Min Lian, MD, PhD

Min Lian, MD, PhD

Primary Academic Title

Assistant Professor Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

I am a spatial epidemiologist. My research interests focus primarily on 1) Methodologies of spatial Epidemiology, spatial statistics, and GIS modeling; 2) Modeling-based small-area mapping; 3) Assessment of neighborhood environment; 4) Gene-Neighborhood interactions; 5) Smoking cessation and tobacco control; 6) Cancer prevention and control.


  • 1995: MD, Southeast University Medical College, Nanjing, China
  • 2006: PhD, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas


  • 2006 - 2008: Postdoctural research associate, Washington University