Andover, MA

Associate Professor, Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Representing: Hospitals and Health Systems
Term ends August 2022

Xiaoduo Fan, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist and an associate professor of psychiatry at University of Massachusetts Medical School. He is director of the Psychotic Disorders Clinical and Research Program and director of the China Mental Health Program at UMass. Prior to joining UMass, Fan was a staff psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital and a member of the faculty at Harvard Medical School for seven years.

Fan's research focuses on developing innovative pharmacological treatment and community-based psychosocial interventions targeting the triple jeopardy faced by patients with severe mental illness: a devastating mental disorder, serious comorbidity conditions such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and co-occurring substance use disorders. The goal of our research is to improve real-life functioning and promote recovery in patients who suffer from severe mental illness. Fan fully embraces the mission of PCORI and considers patient-centered outcomes research extremely important to help patients and other important stakeholders make informed health decisions.

Fan received his medical degree from Peking University in Beijing, China. He completed psychiatry residency training at the State University of New York. He obtained a master’s degree in public health at Harvard School of Public Health in Boston. In addition, he earned a master's degree in clinical psychology at Chicago Medical School in Chicago.

Conflicts of Interest

As of February 21, 2019

  • Janssen, Research Support
  • Alkermes, Research Support
  • Avanir, Research Support
  • Neurocrine, Research Support
  • Boehringer Ingelheim, Research Support
  • Otsuka, Research Support
  • Merck, Research Support
  • American Chinese Medical Association, Board Member

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