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)

Join WebEx meeting

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Join by phone

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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:
+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: 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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Issue 49, January 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

1.      New Year Greetings from Zhuo (Adam) Chen, President, CHPAMS

Dear members, the year of 2016 has been great for CHPAMS with many accomplishments, we thank you for your support and look forward to continuing the work in building this platform of scholarly exchange for public health and health policy researchers and practitioners in 2017. Please let us know if you have any thoughts or suggestions on how CHPAMS might be able to better engage the membership or how you might be interested to participate. We wish you well in your career endeavor and a prosperous New Year ahead in the Year of Rooster!

2.      CHPAMS’s First Inspiration Award

It is with our greatest honor to announce the winner of CHPAMS’s first Inspiration Award, Dr. Youfa Wang, the founding Dean of the Xi’an Jiaotong University Global Health Institute, Associate Director of the Fisher Institute, John and Janice Fisher Endowed Chair in Wellness, and Professor of Nutrition and Health Science, Ball State University, and previously, Professor of Epidemiology, Environmental Health and Pediatrics in University at Buffalo, State University of New York and the Director of the Global Center on Childhood Obesity at Johns Hopkins University.

CHPAMS established the Inspiration Award in August 2016 to recognize members’ extraordinary determination to challenge the “status quo”, overcome significant barriers and achieve accomplishments in scientific research, community service, or innovative activities that are beyond-expectation. The Inspiration Award is purely funded by members' donation. Dr. Wang, a founding member of CHPAMS, was chosen by a distinguished 5-member Award Committee for his impressive research achievements, significant scientific contributions 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. 

Congratulations, Youfa!

3.      CHPAMS Webinar, February 2017

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

Date & Time: TBA

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

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.

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Graduate Programs

DrPH program at Texas A&M University School of Public Health

The Texas A&M University School of Public Health, Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences is seeking a doctoral student and research assistant in the Doctoral of Public Health (DrPH) program. The student will be enrolled as a full-time student in the DrPH program, and work 20 hours a week on research projects related to mHealth behavior and policy. The student is expected to maintain full-time student status and good academic standing. Most fulltime students can graduate within 3 years.

Eligibility: 1) Obtained master’s degree by summer 2017; 2) Undergrad GPA>3.0; Graduate GPA>3.3. GRE score>60%; 3) Completed intermediate training in statistics and can independently perform statistical analysis; 4) High proficiency in written and oral communication. A writing sample is required for application; 5) Background in social sciences or related fields such as public health, public policy, education, psychology, sociology.

How to apply: Please send your CV and 3 reference contacts (name, affiliation, email, phone) and a writing sample to yhong@sph.tamhsc.edu for initial review.
[Location: College Station, TX]
Application dates: open until filled

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Jobs

Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Texas A&M University School of Public Health
[Location: College Station, TX]
Deadline: open until filled

Assistant/Associate Professor
Duke Kunshan University
[Location: Kunshan, China]
Deadline: March 15, 2017

Senior Faculty Position in Mental Health Services Research
UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
[Location: Los Angeles, CA]
Deadline: March 31st, 2017

Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate or Full Professor
Florida International University
[Location: Miami, FL]
Deadline: a review of all applications will begin on February 1, 2017

Tenure-Track Faculty in Health Information Systems/ Health Informatics
George Mason University
[Location: Fairfax, VA]
Deadline: open until filled 

Assistant Professor
Department of Health Policy & Management, University of Kansas Medical Center
[Location: Kansas City, KS]
Deadline: open until filled

Research Scientist
Kaiser Permanente Division of Research
[Location: Oakland, CA]
Deadline: open until filled

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Scholarships & Fellowships  

CDC Steven M. Teutsch Prevention Effectiveness Fellowship
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
[Location: Atlanta, GA]
Deadline: January 27, 2017

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Conferences

Population Association of America Annual Conference
Conference dates: April 27 – 29, 2017
[Location: Chicago, IL]

American Public Health Association 2017 Annual Meeting
Conference dates: November 4-8, 2017
Abstracts Due: February 20-24, 2017
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting
Conference Dates: June 25-27, 2017
Late-Breaking Abstracts Due: March 31, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. EDT
[Location: New Orleans, LA]

UCLA Summer Institute on Longitudinal Research & 2017 International Conference on Global Health
Conference Dates: Aug 15-17, 2017
Abstracts Due: February 15, 2017
[Location: Los Angeles, CA]

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Research Update

Pan, J., Zhao, H., Wang, X., & Shi, X. (2016). Assessing spatial access to public and private hospitals in Sichuan, China: The influence of the private sector on the healthcare geography in China. Social Science & Medicine, 170, 35-45.

Wang, Q., Zhang, D., & Hou, Z. (2016). Insurance coverage and socioeconomic differences in patient choice between private and public health care providers in China. Social Science & Medicine, 170, 124-132.

Li, H. T., Luo, S., Trasande, L., Hellerstein, S., Kang, C., Li, J. X., ... & Blustein, J. (2017). Geographic Variations and Temporal Trends in Cesarean Delivery Rates in China, 2008-2014. JAMA, 317(1), 69-76.

Ni, Y., Tein, J. Y., Zhang, M., Yang, Y., & Wu, G. (2017). Changes in depression among older adults in China: A latent transition analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders, 209, 3-9.

Si, Q., & Cardinal, B. J. (2017). The Health Impact of Air Pollution and Outdoor Physical Activity on Children and Adolescents in Mainland China. The Journal of Pediatrics, 180, 251-255.       

Xu, Q., Wang, S., Guo, Y., Wang, C., Huang, F., Li, X., ... & Wang, W. (2017). Acute exposure to fine particulate matter and cardiovascular hospital emergency room visits in Beijing, China. Environmental Pollution, 220, 317-327.             

Liu, M., Huang, Y., Ma, Z., Jin, Z., Liu, X., Wang, H., ... & Kinney, P. L. (2017). Spatial and temporal trends in the mortality burden of air pollution in China: 2004–2012. Environment International, 98, 75-81.

Liu, S., Zhang, M., Yang, L., Li, Y., Wang, L., Huang, Z., ... & Zhou, M. (2017). Prevalence and patterns of tobacco smoking among Chinese adult men and women: findings of the 2010 national smoking survey. Journal of epidemiology and community health, 71(2), 154-161.       

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Issue 48, December 2016

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 Announcements

"Members' Corner" section aims to feature and promote the accomplishments from our members. If you have new publications or awards that would like to share with peer members, please let us know at newsletter@chpams.org.

Last Call for Nominations: Rising Scholar Best Paper Award, Due Jan 1, 2017

Only a few days are left to apply for CHPAMS's 2016 Rising Scholar Best Paper Award, which is established to recognize outstanding peer review publications authored by CHPAMS members in 2016.  Candidates for this award are registered CHPAMS members who are either current students or within five years since receiving their last academic degrees. CHPAMS membership is free and open to all (online registration: http://www.chpams.org/member-registration/). Please visit CHPAMS website for details on eligibility and required documents.  To apply, the nominator must email required application documents to ZLi@chpams.org by January 1, 2017, using a subject line “CHPAMS Best Paper Award application”.  CHPAMS will announce the winner(s) in March, 2017.  Winner(s) will receive a plaque and a $100 or equivalent reward.

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Member’s Corner

Dr. Youfa Wang Named Associate Chair of the Global Health Section of the Chinese Prevention Medical Association

Prof. Youfa Wang, a CHPAMS founder and a former Board Director of CHPAMS, recently was elected as an Associate Chair of the Global Health Section of The Chinese Prevention Medical Association. The Global Health Section, a global health community association based in China, was founded on December 3rd 2016 in Beijing. It aims to facilitate research and collaboration on global health issues in China and worldwide.

Prof. Wang was elected based on his outstanding accomplishment and contributions in his career and work as a nutritional epidemiologist and related to global health and chronic diseases. This is another recent recognition of his expertise and important contributions by one of the most prestigious medical academies in China. Prof Wang is the founding Dean of Global Health Institute at Xi’an Jiaotong University. Over the past 15 years, he has worked at multiple universities in the United States as a Professor, Center Director and Department Chair such as at Johns Hopkins University and State University of New York; and he has been an adjunct professors in multiple universities in China as well. We believe Prof. Wang will contribute to global health development in China exceptionally well in his future efforts.

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Jobs

United States   

Open Rank Faculty Position
The Department of Health Policy and Management
Milken Institute School of Public Health
George Washington University
Deadline: Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. 
[Location: Washington, DC]

Open Rank Faculty Position
The Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) Center
Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
University of Michigan
Application Deadline: Early applications are encouraged. Review of the applications will begin immediately
[Location: Ann Arbor, MI]

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Health Outcomes Research and Policy
Department of Health Outcomes Research and Policy
Harrison School of Pharmacy
Auburn University
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin January 1, 2017, and continue until a suitable candidate is selected and recommended for appointment
[Location: Auburn, AL]

Open Rank Faculty Position
School of Health Profession Department of Health Services Administration
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Application Deadline: Formal review of applications will begin on December 1, 2016.
[Location: Birmingham, AL]

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

Tenure Track Faculty Position
Health Outcomes Research and Policy
Auburn University
Application Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Auburn, AL] 

Post-doctoral Position in Health Services Research and Policy
Department of Public Health Sciences
School of Medicine
University of California Davis
Requirement: This position starts from April 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.  The applicant must earn a PhD prior to April 1, 2017.
[Location: Davis, CA] 

Postdoctoral Health Research Fellow
Department of Healthcare Policy and Research
Weill Cornell Medicine
Application Deadline: December 1, 2015
[Location: New York, NY] 

Senior Consultant, Research Analytics
School of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research
University of Maryland Baltimore
Application Deadline: Review of applications will start immediately and continue through early 2017
[Location: Baltimore, MD]

Senior Scientist
Disparities Research Unit
Department of Medicine
The Massachusetts General Hospital
Application Deadline: Open until filed
[Location: Boston, MA]

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Scholarships & Fellowships   

Steven M. Teutsch Prevention Effectiveness Fellowship
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Deadline: Jan 27th, 2017

AcademyHealth Delivery System Science Fellowship
AcadmeyHealth
Deadline: Jan 6th, 2017

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Conferences 

2017 AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference
Conference dates: January 30 - 31, 2017
[Location: Washington, D.C.] 

