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Wenqi Gan, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Academic Office Location:
Public Health Sciences
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: 860-679-5546
Email: wgan@uchc.edu
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Public Health Sciences

Dr. Gan is an epidemiologist and biostatistician, with more than 20 years of experience in planning and conducting epidemiologic studies and statistical analyses. His research interests involve health effects of environmental and occupational exposures, biological mechanisms, and prevention of chronic diseases. He is interested and experienced in research methodology, including study designs, statistical methods, and data sciences. Dr. Gan actively pursues collaborative research and serves as a reliable resource in the school of medicine for researchers who need assistance and support in health research.

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
M.D.Shanghai Medical UniversityPreventive Medicine
M.P.H.Chinese Academy of Preventive MedicineOccupational Epidemiology
M.Sc.University of AlbertaClinical Epidemiology
Ph.D.University of British ColumbiaEnvironmental Epidemiology

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Press Release and the Editors' ChoiceOccupational and Environmental Medicine (London, England)
Premier Award of Student Research Forum2010 Northwest Occupational Health Conference (Portland, Oregon)
Best Abstract Award21st Conf. of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology
Four Year Doctoral Fellowship, 2009 - 2011University of British Columbia
Canadian Graduate Scholarship, 2008 - 2011Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
David Bates ScholarshipBritish Columbia Air Quality Research Funding
Senior Graduate Scholarship, 2008 - 2011Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, British Columbia
Outstanding Graduate StudentChinese Academy of Preventive Medicine, Beijing
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
International Society for Environmental EpidemiologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalInternational2008

Dr. Gan is interested and has substantial experience in epidemiologic research on chronic diseases (e.g., cardiovascular diseases, chronic lung diseases) in relation to environmental and occupational exposures. In particular, he is interested in health effects of air pollution, traffic noise, climate change (e.g., extreme weather events), and other emerging environmental health concerns.

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