Issue 73, September 2018

From Editors

CHPAMS Newsletter is a monthly e-newsletter from the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The Newsletter serves as a communication platform to provide updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interest for CHPAMS members.

Greetings for the 10th birthday of CHPAMS (from Michael Grossman, Advisory Board Member, CHPAMS)

“I would like to start by congratulating China Health Policy and Management Society on its 10th anniversary. I felt great pleasure to interact with a number of people in this society. They are doing terrific research in health economics. I am sure they will continue, more and more Chinese economists are going in the field of health economics, taking the advantage of large datasets that are now becoming available to study a number of key issues in this field.”

The full address can be found at CHPAMS official YouTube Account.

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Prof. Michael Grossman

University distinguished professor of Economics at City University of New York Graduate School, Director of New York Office and Director of Health Economics for National Bureau of Economics Research (NBER), and a member of the US National Academy of Sciences. Among many influential work, Professor Grossman gave his seminal paper in 1972, providing a fundamental theory for economics research on demand of health. Following his pioneered wok known as Grossman Model, health economics research has been progressed profoundly in understanding human demand of health.

CHPAMS expert database

CHPAMS is building an expert database to facilitate improved matching between potential academic mentors and mentees overseas, high-quality public policy consultation, and as a comprehensive media guide. If you wish to participate in this important mission, please fill out the form and submit (https://www.wjx.top/m/28007183.aspx ), or you can scan the below QR code on your WeChat to access the questionnaire. Please make sure your information is accurate. One is only allowed to enter up to 3 fields of expertise. All information provided must be in English. The deadline for this information collection is October 15, 2018. Thank you!

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Jobs

China

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor
School of Public Health, Peking University
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Beijing, China]

Postdoctoral, Associate, or Full Professor
School of Public Health, Nanjing Medical University
Deadline: Currently open
Contact: gwxy@njmu.edu.cu
[Location: Nanjing, Jiangsu, China]

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health Economic and Policy Research
School of Healthcare Management, Shandong University
Deadline: Currently open
Contact: qiangs@sdu.edu.cn
[Location: Jinan, Shandong, Chian]

United States   

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Health Economics and Outcomes Research
Tufts Medical Center/GlaxoSmithKline
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location:
Year 1: Tufts Medical Center, Boston MA USA
Year 2: GSK Vaccines Health Outcomes and Epidemiology Team, Philadelphia PA USA]

Associate Principal Scientist, Outcomes Research
Merck
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Upper Gwynedd, PA, US] 

Principal Scientist, Economic And Data Sciences
Merck
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Upper Gwynedd, PA, US] 

Tenure-Track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Climate Change and Health
Yale School of Public Health
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: New Haven, CT] 

Director of Health Programs
Yale-China Association
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: New Haven, CT] 

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Social & Behavioral Science in Nutrition
Cornell University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Ithaca, New York] 

Assistant or Associate Professor - Health Services Administration (tenure-track)
Department of Social and Public Health
Ohio University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Athens, Ohio] 

Health Sciences Clinical Professor  
The Division of Clinical Sciences
University of California, Riverside
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Riverside, California]

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions - Biostatistics
Department of Biostatistics
University of Michigan
Application Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Ann Arbor, MI]

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Health Policy
The Division of Health Policy and Administration
School of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago
Application Deadline: 26 October, 2018
[Location: Chicago, Illinois]

Qualitative Research Core
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Dallas, Texas]  

Senior Program/Policy Analyst
Nemours Children's Health System
Application Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Washington, D.C.]

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Conferences 

China

The 12th China Health Technology Assessment Forum
Conference time: 25-28 October, 2018
[Location: Shanghai]

第一届“全球健康与医院发展青年论坛”
Conference time: 30 November-2 December, 2018
Abstract Submissions Close: 10 October, 2018
[Location: Shanghai]

The 2nd Belt & Road Initiative Global Health International Congress
2018 Global Health Forum of the University Alliance of Silk Road

Conference time: 23-25 November, 2018 
[Location: Xi’an, China]

2018 4th International Conference on Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Conference time: 15-17 December, 2018
[Location: Xi’an]

United States   

APHA's Annual Meeting and Expo
Conference time: 10-14 November, 2018
[Location: San Diego, CA]

Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health
Conference time: 3-5 December, 2018
[Location: Washington D.C.]

Other Countries  

Economics of Ageing Workshop
Conference time: 24-25 June 2019
[Location: University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia]

International Health Economics Association, Basel 2019 Congress
Conference time: 13-19 July, 2019
Abstract Submissions Close: Monday, December 10, 2018
[Location: Basel, Switzerland]

11th European Public Health Conference 2018
Conference time: 28 November - 1 December 2018 
[Location: Cankarjev Dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia]

14th International Conference on Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics of Infectious Diseases
Conference time: 6-9 November, 2018
[Location: Sitges, Spain]


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Research Updates

Li, F., Harmer, P., Fitzgerald, K., Eckstrom, E., Akers, L., Chou, L.S., Pidgeon, D., Voit, J. and Winters-Stone, K., 2018. Effectiveness of a Therapeutic Tai Ji Quan Intervention vs a Multimodal Exercise Intervention to Prevent Falls Among Older Adults at High Risk of Falling: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA internal medicine.

Zhang, X., Chen, X. and Zhang, X., 2018. The impact of exposure to air pollution on cognitive performance. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(37), pp.9193-9197.

He, F.J., Zhang, P., Li, Y. and MacGregor, G.A., 2018. Action on Salt China. The Lancet, 392(10141), pp.7-9.

Fang, L., Gao, P., Bao, H., Tang, X., Wang, B., Feng, Y., Cong, S., Juan, J., Fan, J., Lu, K. and Wang, N., 2018. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in China: a nationwide prevalence study. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine.

Lu, J., Lu, Y., Wang, X., Li, X., Linderman, G.C., Wu, C., Cheng, X., Mu, L., Zhang, H., Liu, J. and Su, M., 2017. Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in China: data from 1· 7 million adults in a population-based screening study (China PEACE Million Persons Project). The Lancet, 390(10112), pp.2549-2558.

Wang, C., Xu, J., Yang, L., Xu, Y., Zhang, X., Bai, C., Kang, J., Ran, P., Shen, H., Wen, F. and Huang, K., 2018. Prevalence and risk factors of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in China (the China Pulmonary Health [CPH] study): a national cross-sectional study. The Lancet, 391(10131), pp.1706-1717.

Sun, X., Tan, J., Tang, L., Guo, J.J. and Li, X., 2018. Real world evidence: experience and lessons from China. BMJ, 360, p.j5262.

Fu, W., Zhao, S., Zhang, Y., Chai, P. and Goss, J., 2018. Research in health policy making in China: out-of-pocket payments in Healthy China 2030. BMJ, 360, p.k234.

Ma, Y., Congdon, N., Shi, Y., Hogg, R., Medina, A., Boswell, M., Rozelle, S. and Iyer, M., 2018. Effect of a Local Vision Care Center on Eyeglasses Use and School Performance in Rural China: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Ophthalmology.

Yu, K., Qiu, G., Chan, K.H., Lam, K.B.H., Kurmi, O.P., Bennett, D.A., Yu, C., Pan, A., Lv, J., Guo, Y. and Bian, Z., 2018. Association of solid fuel use with risk of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in rural China. JAMA, 319(13), pp.1351-1361.

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Issue 72, August 2018

From Editors

CHPAMS Newsletter is a monthly e-newsletter from the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The Newsletter serves as a communication platform to provide updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interest for CHPAMS members. 

Announcement

The work of CHPAMS members and friends on China’s health and healthcare systems has been very important to advance relevant academic fields and inform evidence-based policy making. To better promote our own latest contributions to global audiences, CHPAMS will be active in social media platforms, including LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. When you have a new study ready to share (in pre-print or published form) or newly featured in local, national and international media, we encourage you to share with us directly in these social media platforms via tagging or submit the information to CHPAMS (contact@chpams.org), and we will help disseminate them. Please follow CHPAMS social media accounts (see below). Moreover, CHPAMS official website has been updated to embed Twitter Feeds so that when we tweet or re-tweet your latest news, our tweets will be shown on CHPAMS website to reach broader audiences.

CHPAMS Official Website http://www.chpams.org/
CHPAMS Twitter Page       https://twitter.com/CHPAMS
CHPAMS LinkedIn Page    https://www.linkedin.com/groups/3212894
CHPAMS Facebook Page   https://www.facebook.com/chpams   

Activities

ISES-ISEE 2018

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CHPAMS organized a dinner gathering at the 2018 Joint Annual Meeting of the International Society of Exposure Science and the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISES-ISEE 2018) on August 29, 2018, in Ottawa, Canada. This was the first gathering that CHPAMS organized at the ISES-ISEE, the biggest conference in the field of environmental health. Originally planned for several members of the CHPAMS Environmental Health – Climate Change Group, the roster for the gathering quickly grew and 55 researchers from North America, China and Europe participated in the hugely successful dinner gathering. While enjoying the authentic gourmet food, participants networked with fellow researchers from all over the world, discussed insights on research topics, and vowed to continue scholarly exchanges after the conference.

The 2nd Biennial Conference of the China Health Policy and Management Society

The 2nd Biennial Conference of the CHPAMS was successfully held at the Yale School of Public Health on May 11-13, 2018. The conference was reported by People’s DailyXinhua, and Yale, among others. Please find an incomplete list of media coverage. The report of the conference is now available in the CHPAMS website in Chinese and English.

Jobs

United States   

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Social & Behavioral Science in Nutrition
Cornell University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Ithaca, New York] 

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Nutrition and Dietetics
The Department of Nutrition and Health Science
Ball State University
Deadline: 10/03/2018
[Location: Muncie, Indiana] 

Assistant or Associate Professor - Health Services Administration (tenure-track)
Department of Social and Public Health
Ohio University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Athens, Ohio] 

Health Sciences Clinical Professor
The Division of Clinical Sciences
University of California, Riverside
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Riverside, California]

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions - Biostatistics
Department of Biostatistics
University of Michigan
Application Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Ann Arbor, MI]

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Health Policy
The Division of Health Policy and Administration
School of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago
Application Deadline: October 26, 2018
[Location: Chicago, Illinois]

Qualitative Research Core
UTSouthwestern Medical Center
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Dallas, Texas] 

Senior Program/Policy Analyst
Nemours Children's Health System
Application Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Washington, D.C.]

Other Countries

Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Health Services and Systems Research
Signature Programme in Health Services and Systems Research
Duke-NUS Medical School
Deadline: Open until filled
(Code: OR/HSSR/DM) - 008E7
[Location: Singapore]

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Conferences

American Public Health Association Annual Conference
Conference time: Nov 10-14, 2018
[Location: San Diego, CA]

Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health
Conference time: December 3-5, 2018
[Location: Washington D.C.]

Global Health & Innovation Conference
Conference time: April 13-14, 2019
[Location: New Haven, CT]

Other Countries

The 4th Silk Road International Autumn Symposium for Distinguished Young Scholars
Conference time: September 18-22, 2018
Contact: sris2018@xjtu.edu.cn
[Location: Xi’an, China]

The 2nd Belt & Road Initiative Global Health International Congress
2018 Global Health Forum of the University Alliance of Silk Road
Conference time: Nov 23-25, 2018
[Location: Xi’an, China]

China Health Management Association Annual Meeting
Conference time: November 9-11, 2018
Abstract Submission Deadline: September 10, 2018
Contact: g0308_2016@163.com
[Location: Guangzhou, Guangdong]

Global Public Health Congress
Conference time: October 18-19, 2018
[Location: Paris, France]

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Research Updates

Travel-related infections in mainland China, 2014–16: an active surveillance study. Fang, Li-Qun et al.The Lancet Public Health , Volume 3 , Issue 8 , e385 - e394

Surveillance of travel-related infections in China. Leder, Karin et al. The Lancet Public Health , Volume 3 , Issue 8 , e356 - e357

 Strategies to correct the shortage of paediatricians in China. Hu, Yong et al.The Lancet , Volume 392 , Issue 10145 , 385

 China's vaccine production scare. Yuan, Xun. The Lancet , Volume 392 , Issue 10145 , 371

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Issue 71, July 2018

From Editors

The CHPAMS Monthly is an e-newsletter of the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The Newsletter provides updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interest for CHPAMS members.

CHPAMS Announcement

  1. Letter from CHPAMS President

Dear CHPAMS Members and Friends,

As the President of the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS) for 2018-2020, first please let me thank Dr. Zhuo Chen and his Board of Directors for two years of wonderful leadership and services to our community! In the meantime, I would like to extend a warm welcome to our new leadership team who took office on July 1, 2018. I encourage you to get to know more about our new team via http://www.chpams.org/board-of-directors/.

The new leadership team would like to continue our mission of fostering and promoting scholarly exchanges among CHPAMS members and with the Chinese public health community, and to improve health and health equity among Chinese people within and outside of China. In the coming two years, we plan to form a Committee on Professional Development to facilitate career development and mentoring for CHPAMS members at different career stages.

We will continue our flagship programs such as the CHPAMS biennial conference, CHPAMS member gatherings during major conferences worldwide, CHPAMS Inspiration Award, and CHPAMS Rising Scholar Best Paper Award. In addition, in year 2019 we plan to co-organize some high quality academic events with world-class research institutions. More details of these meetings and events will be announced later.

Members and friends of CHPAMS, you are our greatest asset. We could not succeed without your continued support. As your academic and professional association, we sincerely ask you to stay engaged, help us shape the future of the Society, and advance population health research, practice, and education in China. We look forward to working closely with you for the years ahead of us!

Xi Chen
President, China Health Policy and Management Society (2018-2020)
Assistant Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management
Department of Economics
Yale University
New Haven, CT 06520-8034, USA
Email: xi.chen@yale.edu

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Jobs

China

Public Health Program Manager
Pfizer
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Shanghai, China]

Faculty Positions: Tenure-track Assistant Professor, tenure-track Associate Professor, tenured Associate Professor, Full Professor, and Endowed Chair Professor – Multiple Departments
Westlake University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Hangzhou, China]

China Medical Expert
GlaxoSmithKline
Deadline: Open until filled
Requisition ID: WD128613
[Location: Shanghai, China]

Principal Digital Health Consultant/IT Manager
Medtronic
Requisition ID: 18000AO4
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Beijing, China]

Project Specialist – Chronic Disease Management
Pfizer
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Beijing, China]

United States

Assistant or Associate Professor in Prevention and Community Health
Milken Institute School of Public Health
The George Washington University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Washington DC]

Project Manager - Public Health and Community Medicine, School of Medicine
Tufts University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Boston, MA]

Public Health Specialist
Northeastern University
Reference Number: STFR004662
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Boston, MA]

Public Health Data Analyst
Emory Healthcare
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

Public Health Advisor
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Boston University
Deadline: Sept 5th, 2018
[Location: Washington, DC]

Publications Specialist
Institute for Public Health
Washington University in St. Louis
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: St. Louis, MO]

Director of Master of Public Health (MPH) Program - Associate Professor Tenure -Track
St. John's University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Queens, NY]

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clin, Clin X, Adjunct, In-Residence) - Professor in Public Health
University of California, San Diego
Deadline: June 21st, 2019
[Location: San Diego, CA]

Research Specialist
School of Public Health
West Virginia University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Morgantown, WV]

Assistant Professor of Health Administration
Penn State Harrisburg, School of Public Affairs (SPA)
Penn State University
Email: Jennifer Morgan at: jlm1079@psu.edu
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Middletown, PA]

Tenure Track Faculty - Global Health and Nutrition
Division of Nutritional Sciences
Cornell University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Ithaca, NY]

Part-time Faculty, Public Health
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
DePaul University
Deadline: June 30th, 2019
[Location: Chicago, IL]

Chair and Tenured Full Professor
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
Indiana University Bloomington
Deadline: October 1st, 2018
[Location: Bloomington, IN]

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Scholarships & Fellowships

Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Postdoctoral Scholar
Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Reference Number: PDS002079
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Chapel Hill, NC]

Postdoctoral Fellow – Health Policy and Management
The University of Kansas Medical Center
Reference Number: J0107275
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Kansas City, MI]

Postdoctoral Fellow, Global Burden of Disease (HIV)
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Seattle, WA]

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Conferences

Public Health Informatics Conference
Conference Time: August 20 - 23, 2018
Location: Atlanta, GA

MedTech Impact Conference
Conference Time: December 13 – 15, 2018
Location: Venetian/Palazzo Resort, NV

American Public Health Association 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo
Early Registration Deadline: August 16, 2018
Conference Time: November 10 – 14, 2018
Location: San Diego, SD

2019 IHI Summit on Improving Patient Care
Early Registration Deadline: March 8, 2019
Conference Time: April 11–13, 2019
Location: San Francisco, CA

7th World Congress on Public Health, Nutrition & Epidemiology
Abstract Submission Deadline: TBD
Early Registration Deadline: August 27, 2018
Conference Time: May 15-16, 2019
Location: Singapore

Society for Public Health Education Annual Conference – Elevating Health through The Power of Many
Early Registration Deadline: TBD
Conference Time: March 26 - 29, 2019
Location: Salt Lake, UT

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Research Updates

Kun Tang, Xueqi Qu, Chunyan Li and Shihui Tan. Childhood sexual abuse, risky sexual behaviors and adverse reproductive health outcomes among Chinese college students. Child Abuse & Neglect. 2018 October.

