Hude Quan

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Department of Community Health Sciences


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Dr. Hude Quan is a Professor at the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary and Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre in Classification, Terminology and Standards at the O’Brien Institute for Public Health. Dr. Quan is the Lead for Alberta’s Strategies for Patient Oriented Research SUPPORT Unit Methods Support & Development Platform.

Dr. Quan has received training in medicine, public health, epidemiology and health services research. A major theme of Dr Quan's research is to develop novel methods for analyzing big data and improving its quality to enable its optimal use for health research, precision medicine, disease surveillance, and healthcare system performance assessment. The methods could advance population and health services research in quality of care and disease surveillance for policy-makers and health care providers.

Dr. Quan is a leader in health services research methodology. He is leading an international research group of health information-International Methodology Consortium for Coded Health Information--created to develop, test, and promote methodological advances for the applied use of coded health information with the aim of improving methods in health services research. Dr. Quan has published over 250 papers in peer reviewed journals; in 2014 and 2015, Thomson Reuters listed him as one of the world’s highly cited researchers.

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