Dr. Kwan received his Ph.D. from Clark University. After graduating, he joined the Department of Pathology at the Tufts University School of Medicine. For many years he was involved in research on prostate cancer in several animal models. He was also affiliated with the Department of Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Tufts Medical Center.
Dr. Kwan now teaches full-time in the Department of Medical Education. He is the course director for Clinical Anatomy for the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. The courses he teaches at the School of Medicine include histology, anatomy, and pathology. He is also the course director for Basic Human Pathology for the Masters in Biomedical Sciences Program.