He Chen, Yao Chen and Bin Cui. The association of multimorbidity with healthcare expenditure among the elderly patients in Beijing, China. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 2018 November.

Wei Wu, Hongyan Ren, Ming Yu and Zhen Wang. Distinct Influences of Urban Villages on Urban Heat Islands: A Case Study in the Pearl River Delta, China. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2018 August.

Yiling He, Xuehai Zhang, Meng Ren, Junzhe Bao et al.Assessing Effect Modification of Excess Winter Death by Causes of Death and Individual Characteristics in Zhejiang Province, China: A Multi-Community Case-Only Analysis.International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2018 August.

Jin-Wen Zhang, Ware Branch, Matthew Hoffman, Ank De Jonge et al. In which groups of pregnant women can the caesarean delivery rate likely be reduced safely in the USA? A multicentre cross-sectional study. BMJ Open. 2018 August. 

Li Chen, Ruiyi Liu, Huan Zeng, Xianglong Xu, Rui Zhu, Manoj Sharma and Yong Zhao. Predicting the Time Spent Playing Computer and Mobile Games among Medical Undergraduate Students Using Interpersonal Relations and Social Cognitive Theory: A Cross-Sectional Survey in Chongqing, China. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2018 August.

Mingjun Jiang, Yongqiu Zou, Qinghua Xin, Yuanfa Cai, Ying Wang et al. Dose-response relationship between body mass index and risks of all-cause mortality and disability among the elderly: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Nutrition. 2018 July.

Leilei Liu, Yu Liu, Xizhuo Sun, Zhaoxia Yin, Honghui Li, Kunpeng Deng et al. Identification of an obesity index for predicting metabolic syndrome by gender: the rural Chinese cohort study. BMC Endocrine Disorders. 2018 July.

Junling Gao, Jing Wang, Denglai Yu, Junming Dai, Yongkai Zhu and Hua Fu. Associations between psychosocial work environments and social capital: a multilevel analysis study in a Chinese context. BMC Public Health. 2018 July.

Hu-lin Xu, Min-Lu Zhang, Yu-jie Yan, Fang Fang, Qi Guo et al. Body mass index and cancer risk among Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. BMC Cancer. 2018 July.

Yuhe Shi and Zhenggang He. Decision analysis of disturbance management in the process of medical supplies transportation after natural disasters. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2018 July.

Yanhong Fu, David C. Schwebel, and Guoqing Hu.Physicians’ Workloads in China: 1998–2016. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2018 July.

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Issue 70, June 2018

From Editors

CHPAMS Newsletter is a monthly e-newsletter from the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The Newsletter serves as a communication platform to provide updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interest for CHPAMS members.

Jobs 

United States   

Faculty Position
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute
Deadline: Open until filled
Contact: Frank Wharam (health_policy@harvardpilgrim.org)
[Location: Boston, MA]

Research Professors (Open Rank) in Health Policy
USC Price School of Public Policy
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Los Angeles, CA]

Assistant Lecture/ Clinical Assistant Professor in Health Care Management
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Carbondale, IL]

China

Faculty Positions
School of Economics, Peking University
Deadline: Open until filled
Contact: econ_pku_hr@163.com
[Location: Beijing] 

Faculty Positions
School of Health Care Management, Shandong University
Deadline: Open until filled
Contact: Bo Liu (liubo@sdu.edu.cnshcm@sdu.edu.cn)
[Location: Jinan, Shandong]

Tobacco Control Specialists
China CDC
Deadline: July 31, 2018
Contact: chinatco@126.comgw_zhouyou@126.com
[Location: Beijing]

Other countries

Senior Health Specialist
Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department
Asian Development Bank
Deadline: August 2, 2018
[Location: Philippines, Manila]

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Conferences 

United States   

American Public Health Association Annual Conference
Conference time: November 10-14, 2018
[Location: San Diego, CA]

Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health Conference time: December 3-5, 2018
[Location: Washington D.C.]

Population Association of America Annual Meeting
Conference time: April 10-13, 2019
Paper Submission Deadline: September 16, 2017
[Location: Austin, TX] 

China

Silk Road International Symposium for Distinguished Young Scholars
Conference time: September 18-22, 2018
Registration deadline: August 25, 2018
[Location: Xi’an, Shaanxi]

China Health Management Association Annual Meeting
Conference time: November 9-11, 2018
Abstract Submission Deadline: September 10, 2018
Contact: g0308_2016@163.com
[Location: Guangzhou, Guangdong]

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Research Updates

Song, S., Ma, X., Zhang, L., Yuan, B., & Meng, Q. (2018). Precision targeting for more equitable distribution of health professionals in rural ChinaHealth Policy and Planning.

Chen, L., & Yang, M. (2018). New opportunities for China in global healthThe Lancet Global Health.

Huang, J., Pan, X., Guo, X., & Li, G. (2018). Health impact of China's Air Pollution Prevention and Control Action Plan: an analysis of national air quality monitoring and mortality dataThe Lancet Planetary Health.

Wang, Y., Li, Z., Zhao, X., Wang, C., Wang, X., Wang, D., ... & Shen, H. (2018). Effect of a Multifaceted Quality Improvement Intervention on Hospital Personnel Adherence to Performance Measures in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke in China: A Randomized Clinical TrialJAMA.

Yu, K., Qiu, G., Chan, K. H., Lam, K. B. H., Kurmi, O. P., Bennett, D. A., ... & Bian, Z. (2018).Association of solid fuel use with risk of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in rural China.JAMA.

Xu, J., Wang, J., King, M., Liu, R., Yu, F., Xing, J., ... & Lu, M. (2018). Rural–urban disparities in the utilization of mental health inpatient services in China: the role of health insurance.International Journal of Health Economics and Management.

Huang, W., Long, H., Li, J., Tao, S., Zheng, P., Tang, S., & Abdullah, A. S. (2018). Delivery of public health services by community health workers (CHWs) in primary health care settings in China: a systematic review (1996–2016)Global Health Research and Policy.

Hu, S., & Das, D. (2018). Quality of life among older adults in China and India: Does productive engagement help? Social Science & Medicine.

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Issue 69, May 2018

From Editors

CHPAMS Newsletter is a monthly e-newsletter from the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The Newsletter serves as a communication platform to provide updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interest for CHPAMS members.

Newly Elected Board of Directors (2018-2020)

President: Xi Chen

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Xi Chen, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of Global Health Policy and Economics at Yale University. He is also a faculty fellow at Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies, Yale Climate Change and Health Initiative, Yale Macmillan Center, Yale Institute for Network Science, and Yale-China Association. His research focuses on public policies related to childhood development, population aging, climate change and health, and quality of life. Professor Chen is a Research Fellow at the IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Fellow and Research Cluster Lead in Environment and Human Capital at the Global Labor Organization, Consultant at the United Nations, Adjunct Professor and Senior Research Fellow at Peking University, and Alumni Affiliate of Cornell Institute on Health Economics, Health Behaviors and Disparities. He co-leads workshops, didactics, and seminars at Yale Program on Aging and Yale Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center. He served as President-Elect of China Health Policy and Management Society. Professor Chen's work has been recognized through numerous awards, such as the Outstanding Dissertation Award of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, the George Warren Award, the Macmillan Award, the James Tobin Award, the Kempf Award, and the PEPPER Scholar Award. His research funded by NIH, USDA, and other public and private funding sources has resulted in 40 peer-reviewed publications and been covered in 100 popular media worldwide. In the past five years, Professor Chen has supervised more than 20 postdoctoral fellows and PhD students worldwide. His Yale College students have won outstanding senior essay awards. Professor Chen obtained a Ph.D. in Applied Economics from Cornell University.

Secretary: Zheng (Jane) Li

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Dr. Zheng (Jane) Li is a Lead Environmental Health Scientist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). She received a BS in chemistry from Wuhan University, MS in chemistry from Mississippi State University, PhD in environmental engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology with a minor in environmental health from Emory University, and a MPH from the University of South Florida. Her research interests include environmental science and engineering, environmental epidemiology, air pollution, exposure assessment, analytical chemistry, etc. She provides technical guidance, advice, and consultation to internal and external partners on environmental health, biomonitoring, and health studies to assess human exposure to hazardous chemicals and potential adverse health outcomes. She received the Best PhD Thesis Award from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a number of awards from CDC/ATSDR. She was the President of the Association of Asian and Pacific Islander Employee of CDC/ATSDR (2012-2014). She served on the CHPAMS Planning Committee in 2010-2013 and has been serving on CHPAMS Board of Directors as the Director of Public Relations (2014-2016) and Secretary (2016-2018). 

Treasurer: Xuesong Han

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Dr. Xuesong Han is a cancer epidemiologist and health services researcher at the American Cancer Society.  Her research largely focuses on the impact of health insurance and related policies on cancer care and outcomes. Her research interests also include cancer survivorship and health equity. Xuesong received her PhD in Epidemiology & Public Health from Yale University in 2010, and completed a two-year fellowship at the Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She currently holds an adjunct faculty appointment at the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University. Dr. Han is a founding member of CHPAMS and served as Director of Membership in 2016-2018.

Director of Academics: Haidong Wang

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Haidong Wang is a demographer and global health researcher. He currently is a Population Affairs Officer at the United Nations Population Division in New York. Before joining the United Nations, he was an Associate Professor of Global Health at the University of Washington where he has played a key role in the Global Burden of Disease Study. He has published extensively on population health metrics and disease burden. He also has a vested interest in population health in China, having published on national and provincial level burden of disease analysis, and county level child mortality assessment. 

Director of Fund Raising: Liang Wang

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Dr. Liang Wang is an Associate Professor with Tenure in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, at East Tennessee State University (ETSU). His research focuses on obesity, nutrition epidemiology, health disparities, health education and promotion, etc. Dr. Wang has published over 80 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, etc. He is also the reviewer for more than 30 international academic journals. His research has been sponsored by National Institute of Health (NIH), PCORI, etc. Dr. Wang used to work in fortune 500 companies (including GlaxoSmithKline plc, Tyco International Ltd). In addition, he was the only trainee selected from the US for 2015 Chinese Nutrition Leadership Program (CNLP-5) held by Chinese Nutrition Society (CNS). Dr. Wang has held various leadership positions in the field of public health, including Board Director of China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS), Founding President of the International Chinese Nutrition Young Scholar Network (ICNYSN), Associate Director of China-Tennessee Health Education Training Institute, Chair of Public Relationship Committee of North America Chinese Society for Nutrition (NACSN), etc. He has been awarded for his outstanding leadership and contribution, such as Outstanding Leadership and Service Award, NACSN in 2016, Dean’s Special Recognition Award for University (ETSU) Leadership Faculty Senate in 2017, and Dean’s Special Recognition Award for Service on the Faculty Council in 2017. He was also the Nominee of Faculty Mentor of the Year, Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)-State Doctoral Scholars Program in 2014. He has been serving on CHPAMS Board of Directors as the Director of Public Relations (2016-2018).

Director of Membership: Jin Feng

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Dr. Jin Feng is professor of Economics at Fudan University and the dean of faculty of public economics. She is also the vice director in Employment and Social Security Research Center of Fudan University. She was a visiting scholar in University of Michigan, University of Amsterdam and Tinbergen Institute, Bank of Finland (Bofit), University of Paris1 and Maison des sciences de l'homme. of France. She is selected into “Program for New Century Excellent talents” by Ministry of Education of China. Her publications and research interests focus on social security reforms, health insurance, health care and elderly care in China. She has papers published in Journal of Comparative Economics, Feminist Economics, Frontiers of Economics in China, China and World Economy and Chinese top journals. Her research projects won grants from National Science Foundation of China, Ministry of Agriculture of China and Ministry of Education of China, etc. Her books and papers won prizes from Ministry of Education and Shanghai municipality. She is serving on the boards of Social Security, Chinese Women Economists Society, Committee of Undergraduate Study in Economics in Shanghai. She also worked as a consultant for labor department in local government and for several private companies.

Director of Public Relations: Lizheng Shi

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Lizheng Shi, PhD, MsPharm, has trained as a pharmacist (B.S. in pharmacy 1992, M.S. in pharmacy 1994) through Shanghai Medical University and Peking Union Medical College, respectively. He has also trained as an economist (M.A. in economics 1998, PhD in pharmaceutical economics and policy 2001) through the University of Southern California. He is the Regents Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Global Health Management and Policy at School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and Clinical Associate Professor in Department of Medicine (Section of Endocrinology) and Department of Psychiatry. He is the Director for Health Systems Analytics Research Center (HSARC). He is a member of editorial board for Pharmacoeconomics and Global Health Journal. He was the past President (2014-2015) of Chinese Economists Society (CES).  Dr. Shi’s current research interest includes health technology assessment and health care quality, access, and evaluation. He is also interested in pharmacoepidemilogy with a focus on safety issues in medication treatment and medical informatics to improve quality and safety of patient care.  He has published more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals and served as principal investigators (PI) and co-PI for more than 40 research grants and contracts from NIH, AHRQ, PCORI, and other public and private funding sources.

President-elect: Dr. Lizheng Shi

Activities

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CHPAMS 2ND BIENNIAL CONFERENCE

ADVANCES IN HEALTH POLICY AND HEALTHCARE: THE ROAD AHEAD

Experts from the United States and China gathered at Yale University late this week on the advances of health policy and healthcare in the two countries.

The conference, Advances in Health Policy and Healthcare: The Road Ahead, took place at the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) on May 11-13.

This was the second Biennial Conference of the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS), a non-profit academic organization focused on the advancement and dissemination of health policy and healthcare management in China.

It was co-hosted by Yale School of Public Health, Yale Macmillan Center, Yale Institute for Global Health, and Yale-China Association.

The conference brought together more than 200 prominent public health, economics and data science researchers, healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs, NGOs, government officials from the United States, China, and other regions in the world for organized sessions, roundtables and workshops, information sessions centered around scholarly exchanges and professional development.

This year's CHPAMS biennial conference focused on Healthy China 2030 national blueprint. Since October 2016, the national program of action, which would promote the health of 1.4 billion Chinese population, has been central to the Chinese government's agenda for health and development, and has the potential to benefit the rest of the world.  

