Feng (Johnson) Qian

Health services researcher focuses on quality of care, medical technologies and digital health

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Feng (Johnson) Qian

Assistant Professor
School of Public Health
Department: Health Policy, Management and Behavior

Comparative effectiveness research; quality of care and patient safety; evaluation of medical technology and digital health; health disparities and practice variation; global health

Campus phone: (518) 402-0325
Campus email: fqian@albany.edu


Assistant Professor Feng (Johnson) Qian is a health services researcher whose work focuses on quality of care and outcomes research, evaluation of medical technologies and digital health. His research involves assessing the effects of different generations and different types of coronary stents in treating coronary artery disease, the impact of adding laboratory values to the cardiac registries in predicting risk-adjusted outcomes, as well as examining the clinical profile, process of care, short-term and long-term outcomes in Asian-Americans with various chronic conditions.

He also conducts research that investigates the feasibility and value of using “big data” for population-based hypertension control and examines patient navigation program for colorectal cancer screening in underserved Chinese American communities. He teaches graduate level courses related to economic analysis for health policy and management, economic evaluation in health care, and clinical outcomes research.

Before coming to UAlbany, he was a research assistant professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and received his doctorate in health services research and policy from the University of Rochester. His MSc was from the National University of Singapore and his medical education and residency training in cardiac surgery was from Shanghai Medical University, China.