International Health Policy Conference
Conference date: February 16-19, 2017
[Location: The London School of Economics and Political Science Health & Social Care, London, UK]

The Consortium of Universities for Global Health Annual Conference - Healthy People, Healthy Ecosystems: Implementation, Leadership & Sustainability in Global Health
Conference dates: April 7-9, 2017
[Location: Washington, DC, USA]

Population Association of America Annual Conference
Conference dates: April 27 – 29, 2017
[Location: Chicago, IL]

American Public Health Association 2017 Annual Meeting
Conference dates: November 4-8, 2017

Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health of APHA Call for Abstract
Abstract Submission Deadline: Friday, February 23, 2017

Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus encourage submissions that focus on the annual meeting’s theme, "Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health" as it applies to Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. Abstract submissions authored by or in collaboration with AAPI community-based partners are highly encouraged.

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Issue 47, November 2016

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. Call for Nominations: Rising Scholar Best Paper Award

CHPAMS's Rising Scholar Best Paper Award is to recognize outstanding peer review publications authored by CHPAMS members who are in their early career stage.  Candidates for this award are registered CHPAMS members who are either current students or within five years since receiving their last academic degrees. If you are interested in nominating or self-nominating a candidate for this award, please visit CHPAMS website for details on eligibility and required documents.  To apply, the nominator must email required application documents to Dr. Zheng (Jane) Li (ZLi@chpams.org) by January 1, 2017, using a subject line “CHPAMS Best Paper Award application”.  CHPAMS will announce the winner(s) in March, 2017.  Winner(s) will receive a plaque and a $100 or equivalent reward.

2. CHPAMS members reunited during the 4th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Vancouver, Canada, from November 14th to 18th. Cheers!

3.     CHARVARD FORUM-CHPAMS联合沙龙第一期预告:
【哈佛沙龙30期预告】旋涡中的奥巴马医改

时间:2016年12月4日15:00-17:00
地点:1709 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02138
     主讲人: 周若华(哈佛大学健康政策专业经济方向博士生在读)
     主讲人: 李明强(哈佛公共卫生学院博士后研究员)
     评议人: 韩雪松 (流行病及健康服务学者,就职于美国癌症协会)

 联络人:叶逗逗, charvardforum@gmail.com
          王亮,   contact@chpams.org

除了现场参与,也可以网络或电话参与。

网络:
Where: www.webex.com
Meeting number: 199 269 436
电话:              +1-415-655-0001
Access code:     199 269 436

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Members Corner

1.     Muzi Na has won the 1st place in the Elevator Pitch Contest on Micronutrient Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Micronutrient Forum, Cancun, Mexico, in October 2016. Congratulations! 

Jobs

China

Intern, Monitoring and Evaluation
United Nations Development Programme
Application Deadline: Currently Open
[Location: Beijing, China] 

 Assistant, Associate and Full Professor
Suzhou Institute of Systems Medicine, CAMS
Application Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Suzhou, China]

United States

Assistant or Associate Professor, Environmental/Occupational Health
Brigham Young University
Application Deadline: 01/13/2017
Location: Provo, UT, USA

Assistant or Associate Professor, - Biostatistician/Epidemiologist (Tenure-Track)
CUNY Brooklyn University
Reference Number: 15976
Application Deadline: 01/25/2017
Location: New York, NY, United States

Endowed Distinguished Professor in Public Health
Appalachian State University
Deadline: Open Until Filled
Location: Boone, NC, USA

Assistant Professor of Biostatistics/Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Health Sciences
University of Montana
Reference Number: 1669-254
Application Deadline: Currently open
Location: Missoula, MT, United States

Lecturer – Public Health Sciences
Clemson University
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Location: Clemson, SC, United States.

Assistant or Associate Professor of Public Health & Community Medicine
Tufts University
Application Deadline: Currently open
Location: Medford, MA, United States

Assistant or Associate Adjunct Professor – Health and Technology – School of Public Health
University of California, Berkeley
Reference Number: JPF01211
Application Deadline: 12/04/2016
Location: Berkeley, CA, United States

Other Countries

Research Fellow
University of Central Lancashire
Deadline: 12/20/2016
Reference Number: REQ002495
Location: Preston, UK

Analyst, Epidemiology, Real World Evidence
QuintilesIMS
Deadline: Currently Open
Location: London, UK

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Scholarships & Fellowships

Cancer Prevention Studies Post-doctoral Fellowship Program in Epidemiology
Intramural Research, American Cancer Society
Reference Number: 22355
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP)
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Columbia University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location, New York, NY]

Analytic Data Management Fellowship
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Reference Number: CDC-CGH-2016-0121
Deadline: Currently Open
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

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Conferences

The 22nd ISPOR Annual International Meeting
Abstract Submission Deadline: January 10, 2017
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]

AAPA Conference 2017 – American Academy of Physician Assistant
Conference time: May 15-19, 2017
[Location: Las Vegas, NV]

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Research Updates

Chengyue Li, Mei Sun, Ying Wang, Li Luo, Mingzhu Yu, Yu Zhang et al. The centers for disease control and prevention system in China: trends from 2002-2012. American Journal of Public Health. 2016 December.

Jun Zhang, Ying Tian, Weiye Wang, Hong Huang, Xiaoming Shen and Kun Sun. Toward a national birth cohort study in China. American Journal of Public Health. 2016 December.

Yuan He, An Pan, Ying Yang, Yuanyuan Wang, Jihong Xu et al. Prevalence of underweight, overweight, and obesity among reproductive-age women and adolescent girls in rural China. American Journal of Public Health. 2016 December.

Youfa Wang, Liang Wang, Hong Xue and Weidong Qu. A review of the growth of the fast food industry in China and its potential impact on obesity. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2016 November.

Yihuan Li, Jenn-Yun Tein, Minqiang Zhang, Yawei Yang and Guoting Wu. Changes in depression among older adults in China. Journal of Affective Disorder. 2016 November.

Jie Ban, Lei Huang, Chen Chen, Yuming Guo, et al. Integrating new indicators of predictors that shape the public’s perception of local extreme temperature in China. Science of The Total Environment. 2016 November.

Qiuping Li, Yi Lin, Caiping Hu, Yinghua Xu, Huiya Zhou, et al. The Chinese version of hospital anxiety and depression scale: psychometric properties in Chinese cancer patients and their family caregivers. European Journal of Oncology Nursing. 2016 November.

Caijun Yang, Qian Shen, Wenfang Cai, Wenwen Zhu, et al. Impact of the zero markup drug policy on hospitalization expenditure in western rural China: an interrupted time series analysis. The European Journal of Tropical Medicine & International Health. 2016 Novermber.

Haitao Li, Dongfu Qian, Sian Griffiths, et al. What are the similarities and differences in structure and function among the three main models of community health centers in China: a systematic review. BMC Health Services Research. 2015 November.

Weiwei Zhao, Zhenyu Wu, Jianhua Chen, Huixun Jia, et al. Survival prediction of anxious emotion in advanced cancer patients receiving palliative care. Journal of Psychological, Social and Behavioral Dimensions of Cancer. 2016 November.

Fan Wu, Yanfei Guo, Yang Zheng, Wenjun Ma, et al. Social-economic status and cognitive performance among Chinese aged 50 years and older. PLoS One. 2016 November.

Ming-Tao Li, Gui-Quan Sun, Laith Yakob, et al. The driving force for 2014 dengue outbreak in Guangdong, China. PLoS One. 2016 November.

Le Cai, Wenlong Cui, Dingyun You, Jianhui He and Keying Zhao. Socioeconomic variations in nicotine dependence in rural southwest China. BMC Public Health. 2016 November.

Ying Xu, Yanfan Guo, Kaiqiang Liu, Zheng Liu, et al. E-cigarette awareness, use and harm perception among adults: a meta-analysis of observational studies. PLoS One. 2016 November.

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Issue 46, October 2016

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 Reception at 4th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Vancouver

CHPAMS will hold a reception at the 4th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Vancouver, Canada. CHPAMS members are welcomed to participate and develop new and continued fellowship and friendship. If interested, please email Dr. Harry Zhang (qzhang@odu.edu) with subject line “CHPAMS Vancouver”.

Time: November 16th, 2016 (Wednesday) at 7PM
Location: TBD
Contact: Dr. Harry Zhang (qzhang@odu.edu)

CHPAMS is Recruiting Editors for the WeChat Public Account

CHPAMS is now recruiting volunteer editors for its Wechat public account. Editors are expected to work on one Chinese article (about 2000 characters) with other editors each month. Everyone who is interested is welcome!

Contact: Qian Shi (qshi2@tulane.edu) & Dr. Liang Wang (WANGL2@etsu.edu)

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Member’s Corner

CHPAMS founding member Dr. Youfa Wang was recently appointed as the founding Dean of the Global Health Institute (GHI) at the Xi'An Jiaotong University, Xi'An, Shannxi, China. GHI was formally established on September 18th. GHI is the first global health research institute in Western China. In a global perspective, GHI focuses on the prevention and control of non-communicable chronic diseases (NCDs), systems science and big data in medical research, drug safety and policy research, health system and health policy research, food safety and nutrition research, child development and health research, mobile health research, development and promotion of individual health service and other health related hot issues. GHI has multiple open faculty positions with attractive salary and benefit packages. If interested, please contact Dr. Yaling Zhao (zhaoyl666@xjtu.edu.cn).