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Yale School of Public Health: Yale School of Public Health to co-host conference on advances in health policy and healthcare in China and the United States

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Jobs

China

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor
School of Public Health, Peking University
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Beijing-China]

Medical Writers
Rude Health Consulting
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Shanghai-China]

Health Economics, Consulting
IQVIA (IMS)
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Shanghai-China]

United States   

Tenure-Track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Climate Change and Health
Yale School of Public Health
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: New Haven, CT] 

Research Scientist II (Health Informatics)
Health Research, Inc.
Deadline: 6th June 2018
[Location: Menands, New York] 

Epidemiologist
City of San Antonio Metro Health District
Deadline: 19th June 2018
[Location: San Antonio, Texas] 

Assistant or Associate Professors, (Tenure or Non-Tenure Track)
Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: New York, New York]

Others

Researcher in Evidence Synthesis
Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford
Deadline: 8th June, 2018
[Location: Oxford, UK] 

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Conferences

China

The Chinese Economists Society 2018 Presidents’ Forum “New Challenges for Economic Policy and Management”
Conference time: June 20-22, 2018
[Location: Ningbo]

2018 3rd International Conference on Earth Science, Energy and Environment Protection (ESEEP 2018)
Conference time: 22-24 June, 2018
[Location: Zhuhai]

China International Conference in Macroeconomics (CICM)
Conference time: 23-24 June, 2018
[Location: Beijing]

第二届全球健康青年领袖论坛
Conference time: 18th August, 2018
[Location: Beijing]

2018 4th International Conference on Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Conference time: 15-17 December, 2018
[Location: Xi’an]

United States   

APHA's Annual Meeting and Expo
Conference time: 10-14 November, 2018
[Location: San Diego, CA]

Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health
Conference time: December 3-5, 2018
[Location: Washington D.C.]

Other Countries  

11th European Public Health Conference 2018
Conference time: 28 November - 1 December 2018
[Location: Cankarjev Dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia]

14th International Conference on Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics of Infectious Diseases
Conference time: 6-9 November, 2018
[Location: Sitges, Spain]

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Research Updates

Fang, L., Gao, P., Bao, H., Tang, X., Wang, B., Feng, Y., Cong, S., Juan, J., Fan, J., Lu, K. and Wang, N., 2018. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in China: a nationwide prevalence study. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine.

Lu, J., Lu, Y., Wang, X., Li, X., Linderman, G.C., Wu, C., Cheng, X., Mu, L., Zhang, H., Liu, J. and Su, M., 2017. Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in China: data from 1· 7 million adults in a population-based screening study (China PEACE Million Persons Project). The Lancet, 390(10112), pp.2549-2558.

Wang, C., Xu, J., Yang, L., Xu, Y., Zhang, X., Bai, C., Kang, J., Ran, P., Shen, H., Wen, F. and Huang, K., 2018. Prevalence and risk factors of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in China (the China Pulmonary Health [CPH] study): a national cross-sectional study. The Lancet, 391(10131), pp.1706-1717.

Sun, X., Tan, J., Tang, L., Guo, J.J. and Li, X., 2018. Real world evidence: experience and lessons from China. BMJ, 360, p.j5262.

Fu, W., Zhao, S., Zhang, Y., Chai, P. and Goss, J., 2018. Research in health policy making in China: out-of-pocket payments in Healthy China 2030. BMJ, 360, p.k234.

Ma, Y., Congdon, N., Shi, Y., Hogg, R., Medina, A., Boswell, M., Rozelle, S. and Iyer, M., 2018. Effect of a Local Vision Care Center on Eyeglasses Use and School Performance in Rural China: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Ophthalmology.

Yu, K., Qiu, G., Chan, K.H., Lam, K.B.H., Kurmi, O.P., Bennett, D.A., Yu, C., Pan, A., Lv, J., Guo, Y. and Bian, Z., 2018. Association of solid fuel use with risk of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in rural China. JAMA, 319(13), pp.1351-1361.

Xu, X., Mishra, G.D., Dobson, A.J. and Jones, M., 2018. Progression of diabetes, heart disease, and stroke multimorbidity in middle-aged women: A 20-year cohort study. PLoS medicine, 15(3), p.e1002516.

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Issue 68, April 2018

From Editors

CHPAMS Newsletter is a monthly e-newsletter from the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The Newsletter serves as a communication platform to provide updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interest for CHPAMS members.

CHPAMS 2nd Biennial Conference

Dear CHPAMS members:

The 2nd Biennial Conference of the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS) will take place at the Yale School of Public Health on May 11-13, 2018. This year also marks the 10-year of founding of the CHPAMS.

The conference will be held at the Alexion Auditorium (100 College St), Yale School of Public Health (60 College St) and Harkness Auditorium (333 Cedar St). Yale School of Public Health, Yale Macmillan Center, Yale Institute for Global Health, Yale-China Association, among others, are co-hosts of the event.

The conference will bring together more than 200 prominent public health, economics and data science researchers, healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs, NGOs, government officials from the U.S., China, and other regions in the world for organized sessions, roundtables and workshops, information sessions centered around scholarly exchange and professional development. The program book of the conference is available online

We look forward to seeing you in Yale!

2017 CHPAMS Rising Scholar Best Paper Award

It is our pleasure to announce that the 2017 Rising Scholar Best Paper Award is granted to “Tuberculosis Detection and the Challenges of Integrated Care in Rural China: A Cross-sectional Standardized Patient Study”, published by PLoS Medicine in October 2017. The authors for the winning paper are: Sean Sylvia, Hao Xue, Chengchao Zhou , Yaojiang Shi, Hongmei Yi, Huan Zhou, Scott Rozelle, Madhukar Pai, and Jishnu Das.

CHPAMS established the Rising Scholar Best Paper Award in November 2016 to recognize outstanding peer review publications authored by CHPAMS members who are in their early career stage (either current students or within five years since receiving their last academic degrees). The application for the 2017 Award was open from Oct 2017 to Dec 2017. A six-member Award Committee (see list below) completed a thorough and independent review of all applications and unanimously selected the paper by Sylvia et al. as the winner for the 2017 CHPAMS Best Paper Award.

The winning paper, “Tuberculosis Detection and the Challenges of Integrated Care in Rural China: A Cross-sectional Standardized Patient Study”, presents the results of a large-scale survey of village, township, and county-level health facilities across three provinces employing unannounced standardized patients to assess the ability of rural providers to correctly diagnose and manage a case of presumptive tuberculosis (TB). Such evidence is important given that, despite substantial progress against the disease at the national level due to improved treatment of diagnosed cases, prevalence remains high in rural areas and the large majority of TB cases are undiagnosed by the health system. The findings have important implications for recent reforms aimed at encouraging first contact with lower tier providers in the health system. Specifically, the results suggest that without improvements in the quality of primary care at lower tiers, such reforms could undermine further progress against TB in China.

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The paper’s lead author, Dr. Sean Sylvia, is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill. He is also a research affiliate at the Rural Education Action Program (REAP) based at Stanford University. Before moving to UNC, he spent three years as an Assistant Professor in the School of Economics at Renmin University in Beijing. He received his PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of Maryland in 2014. Dr. Sylvia has collaborated for nearly ten years with researchers at several institutions in China on research aimed at finding policy solutions to health and education challenges in China’s rural areas. His current main area of work focuses on measuring and evaluating approaches to improve the quality of primary care, with specific focus on implications for the design of recent health reforms.

Congratulations Dr. Sean Sylvia!

Jobs

United States   

Tenure-Track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Climate Change and Health
Yale School of Public Health
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: New Haven, CT] 

Assistant Adjunct Professor or Assistant In-Residence Professor in Pharmacology
School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology
The University of California, Davis
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Davis, CA] 

Assistant Professor
The Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences
University of Pittsburgh
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania] 

Associate or Full Professor
Family Medicine and Population Health
Virginia Commonwealth University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Richmond, VA]

Associate/Full Professor
Department of Learning Health Sciences
University of Michigan Medical School
Application Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Ann Arbor, MI]

Research Assistant Professor
Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
The University of Arizona
Application Deadline: 05/02/2018
[Location: Tucson, AZ]

Post-Doctoral Fellow - Behavioral Science of Ethics and Decision-Making
Geisinger Health System
Application Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Danville, Pennsylvania]

Other Countries

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice
Queen’s University Belfast
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland]

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Conferences

ISPOR 2018
Conference time: May 19-23, 2018
[Location: Baltimore, MD]

Holistic Nursing: Creating and Expanding Global Presence
Conference time: June 5-10, 2018
[Location: Niagra Falls , NY]

Center for Health and Safety Culture Symposium
Conference time: June 20-22, 2018
[Location: Bozeman , MT]

Annual Research Meeting of AcademyHealth
Conference time: June 24-26, 2018
[Location: Seattle, Washington]

ISPOR Asia Pacific
Conference time: September 8-11, 2018
[Location: Tokyo, Japan]

Health Data Policy and Strategy Orientation
Conference time: September 26-27, 2018
[Location: Washington D.C.]

Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health
Conference time: December 3-5, 2018
[Location: Washington D.C.]

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Research Updates

The Tsinghua–Lancet Commission on Healthy Cities in China: unlocking the power of cities for a healthy China. Yang J., Siri J.G., Remais J.V., Cheng Q., Zhang H., Chan K.K.Y., Sun Z., (...), Gong P. (2018)  The Lancet

Healthy cities: key to a healthy future in China. Summerskill W., Wang H.H., Horton R. (2018)  The Lancet

Trends in future health financing and coverage: future health spending and universal health coverage in 188 countries, 2016–40. Dieleman J.L., Sadat N., Chang A.Y., Fullman N., Abbafati C., Acharya P., Adou A.K., (...), Murray C.J.L. (2018)  The Lance

The hepatitis B epidemic in China should receive more attention. Chen S., Li J., Wang D., Fung H., Wong L.-Y., Zhao L. (2018)  The Lancet,  391  (10130) , pp. 1572.

Prevalence and risk factors of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in China (the China Pulmonary Health [CPH] study): a national cross-sectional study. Wang C., Xu J., Yang L., Xu Y., Zhang X., Bai C., Kang J., (...), China Pulmonary Health Study Group. (2018)  The Lancet, 

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Issue 67, March 2018

From Editors

The CHPAMS Monthly is an e-newsletter of the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The Newsletter provides updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interest for CHPAMS members.

 CHPAMS Activities

  1. Last Chance of Early Registration/Student Travel Subsidy for CHPAMS 2nd Biennial Conference, A Celebration of CHPAMS 10th Anniversary, May 11 – 13, 2018 Yale School of Public Health

March 31st, 2018 will be the last day for early registration and for students to pay the conference registration fee in order to receive travel subsidy and be considered travel fellowships.

This is the 2nd biennial meeting of China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS) and its official journal China Health Review. The meeting’s theme is Advances in Health Policy and Healthcare: The Road Ahead, with a special focus on Healthy China 2030 national blueprint. Since October 2016, Healthy China 2030 (HC 2030), a national program of action to promote the health of 1.3 billion Chinese population, has been central to the Chinese Government’s agenda for health and development, and has the potential to benefit the rest of the world. This conference aims to bridge our minds and draw upon global wisdom in the advances of health policy and health care in China. Participants will include national health officials from China, U.S. public health NGO representatives, world-class scholars from the U.S., China, and other regions in the world, entrepreneurs in the health sector, and so on. Through this platform, participants will have the opportunity to establish professional networks with leaders in the field and enhance their professional career development. The Board of Directors of CHPAMS and Editorial Board of CHR will host business meetings and communicate with engaged members to further promote the organization and the journal to a new stage. Detailed information about meeting registration, submission deadlines can be found here.

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Jobs

China

Health Outcomes Researcher
Department of Health Outcomes Research
Eli Lilly
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Shanghai, China]

Medical and Health Analytics Director
The CareVoice
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Shanghai, China]

Senior Program Officer/Program Officer, Malaria
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Deadline: Open until filled
Reference ID: B011604
[Location: Beijing, China]

Data Quality Lead
GlaxoSmithKline
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Beijing, China]

Senior / Clinical Research Associate
IQVIA
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Beijing, China]

United States

Assistant or Associate Professor in Prevention and Community Health
Milken Institute School of Public Health
The George Washington University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Washington DC]

Full-Time Faculty, Public Health
South University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Cleveland, OH]

Epidemiologist
Department of Health (DOH), Center for Policy, Planning and Evaluation (CPPE) Division
Washington, DC Department of Health
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Washington DC]

Assistant or Associate Professor (Non-Tenure Track)
The Department of Biostatistics
Yale School of Public Health
Deadline: May 1st, 2018
[Location: New Haven, Connecticut]

GLOBAL HEALTH DATA SCIENCE, FACULTY
School of Public Health
Boston University
Reference ID: 9897/K2817
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Boston, Massachusetts]

Publications Specialist
Institute for Public Health
Washington University in St. Louis
Deadline: Open until filled
[St. Louis, MO]

Director, Public Health Sciences
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (WFBMC)
Wake Forest Baptist Health
Deadline: March 31st, 2018
[Winston-Salem, NC]

Professor or Associate Professor - Adolescent Health
Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health (PFRH)
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Deadline: July 10, 2018
[Location: Baltimore, MD]

Housing, Transportation, & Health Intern
Healthy Homes and Communities Team
Multnomah County Public Health Department
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Portland, OR]

Asst or Assoc Prof - Racism/Health Tenure-eligible
School of Public Health
University of Washington (UW)
Deadline: April 15th, 2018
[Location: Seattle, WA]

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor
Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences
UT Health School of Public Health
Reference ID: 170000NU
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Dallas, TX]

Chair of Social Medicine, Policy and Public Health
Social Medicine, Population and Public Health
Merritt Hawkins & California University School of Medicine
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Riverside, CA]

Analyst, Public Administration
UCLA Health
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Los Angeles, CA]

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Scholarships & Fellowships

Postdoctoral Associate
College of Engineering and School of Public Health
Boston University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Boston, Massachusetts]

Public Health Ethics Fellow
National Center for Bioethics
Tuskegee University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Tuskegee, AL]

PULSE Fellowship in Artificial Intelligence, Law, and Policy 2018-2020
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Reference ID: JPF03499
Deadline: April 13th, 2018
[Location: Los Angeles, CA]

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Conferences

Geneva Health Forum
Deadline: April 10 – 12, 2018
Location: Geneva, Switzerland

The 15th Annual World Health Care Congress
Conference Time: April 29 – May 2, 2018
Location: The Marriott Wardman Park Hotal, Washington DC

2018 IHI Annual Summit – Improving Patient Care in the Office Practice and the Community
Conference Time: April 26 – 28, 2018
Location: San Diego, CA

AcademyHealth 2018 Annual Research Meeting
Conference Time: June 24 – 26, 2018
Early Registration Deadline: TBD
Location: Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, Washington

Public Health Informatics Conference
Conference Time: August 20 - 23, 2018
Early Registration Deadline: July 8, 2018
Location: Atlanta, GA

MedTech Impact Conference
Conference Time: December 13 – 15, 2018
Early Registration Deadline: TBD
Location: Venetian/Palazzo Resort

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Research Updates

Bin Chen, Yimeng Song, Tingting Jiang, Ziyun Chen, Bo Huang and Bing Xu. Real-Time Estimation of Population Exposure to PM2.5 Using Mobile- and Station-Based Big Data. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health. 2018 March.

Xiaofang Zhang, Bin Yu, Tiantian He, andg Peigang Wang. Status and determinants of health services utilization among elderly migrants in China. Glob Health Res Policy. 2018 March.

