Center on the Family Faculty Profiles
Hua Zan
Assistant Researcher
Krauss Hall, Room 18
(808) 956-9419


Hua Zan is an Assistant Researcher (tenure-track) in Family Economics at Center on the Family. Her research interests include: (1) health and health behaviors, and (2) family economic well-being related to family decision making such as caregiving, employment, saving, and retirement. 


  • Ph.D. in Family Resource Management, The Ohio State University

Areas of Interest

  • Health
  • Health behavior
  • Aging
  • Caregiving
  • Family economic well-being


FAMR 454 Family Public Policy

Recent Publications

  • Zan, H., & Scharff, R.L. 2015. The heterogeneity in financial and time burden of caregiving to children with chronic conditions. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 19(3): 615-625. DOI: 10.1007/s10995-014-1547-3.
  • Zan, H., & Fan, J. X. (2010). Cohort effects of household expenditures on food away from home. Journal of Consumer Affairs, 44 (Spring): 213-233. DOI: 10.1111/j.1745-6606.2010.01163.x 


  • Applied Consumer Economics Award, American Council on Consumer Interests, 2014

Curriculum Vitae

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