Academic Rank:
Clinical Associate Professor, UBC
St. Paul’s Hospital
Short Bio:

After I obtained my medical degree from Tongji Medical College, China, I joined the graduate program at the University of British Columbia in 2002. Following my Ph.D., I moved to Seattle, WA to receive pathology residency and fellowship training at the University of Washington. I then spent one year at the University of Calgary as a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine in 2013 and finally came back to Vancouver in July 2014. I am currently an anatomical pathologist at the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at St. Paul’s Hospital. I was appointed as a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, UBC in 2015.


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Academic background

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada fellow (Anatomical Pathology)since 2014
  • Gastrointestinal and hepatic pathology fellow, University of Washington 2012-2013
  • American Board of Pathology (AP/CP)since 2012
  • Anatomic pathology and clinical pathology resident, University of Washington 2008-2012
  • Ph.D, University of British Columbia 2008


Primary Research Area
Gastrointestinal systems
Secondary Research Area
Molecular Pathology and Cell Biology

Research Interest

My areas of interest include: gastrointestinal/hepatic pathology and molecular pathology.

Teaching Interest

I have experience in teaching medical students, residents, medical laboratory technicians.