Dr. Youfa Wang,MD,  PhD (Nutritional Epidemiology) has been working as special expert for World Health Organization (WHO) and many other international organizations, such as serving as the Chair of the Nutritional Epidemiology Section of the American Society for Nutrition. Centered in Nutrition and epidemiology, Dr. Wang conducted his studies in several important fields of public health and health-related directions. He has published more than 200 peer-reviewed articles, led over 20 research projects sponsored by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Ministry of Health and other agencies, and received more than 23 million dollars research funding as Principal Investigator.

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Graduate Programs

Master Degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

The 1-year master degree course in epidemiology and biostatistics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong will open for application from November 1, 2016 to April 15, 2017. Those interested can visit the following websites for detailed information. The program's website: http://www.clinicalresearch-cuhk.hk/or The CUHK Graduate School website: http://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/

[Location: Hong Kong, China]
Application dates: November 1, 2016 to April 15, 2017

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Jobs

Assistant or Associate Professor
Health Policy, Services and Management, Department of Environmental Health-Division of Public Health
University of Cincinnati-College of Medicine
[Location: Cincinnati, OH]
Deadline: Open until filled

Faculty Positions
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
[Location: Los Angeles, CA]
Deadline: December 15, 2016

Assistant Professor of Health Administration
Department of Public Affairs, Henry W. Bloch School of Management
University of Missouri-Kansas City
[Location: Kansas City, MO]
Deadline: Open until filled

Professor/Reader of Nursing Research and Education
Adult Nursing and Paramedic Science
University of Greenwich
[Location: London, United Kingdom]
Deadline: October 23, 2016

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Social and Behavioral Pharmacy or Health Outcomes, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Purdue University College of Pharmacy
[Location: West Lafayette, IN]
Deadline: December 31st, 2016

Open Rank Faculty Position in Clinical Epidemiology
Department of Epidemiology
Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health
[Location: Indianapolis, IN]
Deadline: Open until filled

Full time Faculty Positions – Healthcare Management
Boston University School of Public Health
[Location: Boston, MA]
Deadline: Open until filled (Applications will be reviewed beginning on November 1, 2016)

Full time Faculty Positions - Health Economics
Department of Health Law, Policy and Management
Boston University School of Public Health
[Location: Boston, MA]
Deadline: Open until filled (Applications will be reviewed beginning on November 1, 2016)

Professor, Division of Health Care Policy & Research
University of Colorado – School of Medicine
[Location: Denver, CO]
Deadline: Open until filled (Please email to arose@tylerandco.com)

Assistant or Associate Professor of Health Management and Policy
Department of Health Management and Policy
Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health
[Location: Philadelphia, PA]
Deadline: December 15, 2016

Assistant Professor Position
Health Administration Program
University of North Florida
[Location: Jacksonville, FL]
Deadline: Open until filled (Applications will be reviewed beginning on October 17, 2016)

Assistant or Associate Professor of Public Health and Outcomes Research
Department of Pharmacy Practice
College of Pharmacy - Mercer University
[Location: Atlanta, GA]
Deadline: Open until filled

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Community Health
Healthcare Delivery Science, Department of Population Health
NYU Langone Medical Center
[Location: New York, NY]
Deadline: Open until filled (Send cover letter and CV to: shawn.hoke@nyumc.org)

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Community Health
Human and Organizational Development
Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College
[Location: Nashville, TN]
Deadline: December 31, 2016

Assistant/Associate/Full Professors in Human Health Sciences
University of California Merced
[Location: Merced, CA]
Deadline: December 1, 2016

Associate or Full Professor and Department Chair
Department of Health Policy and Management
Georgia Southern University
[Location: Statesboro, GA]
Deadline: Open until filled (Applications will be reviewed beginning on November 1, 2016)

Assistant Professor for Health Sciences
California State University, East Bay
[Location: Hayward / Concord / Online, CA]
Deadline: Open until filled (Applications will be reviewed beginning on September 26, 2016)

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Health and Healthcare Disparities
Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
[Location: Baltimore, MD]
Deadline: Open until filled

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Population Studies of Infectious Diseases
NYU School of Medicine
[Location: New York, NY]
Deadline: Open until filled (Send cover letter and CV to: joel.ernst@med.nyu.edu)

Assistant or Associate Professor of Health Policy
Emory University
[Location: Atlanta, GA]
Deadline: November 15, 2016

Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor
Health Policy and Management Department
Yale School of Public Health
[Location: New Haven, CT]
Deadline: December 1, 2016

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Scholarships & Fellowships  

CDC Steven M. Teutsch Prevention Effectiveness Fellowship
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
[Location: Atlanta, GA]
Deadline: January 27, 2017  

China Scholarship Council - East-West Center Joint Program for Scholars, Students and Administrators
The East-West Center (EWC)
[Location: Honolulu, HI]
Deadline: February 22, 2016

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Conferences

The 10th China Health Technology Assessment Forum
Conference Dates: November 12 - 13, 2016
[Location: Hangzhou, China]

East Lake International Forum for Outstanding Overseas Young Scholars
Conference Dates: December 25 - 28, 2016
Registration Due: November 25, 2016
[Location: Wuhan, China]

UCLA Summer Institute on Longitudinal Research & 2017 International Conference on Global Health

Conference Dates: Aug 15-17, 2017
Abstracts Due: TBD
[Location: Los Angeles, CA]

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Research Update

Wang, H., Naghavi, M., Allen, C., Barber, R. M., Bhutta, Z. A., Carter, A., ... & Coggeshall, M. (2016). Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all-cause mortality, and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet, 388(10053), 1459-1544.

Vos, T., Allen, C., Arora, M., Barber, R. M., Bhutta, Z. A., Brown, A., ... & Coggeshall, M. (2016). Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 310 diseases and injuries, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet, 388(10053), 1545-1602.

Kassebaum, N. J., Arora, M., Barber, R. M., Bhutta, Z. A., Brown, J., Carter, A., ... & Cornaby, L. (2016). 

Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 315 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE), 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet, 388(10053), 1603-1658.

Forouzanfar, M. H., Afshin, A., Alexander, L. T., Anderson, H. R., Bhutta, Z. A., Biryukov, S., ... & Cohen, A. J. (2016). Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet, 388(10053), 1659-1724.

Wang, H., Bhutta, Z. A., Coates, M. M., Coggeshall, M., Dandona, L., Diallo, K., ... & Hay, S. I. (2016). Global, regional, national, and selected subnational levels of stillbirths, neonatal, infant, and under-5 mortality, 1980–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet, 388(10053), 1725-1.

Kassebaum, N. J., Barber, R. M., Bhutta, Z. A., Dandona, L., Gething, P. W., Hay, S. I., ... & Lopez, A. D. (2016). Global, regional, and national levels of maternal mortality, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet, 388(10053), 1775-1812.774.

China University Global Health Writing Group. (2016). Harnessing China’s universities for global health. The Lancet, 388(10054), 1860-1862.

Zhao, Y., Zhang, S., Li, W., & Chen, L. (2016). Pursuing excellence in graduate medical education in China. The Lancet, 388(10054), 1859-1860.

Zeng, Y., & Hesketh, T. (2016). The effects of China’s universal two-child policy. The Lancet, 388(10054), 1930-1938.

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Issue 45, September 2016

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 Announcements  

CHPAMS 1st Webinar

Title: Global burden of disease study and its application in China
Speaker: Haidong Wang, Ph.D.
                Associate Professor
                Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
                University of Washington
Date: September 28, 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 9:00-10:00pm U.S. Eastern Time
Webinar Access Information:
                Webinar Access: www.webex.com
                Meeting number: 195 587 132
                Audio Connection: +1-415-655-0001 U.S. TOLL
                                               Access code: 195 587 132

CHPAMS Reception at the APHA 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo in Denver

CHPAMS will hold a reception at the APHA 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo in Denver, CO.  CHPAMS members are welcomed to participate and develop new and continued fellowship and friendship. If interested, please email Dr. Xuesong Han (hanxuesong@gmail.com) with subject line “CHPAMS Denver”.

                Time: October 31, 2016 (Monday) at 6:15 PM
                Location: TBD
                Contact: Xuesong Han (hanxuesong@gmail.com)

CHPAMS Reception at 4th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Vancouver

CHPAMS will hold a reception at the 4th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Vancouver, Canada. CHPAMS members are welcomed to participate and develop new and continued fellowship and friendship. If interested, please email Dr. Harry Zhang (qzhang@odu.edu) with subject line “CHPAMS Vancouver”.

                Time: November 16th, 2016 (Wednesday) at 7PM
                Location: TBD
                Contact: Harry Zhang (qzhang@odu.edu)

CHPAMS Member's Updates

Dr. Winnie Chi-Man Yip, a member of CHPAMS Advisory Committee, was appointed as Professor of the Practice of Global Health Policy and Economics, effective September 1, 2016 , with Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Yip will also serve as Director of the China Health Partnership, with the vision to strengthen and expand research and training programs in Chinese health systems and policy. Big congratulations to Professor Yip!

CHPAMS member and Board Director Dr. Liang Wang, an Assistant Professor at College of Public Health, East Tennessee University, is serving President of International Chinese Nutrition Young Scholar Network (ICNYSN). It is a new organization established on May 31st 2016, which consists of global Chinese young scholars, practitioners, entrepreneurs and students in Nutrition Science and Healthcare field. The purpose of building this network is to promote the development of young scholars’ career and innovative nutritional projects through communication, learning, training and multi-disciplinary cooperation, and eventually help improving public health both in China and globally. CHPAMS member Dr. Youfa Wang, Professor at School of Public Health and Health Professionals, University of Buffalo, The State University of New York, serves as chair of advisory board committee. Until September 2016, there are about 700 members worldwide.  

For more details please click here or scan the QR code below:

(WeChat ID: ICNYSN_Nutrition)
Big congratulations to Liang and Youfa! 

