Dr. Quan is a graduate of the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. He did residency training in internal medicine at the University of Wisconsin, and fellowships in Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and University of Arizona respectively. Currently, he is the Gerald E. McGinnis Professor of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Editor of the Sleep and Health Education Program at Harvard Medical School’s Division of Sleep Medicine. In addition, he is Professor Emeritus of Medicine at the University of Arizona where he was Chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Associate Head of the Department of Medicine, Program Director of the General Clinical Research Center and Director of the Sleep Disorders Center. He is currently the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. Dr. Quan also has served as the president of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (1999-2000) and was on the board of directors of the American Board of Sleep Medicine (1990-96), a member of the Residency Review Committee for Internal Medicine of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (2006-11); and chair of the Sleep Medicine examination committee for the American Board of Internal Medicine (2007-11). In addition, he co-authored the new sleep scoring manual for the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Dr. Quan's current research activities focus on the epidemiology of sleep and sleep disorders, particularly sleep disordered breathing.