Issue 21, September, 2014

Table of Contents


United States

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Health Policy and Management (open rank)
Department of Public Health
School of Public Health and Health Sciences
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Deadline: Open until filled (Review process begins 9/2/2014)
[Location: Amherst, MA]

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management
Department of Public Health
College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences
University of Tennessee
Deadline: Open until filled (Posted on 8/20/2014. Review begins 10/1/2014)
[Location: Knoxville, TN]

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

Assistant/Associate Professor 
Department of Health Policy and Management
College of Public Health
University of South Florida
Deadline: Open until filled (Review begins 8/15/2014)
[Location: Tempa, FL]

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Health, and Society 
Center for Medicine, Health, and Society (MHS)
College of Arts & Science
Vanderbilt University
Deadline: Open until filled (Review begins 10/15/2014)
[Location: Nashville, TN]

Research Associate
Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Bloomberg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins University
Deadline: Open until filled (Posted on 08/06/2014)
[Location: Baltimore, MD]

Health Policy Analyst Advanced
Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Deadline: 9/11/2014 (Posted on 08/21/2014)
[Location: Baltimore, MD]

Public Health Analyst
ICF International
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

Scholarships & Fellowships

Postdoctoral Fellow in Health Care Policy
Department of Health Policy
School of Public Health
The George Washington University
Application window: 09/01/2014-01/15/2015
[Location: Washington, DC]

Science & Technology Policy Fellow
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Deadline: 11/01/2014
[Location: Washington, DC]

Pharmaceutical Environmental Assessment Research Fellowship
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER)
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Silver Spring, MD]


American Economic Association Annual Meeting 2015
Featuring: Chinese Economists Society (CES) Annual Business Meeting and Reception (01/03/2015, 6pm@Boston Marriott Copley, Grand Ballroom Salon E)
Conference time: Jan 3-5, 2015
Early registration deadline: Dec 3, 2014
[Location: Boston, MA]

 Emerging Health Risks and Insurance
11th Health and Ageing Conference
Conference time: Nov 6-7, 2014
[Location: Madrid, Spain]

A The “New” Complex Patient: The Shifting Locus of Care and Cost
21st Annual Conference on the Use of Evidence in Policy and Practice
ECRI Institute
Conference time: Nov 6-7, 2014
[Location: Washington, DC]

Research Update

Cheng Huang, Hai Yu, Jeffrey P Koplan. Can China diminish its burden of non-communicable diseases and injuries by promoting health in its policies, practices, and incentives? Lancet. 2014 Aug.

Winnie Yip, William Hsiao. Harnessing the privatisation of China's fragmented health-care delivery. Lancet. 2014 Aug.

Sun J, Zhang XT, Zhang Z, Hogerzeil HV. Achieving universal health coverage-the case of Zhuhai city. J Evid Based Med. 2014 Aug.

Roger Y. Chung, Jean H. Kim, Benjamin H. Yip, Samuel Y. S. Wong, Martin C. S. Wong, Vincent C. H. Chung, Sian M. Griffiths. Alcohol Tax Policy and Related Mortality. An Age-Period-Cohort Analysis of a Rapidly Developed Chinese Population, 1981–2010. PLoS One. 2014 Aug.

Xiulan Zhang, Gerald Bloom, Xiaoxin Xu, Lin Chen, Xiaoyun Liang, Sara J Wolcott. Advancing the application of systems thinking in health: managing rural China health system development in complex and dynamic contexts. Health Research Policy and Systems 2014 Aug.