Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Research)


Haiyan Xu, MD,PhD, joined the faculty as assistant professor of medicine in the division of endocrinology in 2005. Her education includes a MD degree from Beijing Medical University, a MS from the same school and a PhD from Harvard University.She was a researcher in the department of metabolic disease biology at Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2000 to 2003 and moved to the metabolic disease research division at Abbott Laboratories in 2004. Her honors include the Edgar Haber Award in Biological Sciences and the Medical Sigma Xi Harvard-Radcliffe Chapter Scientific Recognition Award from Harvard University as well as Bruce M. Selya research excellence award from Rhode Island Hospital.