Xiaobo Quan, PhD, EDAC
Professor of Practice, Director, Center for Health Research & Design, Washington University in St. Louis
Dr. Xiaobo Quan is professor of practice and the director of the Center for Health Research & Design (CHRD) at Washington University in St. Louis. With more than twenty years’ experience in research and practice, Dr. Quan leads multidisciplinary collaborative efforts to examine the built environment’s impact on health outcomes. He publishes and presents widely at national and international levels. Prior to joining the center, Dr. Quan was a senior researcher at the Center for Health Design in Concord, California. He holds a doctoral degree from Texas A&M University and two professional degrees in architecture from Southeast University in China.