Jiao Zhang, Qiang, Chen, Zhan-Ming Li, Xu-Dong Xu, Ai-Fang Song, and Lu-Shun Wang. Association of body mass index with mortality and postoperative survival in renal cell cancer patients, a meta-analysis. Oncotarget. 2018 March.

Sainan Lyu, Carol K. H. Hon, Albert P. C. Chan, Francis K. W. Wong and Arshad Ali Javed. Relationships among Safety Climate, Safety Behavior, and Safety Outcomes for Ethnic Minority Construction Workers. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health. 2018 March.

Kesheng Wang, Ying Liu, Youssoufou Ouedraogo, Nianyang Wang, Xin Xie, Chun Xu, and Xingguang Luo. Principal component analysis of early alcohol, drug and tobacco use with major depressive disorder in US adults. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 2018 March.

Jianwen Wei, Jie Zhang, Yuping Deng, Long Sun and Ping Guo. Suicidal Ideation among the Chinese Elderly and Its Correlates: A Comparison between the Rural and Urban Populations. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health. 2018 March.

Xinglong Xu, Lulin Zhou, Henry Asante Antwi and Xi Chen. Evaluation of health resource utilization efficiency in community health centers of Jiangsu Province, China. Hum Resour Health. 2018 March.

Wei Fu, Shuili Zhao, Yuhui Zhang, Peipei Chai, and John Goss. Research in health policy making in China: out-of-pocket payments in Healthy China 2030. British Medical Journal. 2018 March.

Ping Lu, Nan-Ping Yang, Nien-Tzu Chang, K. Robert Lai, Kai-Biao Lin, Chien-Lung Chan. Effect of socioeconomic inequalities on cholecystectomy outcomes: a 10-year population-based analysis. Int J Equity Health. 2018 March.

Michael S Amato, George D Papandonatos,  Sarah Cha,  Xi Wang, Kang Zhao, Amy M Cohn, Jennifer L Pearson, and Amanda L Graham. Inferring Smoking Status from User Generated Content in an Online Cessation Community. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. 2018 January.

Yangzheng Liu, Jie Zhang, Long Sun and Sibo Zhao. The age-specific characteristics of medically serious suicide attempters aged 15–45 years in rural China. Psychiatry Research. 2018 March.

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Issue 62, February 2018

From Editors

CHPAMS Newsletter is a monthly e-newsletter from the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The Newsletter serves as a communication platform to provide updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interest for CHPAMS members.

Activities

In October 2017, CHPAMS started the nomination process for the 2017 Inspiration Award. A five-member Award Selection Committee was formed, made up of CHPAMS President Dr. Zhuo (Adam) Chen and four distinguished researchers. We received highly qualified nominations for the Award.  After deliberation, the Committee agreed that the nominees, although strong candidates, fell short of meeting the high expectation for the distinguished Inspiration Award. Therefore, the Committee regretfully chose not to select an awardee for the 2017 CHPAMS Inspiration Award.

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 Jobs

United States

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: Rochester, MN]

Postdoctoral Position
New York University School of Medicine
Deadline: open until filled [contact: Dr. Donna Shelley, donna.shelley@nyumc.org]
[Location: New York, NY]

Assistant or Associate Professor
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Deadline: May 15, 2018
[Location: Madison, WI]

Qualitative Assistant Professor – Research
University of Colorado – Anschutz Medical Campus
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: Aurora, CO]

Assistant Professor, Nutrition Policy
UNR - Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Veterinary Science
Deadline: Mar. 9, 2018
[Location: Reno, NV]

Visiting Assistant Professor, Public Health Policy and Administration
Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Deadline: April 6, 2018
[Location: Milwaukee, WI]

Assistant Professor
OHSU-PSU School of Public Health
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: Portland, OR]

Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Care Administration
Hofstra University
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: Hempstead, NY]

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Fellowships

GIS Analyst and Environmental Health Fellowship/ GIS Technology Fellowship/ GIS Remote Sensing and Public Health Fellowship
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Deadline: March 9, 2018 [contact Shannon Graham, GRASP ORISE action officer (sgraham@cdc.gov) using “ORISE” in subject line. Candidates must provide resume before March 9, 2018 to be considered]
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

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Conferences

Chinese Economists Society (CES)
Conference time: April 6-7, 2018
[Location: Athens, GA]

Population Association of America Annual Conference
Conference dates: April 26-28, 2018
[Location: Denver, CO]

Advances in Health Policy and Healthcare: The Road Ahead-CHPAMS 2nd Biennial Conference
Conference time: 11-13 May, 2018
[Location: New Haven, CT]

AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting
Conference Dates: June 24-26, 2018
[Location: Seattle, WA]

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Research Updates

Liu, C., Yin, P., Chen, R., Meng, X., Wang, L., Niu, Y., ... & You, J. (2018). Ambient carbon monoxide and cardiovascular mortality: a nationwide time-series analysis in 272 cities in China. The Lancet Planetary Health, 2(1), e12-e18.

Yang, B. Y., Qian, Z. M., Li, S., Chen, G., Bloom, M. S., Elliott, M., ... & Chen, D. (2018). Ambient air pollution in relation to diabetes and glucose-homoeostasis markers in China: a cross-sectional study with findings from the 33 Communities Chinese Health Study. The Lancet Planetary Health, 2(2), e64-e73.

Huang, Y., Shallcross, D., Pi, L., Tian, F., Pan, J., & Ronsmans, C. (2018). Ethnicity and maternal and child health outcomes and service coverage in western China: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The Lancet Global Health, 6(1), e39-e56.

Lu, J. F. R., & Chiang, T. L. (2018). Developing an adequate supply of health services: Taiwan's path to Universal Health Coverage. Social Science & Medicine, 198, 7-13.

Chen, F., Yang, M., Li, Q., Pan, J., Li, X., & Meng, Q. (2018). Does providing more services increase the primary hospitals’ revenue? An assessment of national essential medicine policy based on 2,675 counties in China. PloS One, 13(1), e0190855.

Shan, L., Zhao, M., Ning, N., Hao, Y., Li, Y., Liang, L., ... & Liang, C. (2018). Dissatisfaction with current integration reforms of health insurance schemes in China: are they a success and what matters? Health Policy and Planning. czx173.

Shim, J. M. (2018). Three plural medical systems in East Asia: interpenetrative pluralism in China, exclusionary pluralism in Korea and subjugatory pluralism in Japan. Health Policy and Planning. czy001.

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Issue 61, January 2018

From Editors

CHPAMS Newsletter is a monthly e-newsletter from the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The Newsletter serves as a communication platform to provide updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interest for CHPAMS members.

Activities

CHPAMS Webinar Recap & Summary

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Fighting against communicable diseases in China: implications for developing health insurance policies

We invited Dr Shenglan Tang to give the CHPAMS members a webinar last November. You can click the above title to recap the summary and selected slides of his presentation.

Dr. Shenglan Tang is Mary & James Semans Professor of Medicine at Department of Population Health Science of Duke Medical School. He is also Associate Director and Professor of Global Health at Duke Global Health Institute. Dr.Tang also has an appointment of Executive Director of Global Health Program at Duke Kunshan University in China, as well as Director of Research Hub for Asia-Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies/WHO. In his capacity at Duke Kunshan University, he was elected as President of Chinese Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CCUGH) in November 2015. Dr.Tang has more than 30 years of experience undertaking research on health systems reform, disease control and maternal and child health in China and other countries, and has provided consultancy services on health systems strengthening to many international organizations and governments of developing countries. In 2012, Dr.Tang came to Duke from the UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), based in Geneva, where he was Unit Leader for TB/HIV and Health Systems. Before his assignment at WHO, Dr.Tang was a faculty member at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in UK, and School of Public Health of Fudan University (former Shanghai Medical University).

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Jobs

China

Professor of Entrepreneurship
Faculty of Business, The University of Nottingham Ningbo, China (UNNC)
Deadline: Friday, 30th March 2018
[Location: Ningbo-China]

Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Faculty of Business, The University of Nottingham Ningbo, China (UNNC)
Deadline: Friday, 30th March 2018
[Location: Ningbo-China]

Post-doctoral Fellow – New Structural Economics
Institute of New Structural Economics, Peking University
Deadline: 5th, March 2018
[Location: Beijing-China]

Senior Research Manager
ACCESS Health Singapore, Hong Kong, and mainland China
Deadline: February 28, 2018
[Location: Beijing/Shanghai-China]

Multi-Country Research Project Manager
ACCESS Health Singapore, Hong Kong, and mainland China
Deadline: February 28, 2018
[Location: Beijing/Shanghai-China]

United States   

Associate in Research - Policy Center
Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University
Deadline: February 28, 2018
[Location: Durham-US]

Assistant / Associate Professor of Public Health - Epidemiology
Grand Valley State University
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Michigan-US]

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Biostatistics – School of Public Health
The University of Texas Health Science Center
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Houston -US]

Assistant/Associate Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Boston -US]

Senior Health Economics Advisor
Global Health Fellows Program II
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Arlington -US]

Senior Epidemiologist and Director
Department of Surgery Outcomes Research Group (ORG)
Deadline: June 30th, 2018
[Location: Sacramento -US]

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Conferences

China

The Lancet–CAMS Health Summit 2018 (a call for abstracts)
Conference time: Oct 27–28
[Location: Beijing, China]

2018 CES Annual China Conference
Conference time: June 23-24
[Location: Hefei, China]

The 15th Chinese Women Economists (CWE) Annual Workshop
Conference time: 20 May 2018
[Location: Shanghai, China]

The 10th International Conference on Environmental Pollution and Public Health (EPPH 2018)
Conference time: 23-25 March 2018
[Location: Guilin, China]

United States   

Advances in Health Policy and Healthcare: The Road Ahead-CHPAMS 2nd Biennial Conference
Conference time: 11-13 May, 2018
[Location: New Haven, CT]

2018 Annual CUGH Global Health Conference
Conference time: 16-18 March, 2018
[Location: New York City, NY]

Health Care Systems Research Network Conference
Conference time: 11-13 April, 2018
[Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota]

GSA 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting
Conference time: 14-18 November, 2018
[Location: Boston, MA]

Other Countries  

11th European Public Health Conference 2018
Conference time: 28 November - 1 December 2018
[Location: Cankarjev Dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia]

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Research Updates

Wang Y, Li Q, Guo Y, Zhou H, Wang X, Wang Q, Shen H, Zhang Y, Yan D, Zhang Y, Zhang H, Li S, Chen G, Zhao J, He Y, Yang Y, Xu J, Wang Y, Peng Z, Wang H, Ma X. Association of Long-term Exposure to Airborne Particulate Matter of 1 μm or Less With Preterm Birth in China. JAMA Pediatr. Published online January 02, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.4872.

Gao, LeiKong, Wen et al. Incidence of active tuberculosis in individuals with latent tuberculosis infection in rural China: follow-up results of a population-based, multicentre, prospective cohort study. The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 2017; 17 (10): 1053 – 1061.

Zhao Y, Wang Y, Wang A, McGoogan JM, Wu Z. Median Time to Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation in a Cohort of Chinese Infants Born With HIV. JAMA Pediatr. 2018;172(1):90–92. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.3920.

Horton, Richard. Offline: Are China's global ambitions good for global health? The Lancet, 2017; 390 (10114): 2752.

The Lancet Global Health. Facing forwards along the Health Silk Road. Lancet. 2017; 5(10):e948.

Weng Jianping, Zhou Zhiguang, Guo Lixin, Zhu Dalong, Ji Linong, Luo Xiaoping et al. Incidence of type 1 diabetes in China, 2010-13: population based study BMJ 2018; 360 :j5295.

Alan Weil. Health Affairs In 2017: Editor’s Picks. JANUARY 24, 2018 10.1377/hblog20180122.234694

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Issue 60, December 2017

New Year Greetings from the President of CHPAMS

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Year 2017 has been another amazing year for CHPAMS, we continue to grow our membership; hold high-quality webinars; publish monthly newsletters; and host policy-relevant and scientific discussions in our WeChat groups. We are proud of being part of this great community, CHPAMS. While we wave goodbye to 2017, we look forward to working with everyone to continue this journey to bridge between  public health and health policy communities in China and elsewhere, and to improve the health and health equity of Chinese people around the globe. We wish everyone a Happy Holiday Season and great success in 2018! --- Dr. Zhuo (Adam) Chen

From Editors

CHPAMS Newsletter is a monthly e-newsletter from the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The Newsletter serves as a communication platform to provide updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interest for CHPAMS members.

CHPAMS Volunteer of the Year Award

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Volunteers are the cornerstone of CHPAMS. Each year, we grant Volunteer of the Year Award to a volunteer for his/her excellent contributions to the organization. For 2017, we are pleased to announce Dr. Qian Shi as the CHPAMS Volunteer of the year! Dr. Shi is recognized because of her many exceptional contributions to CHPAMS. Particularly, she played a critical role in initiating and maintaining CHPAMS WeChat public platform that has become a major channel of outreach for CHPAMS. Dr. Shi went above and beyond in authoring, editing and publishing CHPAMS announcements and articles while leading a WeChat public account volunteer group.  In addition, she actively participated in many CHPAMS events and meetings, assisted with hosting CHPAMS online webinars, and organized members gathering at academic conferences. Congratulations, Dr. Shi! 

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Jobs

United States   

Associate or full professor: Health Policy and Administration
The Department of Health Policy and Administration
The Pennsylvania State University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Old Main, State College, PA]

Assistant Professor: Human Science
The Department of Human Science
Georgetown University
Deadline: 2/15/2018
[Location: Washington, DC]

Assistant or Associate Professor: Health Economics or Health Policy
Department of Emergency Health Services
University of Maryland
Application Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Baltimore, Maryland]

Faculty Position: Epidemiology or Health Services
Department of Public Health Sciences, Biological Sciences Division
The University of Chicago
Application Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina]

Assistant Professor: Epidemiology and Health Policy and Administration
Department of Public Health
The University of Southern Mississippi
Application Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Hattiesburg, Mississippi]

Assistant or Associate Professor in Health Sciences: Health Administration
California State University Northridge
Deadline: March 1, 2018
[Location: Northridge, CA]

Tenure-Track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor: Health Economics
Division of Health Policy and Management School of Public Health
University of Minnesota
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota]

Health Services and Policy Researcher
The George Washington University School of Nursing
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Washington, DC]

PhD Student: Social and Behavioral Sciences
School of Public Health
University of Memphis
Deadline: February 1
Contact Information: Dr. Satish Kedia: skkedia@memphis.edu
[Location: Memphis, TN]

China

Post-doctoral Research Fellow

Assistant Research Fellow
Health China program, School of Economics
Ningbo Nottingham University
Deadline: 28 February 2018
[Location: Ningbo, Zhejiang]

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Conferences 

United States   

National Health Policy Conference
Conference time: February 5-6, 2018
[Location: Washington D.C.]

Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs Annual Conference
Conference time: February 10-12, 2018
[Location: Arlington , VA]

The Annual Research Meeting
Conference time: June 24-26, 2018
[Location: Seattle, WA]

Population Association of America Annual Meeting
Conference time: April 26-28, 2018
Paper Submission Deadline: September 29, 2017
[Location: Denver, CO]

Global Health & Innovation Conference
Conference time: April 14-15, 2018
[Location: New Haven, CT]

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Issue 59, November 2017

From Editors

The CHPAMS Monthly is an e-newsletter of the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The Newsletter provides updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interest for CHPAMS members.