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Jobs

United States

Assistant and Associate Professor
Department of Health Policy
Vanderbilt University’s School of Medicine
Application deadline: December 15, 2016
[Location: Nashville, TN]

Assistant Professor
School of Public Policy
Georgia Institute of Technology
Application deadline: October 1, 2016
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

Assistant/Associate Professor
Advanced Quantitative Statistics and Methodology
College of Health and Human Science’s Public Health Graduate Program
Purdue University
Application review: Starting from November 1, 2016
[Location: West Lafayette, IN]

Department Chair
Department of Health Management and Policy
University of Kentucky
Application deadline: September 30, 2016 or until filled
[Location: Lexington, KY]

Tenured or tenure-track position in applied microeconomics
School of Public Policy
Georgia Institute of Technology
Application deadline: December 1, 2016
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Dissemination & Implementation Science
Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research
Rutgers University
[Location: New Brunswick, NJ]

Instructor
Division of Health Care Policy and Research
University of Colorado, Denver
[Location: Denver, CO]

Project Manager/Economist
Berkeley Center for Health Technology
School of Public Health
University of California, Berkeley
Final review date: September 14, 2016 or open until filled
[Location: Berkeley, CA]

Health Service Researcher
College of Public Health
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Application deadline: January 1, 2017
[Locations: Columbus, OH]

Research Associate in Health Policy and Health Services Research
Fuqua School of Business
Duke University
Application deadline: December 1, 2016
[Location: Various locations]

China

Assistant or Associate Professor
Two faculty positions in Environmental health and Health Systems and Policy
(Position ID=7812)
Duke Kunshan University
Application deadline: December 1, 2016 or open until filled
[Location: Kunshan, Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China]

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Scholarships & Fellowships  

2017 NCHS/AcademyHealth Health Policy Fellowship
Application deadline: November 7, 2016
[Location: Washington, DC]

Commonwealth Fund Mongan Fellowship in Minority Health Policy for Physicians
Application deadline: December 1, 2016
[Location: Boston, MA]

2017-2018 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows
Application deadline: November 15, 2016
[Location: Washington, DC]

2017-2018 Class of Health and Aging Policy Fellows
Application deadline: April 17, 2017
[Location: Washington, DC]

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Conferences

2016 CHES-Caribbean Health Economics Symposium
Conference dates: December 11-13, 2016
[Location: Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands]

5th International Choice Modelling Conference (ICMC)
Abstract submission: September 30, 2016/9/9
Early bird registration: December 15, 2016
Conference dates: April 3-5, 2017
[Location: Capetown, South Africa]

13th Workshop on Costs and Assessment in Psychiatry - Mental Health Policy and Economics
Abstract submission: October 30, 2016
Conference dates: March 24-26, 2017
[Location: Venice, Italy]

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Research Update

Li M, Wang C. The Association Between the New Rural Cooperative Medical System and Healthcare-Seeking Behavior Among Middle-Aged and Older Chinese. Journal of Aging & Social Policy. 2016 August.

Cai W, Cai S, Deng L, Cai B, Yu M. Hospital organizational environment and staff satisfaction in China: A large‐scale survey. International Journal of Nursing Practice. 2016 August.

Jin Y, Hou Z, Zhang D. Determinants of Health Insurance Coverage among People Aged 45 and over in China: Who Buys Public, Private and Multiple Insurance. PloS one. 2016 August.

Wang X, Luo H, Qin X, Feng J, Gao H, Feng Q. Evaluation of performance and impacts of maternal and child health hospital services using Data Envelopment Analysis in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China: a comparison study among poverty and non-poverty county level hospitals. International Journal for Equity in Health. 2016 August.

Wu J, Zhang S, Chen H, Lin Y, Dong X, Yin X, Lu Z, Cao S. Patient Satisfaction with Community Health Service Centers as Gatekeepers and the Influencing Factors: A Cross-Sectional Study in Shenzhen, China. PloS one. 2016 August.

Sun M, Shen JJ, Li C, Cochran C, Wang Y, Chen F, Li P, Lu J, Chang F, Li X, Hao M. Effects of China’s New Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme on reducing medical impoverishment in rural Yanbian: An alternative approach. BMC Health Services Research. 2016 August.

Zhang G, Zhang L, Wu S, Xia X, Lu L. The convergence of Chinese county government health expenditures: capitation and contribution. BMC Health Services Research. 2016 August.

Peiris D, Sun L, Patel A, Tian M, Essue B, Jan S, Zhang P. Systematic medical assessment, referral and treatment for diabetes care in China using lay family health promoters: protocol for the SMARTDiabetes cluster randomised controlled trial. Implementation Science. 2016 August.

Yin J, Wei X, Li H, Jiang Y, Mao C. Assessing the impact of general practitioner team service on perceived quality of care among patients with non-communicable diseases in China: a natural experimental study. International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 2016 August.

Zhang L, Long J, Jiang W, Shi Y, He X, Zhou Z, Li Y, Yeung RO, Wang J, Matsushita K, Coresh J. Trends in Chronic Kidney Disease in China. New England Journal of Medicine. 2016 September.

Li Q, He H, Liang H, Bishai DM, Hyder AA. One Outcome, Many Trends: Understanding National Data Sources for Road Traffic Fatalities in China. American Journal of Public Health. Epub 2016 August.

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Issue 44, August 2016

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 Announcements  

1.      CHPAMS 1st Webinar

Title: Global burden of disease study and its application in China

Speaker:  Haidong Wang, Ph.D.
                Associate Professor
                Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
                University of Washington
Date and Time: September 28th, 2016, 9:00-10:00pm U.S. Eastern Time
Webinar Access Link: TBA

2. CHPAMS Calls for Institutional Membership

Institutional membership is designed to recognize the shared value and vision between CHPAMS and institutional members to promote health and health equity in China or among Chinese population. CHPAMS will assist the members with developing, supporting and sustaining their institutional activity, such as recommending speakers, hosting visiting scholars, and organizing research webinars. For more information, please visit www.chpams.org. The Institutional Membership policy is available here.   

3.      Call for Nominations: CHPAMS Inspiration Award

CHPAMS Inspiration award is to recognize CHPAMS member’s determination to overcome significant barriers and achieve the beyond-expectation accomplishment in scientific research, community services, or innovative activities. Interested members can visit www.chpams.org for more details. Qualified members should send an application letter with no more than 1,000 words to Dr. Zhuo (Adam) Chen (zchen@chpams.org) by October 1, 2016. The winner will receive $500 at minimum level and an award plaque. 

4.      "Members' Corner" section aims to feature and promote the accomplishments from our members. If you have new publications or awards that would like to share with peer members, please let us know at newsletter@chpams.org.

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Scholarships & Fellowships   

Tufts Medical Center Post-Doctoral Fellow in Health Economics and Value Measurement
Tufts Medical Center
Application deadline: NA, currently open
[Location: Boston, MA]

PhD Post-Doctoral Advanced Fellowship
VA Health Services Research
Application deadline: Jan 31st, 2017
[Location: Seattle, WA]

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Conferences  

The 6th U.S.-China Health Summit: Health for all Through Innovation
Conference dates: September 2-4th, 2016
[Location: Xi’an, Shaanxi, China]  

Concordium 2016: Data and Knowledge Transforming Health
Conference dates: Sep 12-13th, 2016
[Location: Crystal City, VA]

ISPOR 7th Asia-Pacific Conference
Conference dates: Sep 3-6th, 2016
[Location: Singapore]

9th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health
Conference dates: Dec 14-15th, 2016
[Location: Washington, DC]

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Jobs

China

Faculty Positions (12 openings)
The Research Center for Public Health of Tsinghua University
[Location: Beijing, China]

Two Lecturer Positions  
Professor Therese Hesketh’s team
Institute of Global Health
ZhejiangUniversity
[Location: Hangzhou, China]
[Note: please refer to attachment for job description.
For details about the positions, please contact:
Professor Therese Hesketh t.hesketh@zju.edu.cn and  t.hesketh@ucl.ac.uk 
or her PA Yingying Zhu: yzhuimperial@163.com]

Multiple positions: Senior Program Manager/Program Manager, Communication Manager & Interns
ACCESS Health International
[Location: Beijing or Shanghai, China]

United States   

Associate Director in the Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
[Location: New York City, NY] 

Director for the Center for Public Health Practice
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
[Pittsburgh, PA]

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Tenure Track)
Position # P100007806  FY 18
Department of Health Sector Management and Policy (HSMP)
University of Miami School of Business Administration
Application deadline: December 2nd, 2016
[Location: Miami, FL]

Faculty Position, Health Outcomes
University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy
Application deadline: open until filled
[Location: Memphis, TN]

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions at the Assistant or Associate Rank
Department of Health Services Policy and Management
Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina
Application deadline: open until filled
[Location: Columbia, SC]

Tenure-Track Faculty Position
Population Studies of Infectious Diseases
NYU School of Medicine
[Location: New York City, New York

Organizational Behavior and Management of Healthcare Systems Position
Department of Health Policy and Management
Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University
[Location: New York City, NY]

Faculty Position, Health Outcomes
The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy
Application deadline: This position is available immediately but the start date is negotiable
[Location: Memphis, TN]

Senior Scientist
AHRQ’s Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement
Application deadline: NA, currently open
[Location: Rockville, MD]

Senior Clinical Quality Researcher
Mathematica Policy Research  
Application deadline: open until filled
[Location: Princeton, NJ; Washington, DC; Cambridge, MA; Chicago, IL; Oakland, CA; Ann Arbor, MI]

Health Services Research Scientists (multiple openings)
Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation
Application deadline: open until filled
[Location: Dallas, TX]

Health Services Research Investigator Opening
Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research
VA Boston Healthcare System
Application deadline: open until filled
[Location: Boston, MA]

Clinical Research Scientist
American Urological Association
[Linthicum, MA]

Policy Analyst 
Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured
Kaiser Family Foundation
[Location: Washington, DC]

Research Associate-Global Evidence Coordination
Application deadline: NA, currently open
[Location: Mansfield, MA; but working remotely is possible]

Other Countries

PhD studentships in Health Economics in 2017
Centre for Health Economics at Monash University
Application deadline: Sep 30th, 2016
[Location: Victoria, Australia]

Monash University PhD studentships in Health Economics
Centre for Health Economics, Monash Business School, Monash University
Application deadline: Sep 30th, 2016
[Location: Melbourne, Australia]

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Research Updates

Tian X, Di Z, Yu L, Ren X, Chai Y, Ding F, Chen J, Southerland J, Cui Z, Hu X, Xu J, Xu S, Qian G, Wang L*. A study on the development of an infectious disease specific health literacy scale. BMJ Open. 2016;6:e012039 

Yong Hao G, Da Xing F, Jin X, Xiu Hong F, Pu Mei D, Jun L, Ying Y, Yan Yang Z, Wan Shen G. The prevalence of hepatitis B infection in central China: An adult population‐based serological survey of a large sample size. Journal of Medical Virology. 2016 Aug 1.

