Guang Xu, PhD, MPH, is an assistant professor of biostatistics, epidemiology and public health at the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Xu received his B.S. in Pharmacy from Zhejiang Chinese Medical University, and his M.S. in Pharmacology from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. Dr. Xu worked part-time for the Health Science Global Business Unit of Oracle Corporation, and Shanghai Scientific and Technical Publishers before he went to the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas for his PhD in Experimental Pathology, and MPH with Epidemiology track. His dissertation work focused on the host immune responses to Oreintia tsutsugamushi and other rickettsial diseases as well as the mechanisms of persistent infection.
Dr. Xu is an award winning, self-motivated researcher with over 10 years of molecular biology, biostatistics, and animal work experience. Over 8 years of working experience of infectious diseases with certified Biosafety Level-3 and Animal Biosafety Level-3 access. Proven dedicated professional committed to working with team members and clients to carry out quality researches, studies and products, on time, safely within a cost constrained environment. Innovative and analytical team player with sophisticated technical knowledge. Accomplished editor, reviewer and public speaker. Management experience with a proven ability to lead multiple organizations.
Dr. Xu’s research interests include epidemiology, infectious diseases, vector borne diseases, vaccine development and diseases control.