CHPAMS Activities

1.      Announcing CHPAMS 2nd Biennial Conference May 11 – 13, 2018

This is the 2nd biennial meeting of China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS) and its official journal China Health Review. The meeting’s theme is Advances in Health Policy and Healthcare: The Road Ahead, with a special focus on Healthy China 2030 national blueprint. Since October 2016, Healthy China 2030 (HC 2030), a national program of action to promote the health of 1.3 billion Chinese population, has been central to the Chinese Government’s agenda for health and development, and has the potential to benefit the rest of the world. This conference aims to bridge our minds and draw upon global wisdom in the advances of health policy and health care in China. Participants will include national health officials from China, U.S. public health NGO representatives, world-class scholars from the U.S., China, and other regions in the world, entrepreneurs in the health sector, and so on. Through this platform, participants will have the opportunity to establish professional networks with leaders in the field and enhance their professional career development. The Board of Directors of CHPAMS and Editorial Board of CHR will host business meetings and communicate with engaged members to further promote the organization and the journal to a new stage. Detailed information about meeting registration, submission deadlines can be found here.

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Jobs

China

Multiple Open Faculty and Leadership Positions
Xi’an Jiaotong University Global Health Institute
Deadline: Open until filled (Applicants should email the following application materials to xjtu_ghi@mail.xjtu.edu.cn and add “Applicant’s name, application for GHI faculty position” in the subject line.)
[Location: Xi’an, China]

Epidemiology Analyst / Manager
J&J Family of Companies
Requisition ID: 1700193103W
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Shanghai, China]

Academic Posts, Principal / Senior Lecturers / Associate Professors, Lecturers / Assistant Professors
Clinical, Preclinical & Health, Other Health & Social Care
Duke Kunshan University
Deadline: Jan 18, 2018
[Location: Kunshan, China]

Strategy Officer – Strategy, Planning & Management
China Country Office
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Requisition ID: B010511
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Beijing, China]

Manager, Product – Chronic Renal HD
Baxter
Requisiyion ID: 17000876
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Shanghai, China]

Faculty, Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, PhD Fellowship, Postdoc Fellowship – High Level Talents
Basic Medicine/Clinical Medicine/Biomedical Engineering/Pharmacy/Public Health/Biotechnology/Biology, Stomatology, etc.
Southern Medical University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Guangdong, China]

Thousand Young Talents Program
Life Sciences/Health Sciences/Clinical Medicine/Healthcare.
Jinan University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Guangdong, China]

United States

Assistant Teaching Professor
Department of Biobehavioral Health
Penn State College of Health and Human Development
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: University Park, PA]

Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor, Health Sciences
Department of Health Sciences
Northern Arizona University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Flagstaff, AZ]

Faculty Positions (Open Rank)
MPH Program in Health Care Management
Boston University
Requisition ID: 9881/J2617
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Boston, MA]

Assistant Professor of Health Science (Health Policy)
California State University, Long Beach
Requisition ID: 2495
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location:  Long Beach, CA]

Academic Unit Head, Department of Health Professions
James Madison University
Requisition ID: 7953
Deadline: Jan 08, 2018
[Location: Harrisonburg, VA]

Assistant/Associate Professor; Grape Disease Ecology and Epidemiology
Cornell University
Requisition ID: Questions related to the position may be directed to Dr. Marc Fuchs, Search Committee Chair at mf13@cornell.edu
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Ithaca, NY]

Assistant Professor - Health Policy, Services, Management
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Requisition ID: 23661
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Cincinnati, OH]

Assistant or Associate Adjunct Professor - Biostatistcs - School of Public Health
University of California, Berkeley
Deadline: Jan 08, 2018
[Location: Berkeley, CA]

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor in Public Health (non-tenure track)
The Baylor Public Health Program
Baylor University
Deadline: Dec 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled
[Location: Waco, TX]

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Biostatistics
Bouve College of Health Sciences
Northeastern University
Requisition ID: FTFR001050
Deadline: Dec 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled
[Location: Boston, MA]

Assistant/Associate Professor
Department of Public Health Education
North Carolina Central University
Requisition ID: 610326
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Durham, NC]

Assistant Professor of Public Health
School of Health & Human Performance
Georgia College & State University
Requisition ID: F0175
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Milledgeville, GA]

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Scholarships & Fellowships

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Fellowship
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Deadline: Dec 15, 2017
[Location: Seattle, WA]

CDC/CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellowship
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Deadline: Jan 12, 2018
[Location: Various, US]

CDC Evaluation Fellowship Program
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Deadline: February – April, 2018
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

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Conferences

AcademyHealth 2018 National Health Policy Conference
Conference Time: February 5 – 6, 2018
Location: Marriott Marquis, Washington DC.

HIMSS18 Annual Conference & Exhibition
Conference time: March 5 – 9, 2018
Early Registration Deadline: December 18, 2017
Location: Las Vegas, NV

10th Asia Pacific Global Summit on Healthcare
Conference Time: March 12 – 14, 2018
Early Registration Deadline: November 30, 2017
Abstract Submission Deadline: Open until filled
Location: Singapore

The 15th Annual World Health Care Congress
Conference Time: April 29 – May 2, 2018
Early Registration Deadline: November 22, 2017
Location: The Marriott Wardman Park Hotal, Washington DC

2018 IHI Annual Summit – Improving Patient Care in the Office Practice and the Community
Conference Time: April 26 – 28, 2018
Early Registration Deadline: March 16, 2018
Location: San Diego, CA

AcademyHealth 2018 Annual Research Meeting
Conference Time: June 24 – 26, 2018
Early Registration Deadline: TBD
Abstract Submission Deadline: January 11 at 5:00 p.m. ET. 2018
Location: Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, Washington

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Research Updates

Zhiyong Huang, Jürgen Maurer. Validity of Self-Rated Memory Among Middle-Aged and Older Chinese Adults: Results From the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study (CHARLS). Sage Journal. 2017 November.

Kun Zhu, Luying Zhang, Shasha Yuan, Xiaojuan Zhang, and Zhiruo Zhang. Health financing and integration of urban and rural residents' basic medical insurance systems in China. International Journal for Equity in Health. 2017 November.

Xindong Xue and Mingmei Cheng. Social Capital and Health in China: Exploring the Mediating Role of Lifestyle. BMC Public Health. 2017 November.

Meng Su, Qiuli Zhang, Xueke Bai, Chaoqun Wu, Yetong Li et al. Availability, Cost, and Prescription Patterns of Antihypertensive Medications in Primary Health Care in China: A Nationwide Cross-Sectional Survey. The Lancet. 2017 October.

Jiapeng Lu, Yuan Lu, Xiaochen Wang, Xinyue Li, George Linderman et al. Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in China: data from 1·7 million adults in a population-based screening study (China PEACE Million Persons Project). The Lancet. 2017 October.

Fenge Liu, Nan Zhou, Hongjian Cao, Xiaoyi Fang, Linyuan Deng et al. Chinese college freshmen’s mental health problems and their subsequent help-seeking behaviors: A cohort design (2005-2011). PLOS ONE. 2017 October.

Weiwei Sun, Yun Zhou, Zhuang Zhang, Limin Cao and Weihong Chen. The Trends in Cardiovascular Diseases and Respiratory Diseases Mortality in Urban and Rural China, 1990–2015. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2017 October.

Zhong Lin, Tie Ying Gao, Balamurali Vasudevan, Kenneth J. Ciuffreda, Yuan Bo Liang et al. Near work, outdoor activity, and myopia in children in rural China: the Handan offspring myopia study. BMC Ophthalmology. 2017 October.

Rui Li, Liang Zhang, Jinxia Yang, Yue Cai, Wanqing Chen, Lan Lan, Ming Xue, and Qun Meng. Analysis of inpatient payments of breast cancer patients with different medical insurance coverages in China (mainland) in 2011–2015. Chinese Journal of Cancer Research. 2017 October.

Jing Chen, Sarah McGhee, Tai Hing Lam. Economic costs attributable to smoking in Hong Kong in 2011: a possible increase from 1998. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. 2017 November.

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Issue 58, October 2017

From Editors

CHPAMS Newsletter is a monthly e-newsletter from the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The Newsletter serves as a communication platform to provide updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interest for CHPAMS members.

Activities

  1. CHPAMS Webinar

Title:  Introduction to comparative effectiveness research and real-world data

Date & Time: 9:00 pm-10:00 pm, October 28, 2017, U.S. Eastern DST

(i.e., 9:00 am-10:00 am, October 29, 2017, China Beijing time)

Join WebEx meeting

www.webex.com

Meeting number:

317 758 339

Meeting password:

123456

Join by phone

+1-855-282-6330 US TOLL FREE

+1-415-655-0003 US TOLL

10-800-714-1692 China North toll free

10-800-140-1726 China South toll free

Access code: 317 758 339

Dr. Xianchen Liu’s Short Bio

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Dr. Liu is Senior Medical Director at Pfizer and visiting professor of epidemiology, psychiatry, clinical psychology, and health outcomes research at Shandong University, South China Normal University, University of Tennessee Health Science Center and research fellow of the University of Pennsylvania's Center for Public Health Initiatives (CPHI). Dr. Liu obtained his medical degree from Shandong Medical University and PhD in mental health at University of Tokyo. He did postdoctoral research in clinical/ environmental epidemiology at National Institutes of Health (NIH). He was assistant professor of psychosocial epidemiology at Arizona State University Prevention Research Center and assistant professor of Psychiatry at University of Pittsburgh before he joined Lilly as senior research scientist in health economics and outcomes research.  His research interests and experiences include behavioral and chronic disease epidemiology, sleep, mental health, community-based interventions, health economics and outcomes research, real-world data, and clinical trials. For over 30 years, Dr. Liu has done clinical and epidemiological studies, health outcomes research and real-world studies in China, Japan, and the US. He has published more than 100 SCI papers in JAMA Psychiatry, JAMA Pediatrics, and International Journal of Epidemiology, etc. He has developed 4 measures for medical and psychological research. He has served as associate editor of SLEEP AND BIOLOGICAL RHYTHMS and a reviewer for more than 35 SCI journals.

      2. 2017 Call for Nominations for the CHPAMS Inspiration Award

Nominations for 2017 individual and/or group award are currently open. For more details, please visit our website. Qualified members should send an application letter with no more than 1,000 words to Dr. Zhuo (Adam) Chen (zchen@chpams.org) by November 15, 2017. The winner will be announced by February 1, 2018. The winner will receive $500 and an award plaque.

2. Call for Nominations: 2017 Rising Scholar Best Paper Award

CHPAMS's 2017 Rising Scholar Best Paper Award is to recognize outstanding peer review publications what are published in 2017 and authored by CHPAMS members who are in their early career stage.  Candidates for this award must be registered CHPAMS members who are either current students or within five years since receiving their last academic degrees. For more information, please visit CHPAMS website for details on eligibility and required documents. To nominate or self-nominate a candidate for this award, the nominator must email the following required application documents to Dr. Zheng (Jane) Li (ZLi@chpams.org) by January 1, 2018, using a subject line “2017 CHPAMS Best Paper Award application”. 

1.      A brief one-page cover letter describing the nominee and the nominated publication, including a statement that the first, corresponding and senior authors concur with the submission of the publication for this Award

2.      A PDF copy of the paper in the final published or in press form

3.      Nominee’s short bio or resume (one or two pages)

CHPAMS will announce the winner(s) in March, 2018.  Winner(s) will receive a plaque and a $100 or equivalent reward.

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Jobs

China

Faculty positions in the Social Sciences (rank open)

Faculty positions in the natural sciences (rank open)

Faculty positions in the Arts and Humanities (rank open)
Duke Kunshan University
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2017
[Location: Kunshan, Jiangsu]

Postdoctoral positions

The Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2017
Contact:  ylbai.ccap@igsnrr.ac.cn
[Location: Beijing]

United States   

Assistant Professor in Health Economics and Policy
The Department of Economics at the University of Rhode Island
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: Kingston, RI]

Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management
School of Public Health & Health Sciences (SPHHS)
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: Amherst, MA]

Tenure-track/tenured faculty (rank open)
Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, Ohio State University
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: Columbus, OH]

Tenure Track Faculty Positions
California State University Fullerton School of Nursing
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: Fullerton, CA]

Assistant/Associate Professor in Health Services Policy and Management
University of South Carolina
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: Columbia, SC]

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Purdue University College of Pharmacy
Deadline: Dec.31, 2017
Contact: Karen Hudmon, khudmon@purdue.edu
[Location: West Lafayette or Indianapolis, IN]

Assistant/Associate Professor in Biostatistics
Clemson University
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: Clemson, SC]

Takemi Program in International Health
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2017
[Location: Boston, MA]

Frank H.T. Rhodes Postdoctoral Fellowship
Cornell Population Center (CPC)
Deadline: Dec. 8, 2017
[Location: Ithaca, NY]

Other Countries

Postdoctoral position in applied psychology
The University of Vienna
Deadline: Nov. 6, 2017
[Location: Vienna, Austria]

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Conferences 

China

Junior Scholars Forum at Sichuan University
Conference time: Dec. 18-20.
Registration deadline: Nov. 15
[Location: Chengdu, Sichuan]

United States   

The College on Problems of Drug Dependence 80th Annual Scientific Meeting
Conference time: June 9-14
Abstract deadline: Dec. 1, 2017
[Location: San Diego, CA]

Chinese Economists Society (CES)
Conference time: April 6-7, 2018
Abstract deadline: Dec. 15, 2017
[Location: Athens, GA]

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Research Updates

Jiang, B., Liang, S., Peng, Z. R., Cong, H., Levy, M., Cheng, Q., ... & Remais, J. V. (2017). Transport and public health in China: the road to a healthy future. The Lancet, 390(10104), 1781-1791.

Cai, J., Zhao, H., & Coyte, P. C. (2017). Socioeconomic Differences and Trends in the Place of Death among Elderly People in China. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(10), 1210.

Wu, D., Lam, T. P., Lam, K. F., Zhou, X. D., & Sun, K. S. (2017). Challenges to healthcare reform in China: profit-oriented medical practices, patients' choice of care and guanxi culture in Zhejiang province. Health Policy and Planning, 32(9), 1241-1247.

Khan, M. S., Wu, S., Wang, X., & Coker, R. (2017). Optimising routine surveillance systems for informing tuberculosis control policies in China. Health Policy and Planning, 32(suppl_2), i12-i14.

Fu, H., Li, L., Li, M., Yang, C., & Hsiao, W. (2017). An evaluation of systemic reforms of public hospitals: the Sanming model in China. Health Policy and Planning, czx058.

Liang, D., Mays, V. M., & Hwang, W. C. (2017). Integrated mental health services in China: challenges and planning for the future. Health Policy and Planning, czx137.

Meng, X., & Yamauchi, C. (2017). Children of Migrants: The Cumulative Impact of Parental Migration on Children’s Education and Health Outcomes in China. Demography, 1-38.

Goodkind, D. (2017). The Astonishing Population Averted by China’s Birth Restrictions: Estimates, Nightmares, and Reprogrammed Ambitions. Demography, 54(4), 1375-1400.

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Issue 57, September 2017

From Editors

CHPAMS Newsletter is a monthly e-newsletter from the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The Newsletter serves as a communication platform to provide updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interest for CHPAMS members.

Activities

CHPAMS Visiting Scholar Information Exchange Platform

1. The CHPAMS Visiting Scholar Information Exchange Platform aims to provide a platform for visiting scholars in China and potential visiting research institutes in North America. The platform now is in preparation, you can find more from the CHPAMS WeChat account.

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2. Dr. Zhuo (Adam) Chen, President of CHPAMS, presented the inaugural CHPAMS Inspiration Award to Dr. Youfa Wang, Dean, Global Health Institute, Xi’an Jiaotong University, and John and Janice Fisher Endowed Chair in Wellness, Ball State University.

3. Dr. Zhuo (Adam) Chen, President of CHPAMS, and Mr. Dong (Roman) Xu, Dr. Liang Wang, Directors of CHPAMS, attended the Belt and Road Global Health Institute, Xi'an Jiaotong University on October 24-27, in Xi'an, China. Dr. Liang Wang (President of ICNYSN), led organize and co-chaired the Nutrition and Health session.
 