Liang Y, Wang F, Zhang L, Cheng Y, Zhang P. How does residents’ experiences with community health service affect their utilization wishes? A population-based survey in China. European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare. 2016 Jul 26;4(2):323-9. 

Wang L, Suo S, Li J. An investigation into traditional Chinese medicine hospitals in China: development trend and medical service innovation. Int J Health Policy Manag. 2016;5.

Yang W, He AJ, Fang L, Mossialos E. Financing institutional long-term care for the elderly in China: a policy evaluation of new models. Health Policy and Planning. 2016 Jul 3:czw081.

Liu C, Zhang X, Wang X, Zhang X, Wan J, Zhong F. Does public reporting influence antibiotic and injection prescribing to all patients? A cluster-randomized matched-pair trial in china. Medicine. 2016 Jun 1;95(26):e3965.

He AJ, Wu S. Towards Universal Health Coverage via Social Health Insurance in China: Systemic Fragmentation, Reform Imperatives, and Policy Alternatives. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy. 2016 Jun 22:1-0.

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Issue 43, July 2016

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.     New Board of Directors (2016- 2018):

CHPAMS has successfully completed our election for the 2016-2018 Board of Directors (BOD). While we transition to the new BOD, we want to thank the outgoing initial BOD (2014-2016). Under the leadership of the initial BOD, CHPAMS had many accomplishments, such as its incorporation as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, the first CHPAMS Conference, the monthly newsletter "CHPAMS Monthly", the Jump-start Your Career Webinar series, contributions to West Lake Forum and Youth Forum, and numerous receptions and outreaches at various conferences and meetings. The term for the new BOD started on July 1, 2016 and will end on June 30, 2018. We look forward to more growth and development under the new leadership! 

2.     CHPAMS' participation in Westlake Youth Forum (Chengdu) on June 21-23, 2016. 

The Westlake Youth Forum is sponsored by China Medical Board and organized by Sichuan University to promote junior scholars' training in health policy and systems sciences and career development. CHPAMS sent seven overseas members to participate in the Forum. Drs. Lincoln Chen, Hai Yu, and Gordon Liu were recognized for their significant contributions and continuous support for CHPAMS, and mentoring of junior scholars in public health and health policy. CHPAMS hosted a membership reunion on June 21. 

3.     Call for Nominations: CHPAMS Inspiration Award

CHPAMS Inspiration award is to recognize CHPAMS member’s determination to overcome significant barriers and achieve the beyond-expectation accomplishment in scientific research, community services, or innovative activities. Interested members can visit www.chpams.org for more details. Qualified members should send an application letter with no more than 1,000 words to Dr. Zhuo (Adam) Chen (zchen@chpams.org) by October 1, 2016. The winner will receive $500 at minimum level and an award plaque. 

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Jobs

China

Senior Program Officer, Health and R&D Partnership
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Global Policy & Advocacy
Reference Number: 6397BR
Application Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Beijing, China] 

Fellow, Global Policy & Advocacy
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Application Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Beijing, China]

United States

Assistant Professor, Health Administration and Policy
University of Nevada, Reno
Application Deadline: 10/16/2016
Location: Reno, NV, USA

Research Project Manager, Community Health Science
Boston University
Reference Number: 8374/G1516
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Location: Boston, MA, United States

Assistant Director, Interfaculty Initiative in Health Policy
Harvard University
Reference Number: 39598BR
Application Deadline: Currently open
Location: Cambridge, MA, USA

Chair/Full Professor, Community Environment & Policy
University of Arizona Department of Public Health
Deadline: Currently Open
Location: Tucson, AZ, USA

Epidemiologist
University of Virginia Department of Emergency Medicine
Reference Number: 0618476
Application Deadline: Currently open
Location: Charlottesville, VA, United States

Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
Emory University, the Hubert Department of Global Health
Reference Number: 58593BR
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Location: Atlanta, GA, United States

Health Policy Analyst
Vanderbilt University, Department of Health Policy
Reference Number: 1511913
Application Deadline: 09/10/2016
Location: Nashville, TN, Massachusetts

Other Countries

Chief People Officer
Save the Children
Deadline: 08/02/2016
Location: West End, UK

Senior Specialist, Strategy Development & Tenders
GAVI
Reference Number: VN243
Deadline: Currently Open
Location: Geneva, Switzerland

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Scholarships & Fellowships

Massachusetts General Hospital Administrative Fellowship
Massachusetts General Hospital
Deadline: 10/032016
[Location, Boston, MA, United States]

NYU Langone Medical Center Administrative Fellowship
NYU Langone Medical
Deadline: 09/27/2016
[Location: New York, United States]

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Conferences

Public Health Informatics Conference
Conference time: August 21 - 24, 2016
[Location: Atlanta, GA, United States]

2016 US Southeast China-US Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition Conference
Project Application Submission Deadline: July 31, 2016
Qualification Assessment Deadline: August 7, 2016
Conference time: August 27, 2016
[Location: Atlanta, GA, United States]

Stanford Medicine X 2016
Conference time: September 16 - 18, 2016
[Location: Stanford, CA, United States]

Society for Public Health Education 67th Annual Meeting
Conference time: Mar 30th - Apr 1st, 2016
[Location: Charlotte, NC]

International Health Policy Conference 2017
Call for abstract deadline: 10/01/2016
Early-bird Registration Deadline: 11/30/2016
Conference time: Feb 16 - 19, 2016
[Location: London, UK]

82nd International Atlantic Economic Conference
Conference time: Oct 13 - 16, 2016
[Location: Washington, D.C., United States]

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Research Updates

Frank J. Kelly, Tong Zhu. Transport solutions for cleaner air. Science. 2016 May.

Peige Song, Zhenghong Ren, Xinlei Chang, Xuebei Liu and Lin An. Inequality of paediatric workforce distribution in China. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2016 July.

Jiang Xiong, Zhouyin Wu, Chen Chen, Yingqi Wei and Wei Guo. Association between diabetes and prevalence and growth rate of abdominal aortic aneurysms: a meta-analysis. International Journal of Cardiology. 2016 July.

Lin Xiao, Yuan Jiang, Xiurong Liu, Yuqin Li, Quan Gan and Fan Liu. Smoking reduced in urban restaurants: the effect of Beijing smoking control regulation. Tobacco Control. 2016 July.

Chengyue Li, Mei Sun, Jay J. Shen, Christopher R Cochran, Xiaojiao Li and Mo Hao. Evaluation on the efficiencies of county-level Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in China: results from a national survey. Tropical Medicine & International Health. 2016 July.

Lianlian Wang, Xianglong Xu, Philip Baker, Chao Tong, Lei Zhang, Hongbo Qi, and Yong Zhao. Patterns and associated factors of caesarean delivery intention among expectant mothers in China: implications from the implementation of China’s new national two-child policy. International Journal of Environmental research and Public Health. 2016 July.

Peng Lei, Zhixin Feng and Zhuochun Wu. The availability and affordability of long-term care for disabled older people in China: the issues related to inequalities in social security benefits. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 2016 June.

Nan Zhang, Laia Becares, Tarani Chandola. Patterns and determinants of double-burden of malnutrition among rural children: evidence from China. PLOS One. 2016 July.

Hua You, Hai Gu, Weiqing Ning, Hua Zhou, Hengjin Dong. Comparing maternal services utilization and expense reimbursement before and after the adjustment for the new cooperative medical scheme policy in rural China. PLOS One. 2016 July.

Xiaowei Yang, Jianmin Gao, Zhongliang Zhou, Jue Yan, Sha Lai, Yongjian Xu, Gang Chen. Assessing the effects of the new cooperative medical scheme on alleviating the health payment-induced poverty in Shaanxi Province, China. PLOS One. 2016 July.

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Issue 42, June 2016

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

1.      The Board Passed the Policy on Inspiration Award

This award is to recognize individual member’s determination to overcome significant barriers and achieve the beyond-expectation accomplishment in scientific research, community service, or innovative activities. The nominee should email the following documents to the Chair of the award committee by October 1. CHPAMS will announce the winner on February 1 of the following year. The winner will receive $500 at minimum level and an award plaque. The award amount will increase with more endowment and sponsorship.

2.      CHPAMS Reception at Westlake Conference in Chengdu

CHPAMS cordially invites our members in Chengdu to attend the reunion at Westlake Conference.

Time: Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 at 7:30 PM

Location: Wangjiang Club 4F Sentosa Island Hall, Wangjiang Hotel (No.42, Xiashahepu Street, Chengdu, Sichuan)

Contact: Harry Zhang (qzhang@odu.edu)

3.      CHPAMS Reception at AcademyHealth Annual Conference in Boston

CHPAMS will hold a reception at the AcademyHealth 2016 Annual Conference. CHPAMS members are welcomed to participate and develop new and continued fellowship and friendship. If interested, please email Ms. Qian Shi (qshi2@tulane.edu) with subject line “CHPAMS 2016 AcademyHealth Reception”.

