestyle contributes more than 60% of the risk factors. Dr. Ma and his team strive to improve and practice lifestyle medicine through public and patients' education, training, and research. Dr. Ma is member of American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Research Co-chair of Asian Society of Lifestyle Medicine, and Founding member and country representative of Chinese Society of Lifestyle Medicine.

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    1. Deng Y, Li Y, Wang F, Gao D, Li L, Teeter LD, Graviss EA, Ma X. Tuberculosis prevention in healthcare workers in China 10 years after the severe acute respiratory syndrome pandemic. ERJ Open Res. 2015 May; 1(1). PMID: 27730135.
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    2. Jing H, Tan W, Deng Y, Gao D, Li L, Lu Z, Graviss EA, Ma X. Diagnostic delay of pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial infection in China. Multidiscip Respir Med. 2014; 9(1):48. PMID: 25264489.
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    3. Li X, Deng Y, Lin L, Gao D, Graviss EA, Ma X. HIV infection among TB and non-TB patients in China, 2009-2012. J Infect. 2014 Apr; 68(4):399-400. PMID: 24412569.
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    4. Jing H, Wang H, Wang Y, Deng Y, Li X, Liu Z, Graviss EA, Ma X. Prevalence of nontuberculous mycobacteria infection, China, 2004-2009. Emerg Infect Dis. 2012 Mar; 18(3):527-8. PMID: 22376989.
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    5. Deng Y, Wang Y, Wang J, Jing H, Yu C, Wang H, Liu Z, Graviss EA, Ma X. Laboratory-based surveillance of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis, China. Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 Mar; 17(3):495-7. PMID: 21392442.
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    6. Ma X, Wang H, Deng Y, Liu Z, Xu Y, Pan X, Musser JM, Graviss EA. rpoB Gene mutations and molecular characterization of rifampin-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Shandong Province, China. J Clin Microbiol. 2006 Sep; 44(9):3409-12. PMID: 16954287.
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