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Jobs

China

Full time Assistant Professor-Labor, Development, and Health
Center for Human Capital and Labor Market Research (CHLR), Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE)
Deadline: December 8-9, 2017
[Location: Beijing-China]

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Environmental Economics
Duke Kunshan University
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Kunshan, Jiangsu, China]

Postdoctoral Fellow for Health Policy and System
Duke Kunshan University
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Kunshan, Jiangsu, China]

Assistant/Associate Professor of global public health
Duke Kunshan University
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Kunshan, Jiangsu, China]

United States   

Tenure-Track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Climate Change and Health
Yale School of Public Health
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: New Haven CT]

Post-doctoral Fellow – Cancer Prevention Studies
American Cancer Society
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Georgia - Atlanta]

Research Methodologist – Consumer Behavior/Economic Decision-Making Analytics
NORC at the University of Chicago
Deadline: Currently open
[Chicago, Illinois]

Others

Postdoctoral Fellowships
British Academy
Deadline: October 18, 2017
[Location: UK]

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Conferences 

China

The 10th International Conference on Environmental Pollution and Public Health (EPPH 2018)
Conference time: 23-25 March 2018
[Location: Guilin, China]

United States   

2018 Annual CUGH Global Health Conference
Conference time: 16-18 March, 2018
[Location: New York City, NY]

Health Care Systems Research Network Conference
Conference time: 11-13 April, 2018
[Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota]

GSA 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting
Conference time: 14-18 November, 2018
[Location: Boston, MA]

Other Countries  

International Conference of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (PHPM 2018)
Conference time: 5-7 January, 2018
[location: Bangkok, Thailand]

11th European Public Health Conference 2018
Conference time: 28 November - 1 December 2018
[Location: Cankarjev Dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia]

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Research Updates

The Lancet Global Health. Facing forwards along the Health Silk Road. Lancet. 2017; 5(10):e948.

Shigui Yang, Jie Wu, Cheng Ding, Yuanxia Cui, Yuqing Zhou, Yiping Li, Min Deng, Chencheng Wang, Kaijin Xu, Jingjing Ren, Bing Ruan, Lanjuan Li. Epidemiological features of and changes in incidence of infectious diseases in China in the first decade after the SARS outbreak: an observational trend study. Lancet. 2017; 17(7): 716-725.

GBD 2016 Mortality Collaborators. Global, regional, and national under-5 mortality, adult mortality, age-specific mortality, and life expectancy, 1970–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet. 2017; 390 (10100):1084-1150.

Avraham Ebensteina, Maoyong Fan, Michael Greenstone, Guojun He, and Maigeng Zhou. New evidence on the impact of sustained exposure to air pollution on life expectancy from China’s Huai River Policy. PNAS. Published online before print on September 11, 2017.

Katherine Kolor, Zhuo Chen, Scott D. Grosse, Juan L. Rodriguez, Ridgely Fisk Green, W. David Dotson, M. Scott Bowen, Julie A. Lynch, Muin J. Khoury. BRCA Genetic Testing and Receipt of Preventive Interventions Among Women Aged 18–64 Years with Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Areas — United States, 2009–2014. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). 2017; 66(15): 1-11.

Mahshid Dehghan, Andrew Mente, Xiaohe Zhang, Sumathi Swaminathan, Wei Li, Viswanathan Mohan, Romaina Iqbal, Rajesh Kumar, Edelweiss Wentzel-Viljoen, Annika Rosengren, Leela Itty Amma, Alvaro Avezum, Jephat Chifamba, Rafael Diaz, Rasha Khatib, Scott Lear, Patricio Lopez-Jaramillo, Xiaoyun Liu, Rajeev Gupta, Noushin Mohammadifard, Nan Gao, Aytekin Oguz, Anis Safura Ramli, Pamela Seron, Yi Sun, Andrzej Szuba, Lungiswa Tsolekile, Andreas Wielgosz, Rita Yusuf, Afzal Hussein Yusufali, Koon K Teo, Sumathy Rangarajan, Gilles Dagenais, Shrikant I Bangdiwala, Shofiqul Islam, Sonia S Anand, Salim Yusuf, on behalf of theProspective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study investigators.  Associations of fats and carbohydrate intake with cardiovascular disease and mortality in 18 countries from five continents (PURE): a prospective cohort study. Lancet. Available online 29 August 2017.

Chen Y, Yang K, Marušic A, Qaseem A, Meerpohl JJ, Flottorp S, Akl EA, Schünemann HJ, Chan ES, Falck-Ytter Y, Ahmed F, Barber S, Chen C, Zhang M, Xu B, Tian J, Song F, Shang H, Tang K, Wang Q, Norris SL; RIGHT (Reporting Items for Practice Guidelines in Healthcare) Working Group. A Reporting Tool for Practice Guidelines in Health Care: The RIGHT Statement. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2017;166(2):128-132.

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Issue 56, August 2017

CHPAMS Webinar

Title:  Introduction to comparative effectiveness research and real-world data
Date & Time: 9:00 pm-10:00 pm, September 16, 2017, U.S. Eastern DST
(i.e., 9:00 am-10:00 am, September 17, 2017, China Beijing time)

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Dr. Xianchen Liu’s Short Bio

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Dr. Liu is Senior Medical Director at Pfizer and visiting professor of epidemiology, psychiatry, clinical psychology, and health outcomes research at Shandong University, South China Normal University, University of Tennessee Health Science Center and research fellow of the University of Pennsylvania's Center for Public Health Initiatives (CPHI). Dr. Liu obtained his medical degree from Shandong Medical University and PhD in mental health at University of Tokyo. He did postdoctoral research in clinical/ environmental epidemiology at National Institutes of Health (NIH). He was assistant professor of psychosocial epidemiology at Arizona State University Prevention Research Center and assistant professor of Psychiatry at University of Pittsburgh before he joined Lilly as senior research scientist in health economics and outcomes research.  His research interests and experiences include behavioral and chronic disease epidemiology, sleep, mental health, community-based interventions, health economics and outcomes research, real-world data, and clinical trials. For over 30 years, Dr. Liu has done clinical and epidemiological studies, health outcomes research and real-world studies in China, Japan, and the US. He has published more than 100 SCI papers in JAMA Psychiatry, JAMA Pediatrics, and International Journal of Epidemiology, etc. He has developed 4 measures for medical and psychological research. He has served as associate editor of SLEEP AND BIOLOGICAL RHYTHMS and a reviewer for more than 35 SCI journals.

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From Editors

CHPAMS Newsletter is a monthly e-newsletter from the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The Newsletter serves as a communication platform to provide updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interest for CHPAMS members.

Jobs 

United States   

Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position, Health Administration and Policy
School of Community Health Sciences
University of Nevada, Reno
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Reno, Nevada]

Tenured Faculty Position: Health Equity Scholar
The Department of Health Policy and Management, Fielding School of Public Health
UCLA
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Los Angeles, California,]

Assistant or Associate Professor: Health Economics or Health Policy
The Department of Health Policy and Management in the Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University
Application Deadline: November 17, 2017.
[Location: Atlanta, Georgia]

Assistant/Associate Professor in Health Disparities/Health Equity
The Department of Social Medicine, School of Medicine
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Application Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina]

Full-Time Faculty Positions: Health Care Management, Department of Health Law, Policy & Management
The Department of Health Law, Policy & Management, School of Public Health
Boston University
Oregon State University
Application Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Boston, Massachusetts]

Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure Track): Pharmacoeconomics
Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
Deadline: Immediate opening
[Location: Baltimore, Maryland]

Assistant Professor - Infectious Disease Epidemiology
The Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Deadline: Immediate opening
[Location: Minneapolis, MN]

Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
University of Arizona
Deadline: Immediate opening
[Location: Tucson, AZ]

Post-doctoral Fellowship in Surgical Health Services Research
The Center for Healthcare Studies at the Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Chicago, Illinois]

Visiting Scholar/ Student: Insurance Claims Data, Hospital Administrative Data, Clinical Trials Study
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
Deadline: Open until filled
Contact: Email cshen1@bidmc.harvard.edu
[Location: Boston, MA]

Canada

PhD Studentship in Health Services Research
School of Population and Public Health
University of British Columbia
Deadline: January 15, 2018
[Location: Vancouver, BC]

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Conferences 

United States   

American Public Health Association Annual Conference
Conference time: Nov. 4-8, 2017
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health Conference time: December 4-6, 2017
[Location: Arlington, VA]

National Health Policy Conference
Conference time: February 5-6, 2018
[Location: Washington D.C.]

Population Association of America Annual Meeting
Conference time: April 26-28, 2018
Paper Submission Deadline: September 29, 2017
[Location: Denver, CO]

Global Health & Innovation Conference
Conference time: April 14-15, 2018
[Location: New Haven, CT]

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Research Updates

Liu Peilong, Yemane Berhane, Wafaie Fawzi, the China Harvard Africa Network (CHAN) team, World Health Organization and United Nations Development Programme China, “Africa, and US academia join hands to advance global health”, The Lancet, (2017)

Carol Grahama, Shaojie Zhou, JunyiZhang, "Happiness and Health in China: The Paradox of Progress." World Development (2017).

Ziyan Xua, Fangfang Huang, MarkusKöstersa, Nicolas Rüscha al. "Challenging mental health related stigma in China: Systematic review and meta-analysis. II. Interventions among people with mental illness." Psychiatry Research (2017).

Yanping Li, Vasanti Malik, Frank B. Hu." Health Insurance In China: After Declining In The 1990s, Coverage Rates Rebounded To Near-Universal Levels By 2011." Health Affairs (2017).

Yanwei Lin, Qi Zhang, Wen Chen, Li Ling. "The social income inequality, social integration and health status of internal migrants in China." International Journal for Equity in Health (2017).

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Issue 55, July 2017

From Editors

The CHPAMS Monthly is an e-newsletter of the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The Newsletter provides updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interest for CHPAMS members.

CHPAMS Activities

1.     CHPAMS held a reception at the 2017 iHEA World Congress at the Questrom School of Business at Boston University in Boston, MA on July 9th, 2017. Over 120 CHPAMS members participated in the event and actively exchanged research ideas and professional networks.  The dinner was co-sponsored by Shandong University and Xi'an Jiaotong University, and during the event, the representatives from the two universities shared the exceptional career opportunities provided in their home institutes. All members had a great time at this exciting and well-attended reception.

2.     On June 26, 2017, around 30 CHPAMS members attending the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting gathered for dinner at Tulane University. Several members presented their research and exchanged ideas with others. All CHPAMS members enjoyed expanding their professional and personal networks through this event. The event was sponsored by Professors Harry Qi Zhang and Lizheng Shi.

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Jobs

 China

Outreach Officer (Part-Time)
Creative Associates International
Deadline: Open until filled (please send your C.V. and a brief cover letter to shuhanw@crea-smd.com and copy safim@crea-smd.com.)
[Location: Sichuan, China]

Overseas Talents – Multiple Level
China Medical University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Liaoning, China]

Young Professionals – Thousand Talents Plan
Xiamen University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Fujian, China]

Translational Medicine Investigator
Tsinghua University School of Medicine and Peking Union Medical College Hospital
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Beijing, China]

High-Level Talents/Young Talents/Specially-Appointed Professors or Associate Professors
China Pharmaceutical University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Nanjing, Jiangsu]

United States

Assistant or Associate Professor in Public Health
College of Health Profession
Marshall University
Deadline: Currently Open
[Location: Huntington, WV 25755]

Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor of Public Health
School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science
The College of New Jersey
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Ewing, NJ]

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Multiple Positions)
Stony Brook Medicine of Stony Brook University
Reference Number: F-9695-17-04-F
Deadline: October 27th, 2017
[Location: Stony Brook, NY]

Assistant Research Professor
The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute
Drexel University
Deadline: July 31th, 2017 (Next Review Date); November 30th, 2017 (Final Date)
[Location: Philadelphia, PA]

Associate or Full Professor Cancer Control and Population Health
Program in Public Health and the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of California, Irvine
Deadline: July 31th, 2017 (Next Review Date); November 30th, 2017 (Final Date)
[Location: Irvine, CA]

Assistant Professor
Center for Precision Environmental Health
Baylor College of Medicine
Reference Number: 0288934KL
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Houston, TX]

Professor
Center for Precision Environmental Health
Baylor College of Medicine
Reference Number: 0288935KL
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Houston, TX]

Assistant Professor-Epidemiology
School of Public Health
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Birmingham, AL]

Clinical Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin – Madison
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Madison, WI]

Program Director of Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (Open Rank)
School of Community and Environmental Health
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Norfolk, VA]

The Karen and Jim Holbrook Distinguished Professorship in Global Health
University of Georgia
Deadline: September 15th, 2017
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

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Scholarships & Fellowships

Senior Postdoctoral Positions (CoPi)
Fudan University affiliated Public Health Clinical Center
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Shanghai, China]

Postdoctoral Research Associate
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Chapel Hill, NC]

Postdoctoral Associate, NIDA Clinical Trials Network Studies - Addiction, Data Science, Informatics, or Epidemiology
Department of Psychiatry
Duke University
Deadline: November 30th, 2017
[Location: Durham, NC]

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 Conferences

4th EUHEA Ph.D. Student-Supervisor and Early Career Researcher Conference
Conference time: September 6-8, 2017
[Location: Lausanne, Switzerland]

The 2017 CDC National Cancer Conference
Conference time: August 14-16, 2017
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

Health Equity Summit 2018: Engaging New Allies in the Health Equity Movement: A Partnership Summit
Conference time: February 23, 2018
[Location: New York, NY]

Medtrade – The Elements of Success in HME
Conference time: October 24 - 26, 2017
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

APHA 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo: Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health
Conference time: November 4-8, 2017
[Location: Atlanta, Georgia]

The 2018 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition
Conference time: March 5-9, 2018
Early Registration Deadline: December 18, 2017
[Location: Las Vegas, NV]

10th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health: A decade of progress and the path forward
Abstract Submission Deadline: December 4-6, 2017
Conference time: June 23, 2017
[Location: Arlington, VA]

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Research Updates

Jianjie Li, Fan Yang, Xiao Li, Min Zhang, Ruozi Fu, Xiaodan Yin and Jun Wang. Characteristics, survival, and risk factors of Chinese young lung cancer patients: the experience from two institutions. Oncotarget. 2017 July.

Jinglu Wang, Nicole Seebacher, Huirong Shi, Quancheng Kan and Zhenfeng Duan. Novel strategies to prevent the development of multidrug resistance (MDR) in cancer. Oncotarget. 2017 July.

Yuxin Chen, Bei Jia, Yong Liu, Rui Huang, Junhao Chen and Chao Wu. Risk factors associated with fatality of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome: a meta-analysis. Oncotarget. 2017 July.

Xuan-ming Zhang, Xuan Zhang, Xu Luo, Hai-tao Guo, Li-qun Zhang, and Ji-wei Guo. Knowledge mapping visualization analysis of the military health and medicine papers published in the web of science over the past 10 years. Military Medical Research. 2017 July.

Haidong Zhou. The problems and challenges in the current eye health management in China. Chinese Journal of Ophthalmology. 2017 July.

Xiaojing Fan, Zhongliang Zhou, Shaonong Dang, Yongjian Xu, Jianmin Gao, Zhiying Zhou, Min Su, Dan Wang, and Gang Chen. Exploring status and determinants of prenatal and postnatal visits in western China: in the background of the new health system reform. BMC Public Health. 2017 July.

Xue Han1, Li Xiao2, Yao Yu, Yu Chen and Hai-Hua Shu. Alcohol consumption and gastric cancer risk: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies. Oncotarget. 2017 July.

