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Juan Jan Qiu, M.D.

Office Information

Penn State Hershey Medical Group Colonnade
32 Colonnade Way
State College, PA 16803
Tel: 800-243-1455 / 814-272-4445 Fax: 814-272-4450


Acupuncture Family Medicine

Patient Services Provided

Preventive Medicine Office Procedures Acupuncture

Practice Locations

Biographical Information

Juan Qiu, MD, PhD, graduated from Fujian Medical College in China in 1986.  She also received Master of Medicine (major in microbiology and immunology) in 1989 from Fujian.  She worked as an internist for 1-2 years before she came to the United States to pursue her PhD, studying circadian rhythms at Texas A&M University.  After receiving her PhD (in molecular genetics) in 1996, she went on to work on neuronal development as a NIH postdoctoral research fellow at Brandeis University.  Dr. Qiu finished her family medicine internship at Fox Valley Family Practice Residency Program in Appleton, WI in 2001, and residency at Altoona Family Physicians Residency Program in Altoona, PA  in 2003.  She is currently an associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine.

Dr. Qiu is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians (PAFP), Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM), and American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (AAMA).

Professional Education

Residency, Family Medicine, Altoona Family Physicians Residency (2003) Internship, Family Medicine, UW Fox Valley Family Medicine Residency (2001) M.D., Fujian Medical University (1986)

Research Interests

Medical Acupuncture
Healthy Life Style

Academic Interests

Medical Student Education
Resident Education
Medical Acupuncture Education
Dr. Qiu is currently the site director for Underserved Medicine, as well as Acting Internship in the University Park regional campus.


Toba G, Qiu J, Koushika SP, White K
Ectopic expression of Drosophila ELAV and human HuD in Drosophila wing disc cells reveals functional distinctions and similarities.
Lisbin MJ, Qiu J, White K
The neuron-specific RNA-binding protein ELAV regulates neuroglian alternative splicing in neurons and binds directly to its pre-mRNA.
Hao H, Glossop NR, Lyons L, Qiu J, Morrish B, Cheng Y, Helfrich-Forster C, Hardin P
The 69 bp circadian regulatory sequence (CRS) mediates per-like developmental, spatial, and circadian expression and behavioral rescue in Drosophila.
Qiu J, Hardin P
per mRNA cycling is locked to lights-off under photoperiodic conditions that support circadian feedback loop function.
Qiu J, Hardin P
Developmental state and the circadian clock interact to influence the timing of eclosion in Drosophila melanogaster.
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Honors and Awards

Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Award -- 2006, Mt. Nittany Medical Center, State College Family Medicine Clerkship Exceptional Teaching Award for the Academic Year 2012/2013