Issue 20, August 2014

Table of Contents

CHPAMS Activities

  • In the summer, CHPAMS Chair Dr. Harry Zhang paid a short visit to institutions in China to meet CHPAMS advisors, discuss future collaborations and support for CHPAMS activities. These institutions included China Medical Board (CMB) office and Peking University in Beijing, Fudan University in Shanghai and Zhejiang University in Hangzhou. Dr. Zhang received warm welcomes and had fruitful communications.
 CHPAMS advisor Dr. YU Hai (left four), Dr. Harry Zhang (right three) and other colleagues at Zhejiang University

CHPAMS advisor Dr. YU Hai (left four), Dr. Harry Zhang (right three) and other colleagues at Zhejiang University

  • 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 kzhang@chpams.org

Jobs

United States

Research Assistant Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health
University at Buffalo, SUNY
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Buffalo, NY]

Tenured Faculty in Family Based Intervention and Evaluation
The University of Utah
Deadline: Review will begin on Oct 1 and continue until position is filled
[Job ID: PRN00897F]
[Location: Salt Lake City, UT]

Tenured Faculty in Quantitative Methods in the Study of Families and Health
The University of Utah
Deadline: Review will begin on Oct 1 and continue until position is filled
[Job ID: PRN00898F]
[Location: Salt Lake City, UT]

Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Health Economics
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Health Administration and Policy Department
College of Public Health
Deadline: Open until filled, the preferred start date is Jan 1, 2015
[Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma]

Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Health Care Management
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Health Administration and Policy Department
College of Public Health
Deadline: Open until filled, the preferred start date is Jan 1, 2015
[Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma]

Assistant/Associate Professor
Department of International Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Baltimore, MD]

Assistant/Associate Professor of Community Health Sciences with a focus in Maternal and Child Health
School of Public Health
University of Illinois at Chicago
[Job ID: #43004]
Deadline: Nov 30, 2014
[Location: Chicago, IN]

Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Studies
College of Health and Human Development
California State University
Deadline: Oct 1, 2014, review will continue until position filled
[Location: Fullerton, CA]

Health Research Analyst (multiple openings)
Mathematica Policy Research
[Job ID: 144]
Deadline: NA, currently open
[Location: multiple--Ann Arbor, MI; Cambridge, MA; Princeton, NJ; Oakland, CA; Washington, DC]


Junior Health Economist (HRSA/OPAE/ORE Fellowship in health economics)
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
[The fellowship will be housed in the Office of Research and Evaluation (ORE) in the Office of Planning, Analysis and Evaluation (OPAE) at HRSA]
[Contact: Brandye Kersey-Gray
Email: Bkersey-gray@hrsa.gov
Phone: 301-443-0936]
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Rockville, MD]

Senior Health Services Investigator
Institute for Advanced Application
Geisinger Health System
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Danville, PA]

Senior Statistician, Modeling and Simulation
Evidera
Deadline: Sept 30, 2014
[Location: Bethesda, MD]

Senior Health Economics Researcher
UnitedHealth Group
[Job reference #: 553926]
[Location: Eden Prairie, MN]

Non-communicable Chronic Diseases (NCD) Postdoctoral Fellow
Global Health Research Center
Duke Kunshan University and Duke Global Health Institute
[Contact: Professor Lijing L. Yan, PhD, MPH
Email lijing.yan@duke.edu or DKUrecruitment@duke.edu]
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Kunshan, China]

Scholarships & Fellowships

Postdoctoral Associate (Fellow)
The Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health
University at Buffalo, SUNY
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location, Buffalo, NY]

Postdoctoral Fellow on Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Health Services Research
Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research
Deadline: Sept 15, 2014
[Location: Oakland, CA]

Conferences

American Public Health Association 142nd Annual Meeting and Exposition
Conference time: Nov 15-19, 2014
[Location: New Orleans, Louisiana]

12th Annual Global Health and Innovation Conference
Call for abstract deadline: Aug 31, 2014
Conference time:: Mar 28 – 29, 2015
[Location: New Haven, CT]

Research Updates

Sarah L. Barber, Michael Borowitz, Henk Bekedam, and Jin Ma. The hospital of the future in China: China’s reform of public hospitals and trends from industrialized countries. Health Policy and Planning. 2014 April.

Wei Yang. Catastrophic outpatient health payments and health payment-induced poverty under China’s new rural cooperative medical scheme. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy. 2014 July.

Baozhen Dai. Does China’s new cooperative medical scheme promote rural elders’ access to healthcare services in relation to chronic conditions? International Health. 2014 August.

Pinpin Zheng, Michelle C.Kegler, Carla J. Berg, et.al. Correlates of smoke-free home policies in Shanghai, China. Biomed Research International. 2014 July.

Shaozhen Lin, Yong-an Zhang. Risk control and rational recreation: A qualitative analysis of synthetic drug use among young urbanites in China. International Journal of Drug Policy. 2014 July.

Ping Ni, Jing Zhou, Zhao Xi Wang, et.al. Advance directive and end-of-life care preferences among nursing home residents in Wuhan, China. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 2014 July.

Wenji Zhou, Sue Turale, Teresa E. Stone, et.al. Chinese nurses’ relief experiences following two earthquakes: implications for disaster education and policy development. Nurse Education in Practice. 2014 July.

Arthur Daemmrich, Ansuman Mohanty. Healthcare reform in the United States and China: pharmaceutical market implementation. Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice. 2014 July.