Liya Pan, Xiaxi Li, Yi Feng, and Li Hong. Psychological assessment of children and adolescents with obesity. Journal of International Medical Research. 2017 July.

Yuan He, An Pan, Yuanyuan Wang, Ying Yang, Jihong Xu, Ya Zhang,Yi Zhang, Zhongliang Zhou and Yafei Si. Prevalence of overweight and obesity in 15.8 million men aged 15–49 years in rural China from 2010 to 2014. Scientific Reports. 2017 July.

Yan Qun Liu,  Yun Hua, Xiao Li Chen. Effect of diet and exercise intervention in Chinese pregnant women on gestational weight gain and perinatal outcomes: A quasi-experimental study. Applied Nursing Research. 2017 July.

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Issue 54, June 2017

From Editors

CHPAMS Newsletter is a monthly e-newsletter from the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The Newsletter serves as a communication platform to provide updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interest for CHPAMS.

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Jobs

United States

Assistant/Associate Professor
Department of Public Health Sciences
University of Rochester Medical Center
[Location: Rochester, New York]
Deadline: open until filled

Health Policy/Health Services Researcher - Open Rank/Tenure Steam
Graduate School of Public Health
University of Pittsburgh
[Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania]
Deadline: open until filled

Assistant/Associate Professor in Health Services
School of Public Health and Health Professions
The University at Buffalo
[Location: Buffalo, New York]
Deadline: open until filled

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
The UCSF School of Pharmacy
[Location: San Francisco, California]
Deadline: open until filled

Postdoctoral Scholar
Stanford University
[Location: Stanford, California]
Deadline: open until filled

China

National Thousand (Young) Talents Program
School of Public Health
Fudan University
[Location: Shanghai, China]
Deadline: open until filled

Strategy Officer
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
[Location: Beijing, China]
Deadline: open until filled

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Conferences

2017 CALDAR Summer Institute & International Global Health Conference: Precision Research in Addiction, HIV, and Care
Conference dates: August 15-17, 2017
[Location: Hilton Universal City, Universal City, California]

International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) 2017 World Congress
Conference dates: July 23-27, 2017
[Location: San Francisco, California]

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Research Update

Lei, L. (2017). The impact of community context on children's health and nutritional status in China. Social Science & Medicine, 179, 172-181.

Cheng, C. (2017). Anticipated support from children and later-life health in the United States and China. Social Science & Medicine, 179, 201-209.

Fu, H., Li, L., Li, M., Yang, C., & Hsiao, W. (2017). An evaluation of systemic reforms of public hospitals: the Sanming model in China. Health Policy and Planning, czx058.

Allen, L. N., & Feigl, A. B. (2017). What's in a name? A call to reframe non-communicable diseases. The Lancet Global Health, 5(2), e129-e130.

Wang, W., Jiang, B., Sun, H., Ru, X., Sun, D., Wang, L., ... & Chen, Z. (2017). Prevalence, Incidence and Mortality of Stroke in China: Results from a Nationwide Population-Based Survey of 480,687 Adults. Circulation, 135(24), 759-771.

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Issue 53, May 2017

From Editors

CHPAMS Newsletter is a monthly e-newsletter from the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The Newsletter serves as a communication platform to provide updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interest for CHPAMS members.

Activities

CHPAMS April Webinar Summary

Jump Start Your Career Series – Invitations from 3 Institutes in China

The Jump Start Your Career Webinar Series aims to bridge the public health students and researchers around the globe and renowned institutions in China on exciting career opportunities. This is the first Webinar in 2017 from three Deans for exceptional opportunities of advancing your academic career at three leading Universities in China - School of Medicine and Health Management at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), School of Public Health at Sun Yat-sen University, and Xi’an Jiaotong University Global Health Institute.

(Scan QR Code via WeChat to follow Official Account for more information)

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Jobs

China

Postdoctoral – Patients Orientated Bedside Clinical and Basic Research of Infectious Diseases
Postdoctoral – Infectious Disease Biostatistics and Spatial-Temporal Modelling
Postdoctoral – Health Economics of Infectious Diseases
School of Public Health, Fudan University
Supervisor: Hongjie Yu
Application Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Shanghai, China]

Faculty Positions: Outstanding Academic Leaders and Principal Investigators
School of Health Sciences, Wuhan University
Application Deadline: June 15, 2017
[Location: Wuhan, China]

Clinical Fellowship & Regulatory Fellowship
School of Medicine, Tsinghua University
Application Deadline: June 2, 2017
[Location: Beijing, China]

Assistant Professor
Hunan University (CEFMS Institute of Economics)
Deadline: July 2, 2017
[Location: Changsha, China]

Research Fellow in Health Policy
Institute of Shanghai Health Science and Technology Information
Deadline: July 6, 2017
[Location: Shanghai, China]

United States   

Postdoctoral Fellow in MCH Epidemiology
Center of Excellence in Maternal Child Health, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
Deadline: July 31, 2017
[Location: Berkeley, CA]

Assistant professor and Researcher/Postdoctoral Fellow
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, UW
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Seattle, WA]

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Conferences 

China

The 2nd International Conference on Environmental Research and Public Health (ICERP2017)
Conference time: October 20-22, 2017
[Location: Shenzhen, China]

2017 RWE China Summit: Journey of Reform
Conference time: July 29-30, 2017
[Location: Shanghai, China]

United States   

US-China Biopharma Congress 2017 & SAPA-GP 15th Annual Conference
Conference time: June 23, 2017
[Location: King of Prussia, PA]

International Health Economics Association
Conference time: July 8, 2017
[Location: Boston, MA]

12th Annual Cardiometabolic Health Congress
Conference time: October 4–7, 2017
[Location: Boston, United States]

APHA's 2017 Annual Meeting
Conference time: November 4–8, 2017
[Location: Atlanta, United States] 

Other Countries  

World Nursing and Healthcare Conference
Conference time: June 12, 2017
[Location: Stockholm, Sweden]

International Conference on Non Communicable Diseases 2017 (ICNCD 2017)
Conference time: July 28 – 29, 2017
[Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia] 

10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health
October 16–20, 2017
[Location: Antwerpen, Belgium]

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Congress 2017
December 4-8, 2017
[Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE]

International Conference of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (PHPM 2018)
Conference time: January 5-7, 2018
[location: Bangkok, Thailand]

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Research Updates

World Health Organization. World Health Statistics 2017: Monitoring health for the SDGs.World Health Organization. 2017.

Margaret Chan. Ten years in public health 2007-2017. World Health Organization. 2017.

Liam Donaldson. Healthier, fairer, safer: the global health journey 2007–2017. World Health Organization. 2017.

Edward Yu, Sylvia H. Ley, JoAnn E. Manson, Walter Willett, Ambika Satija, Frank B. Hu, Andrew Stokes. Weight History and All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality in Three Prospective Cohort Studies. Annals Internal Medicine. 2017; 166(9):613-620.

Xuefeng Hu, Xiaoran Han, Zuyao Yang, Yonghua Hu, Jinling Tang. The impact of broadened diagnostic criteria on the prevalence of hypertension, hyperlipidemia and diabetes mellitus in China (诊断切点的改变对中国高血压、高血脂、高血糖患病率的影响). Chinese Journal of Preventive Medicine (中华预防医学杂志). 2017; 51(5): 369-377.

Shigui Yang, Jie Wu, Cheng Ding, Yuanxia Cui, Yuqing Zhou, Yiping Li, Min Deng, Chencheng Wang, Kaijin Xu, Jingjing Ren, Bing Ruan, Lanjuan Li. Epidemiological features of and changes in incidence of infectious diseases in China in the first decade after the SARS outbreak: an observational trend study. The Lancet Infectious Diseases. Available online 12 April 2017.

Xiaolin Xu, Gita D. Mishra, Mark Jones. Evidence on multimorbidity from definition to intervention: an overview of systematic reviews. Ageing Research Reviews. Available online 13 May 2017.

Fu Wei, Guanghui Nie, Bo Zhou, Liang Wang, Yifei Ma, Suwan Peng, et al. Association between Chinese cooking oil fumes and sleep quality among a middle-aged Chinese population. Environ Pollut. 2017 May 11;227:543-551.

Yinkuan Yan, Junting Liu, Liang Wang, Dongqin Hou, Xiaoyi Zhao, Hong Cheng, Jie Mi. Independent Influences of Excessive Body Weight and Elevated Blood Pressure from Childhood on Left Ventricular Geometric Remodeling in Adulthood. International Journal of Cardiology. 2017 (in press) .

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Issue 52, April 2017

From Editors

CHPAMS Newsletter is a monthly e-newsletter from the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The Newsletter serves as a communication platform to provide updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interest for CHPAMS members.

CHPAMS Webinar  

CHPAMS May Webinar
Healthy China 2030

Date & Time: May 13, Saturday, 9pm,  2017, U.S. Eastern DST      
                      (May 14, Sunday, 9am, 2017, China Beijing Time)

Speakers:
Yuanli Liu, PhD, Professor
Dean, School of Public Health, Peking Union Medical College
Adjunct Senior Lecturer on International Health, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Join by webex:
www.webex.com
Meeting number: 649 408 945
Meeting password: 123456

Join by phone:
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Access code: 649 408 945

Introduction:
The “Healthy China 2030” guide, released on October 25, 2016, by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council, covers content in public health services, the medical & pharmaceutical industry, food & drug safety, environmental management, and supportive healthcare policies. Dr. Liu will walk us through the plan, analyze how China will achieve the goal, and suggest how we could contribute this milestone moment.

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Jobs

China

Postdoctoral Health Research Fellow - Non-communicable Diseases
Postdoctoral Health Research Fellow – Health Policy and Systems
Duke Kunshan University
Application Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Kunshan, China]  

Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Health Economics
Supervisor: Guoen Liu
Peking University
Please email Qi Chen if interested: qichen@nsd.pku.edu.cn
[Location: Beijing, China]  

Research Fellow
China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Beijing, China]  

Technical Officer (Disease Control)
WHO
Application Deadline: May 8, 2017
[Location: Beijing, China]

United States   

Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor Position
School of Public Health and Health Professions
The University at Buffalo
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Buffalo, NY]

Assistant/Associate Professor, Health Informatics/Health Outcomes Research
School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Binghamton University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Binghamton, NY]

Assistant, Associate, Full Professor- Social & Administrative Sciences
The University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy
Social and Administrative Sciences
Application Deadline: May 12, 2017
[Location: Madison, Wisconsin]

Assistant/Associate Professor, Mental Health Law & Policy
The Department of Mental Health Law and Policy
University of South Florida
Application Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Tampa, Florida]

Assistant/ Associate Professor Tenure Track Position: Health Management & Policy
College of Public Health and Human Sciences
Oregon State University
Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
[Location: Corvallis, Oregon]

Policy Analyst & Special Assistant to the Executive Vice President of Health Policy
The Kaiser Family Foundation
Deadline: Immediate opening
[Location: Washington, Dist. Columbia]

Postdoctoral Scientist in Systems Medicine Organization
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: New York, NY]

UCSF Postdoctoral Fellow to study health information technology among vulnerable patient populations
Division of General Internal Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Deadline: May 15, 2017                                                                                          
[Location: San Francisco, California]

Principal Scientist - Modeling and Data Sciences
Merck & Co., Inc.
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Gwynedd, PA]

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Conferences 

China

Nanjing University Youth Forum
Conference time: May27-29, 2017
[Location: Nanjing, China]

Sun Yat-sen University Youth Forum
Conference time: June 16-18, 2017
[Location: Zhuhai, China]

United States   

The 22nd ISPOR Annual International Meeting
Conference time: May 20-24, 2017
[Location: Boston, MA]

ASCO Annual Meeting
Conference time: June 2-6, 2017
[Location: Chicago, IL]

AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting
Conference time: June 25-27, 2017
[Location: New Orleans, LA]

US-China Biopharma Congress 2017 & SAPA-GP 15th Annual Conference
Conference time: June 23, 2017
[Location: King of Prussia, PA]

International Health Economics Association
Conference time: July 8, 2017
[Location: Boston, MA]

Other Countries  

World Nursing and Healthcare Conference
Conference time: June 12, 2017
[Location: Stockholm, Sweden]

World Infectious Disease and Global Health Conference
Conference time: June 12-14, 2017
[Location: Stockholm, Sweden]

4th EUHEA Ph.D. Student-Supervisor and Early Career Researcher Conference
Conference time: September 6-8, 2017
[Location: Lausanne, Switzerland]

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Other Activities 

Public Health Reports Webinar
How to Get Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

May 18,  2017 |  1:30 - 2:30 p.m. ET

Public Health Reports presents a one-hour webinar to help public health practitioners at the state and local-levels turn their work into manuscripts for publication. Recognizing the importance of having local health agencies and early career professionals be able to write and publish about their experiences in the front lines of public health, this informative webinar will discuss general strategy of what is needed to begin thinking about an article for the peer-reviewed literature, how to structure it, how to plan it, how to execute it, and how to position it so that it will be attractive to journals and peer reviewers.

Panelists:

Frederic E. Shaw, MD, JD
Editor in Chief, Public Health Reports
Moderator
D. Peter Drotman, MD, MPH
Editor in Chief, Emerging Infectious Diseases
Leonard Jack, Jr, PhD, MSc
Editor in Chief of Preventing Chronic Disease
Thomas A. Lang, MA
Principal, Tom Lang Communications and Training International
Paul Z. Siegel, MD, MPH
Deputy Associate Director for Science and Scientific Writing Teacher
Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services, CDC 

To register for this webinar on May 18, at 1:30 pm Easternhere to register.
If you are having problems with the link above go directly to https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8239206156931473410
Please note there are only 1,001 spots available, and registration fills quickly. 
Official journal of the U.S. Surgeon General and the U.S. Public Health Service, since 1878.

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Research Updates

World Health Organization and United Nations Development Programme The Bill China Cannot Afford. The Health, Economic, and Social Costs of China’s Tobacco Epidemic. (2017)

Jiang, Hong, Xu Qian, and Shenglan Tang. "Achieving equity in maternal health in China: more to be done." The Lancet Global Health (2017).

Gao, Yanqiu, Hong Zhou, Neha S. Singh, Timothy Powell-Jackson, Stephen Nash, Min Yang, Sufang Guo et al. "Progress and challenges in maternal health in western China: a Countdown to 2015 national case study." The Lancet Global Health (2017).

Bairoliya, Neha, David Canning, Ray Miller, and Akshar Saxena. "The macroeconomic and welfare implications of rural health insurance and pension reforms in China. ." The Journal of the Economics of Ageing (2017).

Wu, Dan, and Tai Pong Lam. "At a Crossroads: Family Medicine Education in China." Academic Medicine (2017).

Su, Baozhong, Gatwaza Hategekimana Thierry, Qihui Chen, and Qiran Zhao. "The New Cooperative Medical Scheme and Self-Employment in Rural China." Sustainability 9, no. 2 (2017): 304.

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Issue 51, March 2017

From Editors

The CHPAMS Monthly is an e-newsletter of the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The Newsletter provides updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interest for CHPAMS members.

CHPAMS Activities

1.     2016 CHPAMS Rising Scholar Best Paper Award Winner

It is our pleasure to announce that the winner of 2016 CHPAMS Rising Scholar Best Paper is granted to "The effect of air pollution on mortality in China: Evidence from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games", authored by Drs. Guojun He, Maoyong Fan, and Maigeng Zhou.