Time: Monday, June 27th, 2016 at 7PM
Location: TBD
Contact: Qian Shi (qshi2@tulane.edu)

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Jobs

Open Rank Tenure-Track Faculty
The Department of Health Behavior (HB), Gillings School of Global Public Health
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
[Location: Chapel Hill, NC]
Deadline: June 7, 2017

Assistant or Associate Professor
Harvard Medical School Department of Population Medicine
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute & The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health
[Location: Cambridge, MA]
Interested applicants are encouraged to send a statement of interest and CV to
Jenna_Sills@harvardpilgrim.org

Faculty Member in Health Care Policy
Harvard Medical School
Department of Health Care Policy
[Location: Cambridge, MA]
Deadline: November 1, 2016

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
Department of Clinical Sciences
University of Kentucky
[Location: Lexington, KY]
Deadline: Open until filled

Research Assistant/Associate Professor
Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement
Boston University Medical Campus
[Location: Boston, MA]
Prospective candidates should submit their application materials to Dr. Tony Godfrey at godfreyt@bu.edu.

Assistant Professor (Research)
Health Services Research
Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice
Brown University School of Public Health
[Location: Providence, RI]
Deadline: August 1, 2016If attending Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, contact
Vince_Mor@Brown.Edu to let him know you are interested in this position.

Health Economist/Outcomes Researcher
Cleveland Clinic
[Location: Cleveland, OH]
For more details and to apply, please submit an updated CV and cover letter to Nathan Elting,
Physician Recruiter at eltingn@ccf.org.

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Scholarships & Fellowships  

Hilton Postdoctoral Fellowship
UCLA WORLD Policy Analysis Center
[Location: Los Angeles, CA]
Deadline: Open until filled

Postdoctoral position
China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study
National School of Development, Peking University  
[Location: Beijing, China]
Prospective candidates should submit their application materials to yhzhao@nsd.pku.edu.cn

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Conferences

The Columbia-Fudan Global Summit on Population Aging:

A dialogue on Research, Policy, Health Systems and Industry Initiatives
Conference Dates: October 17-19, 2016
Abstract Due: TBD
Location: Shanghai, China

The 21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG):

Global Aging and Health: Bridging Science, Policy, and Practice
Conference Dates: July 23-27, 2017
Abstracts Due: July 15, 2016
Location: San Francisco, CA

Population Association of America 2017 Annual Meeting
Conference Dates: April 27-29, 2017
Abstracts Due: TBD
Location: Chicago, IL

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Research Update

Chen, K., Zhou, L., Chen, X., Ma, Z., Liu, Y., Huang, L., ... & Kinney, P. L. (2016). Urbanization level and vulnerability to heat-related mortality in Jiangsu Province, China. Environmental Health Perspectives. May

Zhou, H., Sun, S., Luo, R., Sylvia, S., Yue, A., Shi, Y., ... & Rozelle, S. (2016). Impact of text message reminders on caregivers’ adherence to a home fortification program against child anemia in rural western China: a cluster-randomized controlled trial. American journal of public health, (0), e1-e7.

Charlson, F. J., Baxter, A. J., Cheng, H. G., Shidhaye, R., & Whiteford, H. A. (2016). The burden of mental, neurological, and substance use disorders in China and India: a systematic analysis of community representative epidemiological studies. The Lancet. May

Cui, H., He, C., Kang, L., Li, Q., Miao, L., Shen, L., ... & Wang, Y. (2016). Under-5-Years Child Mortality due to congenital anomalies: a retrospective study in urban and rural China in 1996− 2013. American journal of preventive medicine, 50(5), 663-671.

Wu, C., Gao, L., Chen, S., & Dong, H. (2016). Care services for elderly people with dementia in rural China: a case study. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 94(3), 167.

Zhang, J., Xu, P., & Liu, F. (2016). One-child policy and childhood obesity. China Economic Review. May

Lee, E. H. M., Hui, C. L. M., Ching, E. Y. N., Lin, J., Chang, W. C., Chan, S. K. W., & Chen, E. Y. H. (2016). Public stigma in China associated with schizophrenia, depression, attenuated psychosis syndrome, and psychosis-like experiences. Psychiatric Services. March

Lewington, S., Lacey, B., Clarke, R., Guo, Y., Kong, X. L., Yang, L., ... & Xiong, Y. (2016). The burden of hypertension and associated risk for cardiovascular mortality in China. JAMA internal medicine, 176(4), 524-532.

You, J. (2016). Lending to parents and insuring children: is there a role for microcredit in complementing health insurance in rural China? Health economics. May

Sun, X., Liu, X., Sun, Q., Yip, W. C. M., Wagstaff, A., & Menge, Q. (2016). The impact of a pay-for-performance scheme on prescription quality in rural China. Health economics. June.

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Issue 41, May 2016

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

1st CHPAMS & China Health Review Conference Completed in Atlanta, USA

CHPAMS successfully hosted its 1st conference in Atlanta, USA on May 13-15. The three-day conference provided ample learning opportunities for attending members. Dr. Jeffrey Koplan, CHPAMS Advisor and Vice President for Global Health at Emory University, delivered the keynote speech. Members actively participated in sessions on scientific research, career development, academic publication, and team building events. With attending members' open vote, Dr. Xi Chen from Yale University won the best abstract award and five students received travel awards. Transition ceremony was conducted between Dr. Qi (Harry) Zhang (CHPAMS President, 2014-16) and Dr. Zhuo (Adam) Chen, (CHPAMS President, 2016-18). All conference logistics were provided by volunteering members and CHPAMS thanks them for their excellent services! 

CHPAMS’ Reception at American Society of Health Economists 6th Biennial Conference on June 13, 2016

CHPAMS will hold a reception at the ASHEcon 2016 Conference (June 12-15, Philadelphia, PA). CHPAMS members are welcomed to participate and develop new and continued fellowship and friendship. If interested, please email Dr. Xi Chen (xi.chen.edu@gmail.com) with subject line “CHPAMS 2016 ASHEcon Reception”.

Time: Monday, June 13th, 2016 at 6:30 PM

Location: TBD

Contact: Xi Chen (xi.chen.edu@gmail.com)


CHPAMS’ Reception at AcademyHealth Annual Conference onJune 27, 2016

CHPAMS will hold a reception at the AcademyHealth 2016 Annual Conference (June 26-28, Boston, MA). CHPAMS members are welcomed to participate and develop new and continued fellowship and friendship. If interested, please email Ms. Qian Shi (qshi2@tulane.edu) with subject line “CHPAMS 2016 AcademyHealth Reception”.

Time: Monday, June 27th, 2016 at 7PM

Location: TBD

Contact: Qian Shi (qshi2@tulane.edu)

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Jobs

Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor
Department of  Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy
University of Florida College of Pharmacy
[Location: Gainesville, FL]

Professor in Health Policy, Quality of Life and Health Disparities
School of Nursing
The George Washington University
[Location: Washington, DC]
 

Assistant Professor in Research and Statistics
School of Nursing
The George Washington University
[Location: Washington, DC]
 

Associate Professor
School of Nursing
The George Washington University
[Location: Washington, DC]

Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position
Division of Comparative Effectiveness and Decision Science
Department of Population Health
NYU School of Medicine
[Location: New York City, NY]
 

Non-Tenure Track Research Assistant Professor
Health/care Disparities Research Program
Section of General Internal Medicine
Department of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
[Location: Boston, MA]
 

Faculty Position in Health Outcomes
College of Pharmacy
University of Tennessee   
[Location: Memphis, TN]
 

Faculty Member
Department of Population Medicine
Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute
[Location: Boston, MA]
 

Department Chair
Population Health Sciences
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
[Location: Albany, NY]
 

Assistant Professor
Social and Administrative Sciences Division
School of Pharmacy
University of Wisconsin
[Location: Madison, WI]
 

Co-Director
V.A. Boston Health Care Sysem
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Boston, MA]

Health Policy Analyst
Consumers Union
[Location: Washington, DC]

Medical Officer Positions
Office of Health Policy
HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
[Location: Washington, DC]

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Scholarships & Fellowships  

Postdoctoral Associate
University of Pittsburgh
Schools of Health Sciences, Health Policy Institute
[Location: Pittsburgh, PA]

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Health Policy
The Dartmouth Institute
Lebanon New Hampshire

Post-Doctoral Fellow n Health Economics and Value Measuremen
Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health
Tufts Medical Center
[Location: Boston, MA]
 

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Conferences

27th Annual Health Economics Conference (AHEC)
Deadline for paper submission: June 6, 2016
Conference date: October 13-14, 2016
[Location: Nashville, TN]

AANP 2017 Health Policy Conference
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Conference date: February 26-28, 2017
Registration:  TBD
[Location: Washington, DC]  

International Health Policy Conference 2017
Deadline for abstract submission: October 1, 2016
Registration: November 30, 2016 (Early-bird)
[Location: London, UK]

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Research Update

Junfang Xu, Jian WangEmail author, Anders Wimo & Chengxuan Qiu. The economic burden of mental disorders in China, 2005–2013: implications for health policy. BMC Psychiatry. 2016 MayGuizhi Wang, SaiJu Gu, Jibo Chen, Xianhua Wu & Jun Yue. Assessment of health and economic effects by PM2. 5 pollution in Beijing: a combined exposure–response and computable general equilibrium analysis. Environmental Technology. 2016 May

Jingdong Ma, Juan Xu, Zhiguo Zhang & Jing Wang. New cooperative medical scheme decreased financial burden but expanded the gap of income-related inequity: evidence from three provinces in rural China. International Journal for Equity in Health. 2016 May.

Yueh-Han Hsu, Pei-Tseng Kung, Shih-Ting Wang, Chuan-Yin Fang, Wen-Chen Tsai. Improved patient survivals with colorectal cancer under multidisciplinary team care: A nationwide cohort study of 25,766 patients in Taiwan. Health Policy. 2016 April.

