Assistant Professor of Dermatology


Wenqing received his Ph.D. in epidemiology and biostatistics from Peking University, China, in July 2010, supervised by Prof. Wei-Cheng You. During his PhD training, he visited Tohoku University, Japan, as a Hoshino fellow on nutritional epidemiology. He then joined Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School in late August, 2010, as a dermatoepidemiology research fellow, mentored by Drs. Abrar A. Qureshi and Jiali Han. At Harvard, he was trained extensively on both traditional epidemiology and molecular epidemiology. He then transited to Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute for two years, where his interests focused on the gene-environment interaction in the etiology and prevention of skin cancers and gastrointestinal cancers, under the mentorship of Drs. Alisa Goldstein and Philip R. Taylor. Wenqing joined Brown University on Apr 1, 2014 as Assistant Professor. With his expertise in both genetic/molecular epidemiology and traditional epidemiology, Wenqing is working on the gene-environment interaction in skin cancer and skin diseases. 

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