CHPAMS established the Rising Scholar Best Paper Award in November 2016 to recognize outstanding peer review publications authored by CHPAMS members who are in their early career stage.  A six-member Award Committee completed a thorough review of all eight applications and selected the winner for the first CHPAMS Best Paper Award. The winning paper, "The effect of air pollution on mortality in China: Evidence from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games", estimates the causal effect of air pollution on mortality in China in a quasi-experimental design. The paper was published on the September 2016 issue of Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, a leading journal in environmental economics. The winning paper’s lead author, Dr. Guojun He, is an economist working on environmental, health and development issues. He is an assistant professor appointed jointly at Division of Social Science, Division of Environment and Department of Economics at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).

Congratulations to Drs. Guojun He, Maoyong Fan, and Maigeng Zhou!
(Please visit CHPAMS website for a detailed winner announcement.)

Lead Author, Dr. Guojun HE

2.  CHPAMS April Webinar

Title:  Jump Start Your Career Series – Invitations from 3 Institutes in China

Date & Time: April 19, Wednesday, 9pm-11 pm,  2017, U.S. Eastern DST
                      (April 20, Thursday, 9am-11 am, 2017, China Beijing Time)

Speakers:

Zhanchun Feng, PhD, M.Ec., Professor

Dean, School of Medicine and Health Management, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST)

Director of the Rural Health Development Research Center at HUST

Yuantao Hao, MD, PhD, MS, Professor

Dean, School of Public Health at Sun Yat-sen University

Director, Sun Yat-sen Global Health Institute

Youfa Wang, MD, PhD, MS, FTOS, Professor

Dean, Xi’an Jiaotong University Global Health Institute

Vice Chair, Chinese Prevention Medicine Association Global Health Section

Chair, (North America), The Obesity Society (TOS) Pediatric Obesity Section 

Introduction:

The Jump Start Your Career Webinar Series aims to bridge the public health students and researchers around the globe and renowned institutions in China on exciting career opportunities. Join the first Webinar in 2017 to learn from three Deans for exceptional opportunities of advancing your academic career at three leading Universities in China - School of Medicine and Health Management at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), School of Public Health at Sun Yat-sen University, and Xi’an Jiaotong University Global Health Institute. The highly interactive session will not only equip you with first-hand insights of the potential openings but also offer a chance of hearing career development advice from our distinguished speakers. More details of this webinar will be released in early April. Please stay tuned!

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Jobs

China

University Scholars and Professors/Associate Professors/Assistant Professors/Lecturers
Xi’an Jiaotong University Global Health Institute
Dearline: Open until filled
[Location: Xi’an, Shaanxi]

Multiple Faculty Positions (Life Sciences)
Westlake Institute for Advanced Study
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Hangzhou, Zhejiang]

Full-time/Part-time Scientist
Life Sciences Institute, Zhejiang University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Hangzhou, Zhejiang]

High-Level Talents/Young Talents/Specially-Appointed Professors or Associate Professors
China Pharmaceutical University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Nanjing, Jiangsu]

United States

Assistant or Associate Professor of Global Health
Department of Global Health and Population
Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health
Deadline: June 1, 2017
[Location: Boston, MA 02115]

Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Livable Future
Department of Environmental Health and Engineering
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Baltimore, MD 21218]

Global Health – Assitant, Associate and Full Professor WOT
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Seattle, WA 98121]

Tenure Track Assistant Professor
Tulane University School of Social Work
Deadline: April 20, 2017
[Location: New Orleans, LA]

Assistant to Associate Research Professor
The Biostatistics Center, George Washington University
Reference ID: F001072
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Washington, DC 20052]

Professor of Health, Behavior and Society
Department of Health Behaviors, University of Kentucky
Reference ID: FE00862
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Lexington, KY]

Lecturer, Healthcare Administration
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: North Chicago, IL]

Assistant/Associate Professor – Health Informatics/Health Outcomes Research
Binghamton University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Binghamton, NY]

Postdoctoral Research Associate I, Health – Public and Environmental Health
The University of Arizona
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Tucson, AZ]

Assistant Professor, Health – Public and Environmental Health
Utah State University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Logan, UT]

Director, Division of Biostatistics
University of Virginia
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Charlottesville, VA]

Department Head and Associate Professor or Professor of Health Policy and Management
University of Georgia
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

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Scholarships & Fellowships

Community Pharmacy Fellow
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
UNC Chapel Hill
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Chapel Hill, NC]

Post-Doctoral Scientist – Biostatistics
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Columbus, Ohio]

Product Development Shop Fellow
Siemens Foundation-PATH Fellowship
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Seattle, WA]

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Conferences

4th EUHEA Ph.D. Student-Supervisor and Early Career Researcher Conference
Abstract Submission Deadline: April 3, 2017
Conference time: September 6-8, 2017
[Location: Lausanne, Switzerland]

The 22nd ISPOR Annual International Meeting
Conference time: May 20-24, 2017
[Location: Boston, MA]

2017 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting
Conference time: April 6-8, 2017
[Location: Austin, TX]

Medtrade – The Elements of Success in HME
Conference time: October 24 - 26, 2017
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

World Infectious Disease and Global Health Conference
Conference time: June 12-14, 2017
[Location: Stockholm, Sweden]

World Nursing and Healthcare Conference
Conference time: June 12, 2017
[Location: Stockholm, Sweden]

US-China Biopharma Congress 2017 & SAPA-GP 15th Annual Conference
Conference time: June 23, 2017
[Location: King of Prussia, PA]

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Research Updates

Jingkun Chang, Wenbin Yao and Xiaoyong Li. A context-aware S-health service system for drivers. Sensors. 2017 March.

Maoyi Tian, Jing Zhang, Rong Luo, Shi Chen, Djordje Petrovic, Julie Redfern et al. JMIR mHealth anduHealth. mHealth interventions for health system strengthening in China: A systematic review. 2017 March.

Jianting Zhou, Xiaogang Li, Runchuan Xia, Jun Yang and Hong Zhang. Health monitoring and evaluation of long-span bridges based on sensing and data analysis: A survey. Sensors. 2017 March.

Jing-Min Cheng, Yong-Xu Yuan, Wei Lu and Le Yang. Primary health care in China: is China’s health reform reform for the whole nation? Cambridge Core. 2017 March.

Qingfeng Li, David Bishai and Adnan Hyder. Potential gains in life expectancy by improving road safety in China. Public Health. 2017 March.

Jiajia Li, Leiyu Shi, Shixue Li, Lingzhong Xu, Wen Qin and heng Wang. Urban-rural disparities in hypertension prevalence, detection, and medication use among Chinese Adults from 1993 to 2011. BioMed Central. 2017 March.

Dajie Chen, Shuai Liu, Xiaodong Tan and Qihan Zhao. Assessment of hospital length of stay and direct costs of type 2 diabetes in Hubei Province, China. Biomed Central Health Services Research. 2017 March.

Daxin Sun, Hakoon Ahn, Tomas Lievens and Wu Zeng. Evaluation of the performance of national health systems in 2004-2011: An analysis of 173 countries. Plos One. 2017 March.

Yi Zhang, Zhongliang Zhou and Yafei Si. The role of parental health care utilization in children’s unnecessary utilization in China: evidence from Shaanxi province. International Journal for Equity in Health. 2017 March.

Jiasen Li, Xing Lin Feng. Health seeking behaviour and health expenditure in adults aged 45 years and older in China, 2011-2013. Tropical Medicine & International Health. 2017 March.

Li Dai, Changfei Deng, Yanhua Li, Ling Yi, Xiaohong Li, Yi Mu, Qi Li et al. Population-based birth weight reference percentiles for Chinese twins. Annals of Medicine. 2017 February.

Chen-Wei Pan, Shan Wang, Deng-Juan Qian, Cailian Xu and E Song. Prevalence, Awareness, and Risk Factors of Diabetic Retinopathy among Adults with Known Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in an Urban Community in China. Ophthalmic Epidemiology. 2017 February.

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Issue 50, February 2017

From Editors

CHPAMS Newsletter is a monthly e-newsletter from the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The Newsletter serves as a communication platform to provide updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interest for CHPAMS members.                                                                                 

CHPAMS Activities and Announcement

CHPAMS Upcoming Webinar

Title: Demystifying Provider Payment Reform: Implications for China’s Healthcare Reform

Date & Time: Rescheduled to March 2017 (Details TBA)

Speaker: Winnie Yip, Ph.D.
                Professor of Global Health Policy and Economics
                Department of Global Health and Population
                Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health 

Introduction

Dr. Winnie Yip is Professor of Global Health Policy and Economics in the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and also Director of the school-wide China Health Partnership. Dr. Yip holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her research focuses on:1) the design, implementation, and evaluation of systemic health care interventions, for improving affordable and equitable access to and the efficiency and quality of health care delivery, especially for the poor; 2) modeling and evaluating the effects of incentives on the behavior of providers (organization and individual) and patients. With a network of Chinese universities, Dr. Yip’s ongoing research projects cover over 25 million people in the low-income provinces in China. Dr. Yip has published extensively in top policy and economics journals, such as the Lancet, Health Economics. Before joining Harvard School of Public Health, Dr. Yip was previously a Professor of Health Policy and Economics at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, and Senior Research Fellow of Green Templeton College, Oxford, where she was director of the Global Health Policy Program. Dr. Yip has served as an adviser to many international agencies, including the World Bank and the World Health Organization. She is a Senior Editor of Social Science and Medicine (Health Policy editorial office), Associate Editor of Health Economics and Health Systems & Reform and serves on the editorial board for several other health policy publications.

Title: Promise and challenges of chronic diseases and global health research

Date & Time: March 2017 (Details TBA)

Speaker: Youfa Wang, MD, PhD, MS, FTOS, Professor
                Dean, Xi’an Jiaotong University Global Health Institute
                John and Janice Fisher Endowed Chair, Associate Director of the Fisher Institute,
                College of Health, Ball State University
                Vice Chair, Chinese Prevention Medicine Association Global Health Section
                Chair, (North America), The Obesity Society (TOS) Pediatric Obesity Section 

Introduction

Dr. Youfa Wang is founding Dean of the Xi’an Jiaotong University Global Health Institute, John and Janice Fisher Endowed Chair, Associate Director of the Fisher Institute, and Professor of Nutrition and Health Science in College of Health, Ball State University, and previously, Professor of Epidemiology, Environmental Health and Pediatrics, Department Chair and Program Director in State University of New York at Buffalo, and the Founding Director of the Global Center on Childhood Obesity and Associate Professor at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Wang is recently chosen as the recipient of the 2016 CHPAMS Inspiration Award, based on his impressive research achievements, significant scientific contributions and leadership in a number of areas on a global scale, many years’ dedication to promoting global health, strong support for young scholars’ career development, and outstanding leadership in multiple international and domestic organizations including the WHO and American Society for Nutrition, and, top universities such as Johns Hopkins University. As an internationally-known expert, Dr. Wang has published over 210 papers in top journals such as the Lancet, Circulation, JAMA, and JAMA Internal Medicine, many of which are widely cited for well more than 1000 times. Over the past 15 years, as the principle investigator (PI) he has secured about $23 million in NIH research grants including multiple R01 grants and a >$16 million NIH U54 center grant (“Systems-Oriented Pediatric Obesity Research and Training (SPORT) Center of Excellence”).  In total, he has secured about $46 million research grants as PI or Co-I.  He has fostered and established trans-disciplinary- and international collaborations on large research projects, which demonstrated his high strong research background and ability to collaborate well with a large number of scientists worldwide. His key research interests include epidemiology, nutrition, childhood obesity etiology and prevention, noncommunicable chronic diseases global health, big data, systems models, and mHealth. 

2016 CHPAMS Volunteer Award

It is our honor to announce the 2016 CHPAMS Volunteer Award winner, Dr. Jing Hao! Jing has been instrumental in many fronts of CHPAMS's activities. She, joint with Drs. Kun Zhang, Donglan Zhang, and Muzi Na, started the CHPAMS Monthly newsletter and demonstrated her initiative and leadership in the process. Jing also played a critical role in membership development, hosting CHPAMS reception or gathering events at APHA 2010, 2011, and 2012, as well as AcademyHealth 2015. She has helped in conducting interviews with Professor Michael Phillips and others. While Jing may have to retreat from some of CHPAMS activities for a little while to spend more time with the new addition to her family, we would like to recognize her for what she has done for CHPAMS, wish her well and hope she will be back soon! 

Jobs

Director, Population Health Institute
School of Medicine and Public Health
The University of Wisconsin  
[Location: Madison, WI]
Deadline: March 1, 2017

Associate or Full Professor- Health: Policy, Economics or Services Research Faculty
Department of Family Medicine and Public Health (FMPH)
University of California, San Diego's School of Medicine
[Location: San Diego, CA]
Deadline: open until filled (review of application begins on March 1, 2017)

Associate or Full Professor (3 Vacancies)
Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy
City University of New York
[Location: New York, NY]
Deadline: open until filled (review of application begins on Feb 13, 2017)

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor
Stanford University Department of Medicine
[Location: Stanford, CA]
Deadline: open until filled

Associate Professor
Division of Outcomes Research and Quality,
Department of Surgery
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
[Location: Hershey, PA]
Deadline: open until filled

Assistant/Associate/Professor, Director of MPH Program
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (EPBI)
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
[Location: Cleveland, OH]
Deadline: open until filled

Department Chair, Health Policy and Management
Department of Health Policy and Management
Georgia Southern University, Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health
[Location: Statesboro, GA]
Deadline: open until filled

Assistant/Associate Professor--Health Services Research
Physician Assistant Division, Department of Community and Family Medicine
Duke University Medical School
[Location: Durham, NC]
Deadline: March 15, 2017

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Scholarships & Fellowships  

Interdisciplinary Pre and Post-Doctoral Fellowships
Health Services Research and Geriatrics/Gerontology
Brown University
[Location: Providence, RI]
Deadline: open until filled

Moorefield Fellowship in Economics & Health Policy
American College of Radiology Economics & Health Policy Department
[Eligibility: radiology residents]
Deadline: June 1, 2017

Genetics & Public Policy Fellowship
American Society of Human Genetics
Deadline: April 21, 2017

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Conferences

ISPOR 22nd Annual International Meeting
Dates: May 20-24, 2017
[Location: Boston, MA]

American Diabetes Association 77th Scientific Sessions
Dates: June 9-13, 2017
Late breaking abstract submission: March 13, 2017
[Location: San Diego, CA]

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Research Update

Zhou M, Wang H. National and regional under-5 mortality in China in the past two decades. Lancet Global Health. Feb 2017.

He C, Liu L, Chu Y, Perin J, Dai L, Li X, Miao L, Kang L, Li Q, Scherpbier R, Guo S. National and subnational all-cause and cause-specific child mortality in China, 1996–2015: a systematic analysis with implications for the Sustainable Development Goals. The Lancet Global Health. Feb 2017.

Hou X, Zhang J. The effects of public health insurance expansion on private health insurance in urban China. Int J Health Econ Manag. Feb 2017

Lu L, Zeng J, Zeng Z. What limits the utilization of health services among china labor force? analysis of inequalities in demographic, socio-economic and health status. International Journal for Equity in Health. Feb 2017.

Qian MB. Neglected tropical diseases and global burden of disease in China. Infectious Diseases of Poverty. Feb  2017.

Zhang HH, Du Y, Liu W, Song SD, Zhao W, Huang GW, Wang HS. Effectiveness of Antibiotic Use Management in Tianjin (2011-2013): A Quasi-Experimental Study. Med Sci Monit. Feb 2017.

Xiong L, He J, Li L, Liu Z, Wang H. Epidemiology of Injury-Related Death in Children under 5 Years of Age in Hunan Province, China, 2009–2014. PloS one. Jan 2017

Si L, Chen M, Palmer AJ. Has equity in government subsidy on healthcare improved in China? Evidence from the China’s National Health Services Survey. International Journal for Equity in Health. Jan 2017.

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