Issue 22, October 2014

CHPAMS Activities

  • With CMB’s generous support, CHPAMS was officially registered and incorporated on October 1, 2014, which is a new milestone for the Society’s development. The bylaws were adopted and the initial Board of Directors was appointed as follows:

Qi (Harry) Zhang, PhD, President

Zhuo (Adam) Chen, PhD, MS, MMgt, Secretary

Dong (Roman) Xu, MPP, Treasurer

Youfa Wang, MD, PhD, MS, Director of Fund Raising

Lu Shi, PhD, Director of Academics

Zheng (Jane) Li, PhD, MPH, MS, Director of Public Relations

For more information, please visit our newly updated website:

  • CHPAMS is working on the next issue of China Health Review and calls for members’ update. Members who are interested to share their career and other updates,  please submit them to Kun Zhang at


Assistant Professor in Public and Environmental Health
Department of Public Health
California State University, Los Angeles
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Los Angeles, CA]

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Public Health
Health Science & Recreation
College of Applied Science & Arts
San Jose State University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: San Jose, CA]

Tenure Track Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor Position
Health Administration Program
College of Business
Florida Atlantic University
Deadline: Review will begin on October 1st, 2014
FAU’s online applicant tracking system position #970696
[Location: Boca Raton, FL]

Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Position in Health Management
McGill University
Deadline: October 15th, 2014
[Location: Montreal, Canada]

Open Faculty Position
Department of Health Services Administration
School of Health Professions
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Deadline: Formal review of applications will begin on October 1, 2014
[Location: Birmingham, AL]

Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position
School of Public Administration
University of New Mexico
Deadline: October 31st, 2014
Candidates must apply through UNM Jobs (, posting number 0827167
[Location: Albuquerque, NM]

Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor of Public Health
College of Health Sciences and Human Services
California State University, Monterey Bay
Deadline: Review will begin on October 1st, 2014
[Location: Seaside, CA]

Research Scientist Position in Behavior Change
Division of Research of The Permanente Medical Group
Kaiser Permanente, Northern California
Deadline: Open until filled
Note: Please email a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:
Tracy Lieu
[Location: Oakland, CA]

Statistical Programmer
Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation and Policy
VA Los Angeles
Deadline: Open until filled
Note: Send CV to and
[Location: Los Angeles, CA]

Research Specialists (7 positions), Project Scientists (3 positions), and Statisticians (2 positions)
Atkins Center for Weight and Health
University of California, Berkeley
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Berkeley CA]

Research Fellow in Mathematical Modelling (Vaccine/Nutrition Modelling)
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Deadline: October 21st, 2014
[Location: London, UK]

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Department of Health Sciences
DePaul University
Deadline: November 15th, 2014
[Location: Chicago, IL]

Full-Time Faculty Positions
Department of Health Policy and Management
Boston University School of Public Health
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Boston, MA]

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor
Department of Preventive Medicine
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Memphis, TN]

Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management
Yale School of Public Health
Deadline: November 1st, 2014
[Location: New Haven, CT]

Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure Track) in Pharmacoeconomics
Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research (PHSR)
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
Deadline: January 30th, 2015
[Location: Baltimore, MD]

Assistant Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management
University of Kansas
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Kansas City, KS]


WHO Internship Programme
Deadline: December 1
[Location: Geneva, Switzerland]

Grants & Scholarships & Fellowships  

ORISE fellowship for a PhD stats/EPI person
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Deadline: October 17th, 2014
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

Post-Doctoral Training Opportunity in Tobacco Regulatory Science
USC Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science
Deadline: October 15th, 2014
[Location: Los Angeles, CA]

Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Center for Health Policy
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Deadline: October 26th, 2014
[Location: Glasgow, UK]


American Public Health Association Annual Meeting 2014
Conference Dates: November 15 - 19, 2014
Location: New Orleans, LA

Public Health Law Conference 2014
Conference Dates: October 16 & 17, 2014
Location: Atlanta, GA

AICR Annual Research Conference 2014
Conference Dates: October 29 – 31, 2014
Location: Washington, DC

American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2014
Conference Dates: November 15 – 19
Location: Chicago, IL

Preventive Medicine 2015
Conference Dates: February 25 - 28, 2015
Location: Atlanta, GA

Research Update

Xiaoyan Lei, Xiaoting Sun, John Strauss, Peng Zhang, Yaohui Zhao. Depressive symptoms and SES among the mid-aged and elderly in China: Evidence from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study national baseline. Social Science & Medicine. 2014, September

Xu Dong Zhou, Lu Li, Therese Hesketh. Health system reform in rural China: Voices of health workers and service-users. Social Science & Medicine. 2014,September

Ronald Lee, Andrew Mason, Eugenia Amporfu, Chong-Bum An, Luis Rosero Bixby, Jorge Bravo, Marisa Bucheli, Qiulin Chen et al. Is low fertility really a problem? Population aging, dependency, and consumption. Science. 2014, October

Jinqiu Yang & Wu Zeng. The Trade-offs between Efficiency and Quality in the Hospital Production: Some Evidence from Shenzhen, China. China Economic Review. 2014, September

Peilong Liu, Yan Guo, Xu Qian, Shenglan Tang, Zhihui Li, and Lincoln Chen.China's distinctive engagement in global health. The Lancet. 2014, September

Shu Wen Ng, Annie-Green Howard, Huijun Wang, Chang Su, and Bing Zhang.The physical activity transition among adults in China: 1991–2011. Obesity Reviews 2014, January

Shibin Wang, Changgui Kou, Yawen Liu, Bo Li, Yuchun Tao, et al. Rural–Urban Differences in the Prevalence of Chronic Disease in Northeast China.Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health. 2014, September