Zhiqiang Qin, M.D., Ph.D.Zhiqiang Qin, M.D., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor. Dr. Qin received his medical degree and his doctorate in microbiology at the Fudan University and Fudan University Medical School in Shanghai, China. He trained as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Medical University of South Carolina, where he went on to become a Staff Scientist and a Research Assistant Professor.

Dr. Qin served on the faculty at Louisiana State University health Science Center in New Orleans from 2011 until his recruitment to UAMS. His research focuses on cancer oncology and microbiology. He has an active National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute research award for a project titled “Periodontal bacteria enhance oral KSHV pathogenesis and Kaposi’s Sarcoma development in HIV+ patients.”