Donglan Zhang , Lu Shi, Fang Tian, Lingling Zhang. Care Utilization with China’s New Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme: Updated Evidence from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study 2011–2012. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 2016 April.

Du H, Li L, Bennett D, Guo Y, Key TJ, Bian Z, Sherliker P, Gao H, Chen Y, Yang L, Chen J. Fresh Fruit Consumption and Major Cardiovascular Disease in China. New England Journal of Medicine. 2016 April

Pan, Xiong-Fei, Jin Xu, & Qingyue Meng. Integrating social health insurance systems in China. The Lancet. 2016 March. 

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Issue 40, April 2016

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 Announcements

1.      CHPAMS’s First Election for Board of Directors (2016-2018)

CHPAMS has successfully completed our first election for the new Board of Directors (2016-2018). To keep the election process as transparent as possible, the election results were emailed to all registered members for review. The new Board of Directors will start the 2-year term on July 1, 2016. Congratulations!

President: Zhuo (Adam) Chen, PhD, MS, MMgt

Secretary: Zheng (Jane) Li, PhD, MPH, MS

Treasurer: Qi (Harry) Zhang, PhD

Director of Fund Raising: Dong (Roman) Xu, MPP

Director of Public Relations: Liang Wang, MD, DrPH, MPH

Director of Academics: Marie Ng, PhD

Director of Membership: Xuesong Han, PhD

President-Elect (2018-2020): Xi Chen, PhD

2.      CHPAMS Calls for Institutional Membership

Institutional membership is designed to recognize the shared value and vision between CHPAMS and institutional members to promote health and health equity in China or among Chinese population. CHPAMS will assist the members with developing, supporting and sustaining their institutional activity, such as recommending speakers, hosting visiting scholars, and organizing research webinars. For more information, please visit www.chpams.org. The Institutional Membership policy is available here.   

3.      CHPAMS Gathering at Atlanta, GA

CHPAMS friends gathered at Atlanta, GA when Jing Hao (CHPAMS newsletter editor) and Zhi Geng (member) were visiting Atlanta for a conference. CHPAMS board members Zhuo (Adam) Chen and Zheng (Jane) Li, and, two other newsletter editors Donglan Zhang and Kun Zhang welcomed the guests. 

4.      CHPAMS’ Reception at International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 2016

CHPAMS will hold a reception at the ISPOR 2016 (May 21-25, Washington, DC). CHPAMS members are welcomed to participate and develop new and continued fellowship and friendship. If interested, please email Qian Shi (qshi2@tulane.edu) with subject line “CHPAMS 2016 ISPOR Reception”.

Time: Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 8:00 PM

Location: TBD

Contact: Qian Shi (qshi2@tulane.edu)

5.      "Members' Corner" section aims to feature and promote the accomplishments from our members. If you have new publications or awards that would like to share with peer members, please let us know at newsletter@chpams.org.

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Special Announcement

1st Conference of CHPAMS and (China Health Review) CHR: Bridging the Minds in Health Policy

Registration: click here

Dates: May 13-15, 2016

Location: Atlanta, GA

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 Jobs

China

Faculty Position (see attachment for details)
Nanjing Medical University
Application Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Nanjing, China]  

United States   

Director – Health Services Research (refer to attachment for more details)
Surveillance and Health Services Research
American Cancer Society
Application deadline: April 20th, 2016
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

Note: this position is a junior PhD level position, please submit application ASAP if you are interested.

Faculty Positions
Health Policy and Health Economics Transformative Excellence Program Institution
University of Utah
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: Salt Lake City, Utah]

Executive Director
MLH Center for Population Health Research at LIMR
Lankenau Institute for Medical Research
Main Line Health
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: Wynnewood, Pennsylvania]

Faculty Positions
College of Public Health
College of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine
The Ohio State University
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: Columbus, Ohio]

Chair at the Rank of Professor and Professor
College of Global Public Health (CGPH)
New York University
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: New York, New York]

Associate Center Director for Population Sciences and Policy
GW Cancer Center
Milken Institute School of Public Health
The George Washington University
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: Washington, DC]

Faculty Member
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Wisconsin Madison
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: Madison, Wisconsin]

Assistant Professor
Healthcare Studies Division
Medical University of South Carolina
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: Charleston, South Carolina]

Assistant Professor
Health Services Researcher
University of Colorado
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: Aurora, Colorado]

Assistant Professor   
Health Care Management and Allied Health Programs    
Department of Interprofessional Health Studies (IPHS)    
College of Health Professions   
Towson University    
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: Towson, Maryland]

Senior Statistical Analyst
Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center
Northwestern University
Deadline: open until filled
[Locations: Chicago, Illinois]

Research Assistant/Associate Professor (non-tenure track)
Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center
Northwestern University
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: Chicago, Illinois]

Research Faculty Position
Department of Family and Community Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: San Francisco, California]  

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Scholarships & Fellowships   

Epidemiology and Surveillance Fellowship
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

T32 Training Fellowship (Research Training in Primary Prevention)
REACH Institute
Arizona State University
Application Deadline:
[Location: Tempe, AZ]

Foundation Fellow
Episcopal Health Foundation
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: Houston, TX]

Postdoctoral Scholar
Stanford University
Health Services Research Unit
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: Stanford, California]

Visiting Scholars Program
American Board of Medical Specialties
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: Chicago, Illinois]

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Health Dissemination Research
University of Colorado
Deadline: open until filled
[Location: Aurora, Colorado]

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Conferences  

International Conference on Microeconomic Theory
Conference dates: June 25-26, 2016
[Location: School of Economics at Peking University, Beijing, China]
 

Registration: please RSVP no later than May 15th, 2016. To register, please send an email to: sepku_conference@163.com with the subject title “Registration -Microeconomic Theory”, and provide the following information in the body of your email message: participant’s name, institution, email address, phone number, meal reservation for June 25 and 26.

ISPOR 21st Annual International Meeting
Conference dates: May 21-25th, 2016
[Location: Washington D.C.]

AcademyHealth 2016 Annual Research Meeting
Conference dates: June 26-28th, 2016
[Location: Boston, MA]

ISPOR 19th Annual European Congress
Conference Date:  29 October-2 November 2016
Abstract Submission Deadline: Tuesday, 21 June 2016
[Location: Austria Center Vienna, Vienna, Austria]

The 3rd Health Economics Conference (HEC 2017)
Conference Date: March 1-3, 2017
Abstract Deadline: October 20, 2016
[Location: Guilin, China]

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Research Updates

Oyebode O, Kandala NB, Chilton PJ, Lilford RJ. Use of traditional medicine in middle-income countries: a WHO-SAGE study. Health Policy Plan. 2016 Mar 30. pii: czw022. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27033366.

Du H, Li L, Bennett D, Guo Y, Key TJ, Bian Z, Sherliker P, Gao H, Chen Y, Yang L, Chen J, Wang S, Du R, Su H, Collins R, Peto R, Chen Z; China Kadoorie Biobank Study. Fresh Fruit Consumption and Major ardiovascular Disease in China. N Engl J Med. 2016 Apr 7;374(14):1332-43. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1501451. PubMed PMID:27050205.

Fang P, Hu R, Han Q. Effects of healthcare reform on health resource allocation and service utilization in 1110 Chinese county hospitals: data from 2006 to 2012. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2016 Mar 14. doi: 10.1002/hpm.2344. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26987758.

Shi-Min D, Shun-Kang R, Yuan-Qing Y, Jun Q, Jing H, Nan L, Ren-Jiang Z.Retrospective analysis of population-based causes of death and life expectancy in urban Western China from 2003 to 2012. BMC Public Health. 2016 Mar 8;16(1):237. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-2925-0. PubMed PMID: 26956019; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4782393. 

Xu J, Yu Q, Tchuenté LA, Bergquist R, Sacko M, Utzinger J, Lin DD, Yang K, Zhang LJ, Wang Q, Li SZ, Guo JG, Zhou XN. Enhancing collaboration between China and African countries for schistosomiasis control. Lancet Infect Dis. 2016 Mar;16(3):376-83. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(15)00360-6. Epub 2016 Feb 4. Review. PubMed PMID: 26851829.

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Issue 39, March 2016

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. "Bridging the Minds in Health Policy" 1st Conference of CHPAMS and China Health Review (CHR) in Atlanta on May 13-14, 2016.

Purpose: This conference aims to bridge the innovative minds within CHPAMS across disciplines related to health policy. Scientific and professional development sessions will help members establish professional networks. The Board of Directors of CHPAMS and Editorial Board of CHR will host business meetings and communicate with engaged members to promote the organization and the journal to a new stage. 

Keynote Speaker: Jeffrey P. Koplan, MD, MPH, CHPAMS Advisor, Vice President for Global Health at Emory University, Former Director of US CDC. 

Members can participate in the conference on site or via internet. To register, please visit the conference site.

Call for sponsorship: If any institution is interested in sponsoring events in the conference, please contact Dr. Harry Zhang (harryqzhang@gmail.com).

2. The China Medical Board invites young investigators from Chinese Universities for a sixth annual round of proposal submissions for the CMB Open Competition (CMB-OC) research program in the field of Health Policy and System Science (HPS). This year’s OC program will prioritize project submissions that seek to advance quality with equity in China’s health system. Projects that aim to improve the quality and equity of health care system in China will receive higher priority than other themes. Eligible applicants for 2016 exclude OC winners in 2015, 2014, and 2013. If interested, please submit your abstract to lzhou@cmbfound.org before the deadline of Apr 15th. For more information, please visit the RFP site.

3. CHPAMS will hold reception at the 2016 annual meeting of Population Association (PAA) in Washington, DC

Time: Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 6:15PM
Location: TBD
RSVP: Please RSVP if you are interested in attending
Contact: Liming Cai (limingcai@gmail.com)

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Jobs

China

Senior Program Officer, Philanthropic Partnerships, China Job
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Application Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Beijing, China] 

Postdoctoral Fellow
Nanjing University Center for Health Management and Care Security Policy Research
Application Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Nanjing, China]
*If interested, please send your application material (resume, copy of graduation certificate, selected publications and other awards) to ghai1008@vip.sina.com.

