Qing Lan, MD, PhD

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Environmental Health Sciences


Dr. Qing Lan a world leader in environmental and occupational exposures, human health studies and gene environment interaction. Her research focuses on molecular epidemiologic studies of populations exposed to several classes of chemical compounds that are known or suspected occupational and environmental carcinogens. She is one of YSPH’s main collaborators at NCI studying environmental exposures, genetic susceptibility for NHL and multiple myeloma, indoor air pollution and gene polymorphisms for lung cancer risk in Xuanwei, China. She has mentored several YSPH PhD candidates.

Dr. Lan received her M.D. at Weifang Medical University and her Ph.D. in molecular epidemiology at the Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine in Beijing, as part of a joint training program with the United States Environmental Protection Agency and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and received her MPH at Johns Hopkins University.

Education & Training

PhD Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine (2001)
MD Weifang Medical College (1985)

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