Xiaodong Guan, Ph.D. is a visiting junior faculty scholar from China who is a fellow in the Division of Health Policy and Insurance Research. Dr. Guan received his undergraduate degree in Pharmaceutical Science from Peking University. He also earned his PhD in the Department of Pharmacy Administration and Clinical Pharmacy at Peking University and he has been an Assistant Professor in the department since 2011. Dr. Guan will be working closely with Dr. Dennis Ross-Degnan and Dr. Anita Wagner. With experience in rural China, Dr. Guan is eager to share with our researchers his experience and knowledge about China’s issue of equitable access to and rational use of medicine. He plans to study the impact of cost-sharing on access to expensive cancer medications in different provincial insurance systems in China.