United States

Lecturer of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Cornell University
Application Deadline: April, 15th, 2016
Location: Ithaca, NY, USA

Lecturer of Food Systems for Health
Cornell University
Application Deadline: April, 15th, 2016
Location: Ithaca, NY, USA

Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental Health and Safety
Harvard University School of Public Health
Application Deadline: Currently open
Location: Cambridge, MA, USA

Postdoctoral Fellow in Behavioral Health and Science
Emory University School of Public Health
Application Deadline: April, 15th, 2016
Location: Atlanta, GA, USA

Associate Director of the Master of Public Health Program
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Application Deadline: April, 15th, 2016
Location: Ithaca, NY, USA

Associate Professor/Professor/Chair of Environmental Health Science
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Application Deadline: April, 12th, 2016
Location: Amherst, MA, USA

Assistant/Associate Professor in Mental Health Services Research
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Baltimore, MD]

Associate Director of Healthcare Analytics
OPTUM
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Various locations]

Other Countries

Research Fellow
The Mental Health Innovation Network
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Deadline: March 24th, 2016
[Location, London, UK]

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Scholarships & Fellowships

Summer Internship Award, Climate Change and Health Initiative
Yale School of Public Health
Deadline: March 30th, 2016
[Location, New Haven, CT]

Summer Epidemiology Internship
IBM Almaden Research Center
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: San Jose, CA, USA]
* Please contact Dr. Kun Hu, khu@us.ibm.com, for more information and submitting the resume.

Research Fellow, Department of Global Health
Boston University School of Public Health
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Boston, MA, USA]

Fellow, FDA Regulatory Policy
Avalere health
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Washington DC, USA]  

NCD Research Coordinator
Duke Global Health Institute
Duke University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Kunshan, Jiangsu, China]

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Conferences

American Public Health Association’s 2016 Annual Meeting
Conference Date: October 29th – November 2nd, 2016
Location: Denver CO

6th Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists
Conference Date: June 12nd – 15th, 2016
Location: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

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Research Updates

Dan Wu and Tai Pong Lam. Underuse of primary care in China: The scale, causes and solutions. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 2016 March.

Colette Browning, Anna Chapman, Hui Yang, et al. Management of type 2 diabetes in China: the Happy Life Club, a pragmatic randomized controlled trial using health coaches.British Medical Journal Open. 2016 March.

Jay Pan, Sen Tian, Qin Zhou, and Wei Han. Benefit distribution of social health insurance: evidence from china’s urban resident basic medical insurance. Health Policy and Planning. 2016 March.

Xiaoyan Zhang and Pengqian Fang. Job satisfaction of village doctors during the new healthcare reforms in China. Australian Health Review. 2016 February.

Francesca Valeria Hansstein, Yu Hong and Chen Di. The relationship between new media exposure and fast food consumption among Chinese children and adolescents in school: a rural–urban comparison. Global Health Promotion.2016 February.

Yan Yang, Nengxiu Liang, Yi Tan and Zhichun Xie. Epidemiological trends and characteristics of Japanese encephalitis changed based on the vaccination programme between 1960 and 2013 in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, southern China. International Journal of Infectious Disease. 2016 March.

Jian Wu, Xiaofan li, Yao Song, et al. The impact of a bundled policy intervention on improving the performance of rural healthcare in China.International Journal for Equity in Health. 2016 March.

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Issue 38, February 2016

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

1.      CHPAMS's 6th Jump-Start Your Career Webinar:

Title: Healthcare Start-up in China

Date & Time: February 22, Monday, 9 - 10 PM (U.S. Eastern Time)

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Yusheng Zhang (Founder & CEO of Apricot Forest/Xingshulin, Inc., and Founding Member of CHPAMS)

Introduction: Dr. Zhang founded Apricot Forest/Xingshulin in 2011, which was rated as the 2nd most innovative company in China, only after Alibaba in 2015. Apricot Forest/Xingshulin received $30 million series C investment with an estimated $200 million market value.

张遇升是CHPAMS初创成员之一,他于2011年回国创办杏树林,2015年成为中国排名第二的最具创新能力的公司,仅次于阿里巴巴。杏树林获3000万美元C轮融资,估计市值2亿美元。本次职场直通车我们邀请到张遇升为大家介绍中国医疗领域的创业经验。

Access Information:

WebEx Online (www.webex.com)
Meeting number: 199 114 241
Password: This meeting does not require a password
Call-in (optional): +1-415-655-0001
Access code: 199 114 241

2.      “Bridging the Minds: Inaugural Conference of China Health Policy and Management Society & China Health Review”, Atlanta, USA. Date: May 13-14, 2016.

More details will come soon

3.      2016 Board of Directors Nomination is Open.

Based on the bylaws, the current board of directors' term will end on June 30, 2016. Nomination is open for all members who registered on www.chpams.org. The board has appointed Qi (Harry) Zhang, Zhuo (Adam) Chen, and Dong (Roman) Xu to form the nomination committee, who will answer any inquiries about the process. The deadline for nomination is March 1.

4.      The Board Passed the Polices on Conflict of Interests.

The new policy will require any directors with potential conflict of interests to disclose and excuse themselves from the decision of any financial agreement with the third party. For more details, please visit here.

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Jobs

Associate Director of Healthcare Analytics
OPTUM
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Various locations]

Research Assistant
Partnership for Health Analytic Research
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Beverly Hills, CA]
If interested, please submit a cover letter, CV/resume, and your salary requirements to: employment@pharllc.com.

Research Analyst I
Truven
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Bethesda, MD]

Assistant Professor
Department of Health Administration and Policy
College of Health and Human Services
George Mason University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Fairfax, VA]

Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure track
College of Global Public Health
New York University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: New York, NY]

Faculty Position, Healthcare Delivery Science
Department of Population Health
NYU Langone Medical Center
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: New York, NY]

Assistant/Associate Professor in Mental Health Services Research
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Baltimore, MD]

Faculty Position
Health Outcomes/Pharmacy Practice Transformation
School of Pharmacy
Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical College of Virginia Campus
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Richmond, VA]

Assistant Professor
Department of Public Health, Clinical & Health Science
University of West Florida
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Pensacola, FL]

Assistant Professor - Research Track
Department of Behavioral Sciences & Health
Emory School Of Public Health
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

Tenure-Track Faculty
Department of Health Administration and Policy
College of Health and Human Services
George Mason University
Deadline: February 29, 2016
[Location: Fairfax, VA]

Assistant Professor
Department of Health and Behavioral Sciences
University of Colorado Denver
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Denver, CO]

Full-Time Researchers (Up to 6)
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Deadline: March 1st, 2016
[Location: Beijing, China]

Assistant/Associate Professor
Department of Family, Consumer, and Human Development
Utah State University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Logan, UT]

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Scholarships & Fellowships  

NCD Biostat Research Analyst
Duke Global Health Institute
Duke University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Kunshan, Jiangsu, China]

 NCD Research Coordinator
Duke Global Health Institute
Duke University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Kunshan, Jiangsu, China]

 Intern
Duke Global Health Institute
Duke University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Kunshan, Jiangsu, China]

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Conferences

The 3rd China Labor Economics Forum
Papers due March 5th, 2016
Conference Date: March 26th, 2016
Location: Beijing, China
For more information, please contact:
Xuezheng Qin: xqin@pku.edu.cn, (010) 62757237

 American Public Health Association’s 2016 Annual Meeting
Abstracts are due between Feb. 22-26
Location: Denver CO

 The 38th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision
Conference Dates: October 23 - October 26, 2016
Location: Vancouver, Canada

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 Research Update

Yaohui Zhao, Eileen M. Crimmins, Peifeng Hu, Yang Shen, James P. Smith, John Strauss, Yafeng Wang, Yuan Zhang. Prevalence, diagnosis, and management of diabetes mellitus among older Chinese: results from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study. International Journal of Public Health. 2016, January

Yao Pan, Shanquan Chen, Manli Chen, Pei Zhang, Qian Long, Li Xiang, Henry Lucas. Disparity in reimbursement for tuberculosis care among different health insurance schemes: evidence from three counties in central China. Infectious Diseases of Poverty. 2016, January                                                                         

Meng Ning, Qiang Zhang, Min Yang. Comparison of self-reported and biomedical data on hypertension and diabetes: findings from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study (CHARLS). BMJ Open. 2016, January

Xiao Zhang, Huifang Xu, Jing Gu, Joseph T.F. Lau, Chun Hao, Yuteng Zhao, Alissa Davis & Yuantao Hao. Depression, suicidal ideation, and related factors of methadone maintenance treatment users in Guangzhou, China. AIDS Care. 2016, January

Sanjay Basu; John S. Yudkin; Jeremy Sussman; Christopher Millett; Rod Hayward. Alternative Strategies to Achieve Cardiovascular Mortality Goals in China and India: A Microsimulation of Target-Versus Risk-Based Blood Pressure Treatment. Circulation. 2016, January

Wang, Miao; Moran, Andrew E; Liu, Jing; Coxson, Pamela G; Penko, Joanne.  Projected Impact of Salt Restriction on Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in China: A Modeling Study. PLoS One. 2016, January

Yi Zeng, Melanie Sereny Brasher, Danan Gu, James W. Vaupel. Older Parents Benefit More in Health Outcome From Daughters’ Than Sons’ Emotional Care in China. Journal of Aging and Health. 2016, January

Yanping Wang, Xiaohong Li, Maigeng Zhou, Shusheng Luo, Juan Liang, Chelsea A Liddell, Matthew M Coates, et al. Under-5 mortality in 2851 Chinese counties, 1996–2012: a subnational assessment of achieving MDG 4 goals in China. The Lancet. 2016, January

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