Fan received her B.S. degree in Nutrition Science at Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, China. She obtained her MS in Nutrition Epidemiology/MPH in Biostatistics and Epidemiology combined degree at Tufts University. At the Marcus Institute for Aging Research, she currently works as a Programmer Analyst / Research Associate for the Aging Brain Center, focused on studies of delirium and cognitive decline among older population. Her primary responsibilities include data management, statistical analysis using SAS and R, and creating reports and web applications.